Wharton to Offer Quantitative Finance Major

By - Apr 3, 15:11 PM   Comments [0]

Starting next year, MBA students at the Wharton School can now choose quantitative finance as a major. The offering comes thanks to a newly announced $8 million gift from alumnus Bruce Jacobs. The school will also use the award to add an endowed professorship. In...

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The Latest on How Coronavirus is Affecting MBA Applications and the Resulting “Extra” Round

By - Apr 2, 17:55 PM   Comments [0]

First, Personal MBA Coach would like to send our best wishes to you and your loved ones during this challenging time. It is not often that I write twice within a month on the same topic. However, nothing is normal during this constantly evolving COVID-19 epidemic....

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Changes in MBA Admissions Because of COVID- 19

By - Apr 2, 13:37 PM   Comments [0]

COVID- 19 has turned human lives upside down globally. Like all the other industries, the education industry is also significantly impacted, and the universities are working tirelessly to make policy changes in order to deal with the unprecedented challenges and uncertainties posed by the pandemic....

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7 Tips on How to Choose Between MBA Offers

By - Apr 2, 08:44 AM   Comments [0]

As decisions roll in from round 2, many business school candidates are navigating tricky decisions about their future plans. Here are two spectacular quandaries I received from anxious – if fortunate – MBA candidates. To paraphrase: “Is it foolish to pick MIT Sloan over Harvard and Wharton?...

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UVA Darden Announces Radical Flexibility for the Class of 2022 Applicants

By - Apr 2, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Given the uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus pandemic, the University of Virginia Darden School of Business is offering more flexibility  – a lot more flexibility – for students applying for their full-time MBA program class of 2022. Darden is immediately changing to rolling admissions through July 15, 2020 for...

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GMAT Coronavirus Updates

By - Apr 1, 15:33 PM   Comments [0]

In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, testing centers worldwide have temporarily closed their doors. Undeterred by this hurdle, the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) is working quickly to create an in-home, online GMAT test.  Today, we’re sharing these GMAT coronavirus updates so that MBA applicants...

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How Will COVID-19 Affect Your MBA Applications?

By - Apr 1, 14:55 PM   Comments [0]

Over the past several weeks, the effects of the novel coronavirus/COVID-19 global pandemic have been felt far and wide—and business schools are no exception. Many admissions officers at U.S. MBA programs are suddenly encouraging more prospective students in the United States to consider applying in...

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THE DO-OVER: 5 TIPS FOR BUSINESS SCHOOL REAPPLICANTS

By - Apr 1, 14:50 PM   Comments [0]

If you did not get the news you wanted last year in the MBA Admissions process, you may be wondering how to approach the reapplication process. Once you have allowed yourself time to accept the disappointment, here are five tips for approaching this next application...

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Last chance to join us! Get accepted to a top MBA program with low stats

By - Apr 1, 09:30 AM   Comments [0]

Our free webinar, Get Accepted to Top MBA Programs with Low Stats, is almost here, but you still have a little time left to register! This incredibly valuable session will go into detail about how to determine if your stats are low, and if they are, how...

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What Is A Tuition Waiver And How Do I Get One?

By - Apr 1, 07:02 AM   Comments [0]

Ever wish you could just make your tuition disappear? It’s possible that you CAN! As college tuitions rise year by year, it’s important to know your options. In addition to the better understood and more widely known routes of scholarships, payment plans, and student loans,...

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