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New $100-Million Energy Research Institute at Stanford University

By - Jan 16, 11:00 AM   Comments [0]

The Chronicle of Higher Education reports that Stanford University has raised $100-million to finance a new energy research institute that will study and devise practical solutions to global energy problems. Stanford University president, John L. Hennessy says that the institute’s primary goal will be to...

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MBA’s: 1 Request and 1 Question

By - Jan 15, 21:28 PM   Comments [0]

MBA’s I have a favor and a question: The favor: Accepted.com will change its design this year, and we would like your input on how the blog should appear. Please take our 3-question survey and let your voice be heard. The question: I will probably be in Israel...

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Weather/climate impact, great accomplishments vs. great story – GMAT Club

By - Jan 15, 16:13 PM   Comments [0]

Is weather/climate an important factor while choosing a Business School? Read more. Great accomplishments vs. great story in your applications. Read more.

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MBA Admissions Event: Access MBA Tour 2009

By - Jan 15, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

For those of you seriously considering an MBA, the Access MBA Tour can be a great resource in helping you navigate the plethora of options. Taking place in over twenty five countries around the globe, the Access MBA Tour offers prospective MBA applicants the opportunity...

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MBA Waitlist: What do you do?

By - Jan 14, 12:06 PM   Comments [0]

An MBA applicant recently told me that he was advised to retake his GMAT by a school representative. The school  had waitlisted him and is among the few to offer feedback. He really didn’t want to retake the GMAT and asked my opinion — hoping...

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2009 HBS 2+2 Essay Questions Are Online

By - Jan 14, 12:00 PM   Comments [0]

Harvard has posted its essay questions for the 2+2 program, class entering in fall 2012. I will post tips in the next few days; in the meantime, here are the questions and key dates: Harvard Business School 2+2 Program Key Dates: Application Submission: July 7, 2009 (5 p.m....

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MBA Admissions Q&A Transcripts for MIT, USC; Upcoming Consortium Chat

By - Jan 9, 11:00 AM   Comments [0]

We had two informative chats last week and one coming up this week. The transcripts from this weeks events are already up! 2009 MIT Sloan MBA Application Tips with Jennifer Burke Barba. A few excerpts: torruda(Jan 5, 2009 12:16:04 PM) Jen: How does the importance of the cover letter...

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4 Tips for Proofing Your Prose

By - Jan 8, 12:00 PM   Comments [0]

Tons of deadlines this month, and I meant to post these tips earlier in the week. Time got away from me. Please use these techniques for essays with upcoming deadlines. Give yourself a break. Put the application away for a day, overnight, several hours, or at...

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American MBA Programs Recruit Indian Executives

By - Jan 6, 12:00 PM   Comments [0]

The recent article, American Business Schools Seek Students Among Indian Executives, in The Chronicle of Higher Education reports that due to the current recession EMBA programs are increasing efforts to appeal to Indian companies. Many American companies that used to fully sponsor their executives, are...

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MBA Admissions Chat: USC Marshall

By - Jan 6, 08:00 AM   Comments [0]

Accepted’s MBA admissions Q&A’s this week: On Wednesday, January 7, 2009 at 10:00 AM PT/1:00 PM ET/6:00 PM GMT, Kellee Scott, Senior Associate Director of MBA Admissions and other USC Marshall Representatives will participate in an online USC Marshall admissions chat at Accepted.com. Learn what USC...

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