MBA

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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Duke Fuqua 2015 MBA Essay Tips and Deadlines

By - Sep 1, 13:41 PM   Comments [0]

Leadership, teamwork, ethics, and a global approach to business are essential elements of the Duke Fuqua MBA, which is why you’ll need to make sure you express your passion for these ideals in your application essays. Impress the Fuqua adcom by positioning yourself as an...

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10 Ways to Make the Most of Your B-School Experience

By - Sep 1, 05:23 AM   Comments [0]

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA Blog on U.S.News.com If you’re heading to business school in the coming weeks, you’re about to embark on a transformative experience, both personally and professionally. If you are a soon-to-be member of the MBA class of 2016,...

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Interview with MBA Reapplicant, “Top Dog”

By - Aug 29, 11:32 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, Top Dog. Accepted: First, can you tell us a little about yourself? Where are you...

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Stacy Blackman’s B-School Buzz

By - Aug 29, 05:14 AM   Comments [0]

Welcome to the latest edition of Stacy Blackman’s B-School Buzz, our periodic check-in with some of the MBA blogosphere’s applicant and student contributors. This week, MBA bloggers share tactics for analyzing test errors, highlights from various information sessions, and advice for creating presentations that will...

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Financial Aid and Health Insurance for International Students

By - Aug 28, 11:32 AM   Comments [0]

If you are one of the adventurous souls planning on leaving your comfort zone to study abroad, we’d like to introduce you to a treasure trove of invaluable resources. Listen to the recording of our conversation with Ross Mason, VP of Envisage International for important tips...

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