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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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An Active Move towards Global MBA Recruiting

By - Dec 22, 09:39 AM   Comments [0]

We followed up our post on BusinessWeek's "In Hunt for Students, Business Schools Go Global" by interviewing top MBA tour operators to discover their perspectives on global MBA recruitment expansion. Peter von Loesecke, the founder and CEO of The MBA Tour; Nunzio Quacquarelli, founder and CEO...

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Sitting Down with Ross’ Dean Dolan

By - Dec 22, 02:40 AM   Comments [0]

The Monroe Street Journal recently interviewed Dean Robert Dolan, dean of University of Michigan's Stephen M. Ross School of Business. Questions for the interview were selected from reader submissions made to MSJ and cover issues important to current and prospective Ross students. The first question was...

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MBA Admissions News: The Waning Days of Deferrals

By - Dec 18, 12:09 PM   Comments [0]

While deferrals used to be more freely granted, this year b-schools are buckling down and saying "no," reports BusinessWeek's Anne VanderMay . VanderMay provides a few reasons why top b-schools are moving in this direction. First, she says, the volume of deferrals was getting weightier. Financial...

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MBA Admissions News Round Up

By - Dec 16, 12:03 PM   Comments [0]

Last week was packed with MBA admissions-related news. It's time for a round up! This MBA Podcaster video includes valuable information on Stanford's MBA application and b-school experience, including an interview with Linda Abraham, Accepted’s founder and president, about the application process and Stanford's essays, as...

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MBA Admissions Chats: Cornell, Tuck, Consortium, LBS

By - Dec 11, 01:26 AM   Comments [0]

We have two great chats coming up next week. If you are applying to Tuck and Cornell, don't miss these interactive events. Monday, December 14, 2009 at 10:00 AM PT/1:00 PM ET/6:00 PM GMT Randall Sawyer, Director of Admissions at Cornell's Johnson School of Business, along...

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HBS News: Dean Light to Retire; Director’s Update

By - Dec 2, 12:00 PM   Comments [0]

Today was a big day for news from Harvard Business School. Dean Jay Light will retire in June after forty years at Harvard Business School according to an announcement by Harvard President Drew Faust. President Faust adds that she intends to "consult widely in the search...

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Surprise! How It Can Help You Get Accepted

By - Nov 30, 00:50 AM   Comments [0]

"My visit to the cemetary on Friday gave new meaning to 'Black Friday' for me." Actually it didn't. But if it had, that line would have provided a strong opening to this post on the second of Made to Stick's six principles of memorable, persuasive communication:...

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MBA Admissions: Happening @ Accepted.com

By - Nov 26, 00:07 AM   Comments [0]

There is a lot going on for MBA's at Accepted.com: MBA November special ends on Monday November 30. You can save $100 on any order of $2000 or more. Start now to be ready for those January deadlines. (Coupon code MBA100.) But hurry. The coupon code...

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Grad Admissions: Helicopter Parents

By - Nov 19, 00:32 AM   Comments [0]

The New York Times published an article this week "Letting Your Grad Student Go " on the phenomenon of helicopter parents in graduate schools admissions. Yes, I mean graduate, not undergraduate, admissions. I have a dual perspective on helicopter parenting. I have been working in graduate...

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