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B-Schools Search Globally for International Students

By - Dec 10, 00:59 AM   Comments [0]

Reaching out to countries like India and China is old news already. The recent trend, according to BusinessWeek in "In Hunt for Students, Business Schools Go Global" is to recruit from economically developing countries like Chile, Nigeria, Saudi Arabia, and Vietnam. The number of U.S....

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MBA Applicants: What Should You Do Now?

By - Dec 4, 01:45 AM   Comments [0]

A few bits of communications this week reveal the uncertainly among 2010 MBA applicants now and the new opportunities provided by the earlier Round 1 deadlines/notification dates set by certain schools. Here's what I'm referring to: On the BusinessWeek Forum, Todoubled started a fairly active thread with...

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Surprise! How It Can Help You Get Accepted

By - Nov 30, 00:50 AM   Comments [0]

"My visit to the cemetary on Friday gave new meaning to 'Black Friday' for me." Actually it didn't. But if it had, that line would have provided a strong opening to this post on the second of Made to Stick's six principles of memorable, persuasive communication:...

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MBA Admissions: Happening @ Accepted.com

By - Nov 26, 00:07 AM   Comments [0]

There is a lot going on for MBA's at Accepted.com: MBA November special ends on Monday November 30. You can save $100 on any order of $2000 or more. Start now to be ready for those January deadlines. (Coupon code MBA100.) But hurry. The coupon code...

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Admissions Questions at Thanksgiving

By - Nov 25, 12:15 PM   Comments [0]

Since first starting the Accepted blog in March 2004. I have personally authored 2-3,000 posts on admissions, writing, school news, and occasionally something of a more personal nature, but still with relevance, however tangential, to applicants and admissions. My favorite post is my 2007 Thanksgiving post,...

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Grad Admissions: Helicopter Parents

By - Nov 19, 00:32 AM   Comments [0]

The New York Times published an article this week "Letting Your Grad Student Go " on the phenomenon of helicopter parents in graduate schools admissions. Yes, I mean graduate, not undergraduate, admissions. I have a dual perspective on helicopter parenting. I have been working in graduate...

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Columbia EMBA 2010 Essay Tips

By - Nov 17, 10:08 AM   Comments [0]

Columbia’s EMBA essay questions indicate that the adcom values concision, the ability to synthesize seemingly disparate elements, and skillful decision-making.  It isn’t a school that wants to learn about your multifaceted nature or experience or perspective for its own sake (at least at this point),...

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Round 2 MBA Admissions Telethon Next Week!

By - Nov 17, 01:22 AM   Comments [0]

The only 2010 MBA Admissions Telethon before the round 2 deadlines is this Monday. MBA applicants applying round 2 or later are welcome to participate this Monday, November 23, 2009 between 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM PT / 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM ET/ 8:00 PM...

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International Students Opt out of American MBA Programs

By - Nov 16, 10:01 AM   Comments [0]

The Chronicle of Higher Education explored results of a recently released GMAC study of MBA application trends in “Foreign Demand Drops for American M.B.A. Degrees, Study Finds” While the trend for business school attendance seems to be on the rise globally, in the United...

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MBA Admissions Chats: UCLA Anderson, Consortium

By - Nov 15, 11:05 AM   Comments [0]

Accepted.com is hosting two MBA admissions chats this week: UCLA Anderson. Tomorrow, Monday, November 16, 2009 at 10:00 AM PT/1:00 PM ET/6:00 PM GMT, Mae Jennifer Shores, Assistant Dean and Director of MBA Admissions & Financial Aid, as well as other members of the UCLA Anderson...

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