Graduate Management News
 

September 2008

  What's New

GMAC Completes Scoretop Investigation; 84 Scores Canceled

GMAC has completed its investigation of GMAT test takers who paid to receive active test questions on the website Scoretop.com, in violation of GMAC testing policies and procedures.

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  Data & Trends

New GMAC Survey Seeks Benchmarks for Soft Skills

With business in general paying more attention to the so-called “soft skills”—capabilities such as assertiveness, empathy, discipline, and integrity—it’s no surprise that business schools are paying more attention, too.

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  Calendar

Booting Up a Branding Strategy

Elizabeth Scarborough, a guest speaker for the upcoming European Programme Mind the Communication Gap, shares some thoughts on why branding matters, mistakes b-schools make, and the role of technology in brand building.

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  Data & Trends

GMAC Survey Sheds Light on Women and the MBA

As leaders and administrators in business schools know all too well, graduate management education continues to struggle to boost the presence of women. While there have been some exceptions, the threshold of even 30 percent women seems difficult to attain. The GMAC 2008 Application Trends Survey offers insights into this ongoing issue.

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  Effective Practices

Traditions and Change Define MBA Orientations

Wake Forest’s first-year MBA students raft North Carolina whitewater. In orientation activities inspired by the Lewis and Clark expedition, students at the University of Virginia practice bartering and trail blazing.

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  GME Jobs

New Job Openings in Graduate Management Education

Looking for something new? Check out new professional opportunities around the industry and around the world.

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  Biz Buzz

Biz Buzz

Around the world in graduate management education.

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  People on the Move

People on the Move

See what's new with your colleagues across the industry. Send promotion and hiring announcements to gmnews@gmac.com for inclusion in future editions of this newsletter.

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