MBA

Will Facebook Destroy Your Admissions Chances?

By - May 13, 12:05 PM   Comments [2]

When Kaplan Test Prep released the results of its survey of business school admissions officers, revealing that 32% of business school admissions officers performed internet searches on applicants, 27% visited an applicant’s social media (Facebook, Myspace, etc.) page, and 10% had found something online that...

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MBA Program Visits, Fairs, Receptions: 5 Simple Steps to Make Them Productive

By - May 12, 12:59 PM   Comments [0]

Applying to MBA programs this coming fall or winter? Then probably you’re planning to meet with MBA admission committee members at various types of events – school visits, MBA fairs, school receptions, etc. – as part of that process. An ideal time for school visits...

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Columbia B-School Receives $100 Million Gift from Wharton Alum

By - May 12, 12:36 PM   Comments [0]

Last week Wharton alum and longtime Columbia board and community member Ronald O. Perelman donated $100 to Columbia Business School. The gift will help fund new programs on the new CBS Manhattanville campus. One of the two buildings on the new campus will be named for...

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Columbia Business School Student Interview: Sushi is 15 Minutes Away

By - May 12, 12:25 PM   Comments [0]

Here’s a talk with Tom, a SoFi scholar and current student at Columbia Business School. Tom is a U.S. Army veteran who loves b-school so much, that’s he’s trying to extend his education and stay for another year! Read on for some excellent advice about...

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Funding Options for International MBA Students

By - May 9, 08:00 AM   Comments [0]

A recent Financial Times article discusses the numerous alternative lending options available for foreign b-school students. Because international loans from schools have been on the decline since the financial crash a few years ago and an increase in international default risk, international students have been...

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Harvard U. Receives $50 Million Gift

By - May 8, 11:26 AM   Comments [0]

The Blavatnik Family Foundation donated $50 million to Harvard University to launch the development of a major initiative to support early-stage breakthrough therapies and cure of diseases, reports a recent article in the Harvard Gazette. The gift will create the Blavatnik Biomedical Accelerator to identify new...

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Aringo Tips for Low GMAT Applicants

By - May 8, 00:24 AM   Comments [0]

For most MBA programs, your GMAT score accounts for about 20% of the admission decision. You can get into top MBA programs with a low GMAT score (as you can see here). Your GMAT score gives schools information about an applicant’s analytical abilities, a key...

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HUGE Happy Birthday Ebook Sale Going On NOW!

By - May 7, 13:23 PM   Comments [0]

Hi everyone! It’s me, Linda Abraham, CEO and founder of Accepted.com, and today is my birthday. For me, birthdays are a time to appreciate life and the people around me who have contributed to making my life special. It's also a time to celebrate, and I'd...

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IMD 2014 MBA Essay Tips

By - May 7, 11:34 AM   Comments [2]

  IMD in Lausanne, Switzerland, offers a 1-year MBA program focused on general management and leadership. While there are only 90 students in each class, the diversity among that class is wide: students hail from 45 countries: 43% from throughout Europe, 26% from Asia, 11% from...

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How to Cope With B-School Rejections

By - May 7, 06:59 AM   Comments [0]

This is the time of year when final business school decisions are being released, and unfortunately there isn't always good news. After pouring your heart and soul into the arduous MBA application process, if your status changes from hoping and waiting to officially denied, it can seem...

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