Better MBA Survey

As we mentioned the other day, the Wall Street Journal has its business school rankings out this week. As usual, Michigan and Dartmouth are in the top slots. But then we started wondering: is this right? Or has the Journal’s methodology gone awry?
We asked some business school friends but they all fall into three camps. Coincidentally their opinions were very well correlated with where they went to school. The Dartmouth MBAs said the list was awesome except that Michigan isn’t better. The Wharton MBAs said the entire list had been broken for years. The Columbia MBAs were too busy to return our calls.
So here’s how we’re getting to the bottom of this. Below you’ll find the Journal rankings of the top ten. In the comments we invite you to place the schools in the order you think make the most sense.
1 University of Michigan (Ross)
2 Dartmouth College (Tuck)
3 Carnegie Mellon University (Tepper)
4 Columbia University
5 University of California, Berkeley (Haas)
6 Northwestern University (Kellogg)
7 University of Pennsylvania (Wharton)
8 University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (Kenan-Flagler)
9 Yale University
10 Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Sloan)


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