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WSJ: Business (and Tech) Grads “Struggle for Written Words”

In a recent Wall Street Journal article, Diana Middleton writes about a trend in M.B.A. programs to rev up students’ writing skills by hiring special coaches.

Successful written communication is hard to quantify, although readers know it when they see it.  According to one measure, the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) essay, scores dropped significantly in the past three years. Continue reading