Archives: November 2009

What Can An MBA Applicant Do To Stand Out?

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on November 05

Stanford GSB MBA Admissions Director Derrick Bolton explains what an MBA applicant can do to stand out to admissions officers. Click here to visit Stanford GSB's MBA profile. Do...

Why Should An MBA Applicant Consider Wharton?

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on November 05

Wharton Admissions Director J.J. Cutler explains why a prospective MBA student should consider his B-school. Click here to visit Wharton's MBA profile. Do you have questions about b-school that...

Why Major In Business?

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on November 05

Carolyn Woo, dean of Notre Dame's Mendoza College of Business, explains why a student should consider majoring in business. Click here to visit Notre Dame's undergraduate business profile. Do...

Am I A Good Fit For An MBA?

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on November 05

Rose Martinelli, associate dean of admissions at Chicago Booth, explains what kind of person is well-suited to get an MBA. Click here to visit Chicago's MBA profile. Do you...

How Difficult Is The Job Market For Current MBAs?

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on November 05

NYU-Stern Assistant Dean of Career Services Pamela Mittman discusses the current market for soon-to-be MBA grads. Click here to visit NYU-Stern's MBA profile. Do you have questions about b-school...

US MBA vs. International MBA

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on November 04

Dean David Saunders of Queen's School of Business explains why he thinks a prospective MBA should consider attending an international program over a U.S. program. Click here to visit...

How Are Undergraduate Business Programs Changing?

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on November 04

Mike Page, dean of business and the McCallum Graduate School at Bentley University, explains how undergraduate business programs are changing. Click here to visit Bentley's undergraduate business profile. Do...

MBA: Who Makes Admissions Decisions?

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on November 04

UC Berkeley Haas Admissions Director Peter Johnson explains who reviews applications and makes admissions decisions at his B-school. Click here to visit the Haas MBA profile. Do you have...

MBA: What's Unique About Cornell’s Johnson School?

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on November 04

Dean Joe Thomas of Cornell Unversity's Johnson School explains what sets his school apart. Click here to visit Cornell's MBA profile. Do you have questions about b-school that you...

Undergraduate Business: How Important Are Internships?

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on November 04

Emory Undergraduate Business Director Andrea Hershatter explains how important internships are for undergraduate business students. Click here to visit Emory's undergraduate business profile. Do you have questions about b-school...

MBA Internships: How Important Are They?

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on November 04

Pamela Mittman, assistant dean of career services at NYU Stern, explains the importance of internships in MBA programs. Click here to visit NYU Stern's MBA profile. Do you have...

MBA Applicants: Do I Need Entrepreneurship Experience?

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on November 04

Babson MBA Dean Raghu Tadepalli explains what kind of experience an MBA applicant interested in entrepreneurship should have. Click here to visit Babson's MBA profile. Do you have questions...

When Is The Right Time To Get An MBA?

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on November 04

Joseph Thomas, dean of Cornell University's Johnson School of Business, discusses the right time to pursue an MBA. Click here to visit Johnson's MBA profile....

Part-Time MBA Programs: Interest Increasing

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on November 04

Elizabeth Griffith, associate dean of McDonough's evening MBA program, discusses reasons for increased interest in part-time MBA programs. Click here to visit McDonough's part-time MBA profile. Do you have...

What Can I Do With A Business Degree?

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on November 04

Mike Page, dean of business and the McCallum Graduate School at Bentley University, explains what students can do with a business degree. Click here to visit Bentley's undergraduate profile....

Why Should An MBA Applicant Consider NYU Stern?

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on November 03

Pamela Mittman, assistant dean of career services at NYU Stern, explains why an MBA applicant should consider Stern. Click here to visit NYU Stern's MBA profile. Do you have...

How Important Is Location When Choosing An MBA Program?

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on November 03

Carolyn Woo, dean of Notre Dame's Mendoza College of Business, explains the importance of location when it comes to choosing an MBA program. Click here to visit Mendoza's MBA...

MBA Programs: Is Ethics More Important Now?

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on November 03

Darden Professor Jared Harris explains why ethics has become more of a focus in MBA programs. Click here to visit Darden's MBA profile. Do you have questions about b-school...

In The Classroom: Undergraduate vs. MBA

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on November 03

Tepper Professor Robert Dammon explains the difference between the MBA and undergraduate classroom experience. Click here to visit Tepper's undergraduate profile. Do you have questions about b-school that you...

Is It More Difficult Now To Get Into A Top MBA Program?

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on November 03

Wharton Admissions Director J.J. Cutler explains why it's not necessarily harder to get into an elite MBA program these days. Click here to visit Wharton's MBA profile. Do you...

Why Should An Applicant Consider Bentley For Business?

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on November 03

Mike Page, dean of business and the McCallum Graduate School at Bentley University, explains why prospective students should consider applying to his school. Do you have questions about b-school...

How Have MBA Programs Changed Over The Past Ten Years?

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on November 03

Duke Fuqua Dean Blair Sheppard explains how MBA programs are different today from 10 years ago. Click here to visit Fuqua's MBA profile. Do you have questions about b-school...

MBA Jobs: How Important Is International Experience?

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on November 03

INSEAD Dean Frank Brown explains the importance of international experience and exposure in an MBA program. Click here to visit INSEAD's MBA profile. Do you have questions about b-school...

MBA: Are There Benefits To Applying In The First Round?

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on November 03

Yale MBA Admissions Director Bruce DelMonico explains the benefits of applying to an MBA program in the first round. Click here to visit Yale's MBA profile. Do you have...

What Advice Would You Give MBA Applicants?

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on November 03

Derrick Bolton, MBA admissions director at Stanford GSB, shares the best piece of application advice for those looking to get into B-school. Click here to visit Stanford's MBA profile....

Why Choose Emory For Undergraduate Business?

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on November 03

Andrea Hershatter, Emory's undergraduate business director, explains why prospective business students should choose Goizueta. Click here to visit Emory's undergraduate profile. Do you have questions about b-school that you...

International MBA Applications And The Recession

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on November 02

Queen's Dean David Saunders explains trends in international applications to B-school. Click here to visit the Queen's MBA profile. Do you have questions about b-school that you would like...

Why Should An MBA Applicant Consider Columbia?

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on November 02

Regina Resnick, managing director of Columbia Business School's Career Management Center, explains why prospective MBA students should consider Columbia. Click here to visit Columbia Business Schools' MBA profile....

How Many MBA Programs Should I Apply To?

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on November 02

Julie Strong, senior associate admissions director at MIT Sloan School of Management, discusses how many MBA programs applicants should apply to. Click here to visit MIT Sloan's MBA profile....

What Are The Benefits Of Pursuing An International MBA?

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on November 02

INSEAD Dean Frank Brown explains the benefits of pursuing an MBA outside of the U.S. Click here to visit INSEAD's MBA profile....

What Should I Consider When Choosing An MBA Program?

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on November 02

Duke Fuqua Dean Blair Sheppard explains what an individual should consider when choosing an MBA program. Click here to visit Fuqua's MBA profile....

Why Should an MBA Applicant Consider Chicago Booth?

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on November 02

Rose Martinelli, associate dean of admissions at Chicago Booth, explains why a prospective MBA applicant should consider her school. Click here to visit Chicago's MBA profile....

Part-Time MBA vs. Full-Time MBA: The Differences

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on November 02

Elizabeth Griffith, associate dean of Georgetown McDonough's evening MBA program, explains the difference between part-time and full-time MBA programs. Click here to visit McDonough's part-time MBA profile....

Are MBA Consultants Making Admissions Decisions Harder?

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on November 02

Peter Johnson, international admissions director at UC Berkeley's Haas School of Business, talks about what applicant-hired consultants mean to the admissions process. Click here to visit Haas' MBA profile....

The MBA Job Search: Changing In The Down Ecnoomy?

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on November 02

Regina Resnick, director of career management at Columbia Business School, explains how internship and job searches are changing for MBA students since the economic downturn. Click here to visit...

Is Pursuing An MBA Still Worthwhile?

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on November 01

Kenneth Dunn, dean of Carnegie Mellon's Tepper School of Business, explains why pursuing an MBA is still worthwhile. Click here to visit Tepper's MBA profile....

The MBA Courseload: What To Expect

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on November 01

Darden School of Business Professor Jared Harris explains what an entering MBA student can expect from an MBA course load, compared to what they experienced as undergraduates. Click here...

What Is The Value Of An MBA In A Down Economy?

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on November 01

Johnson School Dean Joe Thomas explains how he feels about the value of an MBA in a tough job market. Click here to visit Johnson's MBA profile....

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