Entrepreneurship at Stanford GSB: Carlypso Drives Down the Startup Street

By - Jan 29, 09:36 AM   Comments [1]

Thinking of launching a disruptive start-up? Dying to attend a leading entrepreneurial MBA program? Well meet Nick Hinrichsen and Chris Colemen, founders of the start-up Carlypso, which Tech Crunch calls a “brilliant concept.” Oh, and they earned their MBAs in 2013 from Stanford GSB. Listen to...

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Endowment Creates Social Enterprise Center at Columbia

By - Jan 29, 06:20 AM   Comments [0]

A new center created at Columbia Business School will help develop the next generation of business leaders’ understanding of how management impacts society and the environment. In a statement released Wednesday, Columbia Business School announced that Sandra and Tony Tamer made a “transformative endowment gift” that...

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The Truth Behind the Cuts in MBA Application Essays, and Tips to Improve Yours

By - Jan 29, 03:00 AM   Comments [0]

No matter the word count, applicants’ MBA application essays require just as much thought as ever. Kaplan annual survey of admissions officers from business schools, graduate schools, law schools, medical schools, and colleges across the nation is in, and we’ve got the newly released findings about...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Jan 29)

By - Jan 29, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math A ship is transporting several cats and a crew (sailors, a cook, and a one-legged captain) to a nearby port. If these passengers combined have 15 heads and 41 legs, then how many cats is the ship transporting? A. 3 B. 5 C. 6 D. 7 E. 8 Question Discussion &...

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MBA Scholarships: Get in on the Action

By - Jan 28, 17:00 PM   Comments [0]

Get your share of the MBA scholarship dollars offered by top business schools. From a boatload of available scholarship money for MBA students, to the most “annoying” admissions essays, let’s dig into the latest in MBA news: Show me the MBA scholarships If you’re reading this, you’re a...

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How to develop an effective GMAT error log

By - Jan 28, 07:50 AM   Comments [0]

You’ve heard us say it over and over again: it’s vital that you make an error log a part of your GMAT study plan.

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Negotiating Merit Scholarships

By - Jan 28, 06:09 AM   Comments [0]

Being accepted into an MBA program is a major accomplishment that makes the months of application preparation (and worrying) all worth it. Icing on the cake is learning that you’ve also been awarded a merit scholarship. If you suddenly find yourself with a financial incentive to...

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Financial Times Global MBA Rankings 2015

By - Jan 28, 03:50 AM   Comments [0]

The Financial Times 2015 global MBA rankings  were released this morning. Let’s see how our top schools fared this year… Top 25 2015 Global MBA Programs (last year’s rank in parentheses) 1. Harvard Business School, USA (1) 2. London Business School, UK (3) 3. UPenn Wharton, USA (4) 4. Stanford...

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MBA Hiring Expected to Increase in 2015

By - Jan 28, 03:44 AM   Comments [0]

GMAC’s 2014 Year-End Employer Poll Here are some highlights from GMAC’s 2014 Year-End Employer Poll. Spoiler: It’s good news! • 169 employers from 33 countries were interviewed. This is a relatively small sample. • Overall, the job market remains strong for 2015 b-school grads. • 90% of employers that...

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Cornell Tech Student Interview: Where CS Meets the MBA

By - Jan 28, 03:36 AM   Comments [0]

This interview is the latest in an Accepted.com blog series featuring interviews with current MBA students, offering readers a behind-the-scenes look at top MBA programs. And now for a chat with Will Hester, an M. Eng. Cornell Tech student in NYC. Accepted: We'd like to get to know...

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