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Application Volume Up at Full-Time MBA Programs, and Other Fun Facts

By - Oct 17, 12:32 PM   Comments [0]

A GMAC press release reports the results of its 2013 Application Trends Survey. 683 graduate business programs participated in the survey – this breaks down into 328 business schools in 42 countries. Here are some of the highlights: • 52% of two-year MBA programs reported an increase...

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Our Very Own Judy Gruen is Published in the Wall Street Journal!

By - Oct 13, 12:58 PM   Comments [0]

Accepted’s own Judy Gruen has her first column, “Too Many Reps to Raunchy Music Hurt My Core”, in the Wall Street Journal! If you’re a subscriber, just click on the link. If you’re not a WSJ subscriber, google “Judy Gruen Wall Street Journal” and it...

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UC Berkeley Haas Debuts Innovation Lab

By - Oct 8, 06:05 AM   Comments [0]

MBA students at UC Berkeley's Haas School of Business can now take advantage of adaptable work spaces that better facilitate collaborative learning in the newly opened Innovation Lab. Made possible by a gift from alumnus Michael Gallagher, former Haas Board chairman and retired CEO of Playtex...

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Gender or Social Gap: What’s the Real Issue at HBS?

By - Oct 7, 12:04 PM   Comments [0]

The front page story on gender equity at Harvard Business School published recently in the New York Times has caused quite a commotion among business school students, faculty, applicants, and the public at large. The article explores in depth some of the issues we've heard before: there's...

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UNC Kenan-Flagler Releases MBA Admissions App

By - Oct 6, 12:05 PM   Comments [0]

The MBA App, a new iPad and iPhone app that provides useful information to prospective MBA students, has been released by the University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School. It is the first MBA admissions app designed to assist prospective students in the complex decision-making process...

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UVA Darden MBA Interview with Current Student Blogger Caroline Kalinoski

By - Sep 29, 08:47 AM   Comments [0]

Here’s a talk with UVA Darden student blogger, Caroline Kalinoski, a second-year student with lots of advice to share about the application process, Darden clubs and courses, and favorite study spots on campus. Thank you Caroline and best of luck to you! (You can read...

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Stacy Blackman’s B-School Buzz

By - Sep 28, 11:57 AM   Comments [0]

Hello, and welcome to the latest edition of Stacy Blackman’s B-School Buzz, our periodic check-in with some of the MBA blogosphere’s applicant and student contributors. In this post, Buzz bloggers describe the madness that is the start of b-school, muse on interview strategies, offer advice...

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Columbia Business School Redesigns Core Curriculum

By - Sep 10, 05:12 AM   Comments [0]

Columbia Business School made headlines recently when it announced it will institute a redesigned core curriculum for the class of 2015 beginning this fall.  The school also unveiled twelve new videos that explain and convey the importance of the new changes. Among the most significant changes...

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$100M Gift for Michigan Ross School

By - Sep 9, 18:12 PM   Comments [0]

Business school namesake and alumnus Stephen M. Ross will give $200 million to the University of Michigan to significantly transform the student experience at the business school and athletic campus, the school announced recently. The Ross School and U-M Athletics will each receive $100 million, which...

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MBA Student Blogger Interview with Backinthebay2015

By - Sep 3, 13:31 PM   Comments [0]

We’d like to introduce you to Backinthebay2015, the anonymous author of the blog, Backinthebay2015, and a rising student at Stanford GSB. Backinthebay2015 was accepted to the GSB with deferred admission as a senior in college and has spent the last two years working, exploring, and...

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