Archives: October 2009

What Does The Ideal MBA Applicant Look Like At Haas?

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on October 30

Peter Johnson, admissions director at UC Berkeley's Haas School of Business, explains what the ideal MBA candidate at his school looks like. Click here to visit the Haas MBA...

Why Is The Case Method So Popular In MBA Progams?

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on October 30

Tuck Dean Paul Danos explains the case method and why it is so popular in MBA programs. Click here to visit Tuck's MBA profile....

What Is The Next 'Hot Job' For MBA Grads?

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on October 30

Dean David Saunders of Queen's School of Business explains what he thinks the next 'hot job' will be for MBA grads. Click here to visit the Queen's MBA profile....

How Important Is A Campus Visit For MBA Applicants?

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on October 30

Rose Martinelli, associate dean of admissions at Chicago Booth, explains the importance of visiting a school before applying. Click here to visit Chicago Booth's MBA profile....

What's Unique about the MBA Program at UVA (Darden)?

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on October 30

Professor Jared Harris explains why an MBA applicant should consider the University of Virginia's Darden School of Business. Click here to visit Darden's MBA profile....

Part-Time MBA Programs: What Are The Benefits?

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on October 30

Elizabeth Griffith, associate dean of Georgetown McDonough's evening MBA program, goes over the benefits of enrolling in a part-time MBA program. Click here to visit McDonough's part-time MBA profile....

How Important Is Entrepreneurship In An MBA Curriculum?

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on October 30

Babson Dean Raghu Tadepalli discusses the importance of entrepreneurship in an MBA curriculum. Click here to visit Babson's MBA profile....

Is Business An Easy College Major?

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on October 30

Mike Page, dean of business and the McCallum Graduate School at Bentley University, explains that business is not an easy major. Click here to visit Bentley's undergraduate business profile....

How Much Work Experience Should An MBA Applicant Have?

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on October 30

Wharton Admissions Director J.J. Cutler talks about the importance of work experience and whether the kind of experience matters. Click here to visit Wharton's MBA profile....

What Makes The Notre Dame Mendoza MBA Program Unique?

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on October 30

Carolyn Woo, dean of the University of Notre Dame's Mendoza School of Business, explains what makes her MBA program unique. Click here to visit Mendoza's MBA profile....

What Are The Benefits Of A Small MBA Program?

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on October 29

Dartmouth Tuck Dean Paul Danos explains the benefits of a small MBA program versus a larger program. Click here to visit Tuck's MBA profile....

How Many Times Should An MBA Applicant Take The GMAT?

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on October 29

Yale Admissions Director Bruce DelMonico explains how many times an applicant should take the GMAT, and if it hurts to take the test multiple times. Click here to visit...

Why Should An MBA Applicant Consider INSEAD?

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on October 29

INSEAD Dean Frank Brown explains why a prospective MBA student should consider applying to the international graduate business program. Click here to visit INSEAD's MBA profile....

How Important Is Location To The MBA Job Search?

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on October 29

Regina Resnick, Columbia Business School's director of career management, explains why location matters when it comes to the MBA job search. Click here to visit Columbia's MBA profile....

What Advice Do You Have for MBA Applicants?

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on October 29

Sloan Senior Associate Admissions Director Julie Strong discusses the best piece of advice she would give prospective applicants. Click here to visit MIT Sloan's MBA profile. Do you have...

Are There Negatives To Applying Early To MBA Programs?

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on October 29

Yale Admissions Director Bruce DelMonico looks at the positives and negatives of applying early to an MBA program. Click here to visit Yale's MBA profile....

What Sets Duke Fuqua Apart From Other MBA Programs?

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on October 29

Duke Fuqua Dean Blair Sheppard explains what features he thinks set his school apart from other MBA programs. Click here to visit Fuqua's MBA profile....

Is Technology Changing The Way MBA Courses Are Taught?

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on October 29

Professor Robert Dammon of Carnegie Mellon's Tepper School of Business explains how technology is changing the way MBA courses are taught. Click here to visit Tepper's MBA profile....

Non-Business Electives For Undergrads To Consider

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on October 29

Andrea Hershatter, undergraduate business director at Emory's Goizueta School of Business, explains which non-business electives business students should consider. Click here to visit Emory's undergraduate profile....

Why Should An MBA Applicant Consider Georgetown?

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on October 29

Elizabeth Griffith, associate dean of Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business' evening MBA program, explains why a prospective MBA student should consider Georgetown. Click here to visit McDonough's MBA...

The MBA Application: Which Part Is Most Important?

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on October 29

Julie Strong, associate director of MBA admissions at MIT's Sloan School of Management, talks about which parts of the MBA application are most crucial. Click here to visit Sloan's...

Why Should An MBA Applicant Consider Yale?

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on October 29

Bruce DelMonico, director of admissions at Yale's School of Management, explains why an MBA applicant should consider applying to his school. Click here to visit Yale's MBA profile....

How Important Is Ethics In An MBA Curriculum?

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on October 29

UVA Darden professor Jared Harris explains the importance of ethics in MBA curricula and how important ethics should be to prospective students. Click here to visit Darden's MBA profile....

What Resources Do Career Services Offer MBA Students?

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on October 28

Pamela Mittman, assistant dean of career services at NYU Stern, explains what kinds of resources students can expect from MBA career offices. Click here to visit NYU Stern's MBA...

How To Choose The Right MBA Recommendation Writers

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on October 28

Stanford MBA Admissions Director Derrick Bolton explains how MBA applicants should choose their recommendation writers. Click here to visit Stanford GSB's MBA profile....

What Makes The Queen's MBA Program Unique?

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on October 28

David Saunders, dean of Queen's School of Business, explains what makes his school unique. Click here to visit the Queen's MBA profile....

Business School Experience: Undergraduate vs. MBA

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on October 28

Dean Joseph Thomas of Cornell University's Johnson School of Business explains the differences between getting an undergraduate business degree and an MBA. Click here to visit Cornell's undergraduate profile....

MBA Admissions: Does Undergraduate Institution Matter?

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on October 28

Haas Admissions Director Peter Johnson addresses the question of whether where a candidate earns his or her undergraduate degree matters to MBA admissions officers Click here to visit the...

Why Should MBA Applicants Consider MIT Sloan?

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on October 28

Sloan Senior Associate Admissions Director Julie Strong explains why a prospective MBA applicant should consider MIT. Click here to visit MIT Sloan's MBA profile....

Do U.S. And International MBA Programs Differ?

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on October 28

INSEAD Dean Frank Brown explains how U.S. MBA programs differ from international MBA programs. Click here to visit INSEAD's MBA profile....

The MBA Job Search: When To Start Looking

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on October 28

Regina Resnick, managing director of Columbia Business School's Career Management Center, explains when MBA students should begin planning their job searches. Click here to visit Columbia's MBA profile....

Why Should MBA Applicants Consider Tepper?

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on October 28

Dean Kenneth Dunn explains why a prospective MBA should consider applying to Carnegie Mellon's Tepper School of Business. Click here to visit Tepper's MBA profile....

How To Prepare For An MBA Admissions Interview

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on October 28

Rose Martinelli, associate dean of admissions at Chicago Booth, explains how applicants should prepare for MBA admissions interviews. Click here to visit Chicago Booth's MBA profile....

How To Differentiate Yourself From Other MBA Applicants

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on October 28

Wharton Admissions Director J.J. Cutler explains what an MBA applicant can do to stand out to admissions officers. Click here to visit Wharton's MBA profile....

What Makes The Babson MBA Unique?

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on October 28

Babson MBA Dean Raghu Tadepalli explains what makes his B-school distinctive. Click here to visit Babson's MBA profile....

Undergraduate Business Programs: What To Consider

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on October 28

Andrea Hershatter, undergraduate director at Emory's Goizueta School of Business, explains what a high school senior should consider when choosing a business program. Click here to visit Emory's undergraduate...

How Are MBA Programs Changing?

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on October 28

Notre Dame Mendoza Dean Carolyn Woo explains how MBA programs are changing. Click here to visit Mendoza's MBA profile....

Why Should MBA Applicants Consider Stanford GSB?

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on October 28

Stanford MBA Admissions Director Derrick Bolton explains why an MBA applicant should consider Stanford. Click here to visit Stanford GSB's MBA profile....

How Important is Work Experience In An MBA Program?

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on October 28

Duke Fuqua Dean Blair Sheppard explains the importance of work experience when it comes to an MBA program. Click here to visit Fuqua's MBA profile....

Why Is Leadership Important In An MBA Curriculum?

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on October 27

Tuck professor Pino Audia says it's paramount in MBA curriculums to teach students how to lead....

Why Should MBA Applicants Consider Dartmouth (Tuck)?

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on October 27

Tuck Dean Paul Danos explains why a prospective MBA student should consider applying to his school. To see Tuck's full-time MBA profile, click here....

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