That’s Right…It’s Round Up Time!

By - Mar 12, 01:30 AM   Comments [0]

It's been a busy week in the world of MBA and college admissions. Check out some of this week's highlights with an exciting round up! A recent survey conducted by Public Agenda shows that high school guidance counselors are not quite as effective at helping...

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How MBAs Really Help CEOs

By - Mar 3, 10:00 AM   Comments [0]

According to an INSEAD study an MBA really does add value to a CEO. A recent BusinessWeek article explains how. The MBA debate has been going on for years: Bill Gates and Steve Jobs didn't even finish college; so is an MBA really necessary? Additionally, MBA...

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Good News for MBAs: Job Opportunities Abound!

By - Feb 24, 12:08 PM   Comments [0]

While students are still worried about landing post-graduate jobs in the tight job market, career service directors predict that 2010 may be "the year of the [MBA job market] turnaround," reports BusinessWeek last week. Some of these encouraging signs include an increase of full-time MBA...

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EMBAs Express Satisfaction

By - Feb 16, 03:00 AM   Comments [0]

The EMBA Council conducted a survey, which shows that 97% of Executive MBA graduates thought that their EMBA programs reached or exceeded their expectations and improved their careers, reports the Financial Times in "EMBAs deliver real benefits.” The survey was completed by 3,348 EMBA graduates of...

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By - Feb 11, 12:00 PM   Comments [0]

Whether you're applying to college, grad school, b-school, law school, or med school, you can be sure that leadership is a desired attribute that you would be wise to reveal in your essays and interviews. Read this special report to brush up on different concepts...

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NYU Stern Changes Face

By - Feb 5, 08:00 AM   Comments [0]

NYU Stern was hit particularly hard during the financial crisis, mainly because of its proximity (both in location and in interests) to NYC's Wall Street. Now, according to a recent article in BusinessWeek, Dean Peter Henry (the new NYU Stern Dean as of January 15),...

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What Should I Write About? Making a Difference

By - Feb 3, 07:25 AM   Comments [0]

In my non-admissions life, I recently went to a lecture given by a biographer whose work I admire. In the course of his talk he mentioned that while writing about genius has merit, writing about typical folks and their extraordinary achievements is more valuable. The...

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Are Undergraduate Business Programs Too Narrow?

By - Jan 28, 00:37 AM   Comments [0]

There’s been a lot of talk and research recently about how to “revitalize the undergraduate business major, which is the nation’s most popular [degree],” reports The Chronicle. These students, who comprise about 20% of all college graduates, don’t seem to be receiving a very well-rounded...

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Duke University Continues to Expand Worldwide

By - Jan 27, 09:46 AM   Comments [0]

Duke University is once again expanding its global footprint, by forging two new partnerships in China. The new cooperative will create new educational and research opportunities. According to a press release by Duke University’s Office of News & Communications, a groundbreaking ceremony was held last Friday...

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Financial Times Global 2010 MBA Rankings

By - Jan 25, 09:51 AM   Comments [0]

The Financial Times published today its 2010 ranking of global MBA programs. Its ranking attempts to "assess the effect of the MBA on ... subsequent career progression and salary growth." Consequently it draws its data from the schools themselves and from surveys of graduates...

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