Posts Tagged ‘Wall St. Journal’

To R3 Or Not to R3, That Is The WSJ Question

By - Dec 10, 08:52 AM   Comments [0]

Round 3 applicants used to be viewed as disorganized, but now, according to a recent Wall Street Journal article, they may be viewed as “appealing but unconventional prospects” or as “an offbeat catch” who “liven the mix of an incoming MBA class.” I was quoted in...

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MBA Admissions News Roundup: Improv, Social Media, and More

By - Dec 23, 09:15 AM   Comments [0]

In a Businessweek blog post, "MIT Brings Improv to the MBA Classroom," Alison Damast describes the leadership focused MBA acting class called Improvisational Leadership: In the Moment Leadership Skills. The second-year course integrates creative arts into the more classic business school curriculum, and focuses on...

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MBA Admissions News Roundup: Diversity, Jobs, and China

By - Dec 16, 06:21 AM   Comments [0]

In a press article from last week, UC Berkeley Haas discusses the efforts it will be taking "to weave equity, inclusion, and diversity into the fabric of the business school's programs."  Specific initiatives include "a demonstration of the knowledge and skills necessary to navigate and...

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MBA Admissions News Round Up

By - Nov 12, 08:30 AM   Comments [0]

The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) released sample "integrated reasoning" questions for the new GMAT. According to a Businessweek article on the subject, some GMAT test-takers will receive sample reasoning questions at the end of their exam; results won't be scored, but will be used...

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Admissions Round Up: The Education Gender Gap, Oxford’s “Essay,” and the Budget Cutting Crisis of the U.K.

By - Jun 18, 10:19 AM   Comments [0]

A Chronicle for Higher Education article reports that according to a recent study released by the U.S. Education Department, women dominate every degree level and will continue to do so over the coming decade. By 2019, the study projects, women will account for 59% of...

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A College and MBA Admissions News Round Up

By - Jan 8, 10:10 AM   Comments [0]

The New Year heralds a new MBA round up! Let's see what's been going on in the world of college and MBA admissions so far in 2010: The Wall Street Journal discusses Cambridge University's potential decision to issue bonds in an effort to raise more than...

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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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