Career

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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Accepted.com Unveils a Leadership Special Report for Applicants

By - Feb 11, 12:00 PM   Comments [0]

Whether you're applying to college, grad school, b-school, law school, or med school, you can be sure that leadership is a desired attribute that you would be wise to reveal in your essays and interviews. Read this special report to brush up on different concepts...

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NYU Stern Changes Face

By - Feb 5, 08:00 AM   Comments [0]

NYU Stern was hit particularly hard during the financial crisis, mainly because of its proximity (both in location and in interests) to NYC's Wall Street. Now, according to a recent article in BusinessWeek, Dean Peter Henry (the new NYU Stern Dean as of January 15),...

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What Should I Write About? Making a Difference

By - Feb 3, 07:25 AM   Comments [0]

In my non-admissions life, I recently went to a lecture given by a biographer whose work I admire. In the course of his talk he mentioned that while writing about genius has merit, writing about typical folks and their extraordinary achievements is more valuable. The...

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Are Undergraduate Business Programs Too Narrow?

By - Jan 28, 00:37 AM   Comments [0]

There’s been a lot of talk and research recently about how to “revitalize the undergraduate business major, which is the nation’s most popular [degree],” reports The Chronicle. These students, who comprise about 20% of all college graduates, don’t seem to be receiving a very well-rounded...

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Duke University Continues to Expand Worldwide

By - Jan 27, 09:46 AM   Comments [0]

Duke University is once again expanding its global footprint, by forging two new partnerships in China. The new cooperative will create new educational and research opportunities. According to a press release by Duke University’s Office of News & Communications, a groundbreaking ceremony was held last Friday...

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Financial Times Global 2010 MBA Rankings

By - Jan 25, 09:51 AM   Comments [0]

The Financial Times published today its 2010 ranking of global MBA programs. Its ranking attempts to "assess the effect of the MBA on ... subsequent career progression and salary growth." Consequently it draws its data from the schools themselves and from surveys of graduates...

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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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