MBA

Kellogg School Launches Executive Career Acceleration

By - Oct 2, 20:10 PM   Comments [0]

Employees who have been assessed on their leadership competencies are eight times more likely to receive a promotion than those who have not. With this well-documented fact in mind, Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management has just announced a new partnership that will facilitate a...

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New Courses Underway at UC Berkeley Haas School of Business

By - Oct 2, 20:07 PM   Comments [0]

The UC Berkeley Haas School of Business has a lot of exciting things going on this fall, from new courses covering social networks, online learning, and women in business, to a slew of industry leaders coming in to speak both inside the classrooms and out. Here’s...

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2012 Top 10 Graduate Programs for Entrepreneurship

By - Oct 2, 20:05 PM   Comments [0]

The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine have announced the results of the Princeton Review's annual survey of the top entrepreneurship programs in the nation. From more than 2,000 schools reviewed, Babson College in Massachusetts captured the #1 spot on both the undergraduate and graduate entrepreneurship...

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GMAC Reports Historic Highs in GMAT Testing Volume

By - Oct 2, 20:02 PM   Comments [0]

The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), owner of the GMAT exam, has announced that last year was a record year for the exam. Volume for the 2012 testing year (July 1, 2011, to June 30, 2012) was up 11 percent from the prior year, and...

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Darden Essay Question Analysis -2012-2013

By - Sep 26, 13:48 PM   Comments [0]

Like last year, Darden requires only one main essay question this year as well. Let us take a look at the question: Share your thought process as you encountered a challenging work situation or complex problem. How did this experience change your perspective? (500 words maximum) 1.   What...

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5 Things to Weigh Before Applying to B-School

By - Sep 24, 12:21 PM   Comments [0]

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA blog on U.S.News.com All aspiring MBAs must decide how many and which business schools to apply to; the key is to be aware of where you are in the application "window"—or where you are in life in...

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Advice from Harvard’s MBA Admissions Director

By - Sep 24, 12:19 PM   Comments [0]

Don't try to stand out, do make sure you understand---and are excited about---the case method approach to learning, and stay curious are three of the main pieces of advice Harvard Business School's Dee Leopold offers applicants in a recent post on her director's blog. While some...

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Three Application Tips from Chicago Booth

By - Sep 24, 12:17 PM   Comments [0]

If you are contemplating applying to the Chicago Booth School of Business, here are just a few items to focus on when crafting your application package. According to a recent Business Because interview with Danielle Foster, associate director of admissions at Chicago Booth as of October...

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GMAC Gears Up for Global Online MBA Fair

By - Sep 24, 12:14 PM   Comments [0]

Looking for a way to learn about dozens of leading MBA programs from the comfort of your computer? Through the upcoming GMATCH virtual fair,  sponsored by the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), prospective students can connect with admissions officials, ask questions of current students and...

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Important Reminders from Harvard Business School

By - Sep 24, 12:12 PM   Comments [0]

For anyone planning to apply to Harvard Business School this year, director of admissions and financial aid Dee Leopold recently offered a roundup of answers to common questions she's been hearing from Round 1 applicants. Although some candidates may be tempted to submit a lengthy resume...

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