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4 Tips for MBA Applicants From a Finance Background

By - Aug 29, 05:57 AM   Comments [0]

Students with finance backgrounds comprise the largest percentage of the incoming class at top business schools. Many firms require an MBA for senior level careers, leading finance industries to feed heavily into the most competitive schools. Admissions rates can be as low as 8 percent in...

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7 Fatal Resume Flaws to Avoid

By - Aug 19, 13:08 PM   Comments [0]

The MBA Resume: Done right, this one-page list of accomplishments can woo the adcoms towards acceptance; done wrong, a resume could be your ticket to ding-hood. The following 7 fatal resume flaws were are derived from a Businessweek article: 1. Don’t view your resume as an...

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Investigating the MBA Career Survey Results

By - Aug 11, 10:10 AM   Comments [0]

I just saw three articles reporting from different vantage points on MBA employment. Businessweek took a “the sky is falling” perspective in its article, “MBA Recruiting Is Down Again,” which begins with the words, “MBA recruiting deteriorated this spring largely because of declines at top-ranked...

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Cornell’s Johnson School Launches One-Year Tech MBA in NYC

By - Aug 1, 05:07 AM   Comments [0]

The Johnson School at Cornell University has announced it will launch a new one-year, full-time MBA program based in New York City that combines business, technology, innovation and entrepreneurship. The program is designed for those with a degree in science or technology, as well as...

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How to Optimise a LinkedIn Profile in Anticipation of a Job Search

By - Jul 31, 15:06 PM   Comments [0]

LinkedIn, although one of the oldest social networking sites, is probably the most important when it comes to looking and applying for jobs. Your profile on LinkedIn is your chance to really sell yourself on the professional market and get the best opportunities available to...

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Against the Odds: Indian MBA Applicants – Prepare for Your Job Hunt Now

By - Jul 17, 12:35 PM   Comments [0]

So what if you make it? You get into your dream MBA program. Next you’re expecting to land your dream job upon graduation—in the US. It might not be that simple if you’re an Indian national. According to a recent Bloomberg article, only two out of...

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How to Choose the Right MBA Program for You

By - Jul 4, 10:44 AM   Comments [0]

Today’s post comes from Manhattan Review Germany, a well-known provider of test prep and MBA Admissions Consulting in Berlin, Frankfurt and Munich. MBA programs are very specialized and require a good amount of investigation and consideration. "How will this MBA program help me to achieve my...

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MBA Internship-to-Job Rate Rises as Employers Increasingly Pick from Summer Talent

By - Jul 2, 12:39 PM   Comments [0]

While the internship-to-job funnel has long existed in the banking and consulting industries, a Wall Street Journal article reports that more industries are filling full-time positions with their former MBA interns. And they’re not just increasing their internship-to-job rates, but some have started their hiring...

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Focusing on the Full M.B.A. Experience

By - Jun 27, 14:56 PM   Comments [0]

Despite all of the attention paid to extracurriculars during the MBA application process, it seems some b-school hopefuls don't fully realize how vital it is to continue being involved once they settle in on campus. According to the 2013 Prospective Student Data Survey by the Graduate Management Admission Council,...

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UMD Smith School Launches Online MBA Program

By - Jun 25, 11:54 AM   Comments [0]

Beginning in January 2014, the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business will offer a flexible online MBA program that allows students to earn their degree with minimal on-campus requirements. Courses offered through the online program format are taught by the same faculty...

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