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Another College and MBA Admissions Round Up

By - Jan 22, 02:21 AM   Comments [0]

Here are some news tidbits from last week: BusinessWeek reported some good news last week regarding the job market, particularly for new college graduates. The National Association of Colleges and Employers reported a turnaround in college hiring. Surveys show that the recent economic recession hit college...

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GMAC: MBA Employers Express Job Market Optimism

By - Jan 22, 02:14 AM   Comments [0]

According to a recent GMAC press release, MBA employers predict an upswing in company hiring for recent MBA graduates this coming year. While the business climate of 2009 brought cut backs in MBA hiring, the GMAC poll, conducted in November 2009 and including feedback from 317...

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Where are 2009 B-School Graduates Now?

By - Jan 21, 02:10 AM   Comments [0]

The results of GMAC’s 2010 Alumni Perspective Survey are out! Let’s see how 2009 MBA graduates did. 84% of 2009 b-school graduates had secured jobs by graduation. While that is 4% lower than the last four years, it’s still impressive considering today’s market. For their first post-grad...

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HBS Launches International Seminar Program

By - Jan 21, 01:58 AM   Comments [0]

Following the lead of other top MBA programs, reports a recent article in The Financial Times, Harvard Business School will be expanding its international immersion programs this year by holding small, intensive seminars across the globe. According to the FT, HBS has been “slow to initiate...

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Chicago’s Ted Snyder To Become Dean of Yale SOM in 2011

By - Jan 20, 14:00 PM   Comments [0]

President Richard Levin announced today that Edward A. Snyder, currently the dean of Chicago’s Booth School of Business, will become the dean of Yale’s School of Management on July 1, 2011. According to Yale’s announcement: Last month, he announced his decision to step down as Dean...

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Stanford Wins First Place for Forbes’ “The Most Satisfied MBAs”

By - Jan 20, 13:41 PM   Comments [0]

Forbes took its survey findings from “The Best Business Schools” and compiled a second rankings report: “The Most Satisfied MBAs.” Stanford won top slot for both rankings. It is #1 for providing the best return on investment for its graduates, as well as for churning out...

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The New “Liberal Arts MBA” Curriculum

By - Jan 13, 12:54 PM   Comments [0]

Learning how to think creatively and critically, according to Roger Martin, dean of University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management, should be just as important to MBA students as learning finance or accounting. These skills are crucial to approaching problems head-on and to creating innovative...

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MBA Tuition is/can be Tax Deductible!

By - Jan 8, 21:32 PM   Comments [0]

Based on tomorrow’s WSJ article, it may be possible to deduct your MBA tuition expenses . At least one person was able to demonstrate that MBA tuition is tax deductible: A Maryland nurse accomplished two rare feats in her battle with the Internal Revenue Service: She...

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A College and MBA Admissions News Round Up

By - Jan 8, 10:10 AM   Comments [0]

The New Year heralds a new MBA round up! Let’s see what’s been going on in the world of college and MBA admissions so far in 2010: The Wall Street Journal discusses Cambridge University’s potential decision to issue bonds in an effort to raise more than...

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Dealing with Word Limits

By - Jan 7, 09:59 AM   Comments [0]

Thanks, A Beautiful Mind, for bringing this up…Although these tips don’t come early enough to help you with your Ross essays, hopefully they will help you and others struggling to meet deadlines for schools with later deadlines. Some people appreciate the challenge; some people despise it....

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