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HARVARD ACCEPTS THE GRE

Like Stanford GSB and MIT, HBS will begin accepting GRE scores in lieu of the GMAT starting this fall. For more details, check out the full press release from Harvard announcing this change.

Some Good News for Internationals

There is good news for internationals who were facing the challenge of finding financing for their MBA. With the emergency $500 million International Student Loan Program created at the request of the Graduate Management Admission Council, many international students at top U.S. and European Business Schools will not have to give up their dreams of attending…

CAMPUS VISIT: To Visit or Not to Visit

There are just a few weeks remaining before classes end and MBA programs wrap up their class visit programs at most business schools. Since the class visit programs are not usually available before the first deadlines, applicants who can fit them in now should try to do so in the next few weeks. Some of…

Timing The MBA

There are many ways an applicant can jeopardize his/her chance of admission. One common way is not getting the timing of the application right–that is applying when you don’t have enough experience or applying after too long, and the MBA doesn’t make sense anymore for you. Applicants who time it right are more likely to…

Gaining Admission After Being Laid Off

Getting a pink slip shouldn’t derail your admission plans. In fact, it can serve as a catalyst for moving forward with the application you may have been putting off for so long. There are some practical things you can do immediately to mitigate any negative impact a pink slip can have on your MBA admission…

Rejected, Now What?

So you poured your heart into the admission process and invested hundreds of hours into fine-tuning your application. And what do you have to show for all your efforts? Or maybe you dashed off an application at the last minute after learning that your group was being fired. Regardless of where you fall on the…

International Students

The reality for international students seeking an MBA in the U.S. is grim. First, the banking industry, under scrutiny and having lost so much money, has tightened its belt. Unfortunately, international students are feeling the brunt with many of the banks cancelling their loan programs for international students. CitiAssist Loans, once very popular among international…

Timing the MBA Right

With the presidential elections heating up, the issue of age and experience has played a prominent role as seventy something year old McCain and forty something year old Obama duke it out to convince the American people that they are not too old or inexperienced to lead the country. Apparently, politicians are not the only ones…

MBA Books

MBA Applicants, I’m excited that my book, The Best Business Schools’ Admissions Secrets, is finally out. I hope you enjoy it and find it helpful in guiding you through the challenging admission process. I welcome your feedback and ideas for a future edition. I’ll share pics from the New York book launch and info on future…