Sawyer Announces High School Summer Program, US News Rankings and More – Boston News

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Let’s explore some of the most interesting stories that have emerged from Boston business schools this week.

New Summer Program for High School Juniors and SeniorsSawyer Business Blog

The Suffolk University Sawyer Business School recently announced the launch of its Stepping Stone program, which gives 11th and 12th-graders the opportunity to study with faculty, work in Sawyer’s Trading Room, Center for Entrepreneurship, or Innovation Lab, work on projects or visits to companies.

Sawyer’s director of honors programs Kim Larkin writes:

“This is a great opportunity for high school students to study at one of the area’s top business schools. Whether they’re interested in finance, international business, leadership, sports marketing, or entrepreneurship, students will discover the program is a great first step into the world of business and a wonderful way to experience campus life before they go to college.”

The program is slated to run July 9-20, 2018.

Learn more about the program here.

MIT Sloan Tops U.S. News List for Production/Operations, Information SystemsMIT Sloan Newsroom

The MIT Sloan School of Management revealed its impressive showings in last week’s U.S. News & World Report 2019 graduate school rankings. The school, which made its usual top five appearance among full-time MBA programs, came out on top in the production/operations and information systems MBA specialties.

MIT Sloan maintained its “respective second and third place rankings for supply chain/logistics and entrepreneurship specialties.” In addition, Sloan boasted an outstanding average starting salary of $148,000 for its 2017 MBA class, as well as one of the highest post-graduation employment rates at over 84 percent.

Read more about Sloan’s U.S. News accolades here.

Carroll School Surges to #25 in New Part-Time MBA RankingsCarroll School of Management Blog

It was clearly a good week for Boston MBAs in the rankings last week as U.S. News & World Report ranked BC’s Carroll School of Management’s part-time MBA 25th—an unprecedented 21-spot climb from last year—and 48th on the full-time MBA list.

Andy Boynton, the John and Linda Powers Family Dean at Carroll, explains that the school’s online course offerings and “increased focus on part-time MBA students has led to substantial curricular changes, including a stronger emphasis on skills such as data analytics, which are heavily in demand by employers. We’re building a program around the needs of these students, with much greater flexibility in our offerings.”

Learn more about Carroll’s part-time MBA here.


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Jonathan Pfeffer joined the Clear Admit and MetroMBA teams in 2015 after spending several years as an arts/culture writer, editor, and radio producer. In addition to his role as contributing writer at MetroMBA and contributing editor at Clear Admit, he is co-founder and lead producer of the Clear Admit MBA Admissions Podcast. He holds a BA in Film/Video, Ethnomusicology, and Media Studies from Oberlin College.

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