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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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The Second-Round Rush

By - Dec 12, 18:39 PM   Comments [0]

For some reason, Thanksgiving weekend in America tends to signal the beginning of the rush toward second-round business school application deadlines. Many candidates who are just contemplating their MBA applications tend to call us and ask, “How many schools can I apply to at this...

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London Business Schools Expands into Iconic Building

By - Dec 11, 15:02 PM   Comments [0]

Big news for the London Business School, which is planning for major growth! Of course it’s exciting when a school’s success leads to growth, but here, the story is big in another way. The building into which they’ll be expanding is the Old Marylebone Town Hall,...

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Living Globally: London Business School MBA Admissions Q&A

By - Dec 11, 14:56 PM   Comments [1]

Guests: Mary Ferreira and Zsuzsanna Bucko, Recruitment & Admissions Managers Date: Wed, Dec. 12, 2012 Time: 10:00 AM PT / 1:00 PM ET / 6:00 PM BST Register Now! Living Globally: London Business School MBA Admissions Q&A Are you wondering what the international MBA experience is like at London Business...

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Large Donation Helps Chicago Expand Entrepreneur Center

By - Dec 10, 14:52 PM   Comments [0]

Last week, Michael Polsky, Chicago energy entrepreneur, announced that he’d be donating an $8 million gift to the Michael P. Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship, a research center established in 2002 after his initial $7 million donation. The gift will support Chicago Booth’s growing innovation initiatives...

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MBA Admissions: NYU Stern & Finance

By - Dec 10, 14:42 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 third place for finance. Stern’s Class of 2014 and Finance 3907 people applied to NYU...

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Interview with Jon Hodge

By - Dec 9, 03:03 AM   Comments [0]

For this week’s episode of Accepted Admissions Straight Talk, we interviewed Jon Hodge of Strictly English. Check out the full recording to hear our great conversation about test prep, the latest technology in test-taking and more! 00:29:00 – Introducing Jon Hodge, founder and owner of Strictly...

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Specialized Business MS Degrees on the Rise

By - Dec 9, 02:11 AM   Comments [0]

A Bloomberg Businessweek article talks about the increase in Master’s programs in specialized business fields. With Maryland’s Smith School of Business as a pioneer (about to open its fifth specialized MS program in 20013), other b-schools are quickly following suit and “riding on the wave...

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