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Getting Your MBA Goals in Shape

By - Apr 22, 22:54 PM   Comments [0]

Knowing they’ll have to write essays about their goals, most b-school applicants have identified their goals prior to starting the application process.  But I’ve found that “identified” often has a very narrow scope, too narrow to effectively serve the purpose of the essays. With some moderate...

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MBAs Search for Green Pastures

By - Apr 12, 18:13 PM   Comments [0]

A recent BusinessWeek article, titled "MBAs with a Social Conscience," reports that more and more MBA applicants have social enterprise, nonprofit work, and sustainability on their minds when it comes to choosing a post MBA career path. Adcoms from top MBA programs are seeing increases in...

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Students Seek International Internship to Boost Employment Profile

By - Apr 8, 06:37 AM   Comments [0]

For many recent college and b-school students and graduates, heading overseas to gain international work experience provides an excellent alternative to diving into a jobless job market, reports a BusinessWeek article entitled "Interns Head Abroad for Work Experience." American companies place a high premium on international...

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International Students’ Top Priority: Jobs

By - Apr 1, 08:00 AM   Comments [0]

It can be extremely frustrating, not to mention angering, when an international student is offered a job in the U.S., but is then denied a visa. That was the experience of Krishna Shetty and what led him to choose an American graduate program based almost...

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More MBA Job Optimism on the Horizon

By - Mar 25, 13:32 PM   Comments [0]

Last week BusinessWeek published an article about the increase in post-MBA career opportunities. This time the job market focus is on Europe. At top business schools around Europe recruiting rates are up, and more and more MBA grads are landing jobs faster than graduates from the...

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B-School Students See Light at the End of the Job Market Tunnel

By - Mar 22, 17:38 PM   Comments [0]

Current MBA students and graduates are experiencing a totally different job market than they did last year, reports the New York Times in an article entitled "Job Market Stabilizes for Business Students." While last year students and graduates scrambled for internships and full time positions,...

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That’s Right…It’s Round Up Time!

By - Mar 12, 01:30 AM   Comments [0]

It's been a busy week in the world of MBA and college admissions. Check out some of this week's highlights with an exciting Accepted.com round up! A recent survey conducted by Public Agenda shows that high school guidance counselors are not quite as effective at helping...

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How MBAs Really Help CEOs

By - Mar 3, 10:00 AM   Comments [0]

According to an INSEAD study an MBA really does add value to a CEO. A recent BusinessWeek article explains how. The MBA debate has been going on for years: Bill Gates and Steve Jobs didn't even finish college; so is an MBA really necessary? Additionally, MBA...

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Good News for MBAs: Job Opportunities Abound!

By - Feb 24, 12:08 PM   Comments [0]

While students are still worried about landing post-graduate jobs in the tight job market, career service directors predict that 2010 may be "the year of the [MBA job market] turnaround," reports BusinessWeek last week. Some of these encouraging signs include an increase of full-time MBA...

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EMBAs Express Satisfaction

By - Feb 16, 03:00 AM   Comments [0]

The EMBA Council conducted a survey, which shows that 97% of Executive MBA graduates thought that their EMBA programs reached or exceeded their expectations and improved their careers, reports the Financial Times in "EMBAs deliver real benefits.” The survey was completed by 3,348 EMBA graduates of...

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