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MBA Admissions: Happening @ Accepted.com

By - Nov 26, 00:07 AM   Comments [0]

There is a lot going on for MBA's at Accepted.com: MBA November special ends on Monday November 30. You can save $100 on any order of $2000 or more. Start now to be ready for those January deadlines. (Coupon code MBA100.) But hurry. The coupon code...

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Admissions Questions at Thanksgiving

By - Nov 25, 12:15 PM   Comments [0]

Since first starting the Accepted blog in March 2004. I have personally authored 2-3,000 posts on admissions, writing, school news, and occasionally something of a more personal nature, but still with relevance, however tangential, to applicants and admissions. My favorite post is my 2007 Thanksgiving post,...

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Grad Admissions: Helicopter Parents

By - Nov 19, 00:32 AM   Comments [0]

The New York Times published an article this week "Letting Your Grad Student Go " on the phenomenon of helicopter parents in graduate schools admissions. Yes, I mean graduate, not undergraduate, admissions. I have a dual perspective on helicopter parenting. I have been working in graduate...

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Columbia EMBA 2010 Essay Tips

By - Nov 17, 10:08 AM   Comments [0]

Columbia’s EMBA essay questions indicate that the adcom values concision, the ability to synthesize seemingly disparate elements, and skillful decision-making.  It isn’t a school that wants to learn about your multifaceted nature or experience or perspective for its own sake (at least at this point),...

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Round 2 MBA Admissions Telethon Next Week!

By - Nov 17, 01:22 AM   Comments [0]

The only 2010 MBA Admissions Telethon before the round 2 deadlines is this Monday. MBA applicants applying round 2 or later are welcome to participate this Monday, November 23, 2009 between 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM PT / 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM ET/ 8:00 PM...

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International Students Opt out of American MBA Programs

By - Nov 16, 10:01 AM   Comments [0]

The Chronicle of Higher Education explored results of a recently released GMAC study of MBA application trends in “Foreign Demand Drops for American M.B.A. Degrees, Study Finds” While the trend for business school attendance seems to be on the rise globally, in the United...

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MBA Admissions Chats: UCLA Anderson, Consortium

By - Nov 15, 11:05 AM   Comments [0]

Accepted.com is hosting two MBA admissions chats this week: UCLA Anderson. Tomorrow, Monday, November 16, 2009 at 10:00 AM PT/1:00 PM ET/6:00 PM GMT, Mae Jennifer Shores, Assistant Dean and Director of MBA Admissions & Financial Aid, as well as other members of the UCLA Anderson...

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Financing Your Future: New Ebook

By - Nov 13, 10:54 AM   Comments [0]

Financing Your Future: Winning Fellowships, Scholarships and Awards for Grad School, by Linda Abraham and Rebecca Blustein, shows you how to get the financial support you need to attend the graduate school of your choice. In Financing Your Future, an instantly downloadable ebook, you’ll learn about: Different...

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MBA Admissions: Visit IMD Virtually

By - Nov 13, 10:39 AM   Comments [0]

I just received an announcement from IMD, the top Swiss MBA program, and I want to share it with you: Do you want to be one of the 90 exceptional people to make it into IMD’s one year leadership development program? This year, the IMD MBA...

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MBA Admissions: Good News, No News, and Bad News

By - Nov 12, 10:18 AM   Comments [0]

Since November 1 I have heard from more and more nervous, round 1 MBA applicants, worried because they have not yet received an interview invitation. I am also starting to hear from those who were not and now realize they will not be invited to...

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