MBA

TexasWannaBeCali: 24 Year Old MBA Applicant Dreaming of the Beach

By - Sep 5, 10:22 AM   Comments [0]

This interview is the latest in an Accepted.com blog series featuring interviews with MBA applicant bloggers, offering readers a behind-the-scenes look at the MBA application process. And now…introducing our anonymous blogger, TexasWannaBeCali. Accepted: We'd like to get to know you! Where are you from? Where and...

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Tuck School Creates New Global Insight Requirement

By - Sep 5, 05:43 AM   Comments [0]

Beginning in fall 2015, students at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth will be required to complete an immersive global experience as part of their MBA education, the school announced earlier this week. The new Tuck Global Insight Requirement, which goes into effect for...

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2014 Best Business Schools for Hispanics

By - Sep 4, 10:41 AM   Comments [0]

HispanicBusiness recently announced the 2014 ranking of the best business schools for diversity practices. The rankings look at Hispanic graduate enrollment, full-time Hispanic faculty in the MBA programs, and the percent of MBA degrees earned by Hispanics. According to the editors, enrollment is just one piece...

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Johnson at Cornell University 2015 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Sep 4, 10:00 AM   Comments [0]

Are you looking for a close-knit, collaborative MBA program focused on experiential learning, committed to innovation, and further differentiated by an immersion learning component? Plus, it's located on an Ivy League campus with all the resources and networking opportunities the larger community provides. Still interested?...

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The GMAT Score Preview and Application Boxes

By - Sep 4, 08:30 AM   Comments [0]

MBA applicants, pay heed: two major b-school admissions topics have been on Linda’s mind and in this week’s episode of Admissions Straight Talk, she shares the word. Listen to the full recording of the show for some very important advice about the GMAT score preview and...

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GMAT vs. GRE: Harvard Business School Weighs In

By - Sep 3, 12:17 PM   Comments [0]

HBS’s admissions director, Dee Leopold shares a helpful post on how HBS approaches the GMAT versus GRE issue. I’ll preface this with her preface: Please don’t over-crunch! In short, the HBS view is agnostic. It’s not about which exam or even the overall score, but about...

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Berkeley MBA Program Appoints Assistant Dean

By - Sep 3, 05:25 AM   Comments [0]

Dean Rich Lyons of the UC Berkeley MBA program at the Haas School of Business has appointed Stephanie Fujii, MBA ’04, as the first assistant dean of the Full-time MBA Program and Admissions, a newly created position at Haas. An alumna and nine-year veteran at Haas, Fujii...

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Top 10 Most Expensive Private Business Schools in the U.S.

By - Sep 2, 12:49 PM   Comments [0]

In 2013-2014, b-school prices at private, elite business schools in the U.S. increased about $3,000 since the previous academic year. The average tuition for these 10 costly programs is almost $13,000 more than the average tuition of all ranked programs. By contrast, one of the least...

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Admissions Offers to International Grad Students Increase 9% Since 2013

By - Sep 2, 12:44 PM   Comments [0]

For the fourth year in a row, the Council of Graduate Schools (CGS) reported a 9% increase in graduate school offers to international students. Here are some highlights from the recent report (Findings from the 2014 CGS International Graduate Admissions Survey, Phase II: Final Applications...

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Recruiters Seek Specialist MBAs with Soft Skills

By - Sep 2, 05:00 AM   Comments [0]

At the Association of MBAs (AMBA) annual Employers Forum in August, two topics dominated the event: the need for MBAs with well-developed ‘soft’ skills, and the increased demand for graduate hires with specialist MBAs. The forum attracted 24 leading multi-nationals, including KPMG, Goldman Sachs, Bloomberg and...

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