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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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Are MBA Programs Breeding Inconsiderate Students and Graduates?

By - Jan 6, 00:02 AM   Comments [0]

This is a question asked by many when considering the role b-schools play in the global financial crisis. B-schools all over the US and Europe are being criticized for focusing too much on making money and not focusing enough on, what the Financial Times UK...

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Record GMAT Registration Volume in 2009

By - Jan 5, 12:28 PM   Comments [0]

GMAC News Center reports: GMAT Registration Levels Hit New Record in 2009 People registered for the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) more times in 2009 than in any other year since the exam’s creation in 1954. Global registration volume for the GMAT in 2009 was a record...

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How to Use the MBA Rankings

By - Dec 30, 12:59 PM   Comments [0]

In anticipation of the Financial Times rankings' publication, expected to be released in January, Accepted is offering you a special report, written by Linda Abraham, founder and president of Accepted.com, on the ins and outs of MBA rankings. In this special rankings report you'll learn: What the...

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An Accepted Admissions Round Up

By - Dec 29, 12:31 PM   Comments [0]

It's been yet another busy week in the world of college and graduate admissions. Let's take a look. The debate continues over the value of an MBA versus a one-year Master's in a business-related field. The Wall Street Journal reports that many students are switching their...

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Deciding What to Write For Your EMBA Application Essays

By - Dec 29, 02:17 AM   Comments [0]

As an EMBA applicant, you have many years of impressive experiences and intriguing insights. How will you fit them all into your essays? You won’t. In fact, you shouldn’t. It’s an intuitive response to want to, but it’s the wrong response. Trying to do so will...

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Gen Ys Head to Grad School rather than Hit the Jobless Market

By - Dec 24, 01:44 AM   Comments [0]

The GRE exam saw a 13% increase this year, says Deb Weinstein, author of Forbes' recent "Jobless Gen Ys Turn to Grad School," reflecting that young adults are still considering the expensive option of graduate school, despite the economic recession. One cause for the increase is...

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