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Healthcare Management at Wharton and at Large

By - Oct 10, 13:46 PM   Comments [0]

Healthcare related opportunities for MBA graduates are on the rise, and the Health Care Management Program is at the cutting edge of preparing students to enter this exciting and dynamic field. Listen to the full recording of our podcast interview with June Kinney to learn more...

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Cornell Introduces New Joint Program With Israel’s Technion

By - Oct 10, 13:39 PM   Comments [0]

Cornell Innovation Institute at Cornell Tech and the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology are introducing a new joint program: an M.S. in Information Systems with a specialization in Connective Media. Students will receive degrees from both institutions. According to the Cornell Tech website, the program will meet...

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4 Application Strategy Tips: Stand Out AND Fit In

By - Oct 10, 13:34 PM   Comments [0]

It can be confusing: Half of the advice you read urges you to stand out in your application, while the other half advises you to explain how you’ll fit in. So which is it? Should you stand out or fit in? The answer, unsurprisingly, is BOTH....

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New Special Report for Indian MBA Applicants

By - Oct 8, 13:30 PM   Comments [0]

Indian applicants – this one’s for you! Our newest special report, Against the Odds: MBA Admissions for Indian Applicants, is geared towards Indian applicants who are looking to differentiate themselves from the large (and always growing) pool of Indian b-school applicants. The report is loaded with specific,...

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Interested in a Career in Hospitality?

By - Oct 7, 12:20 PM   Comments [0]

Are you interested in a career in hospitality? Do you see yourself managing a five-star hotel, resort, vacation tour company, exclusive spa, small bed and breakfast or top-flight restaurant? If you’re planning to pursue a degree in hospitality management, ideally from one of the top two...

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Are B-Schools Targeting Older Applicants?

By - Oct 7, 06:04 AM   Comments [0]

Is there such thing as being too young or old for an MBA? In case you missed it, Bloomberg Businessweek ran an interesting article a few weeks ago called the Graying of Harvard Business School which pointed out some of the stats of the...

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The 5 Best Jobs for MBA Grads

By - Oct 7, 03:15 AM   Comments [0]

Today’s post comes from Manhattan Review, a well-known provider of test prep and MBA Admissions Consulting in Berlin, Frankfurt, Munich, Vienna, and Zurich for Top Business Schools. In terms of a lucrative and rewarding career path, getting an MBA makes one fairly versatile. Any area of...

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Chicago Booth Weekend Part-Time MBA Application Essay Tips

By - Oct 6, 09:31 AM   Comments [1]

(NOTE: These questions are for the spring 2014 applications; the questions for the fall 2014 applications are different and will be featured in a subsequent post.) Traditional! In an era of MBA application experimentation with micro-length questions, video, slides, and other new elements, these questions ask...

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Wharton to Wall Street: A Thing of the Past?

By - Oct 6, 08:39 AM   Comments [0]

You’ve probably read the Wall Street Journal article, “What’s Wrong With Wharton?” that suggests that Wharton has “lost its luster.” I’d like to share my thoughts on that, but first, here’s a recap of the article: The article starts with some stats – first and...

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3 Common Hurdles for International MBA Applicants

By - Oct 4, 06:03 AM   Comments [0]

Nearly a third of students in some of the top MBA programs are international, which offers great professional and cultural diversity and enriches the classroom experience. Applying from abroad involves certain expected obstacles, such as the logistics of campus visits, securing visas and financial aid and...

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