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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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Help! I Belong to an Overrepresented Applicant Group

By - Oct 16, 09:46 AM   Comments [0]

I recently received a question—or more of a complaint—from a client who was concerned with his status as an Indian IT male. This individual was considering changing his location on his application—he was born, raised, and still lived in India, but his family had lived...

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Top 10 International 1-Year & 2-Year MBA Programs in 2013

By - Oct 15, 13:17 PM   Comments [0]

We recently posted the Forbes’ top 20 American MBA programs – now it’s time to turn our attention to the global b-school scene. Below are Forbes’ top 10 international MBA programs for 1-year and 2-year programs in 2013. 1-Year MBA Programs: RANK & SCHOOL 5-YEAR MBA GAIN PRE-MBA SALARY ...

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MBA Interview Formats: Morphing and Multiplying

By - Oct 15, 13:13 PM   Comments [0]

Welcome to the brave new world of MBA interviews! What just a few years ago was a straightforward one-on-one, in-person talk now has morphed into a kaleidoscope of forms and mediums. I’m writing a series of blog posts to look at each interview format and give...

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MIT Sloan Launches New Healthcare Certificate Program

By - Oct 14, 12:24 PM   Comments [0]

MIT Sloan’s MBA program will now offer students a Healthcare Certificate, giving all MIT students who are passionate about healthcare and health management an opportunity to participate in innovative research and healthcare related educational activities. After completing the certificate program, students will be prepared for careers...

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How to Choose X Number of Essay Questions to Answer from Y Number of Choices

By - Oct 14, 09:50 AM   Comments [0]

If you face multiple essay questions on an application, how are you going to choose which one(s) you should answer and which one(s) you should skip? (Note: Fewer schools are offering multiple-question options though it’s good to know how to approach this issue if you’re...

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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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Top 20 MBA Programs in 2013

By - Oct 13, 12:54 PM   Comments [0]

Here are the 20 best MBA programs in the U.S. for 2013 according to Forbes: SCHOOL AND RANK PRE-MBA SALARY 2012 SALARY 1. Stanford GSB $80,000 $221,000 2. Chicago Booth $76,000 $200,000 3. Harvard Business School $80,000 $205,000 4. UPenn Wharton $80,000 $205,000 5. Northwestern Kellogg $73,000 $176,000 6. Dartmouth Tuck $72,000 $189,000 7. Columbia Business School $74,000 $192,000 8. Duke Fuqua $63,000 $152,000 9. Cornell Johnson $59,000 $155,000 10. Michigan Ross $61,000 $153,000 11....

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INSEAD Appoints Ilian Mihov New Dean

By - Oct 13, 12:38 PM   Comments [0]

Big news at INSEAD! The top European business school just appointed Ilian Mihov, an INSEAD economics professor, as dean. Mihov will be the first new dean appointed from “the inside” in more than 12 years and the first dean ever to carry out his deanship...

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Healthcare Management at Wharton and at Large

By - Oct 10, 13:46 PM   Comments [0]

Healthcare related opportunities for MBA graduates are on the rise, and the Health Care Management Program is at the cutting edge of preparing students to enter this exciting and dynamic field. Listen to the full recording of our podcast interview with June Kinney to learn more...

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