Admission Consultants

Embrace LGBT Identity in Business School Applications

By - May 5, 06:28 AM   Comments [0]

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA Blog on U.S.News.com Marketing efforts to attract lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender MBA applicants are not cut-and-dried. While business schools can easily target potential candidates by ethnicity, asking applicants to identify themselves based on sexual orientation is...

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Yale SOM to Operate Leadership Center in Beijing

By - May 2, 10:20 AM   Comments [1]

By Stacy Blackman Consulting On Wednesday, Yale University announced the creation of the Yale Leadership Center in Beijing, which will host leadership programming offered by schools and centers across the university. The Yale Leadership Center will be operated by the Yale School of Management (SOM), which...

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Forte Helps Women in Business Thrive: Interview with Elissa Sangster

By - May 1, 14:23 PM   Comments [0]

Things have come full circle for Admissions Straight Talk. We couldn't be more excited about our second interview with the very first guest to have appeared on our podcast: Elissa Sangster, Executive Director for the Forté Foundation. Listen to the recording of our conversation to learn...

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Darden’s Dean Bruner Plans Return to Faculty Position

By - Apr 30, 18:07 PM   Comments [0]

By Stacy Blackman Consulting Earlier this month, the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business announced Dean Robert Bruner‘s intention to return to a faculty position and take a traditional one-year leave of absence when his second term as dean ends in July 2015. Bruner and his leadership...

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Specialized Master’s Degrees in Business Gain Popularity

By - Apr 30, 12:53 PM   Comments [0]

GMAC’s recent mba.com Prospective Students Survey reveals that even though MBA degrees still come in first as the most sought-after graduate business degree, close to half of prospective business graduate students are considering non-MBA business master’s programs, and one in five prospective students isn’t considering...

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Assessing Your MBA Admissions Profile

By - Apr 29, 12:47 PM   Comments [0]

"Assessing Your MBA Admissions Profile” is excerpted from the Accepted.com special report, Best MBA Programs: A Guide to Selecting the Right One. To download the entire free special report, click here. Thinking about what you want and need in an MBA program is the fun part....

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Catch Our MBA Webinar Tomorrow [Wed]!

By - Apr 29, 12:39 PM   Comments [0]

Tick tock, tick tock – that’s the sound we hear over at Accepted.com as we prep for our webinar, The Secret to MBA Acceptance, at 10 AM PT / 1 PM ET on Wed, April 29. Don’t miss out – if you’re applying to b-school next...

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Big Curriculum Changes at Cornell’s Johnson School

By - Apr 29, 05:15 AM   Comments [0]

By Stacy Blackman Consulting For the first time in ten years, Cornell University’s Johnson School of Management has completely revamped the core MBA curriculum in order to better prepare students for the challenges of today’s business landscape. According to a recent article in the Cornell Business Journal,...

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What are My Chances? Latina Software Developer Moving to Marketing

By - Apr 28, 08:12 AM   Comments [0]

This blog post is one in a series of MBA applicant profile evaluations called “What are My Chances?” authored by Michelle Stockman. Michelle, who started consulting for Accepted in 2007 and worked previously in the Columbia Business School admissions office, will provide selected applicants with...

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HBS Launches Campaign to Raise $1 Billion

By - Apr 28, 04:23 AM   Comments [0]

By Stacy Blackman Consulting Harvard Business School plans to raise $1 billion over the next five years, and has launched an alumni outreach program to increase engagement with and among alumni well in to the future, the school announced at its public capital campaign launch on...

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