Bschool Life

Twitter Thank you Thursday!

By - Mar 24, 16:19 PM   Comments [0]

A few of you may remember my "Tweet Tweet" post last August where I skeptically announced Accepted's participation in Twitter. Well since then I discovered that I actually enjoy the simplicity and brevity of Twitter: A maximum of 140 characters per post.  It's easy and allows...

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European B-Schools In Demand

By - Mar 20, 10:08 AM   Comments [0]

This was a week for articles about the demand for European business schools like London Business School, INSEAD, and IMD among US applicants seeking both MBA and EMBA degrees. Here is a sample: An MBA With Savoir Faire from The Wall St. Journal. BusinessWeek's Special Report: "B-Schools...

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3 Factors to Consider When Choosing Which B-School Offer to Accept

By - Mar 19, 09:55 AM   Comments [0]

I am happily hearing about multiple acceptances this week.  I read that Samantha, author of the modestly named Best MBA Blog Ever, has been accepted to three schools: Columbia, Tuck (with $$$), and Kellogg. I am not judging blogs or the accuracy of that blog's...

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6 To-Do’s if Waitlisted and Upcoming MBA Waitlist Chats

By - Mar 17, 11:27 AM   Comments [4]

Maverick of the "En Route to MBA" blog gives excellent advice to waitlisted MBA applicants in his recent post "Waitlist -> Admit - How?" based on his experience getting accepted from the Carey waitlist.  (Congrats Maverick!) Maverick refers to a "waitlist appointment" in his post.  If you...

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Podcast Preview: MBA Application Errors

By - Mar 16, 10:00 AM   Comments [0]

I was interviewed last week by Catherine Girardeau of MBA Podcaster for a segment on MBA application mistakes to avoid. I enjoyed her thorough and thoughtful questioning and anticipate an informative show. Would you like to know what I think is the biggest mistake? Please see the...

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New Job Prospects for MBA Grads

By - Mar 12, 10:11 AM   Comments [0]

In "New Horizons for MBAs", the Financial Times, reports that many MBA students are looking outside of traditional "MBA jobs" for work. Due to the current recession, job opportunities in financial services and investment banks are far more limited and MBAs are looking to use their...

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Take the MBA Admissions Survey!

By - Mar 11, 12:36 PM   Comments [0]

We'd like to hear from you! As a member of the Association of International Graduate Admissions Consultants (AIGAC), we are conducting a survey to help us better understand MBA applicants’ goals and needs.  If you are or will be an MBA applicant, we invite you to...

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What’s Going on @Accepted

By - Mar 11, 10:04 AM   Comments [0]

There is a lot going on at Accepted! Save $100 on any editing or consulting purchase totaling $1,000 or more. This special ends Thursday March 12. Don't miss it. Indiana Kelley MBA admissions chat with Jim Holmen on Thursday March 12 at 10:00 AM PT/1:00 PM ET/5:00...

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7 Signposts to Differences Among MBA Programs

By - Mar 10, 12:28 PM   Comments [0]

After reading "Musings on Kellogg's Differentiators" by Managing Magic, who describes well a few distinguishing characteristics at Kellogg, I decided to explore the factors MBA applicants should examine to uncover the differences between programs. Researching these elements will help 2010 MBA applicants as they start...

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Yale Announces J.D./MBA Degree in Three Years

By - Mar 9, 09:43 AM   Comments [1]

Yale has announced the launching of a new program that will enable students to complete a J.D. and MBA in just three years. Although similar joint-degree programs usually take four years to complete, the new program will be spread over six semesters.  Students in the...

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