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2009 Beautiful B-School Photo Contest Winners

By - May 19, 12:00 PM   Comments [0]

And the winners are: The First Prize ($200 Amazon Gift Certificate) goes to Simon Lau for a magnificent shot of Columbia’s dormitory. Second Prize ($100 gift certificate) to Ninad Gujar for a stunning photo of fall foliage near Tuck. Third Prize ($50 gift certificate): A tie between Bizwiz for...

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MBA Admissions Events Next Week: IMD Chat, Best Practices Webinar

By - May 14, 11:53 AM   Comments [0]

Accepted is hosting two, special MBA admissions events next week: On Monday, May 18, 2009 at 10:00 AM PT/1:00 PM ET/7:00 PM Swiss time, Lisa Piguet, Associate Director of Admissions, and a current IMD MBA student will participate in an admissions chat devoted to IMD's program,...

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MBA News from the Bay Area: Haas, Stanford

By - May 13, 12:00 PM   Comments [0]

The two most prominent business schools in the San Francisco Bay Area, Haas and Stanford,  both had "news" yesterday that MBA applicants should know about: Haas announced that its faculty unanimously approved curriculum reform including: Strengthening the general management framework at Haas. More leadership training, specifically at the...

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By - May 8, 12:00 PM   Comments [0]

Lots going on here: Best Practices for MBA Admissions Are you planning to apply in the fall? Wondering what you should be doing now to improve your chances? Curious about the importance of your GMAT, GPA, work experience in the application shuffle? Come to Accepted's free...

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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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