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Oops! Economist Errs in MBS Ranking

By - Sep 20, 00:44 AM   Comments [0]

The Melbourne Business School sets the record straight regarding its international ranking position with The Economist at number 46 in a BlueSky press release ("The Economist got it wrong"). The school reports that its position should be considerably higher. In the Economist rankings, which were released late...

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GMAC Reports MBA Admissions Trends

By - Sep 20, 00:42 AM   Comments [0]

GMAC released its 2010 Application Trends survey earlier this week. 665 graduate business programs at 327 business schools from 39 countries around the world responded to the survey. Major findings include: 59% of EMBA programs saw an increase in application volume. It was the first increase...

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Economist MBA Rankings Released!

By - Sep 20, 00:38 AM   Comments [0]

According to The Economist, this year's rankings are "probably the most turbulent" in its nine year ranking history. How schools have responded to the difficult job market has greatly affected their position in the rankings since career opportunities for graduates and salaries of graduates account...

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MBA Admissions News Round Up: What’s Going On in the World of Top MBA Admissions

By - Sep 18, 12:44 PM   Comments [0]

Large, elaborate b-school campuses don't just attract more applicants and professors, but help a school climb higher in the rankings, reports a Businessweek article, "Elite B-Schools Keep on Building." According to Yale professor Matthew Speigel, "Elite business schools in the U.S. are locked in an...

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Veritas Prep GMAT Tips: Understanding the GMAT Scoring Algorithm

By - Sep 17, 15:02 PM   Comments [0]

Brian Galvin is the Director of Academic Programs at Veritas Prep, where he oversees all of the company’s GMAT preparation courses. As another football season begins, and as you prepare for a degree in management, it may come time to reflect on one of America’s most...

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Ivies Aren’t Flocking to India, but Others Are

By - Sep 17, 12:59 PM   Comments [0]

Six months ago the Indian government drafted a law allowing foreign education institutions to set up camp on Indian soil. The ministry had hoped to attract top universities like Harvard, Yale, and Oxford, but instead, midlevel schools are taking the bait. According to a New York...

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MIT Sloan MBA Admissions: Interview with Rod Garcia

By - Sep 17, 12:56 PM   Comments [0]

Last week I had the pleasure of speaking with Rod Garcia, Director of Admissions at the MIT Sloan School of Business. He was kind enough to provide an update on MIT Sloan admissions, and insight into Sloan’s evaluation process. Accepted.com: What’s new at MIT Sloan?...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Sep 17): Geometry and Sentence Correction

By - Sep 17, 03:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) There are two concentric circles with radii 10 and 8. If the radius of the outer circle is increased by 10% and the radius of the inner circle decreased by 50%, by what percent does the area between the circles grow? (A) 140% (B) 141% (C) 190% (D)...

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Clear Admit Admissions Tip: International Consulting Opportunities

By - Sep 16, 06:58 AM   Comments [0]

As business goes global, more MBA students are looking for ways to gain international experience. A number of leading business schools offer students an opportunity to gain in-country experience while using their knowledge of business to help address pressing social issues. Today we’ll take a...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Sep 16): Arithmetic and Critical Reasoning

By - Sep 16, 03:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) Is the product of and equal to 1? 1. 2. OA and Explanation Verbal (SC) Most recovering heroin addicts seek to be free of drug dependency and others' prejudicial treatment as well. (A) of drug dependency and others' prejudicial treatment as well. (B) both of...

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