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MBA Admissions: NYU Stern & Marketing

By - Dec 16, 13:32 PM   Comments [0]

A quick glance at NYU Stern currently ranks in 11th place as one of the best business schools, according to US News & World Report (March 2012). It is ranked in ninth place for marketing. Stern’s Class of 2014 and Marketing 3907 people applied to NYU...

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Survey Finds MBA Applicants Still Prefer GMAT Over GRE

By - Dec 13, 22:27 PM   Comments [0]

Even though approximately 69 percent of business schools now give applicants the option of submitting GRE (Graduate Record Exam) scores rather than the GMAT, a new survey reveals b-school hopefuls still aren't jumping on this alternative option. In Kaplan Test Prep’s 2012 survey of business school...

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CMU Tepper to Launch Online MBA Format

By - Dec 13, 22:23 PM   Comments [0]

The Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University announced this week that it will launch a new program model next fall called the FlexMBA, which combines in-person sessions, online classes and self-paced learning to deliver the same coursework, faculty, team interaction, personal leadership coaching...

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UV Darden Admissions Updates

By - Dec 13, 22:18 PM   Comments [0]

The MBA blog from University of Virginia Darden School of Business recently posted a few important reminders and clarifications for current and upcoming applicants. Round one applications have already been reviewed, for the most part, but the admissions committee is still reading and conducting interviews either...

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Stanford GSB Debunks More Admissions Myths

By - Dec 13, 22:11 PM   Comments [0]

It looks like the admissions department at Stanford Graduate School of Business is on a mission to bring the truth to the people as Allison Davis once again takes to the MBA admissions blog and dispels three persistent assumptions regarding Stanford's admit process. MYTH 1: If...

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Wharton’s MBA Director on New Team-Based Discussion

By - Dec 13, 22:07 PM   Comments [0]

As the MBA admissions team at University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School wraps up interviews for all round one candidates, Director Ankur Kumar recently took a moment to update the admissions blog with her colleagues' reactions to the newly introduced team-based discussion component. This new evaluation model...

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How Reading Can Help You Get Into Business School

By - Dec 13, 22:03 PM   Comments [0]

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA blog on U.S.News.com Setting aside time to read over the next few months is one of the smartest things you can do to enhance your candidacy for top-flight MBA programs. The broader your knowledge base, the more...

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Stacy Blackman’s B-School Buzz

By - Dec 13, 22:01 PM   Comments [0]

Once again, we’re back to check in with what some of Stacy Blackman’s B-School Buzz bloggers have been up to lately as we roll full-steam ahead into the holiday season, round two deadlines, and, for some applicants, the dreaded waitlist. From thoughts on conquering essays...

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MBA Hiring 2013 Looking Up – Specialized Master’s on Fire!

By - Dec 13, 13:43 PM   Comments [0]

According to a GMAC press release, employers are expressing early optimism for 2013 MBA hiring. Here are some of the key findings of the GMAC’s 2012 Year-End Poll of Employers, which includes responses from over 200 employers who hire students from graduate business programs: 76% of...

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MBA Interview Must-Know #2: You

By - Dec 13, 13:36 PM   Comments [0]

You. You are the first topic you need to know. After all, the interview will be about you. What do you want to do after your MBA? Why do you want to attend this program? When have you demonstrated the qualities this school appreciates, the...

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