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Rejected/Dinged from Business Schools this Year? What are the chances for next year’s MBA admission?

By - May 12, 09:40 AM   Comments [0]

Rejected or Dinged from all MBA programs applied? Should you re-apply next year? What are the chances of admission if you have been dinged before? What is the application strategy? There is a great discussion started on GMAT Club MBA Forum – 2008 Zero Admits Club....

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Accepted.com MBA Admissions News

By - May 8, 12:00 PM   Comments [0]

Lots going on here: Best Practices for MBA Admissions Are you planning to apply in the fall? Wondering what you should be doing now to improve your chances? Curious about the importance of your GMAT, GPA, work experience in the application shuffle? Come to Accepted’s free...

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The European MBA Alternative

By - May 1, 12:00 PM   Comments [0]

Mobility has long been a by-word for MBA graduates, so amidst the current economic woes and uncertain MBA job market, more and more applicants are considering an MBA outside the US. In fact, a study this month by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation shows that...

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How Business Schools Have Failed Business

By - Apr 24, 12:13 PM   Comments [0]

Business school deans and educational thought leaders are doing a lot of soul-searching concerning the role and culpability of graduate business schools in the economic downturn. Dean Robert Bruner of Darden on April 5 wrote on Twitter “Controversy over the role of B-schools in the crisis. Did...

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How Should You Use Rankings? (Part 3 of 5)

By - Apr 21, 12:00 PM   Comments [0]

How should you use the rankings? For initial research and data mining. And maybe a little reputation checking if you are lucky enough to receive multiple acceptances. First for that initial research: Let’s say you are looking into the schools you will apply to. You recognize...

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The Rankings (Part 2)

By - Apr 17, 08:00 AM   Comments [0]

The rankings are not… The rankings are not objective measures of educational quality that apply across the board to all students. Nothing fits that bill. Educational quality is highly subjective, and experts debate it endlessly. Moreover, student objectives vary so “quality” differs from student to student. For...

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The Rankings (Part 1)

By - Apr 16, 12:31 PM   Comments [0]

US News is publishing its much-watched, much-maligned annual ranking of graduate programs by April 23. I have developed several posts on rankings, what they are, what they aren’t, and how to use them. I will post them over the next several days. Ahh, those rankings. Hated...

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Thank You Thursday Winner

By - Apr 9, 10:26 AM   Comments [0]

Tweet! It’s Thursday again and time for our next winner!Thank YouThursday Liz Short 19 followers • from West Virginia, US Congratulations on winning your choice of Accepted.com Admissions Ebooks! We want to thank our Twitter followers. Twice a month, we randomly pick one of our followers as...

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Special Report: Applying to B-School in Times of Crisis

By - Apr 6, 08:25 AM   Comments [0]

Since September the Accepted Admissions Almanac has posted frequently about the impact of the financial crisis on MBA admissions, hiring, and financial aid. We have collected these posts in a free special report Applying to Business School in Times of Crisis. You will find in the...

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Crystal Ball Gazing on April Fool’s Day

By - Apr 1, 12:00 PM   Comments [0]

I have decided to make April 1, known as April Fool’s Day in the United States,  the day I go public with my predictions for the next application season. If I’m wrong, it will be my April Fool’s Day post. If I’m right, I can...

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