A "Luxurious Position" at Michigan

Recruiters are clamoring for the Ross School's undergrads, and that gives students plenty of options, says the head of the career-development office

Times are changing for undergraduates at the University of Michigan's Stephen M. Ross School of Business. This year, for the first time ever, high-school seniors were permitted to apply directly to the BBA program, which has historically been reserved for juniors and seniors. Al Cotrone, director of the Office of Career Development at the Ross school, said the decision was based on feedback from high-school students who wanted assurance that they could attend the B-school without having the uncertainty of applying their sophomore year. Cotrone's office is increasingly making itself available to these newly admitted students, and their parents, to discuss early career considerations.

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