Posts Tagged ‘Stanford GSB’

The College to B-School Jump (With No Work In Between)

By - Oct 14, 11:34 AM   Comments [0]

According to a Wall Street Journal article, “No Experience Necessary,” more MBA students are heading straight to business school after completing college. One advantage of such a move, at least according to Wes Swank, a 29-year-old who completed his MBA at age 24, is that “going...

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Stanford GSB MBA Applicant? Watch this!

By - Sep 15, 12:20 PM   Comments [0]

Accepted’s very own Linda Abraham was the guest on a recent MBA Podcaster segment on getting into Stanford Graduate School of Business. The video focuses on how to effectively answer Stanford’s essay questions and how to land winning letters of recommendation. As Linda points out, some...

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MBA Admissions News Roundup: New Test Prep, NYU Stern Application Tips, and New B-School Rankings for Consulting

By - Sep 2, 09:25 AM   Comments [0]

Test prep companies have a busy season ahead of them; test prep traffic is bound to increase as future b-school applicants scramble to prepare for the Next Generation GMAT, reports a Businessweek article, “GMAT Test Prep: Changes on the Way.” The new GMAT, which will...

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MBA Admissions News Roundup: New Test Prep, NYU Stern Application Tips, and New B-School Rankings for Consulting

By - Sep 2, 00:22 AM   Comments [0]

Test prep companies have a busy season ahead of them; test prep traffic is bound to increase as future b-school applicants scramble to prepare for the Next Generation GMAT, reports a Businessweek article, “GMAT Test Prep: Changes on the Way.” The new GMAT, which will...

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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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Chicago Booth Announces its New Dean, Sunil Kumar

By - Aug 10, 12:11 PM   Comments [0]

It’s been a season of change for deans at top business schools in the U.S. Last week Sunil Kumar, Stanford GSB‘s Professor of Operations, Information, and Technology, was named the new dean of Chicago Booth. According to Robert Zimmer, University of Chicago president, “[Kumar] brings the...

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MBA Applicants: What McKinsey (and HBS) Wants

By - Jul 26, 23:38 PM   Comments [0]

They were looking for four things. I didn’t know until I’d made it to the third and last round of interviews, but McKinsey and Company, the strategy consulting firm perennially ranked among the top “dream” employers of MBA students, was looking for four specific qualities...

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Stanford GSB Admissions Associate Director Speaks: Top 8 Mistakes Applicants Make on Their Essays

By - Jul 13, 10:08 AM   Comments [0]

Here’s some advice: When the associate director of MBA admissions from your target school offers pointed, clear essay tips, MAKE SURE YOU FOLLOW THEM! So for those of you applying to Stanford GSB, listen up as Allison Davis shares the top 8 mistakes applicants make on...

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Stanford GSB 2011 MBA Application Questions, Deadlines, Tips.

By - Jun 14, 12:34 PM   Comments [0]

Stanford GSB 2011 Essay Questions This Stanford GSB 2011 MBA Application tip post is one of a series of posts providing MBA application and essay advice for applicants to top MBA programs around the world. You can access the entire series at http://blog.accepted.com/acceptedcom_blog/tag/2011-mba-application-tips. My tips for...

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B-Schools News: More Expensive Programs Yield Higher Paid Grads

By - May 26, 23:14 PM   Comments [0]

According to new Bloomberg Businessweek research, graduates from top business schools (which are also the most expensive programs) earn more straight out of school and down the road than do grads from lower ranked, less expensive schools. And they don’t just make a little more…but...

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