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MBA, Part-Time MBA, MA, and EMBA Admissions News: Applications on the Rise, for Most

By - Aug 30, 07:40 AM   Comments [0]

A recent GMAC survey shows a sharp increase in Executive MBA applications in 2010. 59% of EMBA programs reported an increase in applications, compared to last year's 37%. According to Michelle Sparkman-Renz, Director of Research Communications at GMAC, the applications received this year also came from...

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Save 20% on August’s Featured Ebook that Illuminates the Art of the LOR

By - Aug 9, 09:32 AM   Comments [0]

Here's what you may be thinking: Since someone else will be writing your letters of recommendation, you probably don't have to put much thought into that part of your b-school application, right? WRONG! While the actual writing of your letters of recommendation (LORs) may be beyond...

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Top 20 Best GMAT Books – GMAT Club Ranking for July

By - Aug 2, 01:43 AM   Comments [0]

July 2010 popularity index of Best GMAT Books as determined by GMAT Club members. (We measured how often our members referred to each of the books in their posts from the past month and assembled the GMAT Book popularity index below). You can also visit...

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MBA Admissions News and a Little College, Too

By - Jul 12, 12:59 PM   Comments [0]

Top European b-schools continue making the same mistake: First, in 2008 London Business School ousted their new dean, Robin Buchanan, for being too much of a businessman and not enough of an academic dean. Now IMD's president, John Wells, is stepping down due to similar...

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International MBA Programs: Are Global B-Schools Right for You?

By - Jul 8, 12:19 PM   Comments [0]

Thinking about applying to an international MBA program? Like the idea of having international experience on your resume, but don't know much about your global options? Not sure if you should attend an internationally-run program or an American-based program transplanted to foreign soil? Internationalizing the...

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Save 20% on Must-Have Scholarship Resource Guide during July

By - Jul 6, 12:05 PM   Comments [0]

Applying to graduate school can be complicated enough—and that's before you start worrying about how you're going to pay for it. This month's featured ebook, Financing Your Future: Winning Fellowships, Scholarships and Awards for Grad School, will provide you with valuable tips on how to...

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Top 20 Best GMAT Books – GMAT Club Ranking for June

By - Jul 5, 08:14 AM   Comments [0]

June 2010 popularity index of Best GMAT Books as determined by GMAT Club members. (We measured how often our members referred to each of the books in their posts from the past month and assembled the GMAT Book popularity index below). You can also visit...

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Response to “Shortlisting MBA programs”

By - Jun 20, 10:20 AM   Comments [0]

In Mistakes, Lessons, MBA, and more..., the author, A, reveals his 6 criteria for applying to MBA programs in the aptly named post "Shortlisting schools." The six are in order of importance: Intake % of Indian engineers Teaching Methodology Recruitment Culture Clubs/extra-curricular Curriculum and specialization. I boil down A's 2-5 to three which...

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College and MBA Admissions News Round Up

By - Jun 11, 04:05 AM   Comments [0]

1. A Chronicle article titled, "On Sticker Prices and 'Wishful Thinking,'" reports that students and parents have hastily "ruled out colleges based solely on published sticker prices without considering how much financial aid they might receive." According to a recent survey, these students and their...

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MBA Admissions News Round Up: Innovation All Around

By - Jun 4, 02:27 AM   Comments [0]

A recent Wharton alum and former user of Accepted.com resources, recently sent me information about an interesting blog he's working on. Check out Mate, I C Bill's new blog that tracks his "extended recruiting efforts." Harvard Business School, Yale SOM, Northwestern Kellogg, Chicago Booth, and Michigan...

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