Bschool Life

The Rankings (Part 1)

By - Apr 16, 12:31 PM   Comments [0]

US News is publishing its much-watched, much-maligned annual ranking of graduate programs by April 23. I have developed several posts on rankings, what they are, what they aren't, and how to use them. I will post them over the next several days. Ahh, those rankings. Hated...

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The MBA is a Means to an End

By - Apr 15, 12:00 PM   Comments [1]

Ahembeea, author of the MBA Beckons blog, writes in"Lessons From My Journey," the lessons he has learned while applying to several top business schools and ultimately gaining acceptance to Emory's Goizueta Business School with a full tuition scholarship. Congratulations! Although the entire post is worthwhile, I...

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Extra-curriculars in MBA Admissions

By - Apr 14, 12:55 PM   Comments [0]

In "Extracurriculars: The Extras That Count" BusinessWeek's Francesca Di Meglio explores the role extracurriculars play in admissions decisions.  (I'm quoted) A few highlights: To add breadth and multiple dimensions to your profile, discuss your activities outside of work. These activities do not have to be altruistic or exotic. The...

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Thank You Thursday Winner

By - Apr 9, 10:26 AM   Comments [0]

Tweet! It's Thursday again and time for our next winner!Thank YouThursday Liz Short 19 followers • from West Virginia, US Congratulations on winning your choice of Admissions Ebooks! We want to thank our Twitter followers. Twice a month, we randomly pick one of our followers as...

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Should I apply for an MBA, MS, MA, JD, or?

By - Apr 8, 10:17 AM   Comments [0]

All around the Net, people are musing about graduate options and educational plans. Katedp tweets, "I'm idly pondering getting an MBA. Not sure I want to go back to school though." On LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter I've seen and occasionally responded to posts about obtaining...

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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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