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An HBS Reapplicant’s Success Story

By - Feb 15, 10:27 AM   Comments [0]

This interview is the latest in an blog series featuring interviews with current MBA students, offering readers a behind-the-scenes look at top MBA programs. And now for a chat with Prerit Jain, a future MBA student at Harvard Business School. Accepted: We'd like to get...

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Harvard Business School Expands HBX Program Eligibility

By - Feb 14, 17:00 PM   Comments [0]

Harvard Business School announced this week it will open its online learning platform HBX to students worldwide after two successful trial runs over the past year. Business school website Poets & Quants notes that the program will also be available to students admitted to the...

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Introducing Accepted!

By - Feb 13, 15:13 PM   Comments [0]

The Accepted team is super excited to welcome all of our new blog readers! For those of you who don't know much about Accepted, here is a little bit about who we are and what we do best: We look forward to getting to know you better...

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Cornell Tech Receives $50 Million Gift from Verizon

By - Feb 13, 12:20 PM   Comments [0]

Cornell Tech will open its new 12-acre Roosevelt Island campus in summer 2017, in part due to a recent $50 million gift from Verizon which will go towards the innovative Verizon Executive Education Center. According to the Cornell Tech press release, “The center will be a...

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Free Webinar Recording: Round 3 vs. Next Year

By - Feb 12, 12:20 PM   Comments [0]

Now’s your chance to catch up on valuable information you may have missed during our webinar, Round 3 vs. Next Year: The MBA Admissions Debate. MBA applicants torn with the big R3 or next year dilemma – you won’t want to miss this! View Round 3 vs....

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Wharton School Offers Business Foundations Specialization

By - Feb 12, 11:47 AM   Comments [0]

The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania will offer a Business Foundations Specialization series through Coursera, combining the school’s four-course Foundation Series with a Capstone Project that allows participants to apply their knowledge to real-world business problems. The Business Foundations Specialization, taught by Wharton faculty,...

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New MBA Curriculum at Cornell’s Johnson School

By - Feb 12, 05:00 AM   Comments [0]

Cornell University’s Johnson School of Graduate Management has officially launched a redesigned curriculum for the two-year MBA program that emphasizes collaboration, leadership, and analytical skills to better prepare students for a technology-driven global business environment. The curriculum, now being fully rolled out to the Class of...

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Valentine’s Day, Economics, and Stanford GSB

By - Feb 11, 12:15 PM   Comments [0]

The Valentine’s Day episode of Admissions Straight Talk -- the perfect opportunity to invite… an economist to be our guest on the show. Listen to the full recording of our enlightening conversation with Dr. Paul Oyer, Professor of Economics, at Stanford’s Graduate School of Business. Dr....

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Are Schools Reducing Their Number of Admissions Essays?

By - Feb 11, 09:15 AM   Comments [0]

Elite schools like Yale, Wharton, and Stanford looked like they were starting a trend in cutting the number of required admissions essays for applicants, but according to Kaplan Test Prep’s 2014 business school admissions officers survey, most U.S. MBA programs haven’t followed their lead. The...

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Steer Clear of the Rumor Mill

By - Feb 11, 06:51 AM   Comments [0]

Did you hear that Stanford is no longer admitting anyone who scored lower than a 700 on the GMAT? Or that HBS already filled up its entire class in Round 1 and won’t actually admit anyone they’re interviewing in Round 2? Or that the way to ace...

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