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What’s New at U. Michigan Ross School of Business

By - Mar 11, 10:30 AM   Comments [0]

Not even the Polar Vortex can hamper student and applicant excitement about the innovations happening at Michigan Ross School of Business.This week, Ross MBA students fan out across the globe for a transformative experience in action-based learning. For the next seven weeks, participants tackle real-world business...

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Economist Ranks MBA Programs for Networking Potential

By - Mar 10, 05:59 AM   Comments [0]

One metric of the Economist‘s annual ranking of business schools is the potential to network, which is arguably the most valuable aspect of the MBA experience. This sub-ranking aggregates, with equal weights, scores for: ratio of alumni to current students; number of countries (other than home...

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INSEAD Deadlines for January 2015 Intake

By - Mar 7, 15:19 PM   Comments [0]

The INSEAD MBA program has posted the deadlines  for the January 2015 intake. Round 1 Deadline: March 21, 2014 Interview Notification: April 25, 2014 Final Decision Notification: June 6, 2014 Round 2 Deadline: May 28, 2014 Interview Notification: June 27, 2014 Final Decision Notification: August 8, 2014 Round 3 Deadline: July 25, 2014 Interview Notification: September...

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Round 2 Updates from U. Michigan Ross

By - Mar 6, 19:27 PM   Comments [0]

The finish line is almost in sight, MBA admissions director Soojin Kwon of the University of Michigan Ross School of Business assures antsy Round 2 applicants. Last week, Kwon moderated a Forte Foundation admissions panel for women planning to go to business school next year, and...

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Round 2 Updates from UCLA Anderson School

By - Mar 6, 19:05 PM   Comments [0]

On Wednesday, the MBA admissions office at UCLA Anderson School of Management released another batch of early Round 2 decisions. In an update to the MBA Insider’s Blog, admissions officer Jessica Chung shared a few updates for other anxious Round 2 applicants: One more batch of early...

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Biz Ed ‘Oscars’ Celebrate Leading Case Writers

By - Mar 4, 11:25 AM   Comments [0]

Film actors weren’t the only superstars lauded this week. The 2014 Case Centre Awards, an annual event known as the “Oscars” of business education, honored the professors who have written the most effective case studies. The subjects highlighted through the winning cases give an insight into...

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Innovation at Carnegie Mellon Gets $10M Boost

By - Mar 1, 05:00 AM   Comments [0]

Entrepreneur James R. Swartz and his wife Susan have pledged a $10 million gift to Carnegie Mellon University to aid the university’s goals of enhancing the scope and impact of its innovation and entrepreneurship, the school announced Thursday. Swartz, who graduated from the business school in...

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Slow Ripening Fruit

By - Feb 28, 06:49 AM   Comments [0]

Guest post from our friends at Magoosh test prep Aristotle (384 – 322 BCE) wrote, “Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow ripening fruit.”  Of course, our fast-moving world doesn’t like to hear about things that take time, things that can’t...

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Round 2 Updates From Darden MBA Program

By - Feb 26, 20:41 PM   Comments [0]

Selected Round 2 applicants will continue to receive invitations to interview both on and off-campus, notes a recent update on the UV Darden School of Business MBA admissions blog. In fact, those highly coveted invites will go out up until the decision release date, which is...

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Round 3 Myth-Busting by Harvard Business School

By - Feb 26, 17:00 PM   Comments [0]

Applying to business school in the final round is a tricky proposition, primarily because your application needs to be exceptionally strong to garner one of those oh-so-limited remaining spots. Harvard Business School Director of Admissions and Financial Aid Dee Leopold recently did some myth-busting related to...

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