Business Schools Report Decrease in 2010 Applications

By - Aug 13, 23:08 PM   Comments [0]

Along with the deterioration of the economy came a huge boom in b-school applications. According to a Businessweek article yesterday, "Business School Applications Sputter," that two-year boom now appears to be softening. Top MBA programs in the U.S., including Wharton and UC Berkeley Haas, have reported...

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UT McCombs 2011 MBA Application Questions, Deadlines, Tips

By - Aug 12, 23:00 PM   Comments [0]

UT McCombs 2011 MBA Essay Questions This UT McCombs 2011 MBA Application tip post is one of a series of posts providing  2011 MBA application and essay advice for applicants to top MBA programs around the world. You can access the entire series at My...

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American-Trained B-School Professors Wooed by Asia

By - Aug 11, 22:48 PM   Comments [0]

Top Asian business schools are "courting" leading U.S. professors as part of their strategy to strengthen their programs' credibility, reports a Wall Street Journal article, "Foreign Schools Target U.S. Professors." Deans at these Asian b-schools say that "nabbing 'star' professors is critical for building clout in...

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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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Save 20% on August’s Featured Ebook that Illuminates the Art of the LOR

By - Aug 9, 09:32 AM   Comments [0]

Here's what you may be thinking: Since someone else will be writing your letters of recommendation, you probably don't have to put much thought into that part of your b-school application, right? WRONG! While the actual writing of your letters of recommendation (LORs) may be beyond...

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Learn how to create a winning audio or video application clip

By - Aug 8, 00:00 AM   Comments [0]

You're a creative, innovative person, and you want that to reflect in your grad school, b-school, or college application. You want to create an audio or video application clip, but aren't quite sure how to begin. In a day and age where these clips have...

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NYU Stern 2011 MBA Application Questions, Tips, Deadlines.

By - Aug 6, 23:53 PM   Comments [0]

This NYU Stern 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 My tips for answering Stern's essay questions...

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By - Aug 5, 23:48 PM   Comments [0]

While charting his MBA application process, one MBA applicant blogger, KT,  recently wrote in his blog, My Quest for Life, about hitting a snag when tackling Kellogg's question on displaying teamwork. Teamwork, and its close cousin, leadership, are highly prized by MBA programs. But even...

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Asian Business Schools Team Up to Strengthen Appeal to Westerners

By - Aug 5, 23:43 PM   Comments [0]

Hong Kong University of Science & Technology, China Europe International Business School (CEIBS), Singapore's Nanyang Technological University, and the Indian School of Business, four rival Asian business schools, have joined forces to recruit students from North American and Europe, reports a Bloomberg Businessweek article, "Asian...

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Plagiarism Epidemic Forces Program Shutdown

By - Aug 4, 10:24 AM   Comments [0]

New Jersey's Centenary College will be shutting down its Asian MBA program because of widespread plagiarism and other forms of academic misconduct, reports an Inside Higher Ed article "Policing Plagiarism Abroad." The 400 students who study at the branch programs in Taiwan,...

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