Are masters in hamburger making more coveted than MBAs?

Wednesday, 2 February, 2011

That has to be some alma mater… McDonald’s Hamburger University in Shanghai rejects a higher percentage of would-be students than Harvard University, granting entry to just one percent of applicants, compared to the seven percent rate of the US Ivy League institution.

“I’m thrilled and proud to attend Hamburger University,” said Zhou, who in 2007 started as a management trainee in the central Chinese city of Changsha, a job for which she and seven others were among 1,000 applicants. That’s a selection rate of less than 1 percent, lower than Harvard University’s record low acceptance rate last year of about 7 percent, according to the school’s official newspaper.

According to an article in The Harvard Crimson, published in January 2010, some 30,000 people applied for the class of 2014, with about 2,200 ultimately being accepted.

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If you thought art students all looked alike think again

Wednesday, 17 June, 2009

There is an art student residing within all of us… and there are 16 types to choose from, which one are you?

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Advertising on a student budget

Tuesday, 7 October, 2008

Some very clever examples of “installation”, or on-sight, advertising as devised by marketing students.

Via Kottke.

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