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Blast from the Past:

The Secrets of MBA Admissions

“Getting into business school is a dramatically different ball game than getting into med or law school, which is often just a numbers game (you either have the grades and test scores or you don’t).”

That’s what makes getting into business school so difficult, according to Evan Foster and David Thomas, authors of MBA Reality Check. In their experience, every school evaluates candidates differently. For some, it is actually about comparing candidates by GPAs and GMATs. Others focus on track records and life experience. And some are seeking that special something that makes an applicable “remarkable.”

Many rejected candidates are good enough to get into their chosen school, on paper at least. But somehow they fall short. So what sets candidates apart? What questions are admissions people asking when reading an application? And what tweaks can you make to increase your chances to get into your top school? Check out this excerpt from MBA Reality Check to learn more.

Source: Poets and Quants

Video of the Week

Top 10 Mistakes Made By Entrepreneurs

Source: Stanford Graduate School of Business

One Liners:

Infographic: The Most (and Least) Affordable Business Schools

Source: Gradschools.com

How to Break That You’re Going Back For Your MBA to Your Boss

Source: Brazen Careerist

How MBA Adcoms Evaluate Your GPA                                                             

Source: Accepted

Top B-Schools in India Hiking Tuition

Source: The Economic Times

Georgia State Dean Leaving to Head Zicklin

Source: Atlanta Business Journal

Top 5 Business Programs By Specialty

Source: Top MBA

How to Get Around Waitlists

Source: Beat the GMAT

How to Earn an MBA with a Full-Time Job and a Young Family

Source: Women’s Agenda

Robert Half Sees Bright Future for MBA Jobs

Source: BusinessBecause

Rutgers (Newark) Faculty Disapproves of Dean’s Performance

Source: Daily Targum

How Business Schools Can Become CEOs’ New Problem Solvers

Source: BusinessWeek

A Look Inside the MBA Market in India

Source: BusinessWorld

Calculating the Real Cost of an MBA

Source: Money We Have

How Will Asia Change Business Education?

Source: Business Education Magazine

How Business Schools Are Marketing to Prospective Students

Source: MBA Enrollment Strategies

The Case for the Accelerated MBA

Source: Ozy

EMBA Programs Forcing Professionals to Scrutinize Business Ethics

Source: Business World

George Washington Accidentally Emails MBA GPAs to Students

Source: George Washington Hatchet

4 Ways to Avoid Drowning in MBA Applications

Source: Beat the GMAT

Why Business Schools Ignore Women

Source: Bloomberg Businessweek

MBA Humor

Help me always to give 100% at work…

12% on Monday,

23% on Tuesday,

40% on Wednesday,

20% on Thursday, and

5% on Friday.

Help me to remember…

When I’m having a bad day and it seems that people are trying to wind me up, it takes 42 muscles to frown, 28 to smile, and only four to extend my arm and smack someone in the mouth!

Source: Bully Online

Tweets of the Week:

Gazelle Rezvan ‏@GazelleRezvan 

 

“Also I learned how to tie a tie when I got into business school“.Glad @USCMarshall has taught you something valuable, random guy passing by

Melanie Powell ‏@melaniesnicket 

 

You know you go to a business school when they compare school spirit to balance sheets

Lauren Butz ‏@laurenbutz 

 

I get intimidated by how good looking everyone in the business school is

Clarisa Doval ‏@Clarisita 

 

MBA or mediocre but arrogant.

Laura Echezabal ‏@lechezabal 

 

You know you’re in business school when the topic of marriage comes up and the first thing you think of is, “What tax breaks can I get?”

Steve Jenkins ‏@sjbassplayer 

 

Folks! I am not starting business school on Friday. That was my last-ditch effort at an April Fool’s prank.

 

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