USC Marshall Receives $15M Gift for International Business Programs

By - Jun 10, 10:36 AM   Comments [0]

The Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California announced today it has received a $15 million gift from USC trustee Thomas J. Barrack Jr. and his family that will significantly advance the school’s global mission. The Barrack family’s gift will make possible...

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MBA Admissions Secrets to Success

By - Jun 10, 08:02 AM   Comments [0]

Attention B-Schoool Applicants: Check out the recording of our webinar, The Secret to MBA Acceptance for advice on how to examine your goals and determine which MBA programs are best for you! The recording of the event is available for your anytime, on-demand viewing. Watch the...

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Brown U. Adds to B-School Landscape

By - Jun 10, 07:30 AM   Comments [0]

Since 2011, Brown University has been running a collaborative EMBA program with IE Business School, in which graduates receive a degree from IE. Now, the program will award a degree from Brown as well. The Businessweek article, “Brown University Gets Into the MBA Game,” calls the...

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More MBA Applications, More Competition

By - Jun 10, 03:00 AM   Comments [0]

HEADS UP - the number of MBA Applications to U.S. programs is on the rise. Some say it has to do with an increase in entrepreneurship; others credit the improving economy. But according to an article in the Wall Street Journal, “… the widespread gain—particularly among...

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MBA Essay Writing Guide, Expert Advice from Rough to Final

By - Jun 10, 03:00 AM   Comments [0]

Things that are easier than writing an MBA essay: Getting a cavity filled Parallel parking in Times Square Solving this Rubik’s cube Getting into SpaceCamp for grownups Pretty much everything else Writing MBA essays is NOT easy. Trying to lay out your entire career plan in 100 words or less? Might...

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GMAT Question of the Day (June 10): Geometry and Sentence Correction

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Math (DS) If points , , , and form a quadrilateral, is longer than ? 1. 2. Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - C - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) GMAT Daily Deals Manhattan GMAT: 99 percentile teachers and...

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Getting Into the MBA Program: mbaMission’s 2014-2015 Stanford Graduate School of Business Essay Analysis

By - Jun 9, 11:29 AM   Comments [0]

The Stanford Graduate School of Business (GSB) became the second top MBA program to release its essay questions this year, and the school follows a trend in application essays—“less is more.” Stanford has dropped its third essay question this season and stuck with two standbys,...

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INSEAD Deadlines for January, September Intakes

By - Jun 9, 10:33 AM   Comments [0]

INSEAD has posted the application deadlines for its September 2015 and January 2016 intakes. September 2015 Intake Round 1 Deadline: September 24, 2014 Notification: November 28, 2014 Round 2 Deadline: November 12, 2014 Notification: January 23, 2015 Round 3 Deadline: January 14, 2015 Notification: March 20, 2015 Round 4 Deadline: March 4, 2015 Notification: May 13, 2015 January 2016...

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UT McCombs Application Deadlines, Essay Questions

By - Jun 9, 10:19 AM   Comments [0]

The University of Texas at Austin McCombs School of Business has announced the application deadlines and essay prompts for the 2014-2015 MBA admissions season. Round 1 Deadline: October 14, 2014 Notification: December 18, 2014 Round 2 Deadline: January 6, 2015 Notification: March 26, 2015 Round 3 Deadline: March 24, 2015 Notification: May 21, 2015 2014-2015...

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GMAT Question of the Day (June 9): Probability and Sentence Correction

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Math (PS) If a certain soccer game ended 3:2, what is the probability that the side that lost scored first? (Assume that all scoring scenarios are equiprobable) (A) (B) (C) (D) (E) Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - C - (click and drag your mouse to see the...

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