Tag: Olin Business School
When school started last August, students would peer into the gap between McMillan Hall and the Knight Executive Center to get a glimpse of a monstrous hole in the ground. By winter break, that hole was filled with a large skeleton of iron beams. Today, that structure is starting to resemble an actual building—and a magnificent one at that.
The Olin Business School’s undergraduate program is the fourth-best in the country, narrowly besting the University of Pennsylvania’s celebrated Wharton School, according to Bloomberg Businessweek’s latest rankings. Olin rose four places from last year’s ranking—the first year it made the top 10—in the 2013 rankings released Wednesday.
Bloomberg Newsweek released its latest ranking of the country’s best business programs on Tuesday. Washington University’s very own Olin Business School’s undergraduate program was pegged eighth in the nation. Our business school has an impressive track record, especially with job placement.
The Olin Business School at Washington University’s undergraduate program was ranked eighth in the nation by Bloomberg Businessweek in its 2012 rankings released earlier this week. Last year, the program was ranked 14th.
Is the iPad able to continue fueling Apple’s growth? Should Starbucks invest $40 million to improve its in-store operations? If you have thought about these questions, then congratulations. You are among the many b-schoolers who are being trained under the case method. Case studies have become a quintessential part of the business school experience.
Washington University students have been given the chance to experience venture capitalism through startup companies in a new course offered through the Olin Business School. Students enrolled in Venture Advising collaborate with students from the Interdisciplinary Center of Herzliya to create professional-quality consulting reports for six startup companies.
Washington University officially announced its plan to bulldoze Eliot Hall and begin construction on two new buildings to hold the John M. Olin School of Business School’s graduate program this summer. The buildings will house several classrooms, about 75 faculty offices and numerous lounge-style spaces for students to interact with each other.
Architectural prints detailing plans for the Olin Business School to expand into the location currently occupied by Eliot Hall have been posted on a bulletin board in McMillan Hall. Washington University has not officially announced the changes, but many students claim to be aware of them.
Applicants to the Olin Business School submitted GRE scores more than peers vying for acceptance to seven other top business schools that now accept the test, according to a recent study. Business schools typically accept the Graduate Management Admisssion Test (GMAT). The Graduate Record Exam (GRE) is often used for general graduate school admission.
Many sports fans have imagined turning their favorite pastime into a business, but very few can say they’ve succeeded by their senior year of college.