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European MBA Programs Come to the US

By - Mar 7, 11:07 AM   Comments [0]

The MBA Tour announced that leading European business schools are coming to major American cities in March to recruit students seeking an international component to their education. As spring approaches, American students are looking for new growth, a fresh environment, and the chance to set their...

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No Co-Signor Loans for Int’l MBA Students

By - Mar 4, 11:25 AM   Comments [0]

Now, what you've all been waiting for... GMAC announced today a new loan program for international students. To quote the press release: "Responding to a request from the Graduate Management Admission Council® (GMAC®), a leading international bank has joined with experienced service providers in student financial...

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MBA in Finance: Forget It? No!

By - Mar 4, 11:12 AM   Comments [0]

Regular readers of this blog know that last Thursday I started a short series, "MBA in Finance: Forget It?" I posed a less provocative version of that question to several admissions directors and with their permission posted their responses. While their replies varied and emphasized different...

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Yale’s Bruce DelMonico: Finance from an Admissions Perspective

By - Mar 3, 11:11 AM   Comments [0]

Part of an ongoing series "MBA in Finance: Forget It?" My question: Given the weakness in investment banking, hedge funds, and financial services in general, how do you react to applicants who say they want an MBA to enter IB, PE or a related field that has...

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MIT Sloan’s Rod Garcia: Finance from an Admissions Perspective

By - Mar 3, 11:09 AM   Comments [0]

Part of an ongoing series "MBA in Finance: Forget It?" My question: Given the weakness in investment banking, hedge funds, and financial services in general, how do you react to applicants who say they want an MBA to enter IB, PE, or a related field that has...

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Berkeley’s Peter Johnson: Finance from an Admissions Perspective

By - Mar 3, 11:07 AM   Comments [0]

Part of an ongoing series "MBA in Finance: Forget It?" My question: Given the weakness in investment banking, hedge funds, and financial services in general, how do you react to applicants who say they want an MBA to enter IB, PE or a related field that has...

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2010 MBA Admissions Telethon Reminder

By - Mar 1, 11:00 AM   Comments [0]

The first 2010 MBA Admissions Telethon is this Wednesday. Anyone (first-time applicant or reapplicant) applying next fall is welcome to participate this Wednesday March 4 between 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM PT/4:00 PM – 6:00 PM ET / 9:00 PM – 11:00 PM GMT. Ahh,...

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NYU Stern’s Isser Gallogly: Finance from an Admissions Perspective

By - Feb 27, 11:04 AM   Comments [0]

Part of an ongoing series "MBA in Finance: Forget It?" My question: Given the weakness in investment banking, hedge funds, and financial services in general, how do you react to applicants who say they want an MBA to enter IB, PE or a related field that has...

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UCLA Anderson’s Mae Shores: Finance from an Admissions Perspective

By - Feb 27, 11:01 AM   Comments [0]

My question: Given the weakness in investment banking, hedge funds, and financial services in general, how do you react to applicants who say they want an MBA to enter IB, PE or a related field that has been devastated by the economic downturn? Is the reaction...

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Chicago Booth’s Rose Martinelli: Finance from an Admissions Perspective

By - Feb 27, 11:00 AM   Comments [0]

Part of an ongoing series "MBA in Finance: Forget It?" My question: Given the weakness in investment banking, hedge funds, and financial services in general, how does Booth react to applicants who say they want an MBA to enter IB, PE or a related field that has...

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