Posts Tagged ‘Grad School Admissions’

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...

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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...

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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...

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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,...

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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...

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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...

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Take the MBA Search Survey!

By - Mar 24, 12:59 PM   Comments [0]

Applicants turn to Accepted.com as a source of reliable information and valuable advice on the MBA admissions process.  As a member of the Association of International Graduate Admissions Consultants, we are conducting a survey to help us better understand our readers’ goals and needs.  We’d...

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Enjoy an Early March Round Up on College and MBA Admissions News

By - Mar 5, 11:30 AM   Comments [0]

Most people think that if you're undergoing the Greek system's recruitment and pledging trials, focus on your studies, and consequently your GPA, are bound to plummet. However, according to Penn's Office of Fraternity and Sorority Affairs, the opposite occurs with University of Pennsylvania Greeks. A...

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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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Personal Statement Tip: Five Keys to Concreteness

By - Feb 19, 01:00 AM   Comments [0]

I am slowly (more slowly than I anticipated) applying the principles established in Chip Heath and Dan Heath’s Made to Stick to personal statements and application essays. For this post: Concreteness. The third of Made to Sticks six key principles, concreteness, doesn’t seem to apply to...

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