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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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Upcoming GMAT Webinar: Learn to Analyze Your Score!

By - May 6, 08:45 AM   Comments [0]

Do you know how your GMAT score will affect your chances of gaining admission to your top choice MBA program? Have you taken the test and are contemplating taking it again? Are you curious to know what the adcom members think when they see...

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GMAC Survey Finds Uptick in Demand for Traditional MBA Programs

By - May 3, 05:08 AM   Comments [0]

Graduate programs in business and management are drawing a wider range of applicants, and these aspiring students are more likely to have a single program type in mind for either an MBA or non-MBA master’s degree, according to Graduate Management Admission Council’s 2013 mba.com Prospective...

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Handling a Low GMAT Quant Score

By - Apr 30, 11:36 AM   Comments [0]

A low quant score on the GMAT (at the lower end of the school’s 80% range) is never good news, but it doesn’t equal immediate rejection. As I've mentioned in the past, no single score is scrutinized independently, but rather your entire profile is examined...

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