Posts Tagged ‘Facebook’

Will Facebook Destroy Your Admissions Chances?

By - May 13, 12:05 PM   Comments [2]

When Kaplan Test Prep released the results of its survey of business school admissions officers, revealing that 32% of business school admissions officers performed internet searches on applicants, 27% visited an applicant’s social media (Facebook, Myspace, etc.) page, and 10% had found something online that...

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Give Yourself a Social Media Makeover as a B-School Applicant

By - Apr 22, 05:18 AM   Comments [0]

In the era of social media saturation, business school hopefuls have to think about more than just drafting memorable essays, nailing interviews and marketing themselves effectively during the MBA application process. Today’s applicants must scrutinize their public persona on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and elsewhere to make...

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Social Media Influences Curricula, Affects Applicants

By - Jul 6, 10:56 AM   Comments [0]

MBA students and applicants live and breathe through social media, which is a good thing, considering the growing demand in the business world for employees with honed social media skills. According to a recent Financial Times article—which quotes me—this relatively new form of social dialogue...

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MBA Admissions News Round Up

By - Dec 27, 12:02 PM   Comments [0]

CMU Tepper‘s Provost and Executive Vice President, Mark S. Kamlet, was recently appointed Acting Dean of the business school effective January 1, 2011. The current dean, Kenneth Dunn, will be stepping down on that date, and Kamlet will serve in his place until a new...

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MBA Admissions News Roundup: Improv, Social Media, and More

By - Dec 23, 09:15 AM   Comments [0]

In a Businessweek blog post, “MIT Brings Improv to the MBA Classroom,” Alison Damast describes the leadership focused MBA acting class called Improvisational Leadership: In the Moment Leadership Skills. The second-year course integrates creative arts into the more classic business school curriculum, and focuses on...

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Accepted News: Early-Bird Special, Webinar, Ebook, Telethon, & More

By - Jul 14, 10:02 AM   Comments [0]

There has been so much happening in the admissions world, that I have really failed to keep you current on events at Accepted.com. I am going to remedy that omission now. Here’s what’s going on: MBA Early Bird Special Start early, submit early, and access expert...

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