The Wall Street Journal
Why More People Want an M.B.A. – 09/30/15
Article reports that the number of applicants seeking admission to MBA programs grew at 57 percent of schools world-wide offering full-time, two-year programs, according to a GMAC survey. Notes that Kellogg is among b-schools with more than 40 percent women in the Class of 2017.
Poets & Quants
Schools Succeed In Attracting More Women – 09/22/15
Article reports that b-schools have increased the number of women in the applicant pool over the last five years, according to the newly-released GMAC 2015 Application Trends Survey. This year record numbers of women enrolled in MBA programs at Kellogg, Booth and Wharton. These increases are likely the result of targeted outreach efforts like the one led by Dean Sally Blount. Mentions Betsy Ziegler, associate dean of MBA programs, and Kate Smith, assistant dean of admissions.