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Admissions Straight Talk: Interview with Christie St-John and Sandy Kinnett

By - Mar 14, 12:00 PM   Comments [0]

In our recent episode of Accepted Admissions Straight Talk, Accepted’s biweekly podcast, we interviewed Dr. Christie St-John, Director of Admissions, and Sandy Kinnett, Associate Director of Career Management at Owen Graduate School of Management, Vanderbilt University. Check out the full recording to hear our fascinating...

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UNC Kenan-Flagler Defines Successful MBA Student

By - Mar 1, 05:13 AM   Comments [0]

While all top-tier MBA programs are filled with smart students that have a strong quantitative background, the UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School throws an ampersand into the mix when it comes to listing the qualities of a successful MBA student. With the introduction of the -&- as...

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UC Berkeley Haas School Collaborates on Innovation Program

By - Feb 25, 18:18 PM   Comments [0]

On Friday, UC Berkeley Haas School of Business announced a new collaboration to foster innovation with Stanford University and UC San Francisco, made possible thanks to a a three-year, $3.75 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). Aimed at commercializing university research and fostering innovation...

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$5M Founding Gift for Social Enterprise Initiative at Chicago Booth

By - Feb 11, 14:57 PM   Comments [0]

The Chicago Booth School of Business has received a founding gift of $5 million for the school’s Social Enterprise Initiative, which supports student, faculty and alumni interest in the social sector, Chicago Booth announced recently. Given by John Edwardson, retired chairman and chief executive of CDW,...

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New Blog from IU Kelley’s Online MBA Program

By - Jan 29, 14:59 PM   Comments [0]

Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business launched a new blog last week from Kelley Direct—the first online MBA program established by a top-ranked business school in 1999. Led by Phil Powell, Kelley Direct Faculty Chair and a professor of Business Economics and Public Policy, the MBA...

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GMAC Alumni Survey Shows Strong Job Market for 2012 Grads

By - Jan 28, 14:51 PM   Comments [0]

Last year’s b-school grads faced a receptive job market, as 92 percent of 2012 graduates surveyed by the Graduate Management Admission Council were employed three months after graduation. That’s six percentage points higher than class of 2011 graduates surveyed at the same time the year...

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6 Ways to Play the MBA Waiting Game

By - Jan 28, 14:46 PM   Comments [0]

After months of planning, studying for the admissions exam, writing essays, and wrangling recommenders, you have just hit the submit button for your business school applications and are now wondering what’s next as the MBA waiting game begins. Here are six tips to make the most of this period. 1....

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Chicago Booth Tweaks EMBA Program

By - Jan 28, 14:38 PM   Comments [0]

The University of Chicago Booth School of Business recently announced changes to the curriculum for its Executive MBA Program. The changes include the addition of new courses; increasing the international exchange component of the program from four to five weeks; and restructuring its elective offerings...

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Stacy Blackman Consulting, Glocap Search Join Forces

By - Jan 11, 14:53 PM   Comments [0]

Stacy Blackman Consulting has entered into a strategic partnership with New York-based Glocap Search, a leading executive search firm. The new venture will enable Glocap and SBC to add continuous value to high-caliber business professionals as they transition from the workplace to school and back. Brian...

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Bob Sutton’s Reading List for Business Leaders

By - Dec 31, 11:05 AM   Comments [0]

A few weeks ago, I wrote a post for US News which explains how reading can help you get into business school. Just to recap, I firmly believe that increasing the amount of time you spend reading directly—and almost immediately—gives a boost to your MBA...

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