Bschool Life

Annual Bday Sale: 50% off Accepted Ebooks

By - May 7, 12:40 PM   Comments [0]

Just as my birthday rolls around once a year so does Accepted’s annual birthday sale. I want to share my presents with you by offering you once-a-year savings on Accepted’s Ebooks and CD’s. All Accepted’s ebooks are 50% off through this Monday May 11. To...

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The European MBA Alternative

By - May 1, 12:00 PM   Comments [0]

Mobility has long been a by-word for MBA graduates, so amidst the current economic woes and uncertain MBA job market, more and more applicants are considering an MBA outside the US. In fact, a study this month by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation shows that...

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Best of Blogging Awards

By - Apr 28, 12:30 PM   Comments [0]

Clear Admit announced its Best of Blogging awards for 2008-09 for those MBA applicant and student bloggers “who have made significant contributions to the online MBA community over the last year.” The winners were chosen by a vote among the Clear Admit staff, nominated bloggers, and celebrity...

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MBA Reapplication Resources

By - Apr 27, 12:00 PM   Comments [0]

MBA Reapplication Tips I am reprinting my tips for reapplicants along with a list of resources you can use as you ramp up for a successful MBA reapplication effort. Determine what you need to change. Your previous approach didn’t work. Don’t turn in the same essays. Analyze your...

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Duke MBA – Cross Continent Offers Financial Aid Packages

By - Apr 26, 12:00 PM   Comments [0]

Duke’s Cross Continent MBA Program, the first globally distributed business school, enables full-time working professionals to earn an MBA that will prepare them to lead a global enterprise.  Although the program’s $115,500 price tag may be a deterrent for some applicants, Associate Dean of Admissions,...

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How Business Schools Have Failed Business

By - Apr 24, 12:13 PM   Comments [0]

Business school deans and educational thought leaders are doing a lot of soul-searching concerning the role and culpability of graduate business schools in the economic downturn. Dean Robert Bruner of Darden on April 5 wrote on Twitter “Controversy over the role of B-schools in the crisis. Did...

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Twitter Thank You Thursday Winner (#TTYT)

By - Apr 23, 10:51 AM   Comments [0]

Tweet! It’s Thursday again and time for our next Thank You Thursday winner! nicoleweltman/ Nicole Weltman 35 followers · from NY, NY · What up 2-1-2. Go Gators. Congratulations on winning your choice of Accepted.com Admissions Ebooks! We want to thank our Twitter followers. Twice a month, we...

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Rankings (Part 5 of 5): 8 Flaws in Rankings

By - Apr 23, 10:43 AM   Comments [0]

How NOT to use the rankings Don’t give them too much importance. Don’t replace research and self-reflection with school ranking to determine where you apply or attend. Using them mindlessly could contribute to an expensive, time-consuming mistake. Blinding yourself to the rankings’ flaws leads to poor decisions....

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US News Grad Rankings Are Out!

By - Apr 23, 10:38 AM   Comments [0]

The US News just released its 2009 Grad School Rankings. I’m going to list the top ten for business school, law school, and medical school (research) and provide links to the ranking methodology for each category. For other graduate specialties, please visit the US News...

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Rankings: Bragging Rights? (Part 4 of 5)

By - Apr 22, 10:22 AM   Comments [0]

Why do graduate schools both brag about their ranking and complain about the rankings? The rankings reverse roles. The schools are being graded, and they don’t like it any more than you do – unless of course you earn that A or that award. Then you...

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