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How to Use the MBA Rankings

By - Dec 30, 12:59 PM   Comments [0]

In anticipation of the Financial Times rankings' publication, expected to be released in January, Accepted is offering you a special report, written by Linda Abraham, founder and president of Accepted.com, on the ins and outs of MBA rankings. In this special rankings report you'll learn: What the...

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An Accepted Admissions Round Up

By - Dec 29, 12:31 PM   Comments [0]

It's been yet another busy week in the world of college and graduate admissions. Let's take a look. The debate continues over the value of an MBA versus a one-year Master's in a business-related field. The Wall Street Journal reports that many students are switching their...

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Deciding What to Write For Your EMBA Application Essays

By - Dec 29, 02:17 AM   Comments [0]

As an EMBA applicant, you have many years of impressive experiences and intriguing insights. How will you fit them all into your essays? You won’t. In fact, you shouldn’t. It’s an intuitive response to want to, but it’s the wrong response. Trying to do so will...

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Beautiful B-School Photo Contest Update

By - Dec 27, 01:59 AM   Comments [0]

We hear you! We received several requests that more b-schools to be included in Accepted.com's popular Beautiful B-School Photo Contest, we have decided to accept pictures for all b-schools listed in BusinessWeek's 2009 MBA Rankings. You know what that means, folks—the competition is on! And...

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Gen Ys Head to Grad School rather than Hit the Jobless Market

By - Dec 24, 01:44 AM   Comments [0]

The GRE exam saw a 13% increase this year, says Deb Weinstein, author of Forbes' recent "Jobless Gen Ys Turn to Grad School," reflecting that young adults are still considering the expensive option of graduate school, despite the economic recession. One cause for the increase is...

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An Active Move towards Global MBA Recruiting

By - Dec 22, 09:39 AM   Comments [0]

We followed up our post on BusinessWeek's "In Hunt for Students, Business Schools Go Global" by interviewing top MBA tour operators to discover their perspectives on global MBA recruitment expansion. Peter von Loesecke, the founder and CEO of The MBA Tour; Nunzio Quacquarelli, founder and CEO...

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Sitting Down with Ross’ Dean Dolan

By - Dec 22, 02:40 AM   Comments [0]

The Monroe Street Journal recently interviewed Dean Robert Dolan, dean of University of Michigan's Stephen M. Ross School of Business. Questions for the interview were selected from reader submissions made to MSJ and cover issues important to current and prospective Ross students. The first question was...

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GMAT Volume Hits Record High

By - Dec 21, 11:44 AM   Comments [0]

Hot off the Mediaroom press: The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) reports that 2009 will see a record-breaking number of GMAT test takers—a whopping 267,000, up from last year's record of 264,700. GMAC's Dave Wilson discusses the phenomenon: “The unprecedented GMAT testing levels we are seeing...

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MBA Admissions News: The Waning Days of Deferrals

By - Dec 18, 12:09 PM   Comments [0]

While deferrals used to be more freely granted, this year b-schools are buckling down and saying "no," reports BusinessWeek's Anne VanderMay . VanderMay provides a few reasons why top b-schools are moving in this direction. First, she says, the volume of deferrals was getting weightier. Financial...

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MBA Admissions News Round Up

By - Dec 16, 12:03 PM   Comments [0]

Last week was packed with MBA admissions-related news. It's time for a round up! This MBA Podcaster video includes valuable information on Stanford's MBA application and b-school experience, including an interview with Linda Abraham, Accepted’s founder and president, about the application process and Stanford's essays, as...

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