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Gender Pay Gap Widens Among B-School Graduates

By - Dec 21, 03:54 AM   Comments [0]

New Bloomberg Businessweek research shows that women make $0.05 less than men do for every dollar in their first post-MBA jobs. A decade ago, the BW article states, this gender wage gap was virtually non-existent. Below are some of the recent findings: In the general workforce,...

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Open MBA Admissions Chat This Wednesday

By - Dec 18, 05:00 AM   Comments [0]

Please be sure to join us at 10:00 AM PT/1 PM ET/6 PM GMT on Wednesday, Dec. 19th for our latest Q&A session, Spotlight on You: Open MBA Admissions Q&A. The moderator, Linda Abraham, CEO and founder of Accepted.com, will answer your questions on any...

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MBA Applicants Stick with the GMAT

By - Dec 18, 04:47 AM   Comments [0]

According to a recent Kaplan Test press release, the majority of MBA applicants prefer to stick with the GMAT instead of the GRE even though 69% of business schools accept GRE scores. The press release states that fewer than 1 in 10 applicants submitted GRE scores...

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Sharpen Your EMBA Edge with This Month’s Featured Ebook!

By - Dec 16, 13:40 PM   Comments [0]

Accepted.com’s classic EMBA guide, The EMBA Edge: A Guide to EMBA Admissions, fully updated for the current application cycle, is now on sale through the month of December at 20% of! What better way to launch the New Year than with a winning EMBA application...

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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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