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CBS Deadlines Dead Ahead!

By - May 13, 12:21 PM   Comments [0]

Okay, not really – you still have some time, but we wanted to get your attention . Columbia Business School has a few different deadlines, each depending on when you plan on starting – in August or in January. Take note: • If you are planning on...

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Military Benefits to Help Finance an MBA

By - May 13, 12:15 PM   Comments [0]

Active duty service members and veterans who are pursing academic opportunities can turn to benefits offered by the military. Many service members take advantage of benefits to finance their education, either while they are serving or shortly afterwards. Active duty members can use their benefits to...

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Will Facebook Destroy Your Admissions Chances?

By - May 13, 12:05 PM   Comments [2]

When Kaplan Test Prep released the results of its survey of business school admissions officers, revealing that 32% of business school admissions officers performed internet searches on applicants, 27% visited an applicant’s social media (Facebook, Myspace, etc.) page, and 10% had found something online that...

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MBA Program Visits, Fairs, Receptions: 5 Simple Steps to Make Them Productive

By - May 12, 12:59 PM   Comments [0]

Applying to MBA programs this coming fall or winter? Then probably you’re planning to meet with MBA admission committee members at various types of events – school visits, MBA fairs, school receptions, etc. – as part of that process. An ideal time for school visits...

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Columbia B-School Receives $100 Million Gift from Wharton Alum

By - May 12, 12:36 PM   Comments [0]

Last week Wharton alum and longtime Columbia board and community member Ronald O. Perelman donated $100 to Columbia Business School. The gift will help fund new programs on the new CBS Manhattanville campus. One of the two buildings on the new campus will be named for...

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Columbia Business School Student Interview: Sushi is 15 Minutes Away

By - May 12, 12:25 PM   Comments [0]

Here’s a talk with Tom, a SoFi scholar and current student at Columbia Business School. Tom is a U.S. Army veteran who loves b-school so much, that’s he’s trying to extend his education and stay for another year! Read on for some excellent advice about...

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Funding Options for International MBA Students

By - May 9, 08:00 AM   Comments [0]

A recent Financial Times article discusses the numerous alternative lending options available for foreign b-school students. Because international loans from schools have been on the decline since the financial crash a few years ago and an increase in international default risk, international students have been...

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Harvard U. Receives $50 Million Gift

By - May 8, 11:26 AM   Comments [0]

The Blavatnik Family Foundation donated $50 million to Harvard University to launch the development of a major initiative to support early-stage breakthrough therapies and cure of diseases, reports a recent article in the Harvard Gazette. The gift will create the Blavatnik Biomedical Accelerator to identify new...

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HUGE Happy Birthday Ebook Sale Going On NOW!

By - May 7, 13:23 PM   Comments [0]

Hi everyone! It’s me, Linda Abraham, CEO and founder of Accepted.com, and today is my birthday. For me, birthdays are a time to appreciate life and the people around me who have contributed to making my life special. It’s also a time to celebrate, and I’d...

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AIGAC MBA Applicant Survey [You Can Win $100!]

By - May 6, 09:15 AM   Comments [0]

As Association of International Graduate Admissions Consultants (AIGAC) members, we are conducting a survey to help us better understand our readers’ goals and needs. Take the MBA Search Survey, and win $100 and our sincere gratitude! The anonymous data will be shared with admissions officers from...

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