B-school makes PowerPoint a pre-req

The Seattle Times has a story about the University of Chicago requiring students to submit powerpoint presentations as part of their entrance applications.My eyes bulged a little at the photo’s subtitle:

Chicago business-school administrator Rose Martinelli says PowerPoint presentations permit potential students to demonstrate creativity that might not come through in traditional applications.

PowerPoint IS a traditional application!

Sadly, so many educators are so ten years ago.

 


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  • I hope that they don’t limit it to only Powerpoint. If they really want creative students, I hope they open for Keynote or Flash presentations…

    But then, that would be surprizing…

  • University of Chicago MBA applicants must submit a PowerPoint show…

    Should prospective MBA students throw clipart and animation into their applications? Click the title for more…
    ……

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