MBA

Amerasia: Negotiating Your Offer – How to Ask For More Financial Aid

By - Apr 17, 11:09 AM   Comments [0]

Today’s blog post is about negotiating your offer of admission … except that it’s not.  Because “negotiation” is not what you do when it comes to securing more financial aid from a business school.  The term of art for what you are going to be...

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Admissionado Application Basic Training Bootcamp

By - Apr 17, 09:29 AM   Comments [0]

If you’re serious about applying to bschool in Round 1 this year, it’s time to dig in. While the essay prompts won’t be released until June, smart applicants use this extra time to their advantage – building their profiles, coming up with their strategy, and...

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New Accreditation Standards for Management Education

By - Apr 16, 13:15 PM   Comments [0]

To provide leadership for the new challenges and opportunities facing management education today, AACSB International (AACSB) has released a new set of accreditation standards for the world’s leading business schools. Approved April 8th by its membership at the AACSB International Conference and Annual Meeting in Chicago,...

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Weigh Fit to Choose Between Multiple B-School Admissions Offers

By - Apr 16, 05:10 AM   Comments [0]

Round Two business school decisions are pouring in and some MBA applicants face not just two, but three or more offers of admission from their target schools. While the adage is “There’s never too much of a good thing,” the reality is that a bounty of b-school...

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Introducing Stanford Africa MBA Fellowship Program

By - Apr 15, 10:30 AM   Comments [0]

Last week Stanford Graduate School of Business announced its new Stanford Africa MBA Fellowship Program. Some details about the program: • The fellowship will award up to eight African students per year with full tuition for the two-year program (approx. $140,000). • Students will be required to work...

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50 Years Later: Gender Gaps Persists at HBS

By - Apr 15, 05:24 AM   Comments [0]

Harvard Business School marked this year’s 50th anniversary of admitting women to the two-year MBA Program with the W50 Summit on April 4-5th. The event, which drew more than 800 female graduates to the campus, focused on accelerating the advancement of women leaders who make a...

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Getting Your MBA Goals in Shape

By - Apr 14, 11:48 AM   Comments [0]

Knowing they’ll have to write essays about their goals, most b-school applicants have identified their goals prior to starting the application process. But I’ve found that “identified” often has a very narrow scope, too narrow to effectively serve the purpose of the essays. With some moderate...

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UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School Retools EMBA Programs

By - Apr 14, 05:14 AM   Comments [0]

The University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School has announced a redesign of its evening and weekend Executive MBA programs with new features and greater convenience for working professionals. For the 24-month Evening MBA program, classes will meet on campus one night a week rather than...

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Stanford MBA Program Announces New Joint Degree

By - Apr 13, 14:07 PM   Comments [0]

Interested in combining a passion for new technology ventures with an MBA degree? If so, the new MS Computer Science/MBA joint degree program launching at the Stanford Graduate School of Business may be for you. More details are forthcoming, but for now, the business school notes that...

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Yale SOM Debuts New Case Competition

By - Apr 12, 14:21 PM   Comments [0]

MBA students from the Yale School of Management have organized a new kind of business school case competition which debuted on April 6th. The one-day only Integrated Leadership Case Competition (ILCC) brought together student teams from top U.S. business schools to tackle a Yale SOM...

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