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Consortium: Interview with Admissions Directors

By - Nov 18, 12:55 PM   Comments [0]

Last week's Consortium Q&A was a huge success and tons of important issues were addressed by Rebecca Dockery, the Consortium's Recruiting Director, and a panel of representatives from top MBA programs, including Dartmouth Tuck, Emory Goizueta, Michigan Ross, NYU Stern, Rochester, UCLA, UNC, USC, UT...

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The State of the 2010 MBA Job Market

By - Nov 18, 12:50 PM   Comments [0]

Almost 90% of MBAs from the class of 2010 were employed after graduation, compared to 84% from the year before, reports a GMAC press release on the 2010 job scene. The press release also points out that these post-recession graduates are "faring better than their...

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Are MBA Students Narcissistic?

By - Nov 17, 09:45 AM   Comments [0]

According to a Financial Times article, the answer is a resounding, "Yes." In "The narcissistic world of the MBA student," Jeffrey Pfeffer, author of Power: Why Some People Have it and Other's Don't, elaborates on the reasons why MBA students show "a remarkable sense of...

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GMAT Volume Dips Slightly

By - Nov 17, 09:42 AM   Comments [0]

GMAT volume dipped less than 1% this year from its all-time record high of 265,613 last year, reports a Graduate Management News article. This slight drop follows four years of growth. Here are some key statistics from this year: 5,900 more women took the GMAT this year...

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Michigan Ross and Yale SOM Admissions Directors Interviews

By - Nov 16, 11:05 AM   Comments [0]

Over the course of the last few weeks we've had the privilege of speaking with admissions directors from Michigan Ross and Yale SOM about admissions policies, student life, job recruiting, and other vital information relating to getting in at these two top business schools. We highly...

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View FREE Gripping MBA Goals Webinar Online!

By - Nov 15, 12:45 PM   Comments [0]

Having trouble figuring out how you should structure your MBA goals essay? Not even sure what qualifies as a "goal"? In Accepted.com's free, 45-minute webinar, The Art of a Gripping MBA Goals Essay, you will learn how to create a compelling MBA goals essay that...

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2010 MBA Rankings Released by Businessweek

By - Nov 14, 12:53 PM   Comments [0]

Businessweek just released its biannual full-time MBA rankings. There were some minor shifts in this year's U.S. top 30 compared to those of 2008, and some more significant changes in the international rankings, as you'll see below. Top 30 U.S. Business Schools of 2010 (2008 rankings...

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MBA Application Tips: Start NOW!

By - Nov 13, 08:34 AM   Comments [0]

It may seem like you've got plenty of time until those Round 2 deadlines, but if you're not careful, that time will tick faster than you realize, forcing you to rush to beat the clock and potentially submit sloppy applications. So what can you do now...

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Free MBA Resources for 2011 Applicants

By - Nov 12, 02:58 AM   Comments [0]

At this point you're probably waiting on R1 responses or gearing up to begin work on R2 and R3 application. In any case, you're working hard to optimize your candidacy, whether you're at the school selection stage, essay writing stage, or interview stage. Here are a...

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BW Releases Part-Time MBA Rankings

By - Nov 11, 02:54 AM   Comments [0]

Part-time MBA programs are becoming more popular as students realize that they can pursue a management degree without taking two years off from work. Almost 2000 more students enrolled in part-time MBA programs this year compared to last, bringing the number of students to 66,183. The...

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