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GU Earns High Marks in Studies

GU Earns High Marks in Studies

Georgetown received top scores in two separate studies analyzing the expected career earnings of university graduates released by The Economist and Brookings Institute last week. Both rankings measured the difference between students’ expected earnings when matriculating into an institution and their projected median earnings after college. Georgetown placed 16th out of[Read More…]

by November 6, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
BASSEY: University Rank Spells Trouble

BASSEY: University Rank Spells Trouble

For those who haven’t heard, President Obama proposed a plan in 2013 to reform the higher education system. His proposal aims to release definitive rankings of universities and colleges. something on which U.S. News and World Report and Princeton Review have always held a monopoly. Although it seems impractical to[Read More…]

by February 3, 2015 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
MBA Rankings Rise in 2014

MBA Rankings Rise in 2014

Rankings of Georgetown’s MBA program rose six spots in a recent Businessweek report, from 30th in the country in 2012 to 24th. “These rankings are a result of the incredibly hard work that we have been working on for a few years now,” Elaine Romanelli, a senior associate dean in[Read More…]

by November 21, 2014 0 comments Business, Business - Top
Men’s Basketball | Time for Redemption

Men’s Basketball | Time for Redemption

A year ago, Villanova, Providence and Big East newcomers Creighton and Xavier earned bids to the NCAA tournament, while the Hoyas finished a disappointing seventh in the conference. After the graduation of Creighton all-time leading scorer Doug McDermott, and the departure of Marquette’s core contributors, the title race is likely[Read More…]

by November 14, 2014 0 comments Basketball Preview 2014-2015, Sports
Georgetown graduates led LinkedIn’s new university rankings for business-related fields, including investment banking and finance.

MSB Tops LinkedIn Rankings

LinkedIn released its first university rankings of projected career paths for undergraduates last week, with Georgetown topping the list in a variety of business fields. The networking website ranked Georgetown number one for investment banking, number three for finance — following the University of Pennsylvania and Yale University — and[Read More…]

by October 10, 2014 0 comments Business, Business - Top

Expanding the Business Model

Georgetown students and alumni have long lamented our school’s stagnant ratings in U.S. News and World Report. It seems only necessary, then, that whenever Georgetown scores exceptionally well in college rankings, that we congratulate ourselves for our accomplishments, no matter how superficial. Last week, rankings in recent alumni career success[Read More…]

by October 7, 2014 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Throw Out the (Preseason) Rankings

Preseason rankings create buzz. In the two weeks leading up to the start of college football season, preseason rankings have given television pundits material to feed on. Who is overrated? Who was disrespected? These rankings make college football relevant weeks before games kick off. For that reason, they serve a[Read More…]

by October 6, 2014 0 comments Chatter, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Evening Program First in the Region

Regarded as a challenging and intense program, the McDonough School of Business’ MBA Evening Program was ranked first in the region and 11th in the nation of part-time MBA programs by the U.S. News and World Report, which released the rankings March 11. Professor Brooks Holtom, an associate professor of[Read More…]

by March 28, 2014 0 comments Business, Business - Top

Ranking The Best Of Television’s Dramas

Because fall shows are well on their way, I thought now would be a good time to rank the top five dramas currently on TV. 1. ‘Dexter’ I have written about this unconventional show recently, but as the weeks progress and the plot becomes more complex and intriguing — which[Read More…]

by November 16, 2012 0 comments The Guide

Swan Song: Big East Coaches’ Preseason Poll

1. Louisville Head Coach Rick Pitino’s defending Big East tournament champions return most of last year’s squad. The Cardinals boast an aggressive zone defense — led by junior shot-blocker Gorgui Dieng and ball-pressuring senior point guard Peyton Siva — that might be the best in the country. If Siva can pick up more of the[Read More…]

by November 8, 2012 0 comments Sports