Posts Tagged ‘Financial Aid’

Save 20% on Must-Have Scholarship Resource Guide during July

By - Jul 6, 12:05 PM   Comments [0]

Applying to graduate school can be complicated enough—and that's before you start worrying about how you're going to pay for it. This month's featured ebook, Financing Your Future: Winning Fellowships, Scholarships and Awards for Grad School, will provide you with valuable tips on how to...

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2010 AIGAC Conference in Boston

By - Jul 2, 09:54 AM   Comments [0]

I will run out of superlatives if I attempt to describe the 2010 AIGAC Conference in Boston. Suffice it say that it was extraordinarily illuminating.  MIT Sloan and Harvard Business School graciously and generously hosted the event, which was kicked off by MIT Sloan’s Dean...

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College and MBA Admissions News Round Up

By - Jun 11, 04:05 AM   Comments [0]

1. A Chronicle article titled, "On Sticker Prices and 'Wishful Thinking,'" reports that students and parents have hastily "ruled out colleges based solely on published sticker prices without considering how much financial aid they might receive." According to a recent survey, these students and their...

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How to Choose a University: Price over Prestige?

By - Jun 8, 11:30 AM   Comments [0]

A recent video, "Students choosing price over prestige?" describes how American high school seniors have some pretty tough decisions to make: Should they pursue a prestigious, top-dollar education at an Ivy League school? Or should they settle for a more affordable option—a state school...

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College and MBA Admissions Round Up

By - May 23, 10:03 AM   Comments [0]

As top universities strive to become more affordable, many have agreed to maintain their no-loan pledges again this year. (52 schools made no-loan pledges last year; 50 have committed to renew that pledge again this year.) This decision saves low-income (and some middle- and upper-class...

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Latin American Universities Embrace Globalized Education

By - Apr 28, 10:50 AM   Comments [0]

Top universities in Latin America—concentrated mainly in Argentina, Chile, Mexico, Colombia, and Brazil—have poured an increasingly large amount of government funds into sending students abroad to complete graduate degrees and on improving the educational standards at home, reports a Chronicle article titled "Latin America Hopes...

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By - Apr 23, 23:15 PM   Comments [0]

According to a Haas School Newsroom press release, UC Berkeley Haas will be offering ten scholarships this fall that will be matched by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Yellow Ribbon Program in an effort to attract more veterans to its top MBA program. The...

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Essays That Stick and AIGAC’s Graduate Admission Summit

By - Apr 8, 08:39 AM   Comments [0]

I am a big fan of the book Made to Stick by the brothers Chip and Dan Heath. It has so much of value for anyone interested in communicating. I have decided to show you how to apply their six key princples to your application...

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GMAC Expands GMAT Fee Waiver Program

By - Mar 18, 19:50 PM   Comments [0]

The GMAT is required of most prospective b-school students, yet with the steep GMAT prices and the bad economy, not all aspiring MBAs can afford this basic requirement. A new program, launched by the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), now enables business schools to waive...

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Enjoy an Early March Round Up on College and MBA Admissions News

By - Mar 5, 11:30 AM   Comments [0]

Most people think that if you're undergoing the Greek system's recruitment and pledging trials, focus on your studies, and consequently your GPA, are bound to plummet. However, according to Penn's Office of Fraternity and Sorority Affairs, the opposite occurs with University of Pennsylvania Greeks. A...

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