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Archive for January 2011

The Value of Diversity in the MBA Admission Process

The Value of Diversity in the MBA Admission Process: In The National, the first English-language publication in Abu Dhabi, incoming Insead Dean, Dipak Jain signals where his key attention will be: expanding the cultural diversity of Insead. During his visit to Abu Dhabi, Dean Jain stressed the fact that Insead is a school that values…

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Poets and Quants MBA Predictions for 2011

I read with great interest my friend John Byrne’s Poets and Quants projections for 2011 and found it quite interesting. We will have to wait to see how much of a fortune teller the insightful mastermind of Poets and Quants is. I agree with the assertions covered here especially regarding Yale SOM coming into its…

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MIT Switches to iPads: No More Application Paper Folders

The Wall Street Journal has reported that for the class of 2013 MIT Sloan Admissions will no longer use physical applications to evaluate candidates but are switching to iPads. This move is estimated to save the school about $10,000 a year and will help create a more efficient process. MIT is no stranger to adopting…

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The MBA Bridge from the Battleground to the Boardroom

I came across an interesting article  The MBA bridge you from the battlefield to the boardroom about ex-military people eschewing the battlefield for the boardroom and had to pause and take notice. I am often asked by military MBA applicants about how to leverage their backgrounds in the application process for business school despite little…

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