Bschool Life

Special Report: Applying to B-School in Times of Crisis

By - Apr 6, 08:25 AM   Comments [0]

Since September the Accepted Admissions Almanac has posted frequently about the impact of the financial crisis on MBA admissions, hiring, and financial aid. We have collected these posts in a free special report Applying to Business School in Times of Crisis. You will find in the...

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Crystal Ball Gazing on April Fool’s Day

By - Apr 1, 12:00 PM   Comments [0]

I have decided to make April 1, known as April Fool's Day in the United States,  the day I go public with my predictions for the next application season. If I'm wrong, it will be my April Fool's Day post. If I'm right, I can...

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Beautiful B-School Photo Contest Judges

By - Mar 31, 12:33 PM   Comments [0]

Today, I am happy to announce the judges for the Beautiful B-School Photo Contest. They are: Eric Bahn, founder of BeatTheGMAT forum. Elissa Ellis-Sangster, executive director at Forte Foundation. Happy Librarian, author of  MBA Dream blog. MissionMBA, author of My Journey to a B-School... blog. MBAVeggie, author of The Journey...

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HEC Tops in Marketing Outside US Per Princeton Review

By - Mar 30, 12:00 PM   Comments [0]

Reuters reports: HEC in France has been voted the top business school outside the USA for the teaching of marketing by over 19,000 business school students in the latest survey by The Princeton Review. The school was one of only two non-US schools to feature in...

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2009 GMAT Club’s Business School Rankings

By - Mar 28, 08:00 AM   Comments [0]

Second Annual GMAT Club MBA Rankings - Top 20 schools ranked based on the interest each of the Schools generates throughout the year  on the GMAT Club's MBA forum. Methodology: each of the business school master threads is examined and views are counted to arrive at...

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Admissions News: Duke’s New MM, WL Chat Transcript, Moms in Business

By - Mar 27, 12:32 PM   Comments [0]

A few admissions news items from this week: Duke's Fuqua School of Business will offer a master's program aimed at recent graduates with little or no work experience starting in August 2009. The program will provide a Masters in Management Studies ("MMS") and consist of 12...

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HBS Applicants Face Big Week

By - Mar 26, 20:08 PM   Comments [0]

Harvard Business School's Admissions Director Dee Leopold announced in her blog that next week will be a critical week for MBA applicants to HBS. HBS will extend offers of admission to about 40 round-one waitlisters shortly after April 2. HBS will release all round-two admissions decisions on...

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Thank You Thursday!

By - Mar 26, 09:20 AM   Comments [0]

Tweet! It is with great pleasure that we announce our first Thank You Thursday winner! "WorldTutorExch" Congratulations on winning your choice of Admissions Ebooks! As mentioned earlier this week, we'd like to thank our Twitter followers. So twice a month, we will randomly pick one of...

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Lincoln’s Leadership Among Rivals

By - Mar 25, 16:14 PM   Comments [0]

The uber-attribute of admissions is leadership. Yes schools want to see intelligence and achievement, but when discussing personal qualities, leadership is at the top of every admissions professional's Most Wanted List. You can read volumes about leaders and leadership -- good and bad. I just finished...

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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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