Posts Tagged ‘Grad School Admissions’

Is a PhD a Good Idea?

By - Apr 25, 07:30 AM   Comments [0]

If you dream of living the rest of your life in the world of academia, this podcast is for you. Listen to the recording of our conversation with Dr. Karen Kelsky, founder and consultant at The Professor is In for some important insights into the very...

Tags: , , . Read More

Admissionado Application Basic Training Bootcamp

By - Apr 17, 09:29 AM   Comments [0]

If you’re serious about applying to bschool in Round 1 this year, it’s time to dig in. While the essay prompts won’t be released until June, smart applicants use this extra time to their advantage – building their profiles, coming up with their strategy, and...

Tags: , , , . Read More

Five Crucial Tips for Reapplicants

By - Jun 27, 20:32 PM   Comments [0]

 By the Amerasia Consulting Group This time of year, we get a huge number of inquiries from students gearing up for the reapplication process.  This makes sense, as this subset of students is often driven to succeed, still hurting from the sting of getting rejection letters,...

Tags: , , . Read More

2012 Applicants: Time to Poke the Box

By - Apr 1, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

I just finished Seth Godin’s Poke the Box, an ode to initiative, innovation, and overcoming fear of risk and failure. In this short book, which Godin alternately and accurately refers to as a “manifesto” and a “rant,” he motivates the reader to just do...

Tags: , , , , , , , , . Read More

4 To-Do’s for Accepted Grad School Applicants

By - Mar 25, 10:00 AM   Comments [0]

Should you kick back on a beach? Or go for a latte with a colleague? Find out why both may be in order in this video from Eye on Admissions where Linda Abraham outlines four action items that should be on the to-do lists...

Tags: , , , , . Read More

Pre-Experience MiMs on the Rise

By - Oct 11, 06:15 AM   Comments [0]

Masters in management degrees, or MiMs, once an offering unique to European business schools, are now becoming more mainstream in the U.S., especially after Duke’s Fuqua School of Business launched its one-year MiM program. Fuqua’s new program is intended “to give a bit of business know-how...

Tags: , , , , , , . Read More

Top Tier Universities Launch Online M.A. Programs

By - Oct 4, 11:43 AM   Comments [0]

While the concept of online education is hardly revolutionary, among top tier universities it is virtually unheard of. That is…until recently. Dartmouth, Cornell, and NYU, three elite institutions, are among the first to venture into the world of online programs. Cornell and NYU offer online...

Tags: , , . Read More

Plagiarism Epidemic Forces Program Shutdown

By - Aug 4, 10:24 AM   Comments [0]

New Jersey’s Centenary College will be shutting down its Asian MBA program because of widespread plagiarism and other forms of academic misconduct, reports an Inside Higher Ed article “Policing Plagiarism Abroad.” The 400 students who study at the branch programs in Taiwan,...

Tags: , , , . Read More

The World Cup and the Admissions Process

By - Jul 9, 12:33 PM   Comments [0]

World Cup games have captivated much of the world’s attention over the past month, and Sunday’s match-up between Spain and The Netherlands will determine who wears the 2010 crown. As I followed this first African World Cup, I marveled at how close many of the games...

Tags: , , , , , , . Read More

A Mid-April MBA and College Admission News Round Up

By - Apr 12, 18:06 PM   Comments [0]

In an initiative to foster more diversity, UC Berkeley Haas School of Business has rejoined The Consortium for Graduate Study in Management after a seven year hiatus. “Being part of The Consortium is another way to show that UC Berkeley and the Haas School of...

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , . Read More