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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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GMAT Question of the Day (Sept 2): Word Problem and Critical Reasoning

By - Sep 2, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) If the circus were to sell all of its 220 tickets for this month's performance at its usual price, the revenue from sales would be 10% greater than that collected last month. If the circus raised the ticket price by 5% and sold only...

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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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GMAT Question of the Day (Sep 1): Mixture Problem and Critical Reasoning

By - Sep 1, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) Some part of a 50% solution of acid was replaced with an equal amount of 30% solution of acid. If, as a result, 40% solution of acid was obtained, what part of the original solution was replaced? (A) (B) (C) (D) (E) Question Discussion &...

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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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How the GMAT AWA section is scored

By - Aug 29, 07:40 AM   Comments [0]

The Analytical Writing Assessment, or the AWA, is the first section of the GMAT.

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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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