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Undergraduate Program

  • B -Schools That Create The Best College Experience

    While Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business wasn’t at the top in either “signature experience” of global immersion category, no other school’s Class of 2014 mentioned study abroad experiences as “signature experiences” more frequently than Georgetown McDonough’s. When students at Georgetown McDonough’s School decide they want to study abroad, they get two advisors to help them through the process. Once approved, McDonough students may choose from more than 100 semester-long study abroad options — 40 of which, are business specific.

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  • Increase in Diversity Initiatives – Georgetown University McDonough School of Business

    No other school included on the Poets&Quants’ top 50 undergraduate business programs enrolled a more diverse entering class of business students this fall than Georgetown University’s Georgetown McDonough School of Business. Some 40% of this year’s incoming class was made up of under-represented minorities and 9% were internationals, making nearly half of this year’s incoming class either an international student or minority. To support these students once arriving on campus, McDonough has upped its programming and opportunities for international students.

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  • Job Placement At The Best Undergraduate Business Programs

    The school with the best 2016 track record on the job front was Northeastern University’s D’Amore-McKim School of Business at 99%. Buoyed by a cooperative education (co-op) program, Northeastern’s curricular design is to get students real-world experience that leads immediately to a job. Up next was Michigan State University’s Eli Broad College of Business, which placed 98.5% of its class of 2016. Rounding out the top three was Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, with a 98% placement rate.

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  • Where Biz Undergrads Go To Work

    Where a business undergraduate ultimately goes to work is often a matter of what school he or she goes to. Everyone knows that geography is often destiny when it comes to jobs. But the choice of a school can often make grads more likely to pursue certain careers. Georgetown, UPenn, Virginia and Michigan tend to funnel the most grads into the financial services sector. Indiana kills it with the public accounting firms, sending one in four of its graduates into the accounting field. The University of Texas at Austin dispatches a high percentage of grads into technology firms.

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  • Paying Back the Unsung Heroes of Georgetown University

    Febin Bellamy (B ’17) was featured on NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt: A student at Georgetown University extended the hand of friendship to one of the many workers who keep that esteemed school running and the simple act started a movement.

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  • Highest-Paying Business Schools For Undergrads

    If you’re looking to become a big dog in business, it pays to be a Hoya. That was one takeaway from PayScale’s 2016-2017 College Salary Report. According to their data, Georgetown and Berkeley business majors each average $136,000 annually in mid-career earnings. In fact, the schools stood apart from all comers, with their mid-career grads making — at minimum — $12,000 more per year than their peer schools.

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  • The Janitor Felt Invisible to Georgetown Students — Until One Changed His Life

    Febin Bellamy (B ’17): Every night, they had the same routine. The Georgetown University business student would settle in for his cram session — soda, chips, books lined up. And the janitor would come in to start his night shift — polishing each of the windows in the study room, moving amid all those books and chips and sodas. Invisible.

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