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MBA Evening Program Students Consult in Bologna

In July, 40 Georgetown McDonough MBA students traveled to Bologna, Italy, for their Global Business Experience (GBE), as part of the culmination of the three-month course. During the trip, the...

Kurt Carlson
New Solutions to Old Problems: Consumers Say They Will Switch Brands and Pay More
A contributed article by Kurt Carlson, professor of marketing and director of the Georgetown Institute for Consumer Research: “As I have shown in previous posts about the Consumer Problem Survey (CPS...
A Deeper Look at the New Google
That’s precisely what Page and Brin aim to avoid with Alphabet—which, as Page wrote in a blog post also means “alpha-bet,” or an attempt to get returns above “alpha,” a standard benchmark. “There may...
Jason Schloetzer
Alphabet Reorganization Injects Start-Up Cachet into Google
Google’s reorganization into Alphabet Inc. is a way to show it can be a cool, nimble start-up — again. The separation of the disparate businesses “essentially decentralizes authority” so that...
betsy sigman
A City in California Is Using 'Chinese Twitter' to Connect With Some of Its Residents
“Governments want to give information. They also want to listen,” said Betsy Paige Sigman, a professor at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business. “I think the goal [with Weibo] is to...
The MBA Gatekeeper At McDonough
When going through the application process for a top business school, it’s a good idea to avoid annoying those who are making the ultimate decisions. It’s best not to spam the entire dean’s suite...
First Global Business Experience for Master of Science in Finance Students

In June, students in the Georgetown McDonough Master of Science in Finance (MSF) program traveled to Johannesburg, South Africa, for their Global...

Georgetown Institute for the Study of Markets and Ethics Expands Programming

The Georgetown Institute for the Study of Markets and Ethics announces a new institute director, as well as a visiting professor and junior fellows who...

Assessing the Economic Benefits and Costs of the FCC’s Imposition of Title II Regulation

A group of prominent economists, including six Georgetown Center for Business and Public Policy leaders and scholars, have released an economic policy vignette assessing the economic merits of the...

Former Nasdaq Executive Joins Georgetown's Center for Financial Markets and Policy

John Jacobs, a longtime executive at Nasdaq, is joining the Center for Financial Markets and Policy at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business as a distinguished fellow. In this role...

Georgetown-ESADE Global Executive MBA Grads
Global Executive MBAs Graduate and Launch Philanthropic Effort

To be global leaders, students must immerse themselves into the business cultures of cities around the world. This is the premise of the Georgetown-ESADE Global Executive MBA (GEMBA) program,...

Experienced Executive, Women's Advocate Joins Georgetown Women's Leadership Institute

Barbara J. Krumsiek, an experienced executive in investment management, a leader in the field of sustainable investing, and a dedicated advocate for global women’s empowerment, is joining the...

The Summer of Startups

From bruised apples and two-legged carrots to discolored veggies, where some see ugly fruit, Ann Yang (SFS ’16) and Phil Wong (SFS ’15) see potential. They are the co-founders of...

6 Things to Know Before Applying for a MBA
We are thrilled to feature advice from Shelly Taylor Heinrich, Director of MBA Admissions at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business.
Shari Hubert
Georgetown McDonough’s Shari Hubert Points to Subtle Changes in New Application
Refreshed following a two-day staff retreat, the head of admissions at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business took time this morning to share with Clear Admit her advice to prospective...
Three Reasons to Consider Location When Choosing a Business School
Shelly Heinrich, director of MBA Admissions at Georgetown McDonough, shares how the location of a business school can affect a student’s access, experience, and quality of life.

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