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The Expanded Executive MBA Profile

By - Feb 9, 13:37 PM   Comments [0]

This is the first post in our Ace the EMBA series on how to apply successfully to a top executive MBA program. Get need-to-know EMBA basics down with these important tips. The Executive MBA profile has changed over the past decade. Allen, a hypothetical candidate...

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When & Why to Pass on a B-School Acceptance Offer

By - Feb 9, 12:19 PM   Comments [0]

Scenario: You get accepted to an excellent MBA program. You’re happy…but…you can’t help thinking that maybe you could’ve done “better.” Should you turn down your acceptance (whether it’s an early decision acceptance or regular) on the chance that the school that waitlisted you ends up accepting you,...

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Mapping out Your MBA Prep — The College Years

By - Feb 9, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

"Wish I had done that a few years ago ...." We hear that frequently from MBA applicants as they’re filling out their MBA applications. We don’t want you to have to say that. This is the first of a five-part blog series with advice on how you...

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Magoosh’s Free Practice Questions for the TOEFL

By - Feb 9, 01:45 AM   Comments [0]

Are you preparing for the TOEFL? If so, you know how important it is to practice questions that are similar to those you’ll see on the actual exam. But, it can be hard to find quality (free!) materials to study with. That’s where this resource...

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In-State vs. Out-of-State Tuitions at Top MBA Programs

By - Feb 8, 12:18 PM   Comments [0]

B-school's not cheap. We all know that. And we all know that staying in-state and attending a public university close to home can save you money…but how much? Should you choose your MBA program based on price? Should you stay in-state to save money? Those...

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The GMAT and EMBA Programs

By - Feb 7, 10:13 AM   Comments [0]

With full time MBA programs, it is fairly obvious why the GMAT is such an important component to one’s application – with less work experience, admissions committees need to find other measurements to gauge potential success in a program. Academic preparedness can clearly be evidenced...

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Good News for MBA, MAcc & MiM Grads

By - Feb 7, 04:07 AM   Comments [0]

GMAC's Year-End Poll of Employers shows positive hiring outcomes from 2015 and strong employer demand for graduate business students worldwide in 2016. This study includes survey responses from 179 recruiters from 159 companies around the world. Here are some highlights from the report. The hiring...

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Stanford GSB Alum Transforming Online Dating for the Ambitious [Ep. 139]

By - Feb 4, 14:19 PM   Comments [0]

With a hat-tip to Valentine’s Day, this show is about a dating app for the “smart, busy and ambitious” as well as life at Stanford GSB and start-ups. Meet Amanda Bradford: [0:46] She earned her bachelors in Information Systems in 2007 from Carnegie Mellon.  After getting her degree,...

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J.P. Morgan Tells Investment Bankers to Relax

By - Feb 2, 11:41 AM   Comments [1]

According to a Wall Street Journal article, J.P. Morgan is making new efforts to improve the work-life balance and make junior staff members, as well as more senior ones, feel more appreciated. Pencils Down As of last Thursday, the bank will officially be encouraging its employers...

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Mark Your Calendars! Money-Saving Webinar on Wednesday!

By - Feb 1, 13:44 PM   Comments [1]

This is your final reminder! Put Paying for Your MBA: Before, During & After in your calendar now so you don't forget to show up for this important webinar. B-school is expensive! Get the tools you need to organize your finances and smooth the road to...

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