Bschool Life

“It’s the Cake that People Come to Eat”

By - Jul 8, 19:25 PM   Comments [0]

New business school deans typically take 18 months to introduce the first changes into their schools. But Harvard Business School’s new dean, Nitin Nohria took only six months to start shaking things up at HBS since he began his tenure last July. As...

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Applying to MBA Programs This Fall?

By - Jul 7, 19:25 PM   Comments [0]

Where do you begin? The foundation of a successful MBA application is self-knowledge combined with school research.  If you’ve been reading this blog, you’ve seen that concept before. To start learning about the different programs, begin at your computer.  Review the school web sites...

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Duke Fuqua 2012 MBA Application Questions, Deadlines, Tips

By - Jul 6, 19:14 PM   Comments [0]

  This Duke Fuqua 2012 MBA Application tip post is one of a series of posts providing MBA application and essay advice for applicants to top MBA programs around the world. Check out the entire 2012 MBA Application Tips series for more valuable MBA essay advice. Duke Fuqua...

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Selecting Your Target MBA Program: How Do You Want to Learn?

By - Jul 5, 09:06 AM   Comments [0]

The case method, which was pioneered at Harvard Business School and is used predominantly at Darden, IESE and the University of Western Ontario (and to a lesser extent at Tuck), requires a specific way of learning. You are given a business case—which can often be...

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The MBA Job Market: A Whole New Ballgame

By - Jun 29, 05:37 AM   Comments [0]

Much has been written lately on the MBA hiring market, but most articles have been more concerned with how many people are being hired and not whose doing the hiring. Businessweek’s article, “MBA Jobs: Post-Crisis, A Brave New World,” looks at how...

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Selecting Your Target MBA Program: Core Curricula Can Define Your Academic Experience

By - Jun 28, 10:16 AM   Comments [0]

Imagine having to choose all of your MBA classes so that you have a full and effective schedule on day one of your academic experience. Now, imagine the opposite—not having any choice at all throughout your entire first year. One must appeal to you more...

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How Can You Get Accepted After Doing Something Stupid?

By - Jun 28, 05:35 AM   Comments [0]

After the Boston Bruins won the Stanley Cup over the Vancouver Canucks last week, many young people in Vancouver rioted.  “They were, in many instances, the sons and daughters of good, upstanding citizens,” reported The Globe and Mail.  When social media revealed...

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A Twofer: The New Becker Friedman Institute

By - Jun 27, 05:33 AM   Comments [0]

The University of Chicago recently announced that their two economic research centers—the Milton Friedman Institute for Research in Economics and the Becker Center on Chicago Price Theory—will be joining forces to create the bigger and better Becker Friedman Institute. In the past the...

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Michigan Ross 2012 MBA Application Questions, Deadlines, Tips.

By - Jun 24, 05:32 AM   Comments [0]

This Michigan Ross MBA Application tip post is one of a series of posts providing MBA application and essay advice for applicants to top MBA programs around the world. Check out the entire 2012 MBA Application Tips series for...

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Should You or Shouldn’t You?

By - Jun 23, 05:31 AM   Comments [0]

Are you thinking about using an admissions consultant? Accepted can help you decide AND save you money too. Start with a minimum purchase – just a one-hour consultation. During this hour, an experienced MBA admissions consultant will provide essential advice for your MBA...

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