Posts Tagged ‘Grad School Admissions’

The Rankings (Part 1)

By - Apr 16, 12:31 PM   Comments [0]

US News is publishing its much-watched, much-maligned annual ranking of graduate programs by April 23. I have developed several posts on rankings, what they are, what they aren't, and how to use them. I will post them over the next several days. Ahh, those rankings. Hated...

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Admissions News: Duke’s New MM, WL Chat Transcript, Moms in Business

By - Mar 27, 12:32 PM   Comments [0]

A few admissions news items from this week: Duke's Fuqua School of Business will offer a master's program aimed at recent graduates with little or no work experience starting in August 2009. The program will provide a Masters in Management Studies ("MMS") and consist of 12...

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What’s Going on @Accepted

By - Mar 11, 10:04 AM   Comments [0]

There is a lot going on at Accepted! Save $100 on any editing or consulting purchase totaling $1,000 or more. This special ends Thursday March 12. Don't miss it. Indiana Kelley MBA admissions chat with Jim Holmen on Thursday March 12 at 10:00 AM PT/1:00 PM ET/5:00...

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Accepted.com News: $100 Off Special, Beautiful B-School Photo Contest, UNC Chat,

By - Feb 12, 13:03 PM   Comments [0]

This is the quiet season in terms of admissions, but it is anything, but dull here. We are planning exciting initiatives for 2009 and 2010 applicants. Here are just a few: Late Season Special. Accepted's own modest contribution to the Porkulus, I mean Stimulus, Plan: $100...

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The Financial Crisis: Danger or Opportunity

By - Jan 27, 14:28 PM   Comments [0]

On a recent very long flight, I was pacing up and down the aisle and noticed a header on a computer screen: "The Financial Crisis: Danger or Opportunity." I have no idea what my fellow passenger was writing about, but I started mulling over that...

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New $100-Million Energy Research Institute at Stanford University

By - Jan 16, 11:00 AM   Comments [0]

The Chronicle of Higher Education reports that Stanford University has raised $100-million to finance a new energy research institute that will study and devise practical solutions to global energy problems. Stanford University president, John L. Hennessy says that the institute’s primary goal will be to...

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Great Application Essay

By - Dec 29, 10:04 AM   Comments [0]

I just read a great application essay/personal statement, and it's not even written by an Accepted client. In fact, it's not even written by an applicant. My daughter sent me a link to "Pay It Backwards: An Act Of Coffee Kindness" by Arthur Rosenfeld, a novelist,...

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