MIT Sloan Full-Time MBA: A Current Student Interview

By - Jun 2, 11:14 AM   Comments [0]

What's the best way to plan for the two years at Sloan so that you get the most out of it? Speak to current students ahead of time to see what activities they engage in and how they spend their time.  Check out the club websites...

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Learn Vital Self Assessment Tricks to Help You Apply Right…and Get Accepted

By - Jun 1, 10:55 AM   Comments [0]

A few weeks ago Natalie Grinblatt Epstein, editor and consultant and former b-school admissions dean, presented the popular webinar, Reality Check, hosted by the Association of International Graduate Admission Consultants (AIGAC). In Reality Check, Natalie provides soup to nuts advice on how to measure b-school...

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Free Essays that Stick Webinar Recording Up and Running!

By - Jun 1, 10:50 AM   Comments [0]

A few weeks ago Linda presented the packed-to-capacity presentation of Essays that Stick for AIGAC's Graduate Admissions Summit. The first-run, “sold-out” webinar was followed by a second heavily-attended presentation. People just couldn't get enough of Linda's helpful tips and advice on how to create application...

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The MBA Oath: Where Business and Ethics Meet…Maybe

By - May 31, 08:54 AM   Comments [0]

Business professionals are working to combat the blatant, unapologetic amorality in the business world. The government is taking measures by enforcing firm new regulations, the media is keeping a closer eye on corporate action, and, perhaps most impressively, business school students are taking initiatives to...

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Specialized, Executive Training Programs Pick Up, Globally

By - May 30, 10:37 AM   Comments [0]

Part-time or short executive MBA programs are sprouting up in countries not traditionally served by business schools in an initiative to spread the availability of executive education, reports a recent Financial Times article, "Winds of change blow for business schools." Lagos Business School in Nairobi...

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MBAs Make it Big in Vegas, Behind-the-Scenes

By - May 30, 10:27 AM   Comments [0]

Harrah's, and other big Las Vegas casinos, are recruiting new MBAs to work behind-the-scenes to improve their businesses, reports a Bloomberg Businessweek article entitled "Viva Las Vegas: MBAs Catch the Gaming Bug." With extensive knowledge and experience in marketing, refinancing, human resources, and management, these...

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Yale SOM 2011 MBA Application Questions, Deadlines, Tips.

By - May 27, 12:26 PM   Comments [0]

This Yale School of Management 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 comments are in red. Yale...

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B-Schools News: More Expensive Programs Yield Higher Paid Grads

By - May 26, 23:14 PM   Comments [0]

According to new Bloomberg Businessweek research, graduates from top business schools (which are also the most expensive programs) earn more straight out of school and down the road than do grads from lower ranked, less expensive schools. And they don't just make a little more…but...

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2010 Beautiful B-School Photo Contest Winners

By - May 25, 11:45 AM   Comments [0]

The winners of this year's Beautiful B-School photo contest are… The First Prize ($200 Amazon gift certificate) goes to BizWiz for his shot of Stanford GSB's Oval Park: Second Prize ($100 gift certificate) goes to Matt Thieleman for his picture of Tappan Street and Michigan Ross amidst...

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Admissions Resume: What to Include

By - May 25, 11:41 AM   Comments [0]

Recently in “MBA Admissions:The May-October Romance,” I suggested that applicants for Fall 2011 entry begin assembling materials for their applications now – a full five months in advance of the first fall deadlines. One of the ideal documents to begin now is a resume, something...

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