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MBA Internship-to-Job Rate Rises as Employers Increasingly Pick from Summer Talent

By - Jul 2, 12:39 PM   Comments [0]

While the internship-to-job funnel has long existed in the banking and consulting industries, a Wall Street Journal article reports that more industries are filling full-time positions with their former MBA interns. And they’re not just increasing their internship-to-job rates, but some have started their hiring...

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Duke Fuqua 2014 MBA Application Deadlines

By - Jul 2, 12:32 PM   Comments [0]

Duke hasn't released its essays yet (keep your eyes peeled at the end of July), but note the deadlines and start brainstorming. Application Deadlines Decisions Released Early Action Sept 18, 2013 Oct 30, 2013 Round 1 Oct 21, 2013 Dec 20, 2013 Round 2 Jan 6, 2014 March 13, 2014 Round 3 March 20, 2014 May 9, 2014 For...

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5 Ways to Create, Clean Up, and Optimize Your Online Presence before Submitting Applications

By - Jul 2, 08:17 AM   Comments [0]

You’ve filled out your entire application, perfected your essays, secured killer recommendations, and written a CV that truly shows off your skills and experiences. You’re ready to send, right? WRONG! There’s one more thing you need to do, and you should do it NOW, before the...

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Fun Facts about this Year’s B-School Applicants

By - Jun 30, 13:06 PM   Comments [0]

Poets & Quants provided a lengthy summary and analysis of the Association of International Graduate Admissions Consultants (AIGAC)’s recent survey on b-school applicants’ opinions and experiences of the MBA admissions process. Here we’ll provide some highlights from the survey, and then I’ll provide a few additional...

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Are Online MBAs the Real Thing? A Conversation with MBA@UNC’s Beth Flye

By - Jun 30, 13:00 PM   Comments [0]

Online MBAs: Are they the real thing? Listen to the full recording of our conversation with Beth Flye of MBA@UNC to get the scoop about Kenan-Flagler's leading online MBA program. 00:02:03 – Keeping things calm in the lion’s den: Meet Beth Flye, Director of Admissions at...

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IMD MBA Interview with Current Student Vikas Menon

By - Jun 30, 12:54 PM   Comments [1]

Here’s a talk with Vikas Menon, a soon-to-be graduate of IMD Switzerland. Vikas talks about his b-school experience, and offers some serious insight into the IMD MBA program. If you’re thinking about applying to IMD, then you’ll definitely want to read on! Thank you Vikas...

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HBS 2+2 Success for Economics Major

By - Jun 28, 05:56 AM   Comments [0]

Anita was a college senior at Northwestern and was weighing her postgraduate options. She thought Harvard Business School’s 2+2 program was perfect for her, as she would get two years of real-world work experience before returning for a two year program. Anita worked with her...

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How to Boost Your MBA Intelligence

By - Jun 27, 13:15 PM   Comments [0]

There’s lots you can do to improve your MBA smarts, including this simple step: Download your copy of MBA Intelligence. This advice-packed magazine can be downloaded to your iPhone or iPad for $1.99. And FYI: Linda Abraham (Accepted.com founder and CEO) is a contributing writer to...

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Which B-Schools are Best for Finance Students?

By - Jun 27, 09:08 AM   Comments [0]

You’ll find the answer to that question in our newest special report, MBA In Sight: Focus on Finance. If you’re aiming for a future in finance, then you’ll want to attend the schools that will support your finance goal. MBA In Sight: Focus on Finance will...

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Georgetown McDonough Launches Online Finance Program

By - Jun 27, 05:56 AM   Comments [0]

Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business has announced the launch of the school’s first online educational offering---a Master of Science in Finance (MSF) program---designed to expand its global reach. The new curriculum uses state-of-the-art technology that gives students anywhere in the world the opportunity to...

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