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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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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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