Plagiarism Epidemic Forces Program Shutdown

By - Aug 4, 10:24 AM   Comments [0]

New Jersey's Centenary College will be shutting down its Asian MBA program because of widespread plagiarism and other forms of academic misconduct, reports an Inside Higher Ed article "Policing Plagiarism Abroad." The 400 students who study at the branch programs in Taiwan,...

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Interview with MIT Sloan Fellows’ Stephen Sacca

By - Aug 3, 10:15 AM   Comments [0]

informative interview I had a few years ago with Stephen Sacca, Director of the MIT Sloan Fellows Program, is no longer entirely accurate because of changes that have taken place in the last four years. Mr. Sacca graciously agreed...

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Financial Times Reports on Changing B-School Trends in the U.S.

By - Aug 2, 22:59 PM   Comments [0]

Some facts: When the Financial Times began their global MBA rankings in 1999, 20 out of the 25 top business schools on the list were from the U.S. The remaining five were European b-schools. In 2010, of the 25 top international business schools, 11...

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Top 20 Best GMAT Books – GMAT Club Ranking for July

By - Aug 2, 01:43 AM   Comments [0]

July 2010 popularity index of Best GMAT Books as determined by GMAT Club members. (We measured how often our members referred to each of the books in their posts from the past month and assembled the GMAT Book popularity index below). You can also visit...

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MBA Admissions Consultants: Thoughts on thoughts

By - Jul 30, 00:31 AM   Comments [0]

I have been thinking for several weeks that it is time for me to write a post about MBA admissions consulting. I have seen blog and forum posts heatedly discussing the pros and cons of admissions consulting and what makes a good consultant.  I admit...

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Med School and MBA Admissions News Roundup

By - Jul 30, 00:01 AM   Comments [0]

Here's what's been going on in the world of MBA and medical school admissions news: An Israeli news source ( reports that top b-schools in the U.S. have begun recruiting seriously in Israel. This year, more than 150 Israeli students will attend MBA programs in the...

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U.S. News Reports on Unique Leadership Training Courses

By - Jul 29, 23:59 PM   Comments [0]

Developing leadership skills is an essential requirement for all MBA students. U.S. News describes some of the most innovative leadership courses at top b-schools today: UVA Darden's "Leadership and Theatre: Ethics, Innovations and Creativity" Duke Fuqua's Fuqua/Coach K Center on Leadership and Ethics University of California...

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Wharton Blends Admissions and Career Services Offices

By - Jul 29, 23:50 PM   Comments [0]

The decision to attend b-school and the concern over post-graduation job prospects have never been as closely intertwined as they are today. That's why University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School has chosen to link the admissions and career services departments, an unprecedented decision that will likely...

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UC Berkeley Haas 2011 MBA Application Questions, Deadlines, Tips.

By - Jul 27, 23:33 PM   Comments [0]

This UC Berkeley Haas 2011 MBA Application tip post is one of a series of posts providing MBA application and essay advice for applicants to top MBA programs around the world. You can access the entire series at. My tips for answering Haas' essay questions...

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MBA Applicants: What McKinsey (and HBS) Wants

By - Jul 26, 23:38 PM   Comments [0]

They were looking for four things. I didn’t know until I’d made it to the third and last round of interviews, but McKinsey and Company, the strategy consulting firm perennially ranked among the top “dream” employers of MBA students, was looking for four specific qualities...

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