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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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Round 2 MBA Admissions Telethon Next Week!

By - Nov 17, 01:22 AM   Comments [0]

The only 2010 MBA Admissions Telethon before the round 2 deadlines is this Monday. MBA applicants applying round 2 or later are welcome to participate this Monday, November 23, 2009 between 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM PT / 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM ET/ 8:00 PM...

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International Students Opt out of American MBA Programs

By - Nov 16, 10:01 AM   Comments [0]

The Chronicle of Higher Education explored results of a recently released GMAC study of MBA application trends in “Foreign Demand Drops for American M.B.A. Degrees, Study Finds” While the trend for business school attendance seems to be on the rise globally, in the United...

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MBA Admissions Happenings @Accepted.com

By - Nov 9, 12:15 PM   Comments [0]

Whether you applied round 1, are planning to apply round 2, or fit into both categories, there is a lot going on at Accepted to help you with your applications. November Special: Save $100 on orders over $2000 with code MBA100. MBA Letters of Recommendation that...

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BusinessWeek EMBA and Part Time MBA Rankings

By - Nov 9, 12:09 PM   Comments [0]

BusinessWeek has published its biannual rankings of EMBA programs. The top five EMBA programs are: Kellogg Chicago Booth Wharton Columbia USC Marshall BusinessWeek also published its part-time MBA program rankings and its rankings of executive education programs. Its methodology in all three cases focuses on "end-user satisfaction." The articles and videos accompanying the...

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2010 Wharton EMBA Essay Tips

By - Nov 6, 01:08 AM   Comments [0]

Wharton 2010 EMBA Application Essay Questions The Wharton EMBA adcom shows a very clear focus in its set of essay questions (in black font).  It wants to understand your goals and how executive business studies support them (essay 1), it wants to get a glimpse of...

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The MBA Tour Arrives in Canada Next WeekThe MBA Tour Arrives in Canada Next Week

By - Nov 5, 00:28 AM   Comments [0]

Quick Reminder: The MBA Tour travels to Canada next week. The schedule is Calgary, November 10, 2009 Vancouver, November 12, 2009 Toronto, November 14, 2009 Montreal, November 16, 2009 Plus as an added bonus at the Montreal and Vancouver fairs, Accepted's own Cydney Foote and Sonia Michaels will provide MBA...

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Personal Statement Tip: A Core Concept is Central to Essay Success

By - Nov 4, 12:42 PM   Comments [0]

I am almost finished reading Made to Stick by the brothers Chip and Dan Heath. I recommend it highly to those of you in sales, communications, or teaching. Quant jocks? You probably don't need it. The authors researched and identified the factors that cause communications to...

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