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New Blog from IU Kelley’s Online MBA Program

By - Jan 29, 14:59 PM   Comments [0]

Indiana University's Kelley School of Business launched a new blog last week from Kelley Direct---the first online MBA program established by a top-ranked business school in 1999. Led by Phil Powell, Kelley Direct Faculty Chair and a professor of Business Economics and Public Policy, the MBA...

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GMAC Alumni Survey Shows Strong Job Market for 2012 Grads

By - Jan 28, 14:51 PM   Comments [0]

Last year's b-school grads faced a receptive job market, as 92 percent of 2012 graduates surveyed by the Graduate Management Admission Council were employed three months after graduation. That’s six percentage points higher than class of 2011 graduates surveyed at the same time the year...

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6 Ways to Play the MBA Waiting Game

By - Jan 28, 14:46 PM   Comments [0]

After months of planning, studying for the admissions exam, writing essays, and wrangling recommenders, you have just hit the submit button for your business school applications and are now wondering what's next as the MBA waiting game begins. Here are six tips to make the most of this period. 1....

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Get Social with Columbia Business School

By - Jan 11, 15:01 PM   Comments [0]

The new Voices blog at Columbia Business School recently reminded current and prospective applicants of the many ways Columbia is striving to connect with social media users to share both the student experience as well as insights into the MBA admission process. Active on both Facebook...

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Bob Sutton’s Reading List for Business Leaders

By - Dec 31, 11:05 AM   Comments [0]

A few weeks ago, I wrote a post for US News which explains how reading can help you get into business school. Just to recap, I firmly believe that increasing the amount of time you spend reading directly---and almost immediately---gives a boost to your MBA...

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Columbia Business School Launches New Voices Blog

By - Dec 31, 11:02 AM   Comments [0]

We recently learned of the online launch of Voices of Columbia Business School, a blog which aims to provide an insider view into the Columbia experience through the eyes of current students. Written by a mix of MBA and EMBA students and admissions officers, Amanda Carlson,...

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Stacy Blackman’s Year-End Wrap Up

By - Dec 31, 10:13 AM   Comments [0]

Can you believe 2012 is almost over? With the New Year upon us, I'd like to take a moment to reflect on the most popular and useful posts we've covered throughout the past year. Some originally appeared on my U.S. News MBA Admissions blog, while...

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FT’s 2012 Ranking of European Business Schools

By - Dec 13, 22:16 PM   Comments [1]

Recently, the Financial Times released its ninth annual ranking of the best European business schools. In a major upset, Spain's IE Business School unseated HEC Paris, which had occupied the top slot for the previous six years. The ranking assesses the combined performance of Europe’s leading...

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Major Gift Helps Chicago Booth Expand Venture Creation Efforts

By - Dec 13, 22:13 PM   Comments [0]

Chicago energy entrepreneur Michael Polsky, who in 2002 donated $7 million to the University of Chicago Booth School of Business to create the Michael P. Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship, has now increased his total gift to $15 million, the school recently announced. The additional $8...

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Stacy Blackman’s B-School Buzz

By - Dec 13, 22:01 PM   Comments [0]

Once again, we’re back to check in with what some of Stacy Blackman’s B-School Buzz bloggers have been up to lately as we roll full-steam ahead into the holiday season, round two deadlines, and, for some applicants, the dreaded waitlist. From thoughts on conquering essays...

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