Admissions Straight Talk: Interview with The Economist’s Bill Ridgers

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bill-ridgersGet the full audio of our exciting conversation with Bill Ridgers, for great info about MBA rankings, trends, and more:

00:26:50 – Bill Ridgers: Business Education Editor at The Economist, “Which MBA” Editor, and…cricket editor for The Economist. Cool.

01:17:50 – The Which MBA? Online Fair (Sept 5&6). What it is, and why you should attend.

03:36:50 – The Economist’s unique approach towards MBA rankings: a focus on what students really consider important.

09:45:00 – A surprising and controversial list: the The Economist’s Top 10 B-Schools from 2011.

13:05:50 – When are rankings actually a valuable source of information?

15:18:00 – Trends to celebrate in business education.

22:31:00 – Bill’s most important advice for this year’s MBA applicants. And what makes Linda cringe.

Register for the Which MBA? Online Fair, taking place next week on Wednesday and Thursday, September 5 &6 and keep your eyes open for the new rankings due to be released in October!

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