Choosing a B-School: Alumni Relations

by Vault Education Editors | May 16, 2011

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By Jeremy Shinewald, mbaMission

Here we present part six in our nine-part series, Selecting Your Target MBA Program. This week, we discuss why it's so important to look at a target program's alumni network in relation to the field you want to work in.

Phil Knight and Steve Ballmer attended the Stanford GSB. Stephen Schwarzman and Michael Bloomberg went to Harvard Business School. Laurence Tisch and Ron Lauder earned their MBA from the Wharton School. These are pretty impressive names, and each of these top schools could fill this entire blog posting with many more luminaries—and a number of other top schools could claim bragging rights to a plethora of other prominent leaders. In the end, though, the real question is who among them would actually answer your phone call? READ MORE

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