Category Archives: School Selection

Stanford GSB to Accept MBA Applications via Twitter

In a sign of the growing influence of social media on the world, the Stanford Graduate School of Business announced today that it would be accepting applications to its prestigious MBA program via Twitter for the 2011-2012 application season.   The … Continue reading

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Roadmap to School Selection: Phase 3

Over the past couple of days, we’ve talked about how to begin our school selection process online (Phase 1), and to narrow down our results by speaking with students and alumni live (Phase 2). We’ve now reached the third and … Continue reading

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Roadmap to School Selection: Phase 2

Yesterday we talked about Phase 1 of the school selection process, which begins with some independent research online. Now onto the next phase of our Roadmap… PHASE 2: Reaching Out Now that you have a sense for what schools might … Continue reading

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Roadmap to School Selection: Phase 1

Welcome to square one. You’ve decided that an MBA makes sense for you.  You have a sense for how it’s going to fit into your career.  And if you can just get through the GMAT, you can already begin to … Continue reading

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Dinged by your top choice: Research says your prospects are still good!

Here’s an interesting academic paper (also reviewed in yesterday’s New York Times) that should cheer up those of us who didn’t get into their top choice program. The paper, by Stacy Dale of Mathematica Policy Research and Alan B. Krueger … Continue reading

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Making Your Business School Decision

Guest post by Samantha Bonning, MBA student at Chicago Booth, Class of 2012. Firstly, congratulations! You have multiple offers for b-school. Now what? Two recent events have made me reflect recently on the b-school decision. One directly, which was Admit … Continue reading

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Top Posts of 2010

The year ends, and the top 10 lists begin.  So as 2010 draws to a close, here’s a redux of our top 10 most popular, most discussed blog posts of the year. From what happened to the winners of the … Continue reading

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