Posts Tagged ‘Financial Aid’

Amerasia: Negotiating Your Offer – How to Ask For More Financial Aid

By - Apr 17, 11:09 AM   Comments [0]

Today's blog post is about negotiating your offer of admission ... except that it's not.  Because "negotiation" is not what you do when it comes to securing more financial aid from a business school.  The term of art for what you are going to be...

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Show Me the Money: Top Schools for Scholarships

By - Mar 11, 07:44 AM   Comments [0]

Ever wonder which elite MBA programs offer the most free money to students? Bloomberg Businessweek revealed the results last week of its recent ranking of the top B-schools for scholarships. Based on the percentage of 2011-12 tuition and fees covered by the average scholarship award, multiplied...

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Money Talks: A College and MBA Admissions News Round Up

By - Jul 15, 02:09 AM   Comments [0]

Here's what's going on in the world of college and MBA admissions...money-wise. Many b-school students will be returning to class this fall without having had the rosy summer internship experience they had expected—that is, if they were lucky enough to land an internship at all. The...

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MBA Admissions News and a Little College, Too

By - Jul 12, 12:59 PM   Comments [0]

Top European b-schools continue making the same mistake: First, in 2008 London Business School ousted their new dean, Robin Buchanan, for being too much of a businessman and not enough of an academic dean. Now IMD's president, John Wells, is stepping down due to similar...

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Save 20% on Must-Have Scholarship Resource Guide during July

By - Jul 6, 12:05 PM   Comments [0]

Applying to graduate school can be complicated enough—and that's before you start worrying about how you're going to pay for it. This month's featured ebook, Financing Your Future: Winning Fellowships, Scholarships and Awards for Grad School, will provide you with valuable tips on how to...

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2010 AIGAC Conference in Boston

By - Jul 2, 09:54 AM   Comments [0]

I will run out of superlatives if I attempt to describe the 2010 AIGAC Conference in Boston. Suffice it say that it was extraordinarily illuminating.  MIT Sloan and Harvard Business School graciously and generously hosted the event, which was kicked off by MIT Sloan’s Dean...

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College and MBA Admissions News Round Up

By - Jun 11, 04:05 AM   Comments [0]

1. A Chronicle article titled, "On Sticker Prices and 'Wishful Thinking,'" reports that students and parents have hastily "ruled out colleges based solely on published sticker prices without considering how much financial aid they might receive." According to a recent survey, these students and their...

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How to Choose a University: Price over Prestige?

By - Jun 8, 11:30 AM   Comments [0]

A recent CNN.com video, "Students choosing price over prestige?" describes how American high school seniors have some pretty tough decisions to make: Should they pursue a prestigious, top-dollar education at an Ivy League school? Or should they settle for a more affordable option—a state school...

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College and MBA Admissions Round Up

By - May 23, 10:03 AM   Comments [0]

As top universities strive to become more affordable, many have agreed to maintain their no-loan pledges again this year. (52 schools made no-loan pledges last year; 50 have committed to renew that pledge again this year.) This decision saves low-income (and some middle- and upper-class...

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Latin American Universities Embrace Globalized Education

By - Apr 28, 10:50 AM   Comments [0]

Top universities in Latin America—concentrated mainly in Argentina, Chile, Mexico, Colombia, and Brazil—have poured an increasingly large amount of government funds into sending students abroad to complete graduate degrees and on improving the educational standards at home, reports a Chronicle article titled "Latin America Hopes...

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