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, 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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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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