Posts Tagged ‘financial crisis’

MBA Admissions News Round Up

By - Aug 16, 11:47 AM   Comments [0]

Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice will be joining the Stanford GSB faculty next month as co-director of the school's Center for Global Business and the Economy, reports a Businessweek blog post last week. The center "aims to be the leader in developing and disseminating...

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Haas Reports Uptick in Class of 2010 Employment

By - Jun 16, 23:08 PM   Comments [0]

Here is yet another article to suggest that the job market is finally, and slowly, improving. A Haas School Newsroom report shares the results its graduating class's job statistics. Result highlights: 77% of the full-time graduating class received job offers. This is compared to last year's 74%. Students...

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Round Up Review: “Likely Letters,” Universities Budget Cuts, Tenure, and More!

By - Mar 30, 07:55 AM   Comments [0]

University of Pennsylvania has sent out 200 "likely letters" to high school seniors: If they maintain solid grades and moral standing until graduation, they'll be in. This is an increase from last year's 120 likely letters. Likely letters are sent out earlier than regular decision...

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B-School Students See Light at the End of the Job Market Tunnel

By - Mar 22, 17:38 PM   Comments [0]

Current MBA students and graduates are experiencing a totally different job market than they did last year, reports the New York Times in an article entitled "Job Market Stabilizes for Business Students." While last year students and graduates scrambled for internships and full time positions,...

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Catch Up on College and MBA Admissions News with a Round Up!

By - Feb 23, 12:07 PM   Comments [0]

According to the Financial Times article "MBA degrees more popular than ever," the financial crisis seems to have barely affected the opinions of prospective MBA students. More than 80% of the 723 students surveyed reported that "they were inclined to think of the degree in...

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Another Week, Another College and B-School Round Up!

By - Feb 8, 08:00 AM   Comments [0]

* Round 3 MBA Special: Save $100 on all orders over $1,000 placed by February 22, 2010. Can be used for MBA essay editing, waitlist letters, and mock interviews. Use coupon code R3100. * In the State of the Union address, President Obama urged colleges to...

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NYU Stern Changes Face

By - Feb 5, 08:00 AM   Comments [0]

NYU Stern was hit particularly hard during the financial crisis, mainly because of its proximity (both in location and in interests) to NYC's Wall Street. Now, according to a recent article in BusinessWeek, Dean Peter Henry (the new NYU Stern Dean as of January 15),...

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The New “Liberal Arts MBA” Curriculum

By - Jan 13, 12:54 PM   Comments [0]

Learning how to think creatively and critically, according to Roger Martin, dean of University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management, should be just as important to MBA students as learning finance or accounting. These skills are crucial to approaching problems head-on and to creating innovative...

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Are MBA Programs Breeding Inconsiderate Students and Graduates?

By - Jan 6, 00:02 AM   Comments [0]

This is a question asked by many when considering the role b-schools play in the global financial crisis. B-schools all over the US and Europe are being criticized for focusing too much on making money and not focusing enough on, what the Financial Times UK...

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Special Report: Applying to B-School in Times of Crisis

By - Apr 6, 08:25 AM   Comments [0]

Since September the Accepted Admissions Almanac has posted frequently about the impact of the financial crisis on MBA admissions, hiring, and financial aid. We have collected these posts in a free special report Applying to Business School in Times of Crisis. You will find in the...

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