FREE MBA Webinar this Tuesday – Don’t Forget to Register!

By - Oct 17, 12:02 PM   Comments [0]

You have two more days to sign up for Natalie Grinblatt Epstein’s back-due-to-popular-demand webinar, MBA Reality Check. The webinar, which will air live on Tuesday, October 19, 2010 at 10:00 AM PT/1:00 PM ET/5:00 PM GMT, will teach you how to evaluate if your skill set...

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MIT Sloan Fellows 2011 Application Questions, Deadlines, Tips.

By - Oct 15, 11:55 AM   Comments [0]

MIT Sloan Fellows 2011 Essay Questions Statement of Objectives: What are your immediate and ultimate professional objectives for attending the program. Specifically, please indicate how your objectives fit with the purposes of the MIT Sloan Fellows Program in Innovation and Global Leadership and indicate what you...

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The College to B-School Jump (With No Work In Between)

By - Oct 14, 11:34 AM   Comments [0]

According to a Wall Street Journal article, “No Experience Necessary,” more MBA students are heading straight to business school after completing college. One advantage of such a move, at least according to Wes Swank, a 29-year-old who completed his MBA at age 24, is that “going...

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Free B-School Info: Check Out our Online Q&A Transcripts!

By - Oct 13, 13:53 PM   Comments [0]

If you’ve been following our events schedule, you’ll know that we’re already well into our fall 2011 Q&A season. We’ve had valuable question and answer sessions with admissions directors from four top business schools so far – UC Berkeley Haas, Chicago Booth, Northwestern Kellogg, and...

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MBA Interview Tip: Have Questions Prepared

By - Oct 12, 13:45 PM   Comments [0]

During an MBA interview (or really any interview), you’re going to want to be prepared to answer any questions the interviewer throws your way. That means you’ll want to make sure you know why you want to attend your target school, why now is the...

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European B-Schools Draw In Globally-Oriented Students

By - Oct 12, 13:42 PM   Comments [0]

A growing number of Americans are heading to European business schools which offer more diverse student bodies and a more significant global experience than do U.S. programs. According to a Chronicle article, “Global Focus Draws Students to Europe for Business,” European MBA program “are making headway...

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MBA Profile Evaluation Webinar

By - Oct 12, 06:21 AM   Comments [0]

It’s important to understand how you measure up in the eyes of top business school adcom, but in order to do so, you’re going to need to take an honest, objective look at your skills, experiences, and overall application profile. Join Natalie Grinblatt Epstein, editor...

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Pre-Experience MiMs on the Rise

By - Oct 11, 06:15 AM   Comments [0]

Masters in management degrees, or MiMs, once an offering unique to European business schools, are now becoming more mainstream in the U.S., especially after Duke’s Fuqua School of Business launched its one-year MiM program. Fuqua’s new program is intended “to give a bit of business know-how...

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Columbia Business Schools Receives $100M Gift

By - Oct 11, 06:12 AM   Comments [0]

Columbia alum Henry R. Kravis donated $100 million to support the b-school’s move to Manhattanville. The school will be naming one of its two new facilities to honor Kravis’s generosity. In a message to the school (published on the Columbia website) Kravis credits his business success...

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MBA Admissions News Round Up

By - Oct 10, 04:24 AM   Comments [0]

Can social entrepreneurs resolve thousands of years of conflict between Muslims and Jews? A Financial Times article, “Building bridges,” reports on a new program funded by the Edmond de Rothschild Foundation and co-sponsored by Cambridge University and Columbia Business School that sets out to unite...

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