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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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4th Annual AIGAC Conference: An Inspiring Way to Kick Off the New MBA Application Season

By - Jun 23, 05:23 AM   Comments [0]

In the first week of June I had the great pleasure of getting together with colleagues from around the world for the Association of International Graduate Admissions Consultants’ annual conference.  This year it was in Palo Alto – thanks to the conference...

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RPAA presents Diversity MBA Admissions Conference

By - Jun 23, 05:00 AM   Comments [0]

Riordan Programs Alumni Association presents the 9th Annual Diversity MBA Admissions Conference on Saturday, August 13, 2011 from 8am-5pm PST on the UCLA Campus. What is the DMAC: The Diversity MBA Admissions Conference (DMAC) is an annual event at UCLA that connects talented diverse, underrepresented...

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MBA Admissions News Roundup

By - Jun 22, 10:07 AM   Comments [0]

An article in Inside Higher Ed examines Wake Forest University’s Schools of Business climb in the rankings. The school’s success is due to its focus on job placement and career management.  This news only highlights how important it is for business schools...

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Selecting Your Target MBA Program: A Look At Class Size

By - Jun 21, 12:45 PM   Comments [0]

When I conduct our school selection presentations, I frequently start by asking, “Who is interested in Harvard Business School (HBS)?” Inevitably, most of the hands in the room rise. I then ask, “Can anyone tell me how many students HBS has in each student class?”...

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