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Get Social with Columbia Business School

By - Jan 11, 15:01 PM   Comments [0]

The new Voices blog at Columbia Business School recently reminded current and prospective applicants of the many ways Columbia is striving to connect with social media users to share both the student experience as well as insights into the MBA admission process. Active on both Facebook...

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What’s So Special About Harvard Business School?

By - Jan 11, 14:48 PM   Comments [0]

Quite a bit, according to an open letter published recently by Ryan Allis ’14 as he reflected on his first semester for the Harvard Business School Class of 2015 pre-matriculation blog.  Like any top-tier MBA program, HBS students learn finance, marketing, operations and the like....

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Columbia Business School Launches New Voices Blog

By - Dec 31, 11:02 AM   Comments [0]

We recently learned of the online launch of Voices of Columbia Business School, a blog which aims to provide an insider view into the Columbia experience through the eyes of current students. Written by a mix of MBA and EMBA students and admissions officers, Amanda Carlson,...

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Stacy Blackman’s Year-End Wrap Up

By - Dec 31, 10:13 AM   Comments [0]

Can you believe 2012 is almost over? With the New Year upon us, I’d like to take a moment to reflect on the most popular and useful posts we’ve covered throughout the past year. Some originally appeared on my U.S. News MBA Admissions blog, while...

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CMU Tepper to Launch Online MBA Format

By - Dec 13, 22:23 PM   Comments [0]

The Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University announced this week that it will launch a new program model next fall called the FlexMBA, which combines in-person sessions, online classes and self-paced learning to deliver the same coursework, faculty, team interaction, personal leadership coaching...

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Major Gift Helps Chicago Booth Expand Venture Creation Efforts

By - Dec 13, 22:13 PM   Comments [0]

Chicago energy entrepreneur Michael Polsky, who in 2002 donated $7 million to the University of Chicago Booth School of Business to create the Michael P. Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship, has now increased his total gift to $15 million, the school recently announced. The additional $8...

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Stacy Blackman’s B-School Buzz

By - Dec 13, 22:01 PM   Comments [0]

Once again, we’re back to check in with what some of Stacy Blackman’s B-School Buzz bloggers have been up to lately as we roll full-steam ahead into the holiday season, round two deadlines, and, for some applicants, the dreaded waitlist. From thoughts on conquering essays...

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Wharton School Releases Annual MBA Career Report

By - Nov 29, 21:38 PM   Comments [0]

The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania recently released its 2012 MBA Career Management Career Statistics report offering an informative snapshot on graduates’ industry choices, compensation and geographic preferences. For the class of 2012, 95.5 percent of students seeking employment had job offers in hand...

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The Global Challange of Interlinking Business and Society

By - Nov 29, 21:25 PM   Comments [0]

Business will play a key role in solving the most pressing global problems of our times: population growth, resource shortages, struggling economies. In fact, “Never before, have companies and society been so closely connected,” says Pierre Tapie, President of the ESSEC Business School. Together with Tuck...

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Stanford GSB Debunks MBA Interview Myths

By - Nov 29, 21:22 PM   Comments [0]

Allison Davis from the admissions office at Stanford Graduate School of Business recently updated the MBA admission blog with this information, designed to sooth the frayed nerves of those suffering from pre-interview angst. Here, she dispels three persistent myths surrounding this part of the admissions process...

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