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Journey of Nigerian MBA ReApplicant and Future Entrepreneur

By - Oct 28, 08:57 AM   Comments [0]

This interview is the latest in an Accepted.com blog series featuring interviews with MBA applicant bloggers, offering readers a behind-the-scenes look at the MBA application process. And now…introducing our anonymous blogger, NaijaMBAgal… Accepted: First, can you tell us a little about yourself? Where are you from?...

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Application Volume Increases at MBA Programs

By - Oct 28, 07:30 AM   Comments [0]

Here are some highlights from GMAC’s recent Application Trends Survey: • For the third year in a row, application volume increased for full-time two-year MBA programs. This year, 61% of programs reported application growth, up from 50% in 2013. • Application volume also increased for professional MBA...

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Bruce DelMonico on The Yale School of Management

By - Oct 28, 06:42 AM   Comments [0]

If your goal is a spot in the Yale School of Management, what could be better than an inside look into its MBA program and admissions office? Listen to the recording of our conversation with Bruce DelMonico, Assistant Dean and Director of Admissions at Yale SOM,...

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2014 Economist MBA Rankings

By - Oct 27, 08:00 AM   Comments [0]

2014 Economist Full-Time Global MBA Rankings: 1. Chicago Booth (U.S.) 2. Dartmouth Tuck (U.S.) 3. UVA Darden (U.S.) 4. HEC Paris (France) 5. IESE Business School (Spain) 6. Harvard Business School (U.S.) 7. UC Berkeley Haas (U.S.) 8. NYU Stern (U.S.) 9. Stanford GSB (U.S.) 10. Columbia Business School (U.S.) 11. UPenn Wharton (U.S.) 12. MIT Sloan...

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Introducing NEW Consulting CEO Rankings

By - Oct 27, 07:29 AM   Comments [0]

Firmsconsulting just released new rankings that compare the performance of CEOs from six top consulting firms, McKinsey & Co., BCG, Bain & Co., Deloitte S&O, PwC Strategy& and Roland Berger. Each Sunday, the rankings will be republished based on new performance findings. Here are some points...

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2016 Columbia Business School Class Profile

By - Oct 27, 06:50 AM   Comments [0]

Let’s take a look at who makes up Columbia’s class of 2016 (from the CBS website)… • Applications received: 5799 • Students accepted: 1056 • Students enrolled: 743 (Aug. entry class size – 544; Jan. entry class size – 199) • Women: 36% • U.S....

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2 Reasons Why You Love Columbia that You SHOULDN’T Share in Your App (and 2 that You SHOULD)

By - Oct 19, 14:48 PM   Comments [0]

Let’s face it, even if Columbia weren’t smack in the middle of NYC, it would still be an amazing business school, so you need to make sure that when you explain why CBS is the school of you, you don’t focus exclusively on the city,...

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2015 University of Michigan Ross Executive MBA Admissions Tips

By - Oct 19, 14:41 PM   Comments [0]

Ross Executive MBA students have, on average, about ten years of “progressive work experience” that include about five years as a hands-on manager. Such students are people who know where they’re going and why. So this year the EMBA essays give you the benefit of...

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Why Your Resume Deserves Your Attention

By - Oct 19, 14:37 PM   Comments [0]

Many adcom readers will begin their review of an application by going over an applicant’s resume. That’s right – your resume isn’t just some quick document that’s there for show! It’s really your unique one-page introduction to the admissions board. This is not something you...

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The Popularization of the Joint MD/MBA Degree

By - Oct 14, 14:46 PM   Comments [0]

A recent The Atlantic article talks about the rise of the combined MD/MBA degree and increased demand for doctors with both degrees. Previously, MBAs held leadership positions in hospital administration, and MDs filled the middle management positions – now, with the dual degree, the lead...

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