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Archive for May 2017

MBA vs. EMBA: Which Choice is Right for Your Career?

Are you a mid-career professional thinking about going to business school? For many people who consider returning for a business degree after spending some time in the workforce, getting an MBA is the default choice. Many candidates don’t realize that an EMBA program is an option for them. That shouldn’t completely come as a surprise;…

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GMAC Survey Finds Many MBA Applicants Have Master’s Degrees

GMAC has released their 2017 Prospective Students Survey Report, finding that while business master’s programs continue to rise in popularity, many master’s recipients later go back for MBAs. As expected, GMAC found that master’s and MBA degrees tended to attract different kinds of candidates. Master’s applicants tend to be younger, with less work experience, and…

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NYU Stern Launches Tech MBA, Fashion & Luxury MBA

New York University’s Stern School of Business has announced two new specialized MBA programs: one in tech, and one in fashion. Both are streamlined one-year programs. Raghu Sundaram, Stern’s Vice Dean for MBA Program’s and Online Learning, said the one-year schedule would be an efficient way for students to gain industry-specific experience while “reducing the…

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Tuck hires new admissions director

Dartmouth College’s Tuck School of Business has announced that their new Director of Admissions and Financial Aid will be Luke Anthony Peña, formerly Stanford GSB’s Director of MBA Admissions. The announcement concludes an in-depth search that has been underway for three months after Tuck’s former admissions director, Dawna Clarke, stepped down to start an admissions…

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Using leverage to get off the business school wait list

Let’s face it: landing on the wait list at one of your target business schools can be frustrating. Even if you applied to several other schools – and even if you were accepted at one or more of your alternates! – the fact is that for most MBA candidates who find themselves on the wait…

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