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How to Get Accepted in 2015: FREE WEBINAR!

By - Mar 19, 07:30 AM   Comments [0]

That’s right – we’re already talking about 2015 MBA applications! You may feel like you’ve got loads of time, but believe me…you’ve got loads to do! We’d like to help you start out on the right foot by inviting you to our upcoming live webinar, Get...

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US News Specialization Rankings

By - Mar 19, 01:49 AM   Comments [0]

In addition to its general ranking of the top U.S. MBA programs published last week, US News also posted specialization rankings of the top programs in various categories. Here are the top three programs for each category: Accounting 1- University of Texas—Austin (McCombs) 2- University of Pennsylvania (Wharton) 3-...

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Martoma: a Lesson for MBA Applicants on Owning Up to Mistakes

By - Mar 18, 10:20 AM   Comments [0]

Earlier this month, Stanford Graduate School of Business made the unprecedented move of nullifying the MBA degree of Mathew Martoma, the SAC Capital Advisors LP employee convicted of insider trading. For those unfamiliar with the education angle of the story, Martoma was expelled from Harvard Law School...

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Classmates, Surfing and a Few More Reasons to Love Stanford GSB

By - Mar 18, 10:01 AM   Comments [0]

This interview is the latest in an Accepted.com blog series featuring interviews with current MBA students, offering readers a behind-the-scenes look at top MBA programs. And now, introducing Michał Wiczkowski, a first year student at Stanford Graduate School of Business… Accepted: We'd like to get to...

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Should I Apply to B-School in Round 3 or Wait for Next Year?

By - Mar 18, 08:58 AM   Comments [0]

That's an easy one. Watch the video below for Linda's 1-minute answer: If you need more help deciding when to apply, just check out the recording of our recent webinar, Round 3 vs. Next Year: The MBA Admissions Debate, to learn: • The differences between R3 and...

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Pew Study Shows Grad Degrees Pay Off!

By - Mar 18, 07:44 AM   Comments [0]

According to a Pew study, earnings of college grads with no further education have increased 13% since 1984, while earnings of those with advanced degrees have risen 23% in that same time period. For those with professional and doctorate degrees, the numbers jump even higher,...

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Wharton School Names New Dean

By - Mar 17, 09:57 AM   Comments [0]

The University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School will welcome distinguished political economist Geoffrey Garrett as its newest dean, effective July 1st, the university announced today. A former faculty member in Wharton’s management department, Garrett is currently dean and professor of business in the Australian School of...

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The Truth Behind 3 Common MBA Rankings Myths

By - Mar 17, 09:37 AM   Comments [0]

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA Blog on U.S.News.com One of the very first places a business school hopeful begins the school selection process is by looking at annual or biannual MBA rankings. The most frequently consulted lists include those published by U.S. News, Bloomberg BusinessWeek,...

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$50M Innovation Challenge at Cornell’s Johnson School

By - Mar 14, 11:19 AM   Comments [0]

Galvanized by Dean Soumitra Dutta‘s vision for Cornell’s Johnson School of Management as a leader in business education, five alumni committed $27 million to support Johnson programs, faculty, research, and scholarships, the school announced last week. These alumni have invited the Johnson community to participate in...

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Chicago Booth Update on Round 2 Decisions

By - Mar 12, 17:22 PM   Comments [0]

The admissions team at Chicago Booth School of Business recently updated the Booth Insider blog to let applicants know what’s going on behind the scenes as the department moves into the final stage of the application evaluation process. The interview period is now over, and the...

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