Please submit a PowerPoint presentation along with your application

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So says the Graduate School of Business at the University of Chicago. Amit Agarwal, over at Digital Inspiration, points us to this story about the ever-evolving admissions requirements at b-schools. I’m sure I’m not the only one that has suffered through inane PowerPoint presentations, so I hope this focus on presentation skills goes deeper than just the admissions process. While every b-school student won’t become David Byrne (yes, that David Byrne), there is a definite need to tame the unwieldy medium.