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P&Q Must-Read: Stanford University Tops BusinessWeek MBA Rankings for Fourth Consecutive Time

hello everyone. Welcome to Poets&Quants Must Read. CentreCourt, P&Q virtual entry event.

I’m your host, Kristy Bleizeffer.highlight the most important P&Q A story you may have missed. So let’s get started.

No. 1: Stanford University tops Businessweek MBA rankings for the fourth time in a row

Bloomberg Businessweek last week released its ranking of 2022 full-time MBA programs, with the Stanford Graduate School of Business taking the top spot for the fourth time in a row. Despite its familiar results, there is no shortage of surprises and shocks in this controversial list.

The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, which was ranked ninth last year, only ranks seventh in this ranking. Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley dropped out of the top ten. Georgia Tech, USA entered the top 20 with his 18th place from his 29th place last year. You can see the full list in the Rankings taband read This is from a professor at the Yale School of Business As to why the rankings are still incomplete.

No. 2: Kenan Flagler Dean Says Stop It

It was last week’s belated vacation that Doug Shackelford finally concluded that he wanted his life back.

Dean Kenan Flagler Business School A professor at the University of North Carolina announced Friday to faculty and students that he is stepping down from a position he has held since 2014. What’s really shocking is that his last day as dean will be just three days after him on Monday.

In an email to the Kenan-Flagler community, he wrote: I can’t continue at the pace that this school deserves. ” Read the full story now on the News tab.

The latest is a list of deans who come and go in major business schools.We recently featured an interview with the new Dean Arizona State University WP Carey School of Business and the University of Pittsburgh Katz Business SchoolMeanwhile, Villanova School of Business is the first A female dean in its history I will retire at the end of this fiscal year.

No. 3: Once domineering Wharton MBA startup stalled

CommonBond, a student loan company founded in 2012 by three Wharton MBA students, is shutting down.Startup was one of them Some student-founded fintech companiesSoFi, Prodigy and Earnest disrupt the student loan market.

But CommonBond has struggled with the pandemic and the administration’s decision to defer loan payments to student lenders. Attempts to convert the company to solar finance four months ago were not enough to sustain CommonBond.

For more information on CommonBond’s LinkedIn announcements, see the News tab.

No. 4: Weekly summary of available news

No matter where you are in your MBA journey, this week we have some stories to help you.

First: Check out this story if you are currently an MBA student or hope to become an MBA student in the near future. 20 biggest regrets of MBA graduates. this spring, P&Q Alumni of the 75 Top Business Schools Surveyed To ask what they would have done differently. Their advice may help you avoid common MBA mistakes. This story is now up on our website.

Next: For those looking for the right program, this week we have the latest 2024 class profiles from a number of large programs. Michigan Ross, Berkley Haas, Northwest Kellogg’s, Georgetown McDonoughWhen Harvard Business SchoolYou can find these and other class profiles for top b schools in the Admissions tab.

Finally: Don’t miss these MBA application tips from Fortuna Admissions. Engineer and Technician Candidates Also loan candidateThis article highlights the key things that make your application stand out in the sea of ​​excellence. Find more tips on the Admissions tab.

That’s all for this week’s must-reads.

We would also like to inform all prospective students about upcoming CentreCourt MBA Festival events. The next series, The MBA & Your Career, takes place October 4-5. Register for free from the Events tab.

For those interested in an online MBA, our next backstage event will take place November 15-16. Register now for free.

Again, I’m Kristy Bleizeffer. You can join us here next week to recap what matters in the world of business education. Thank you for your attention. Stay up to date as always.

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