Posted by | September 12, 2018
What to read for GMAT and before the MBA- with good free suggestions.

I often get asked by both GMAT/ GRE/ EA test takers and clients that have been admitted to business school for reading lists. For a list of current excellent books...

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Posted by | April 10, 2018
FT editorial: Business education goes faster, younger, cheaper

The FT has written an editorial painting a pessimistic picture of MBA institutions and the value of the degree. They claim that the modern workforce prefers a high caliber master's,...

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Posted by | April 10, 2018
Take-aways from a Stanford acceptance

I am happy to announce an acceptance at Stanford this year. Statistically this is the most difficult MBA to get into with an acceptance rate at around 6%, so naturally we...

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Posted by | September 4, 2017
Growth of the MiM

Today the FT reported that the Masters in management enjoys faster growth than the MBA ( The articles states that "many students see the course as a quicker, cheaper route...

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Posted by | July 18, 2017
Average GMAT scores of the top 10

The average GMAT score of the FT MBA ranking top 10 is 710. The individual school averages are listed in the figure. The career advantages of attending a top school...

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Posted by | June 6, 2017
The dreaded (or not so dreaded) wait list

Every year there are applicants that are placed on the waiting list. Business schools have the difficult task of admitting the right number of applicants. Almost all applicants apply to various...

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Posted by | March 28, 2017
Transition in MBA hiring

Today the Financial Times reports on post-MBA hiring statistics. The big mover is Amazon, who hired MBA graduates “in the high hundreds” across the world, an increase of 30 per...

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Posted by | January 18, 2017
FT reports that MBAs outside US benefit from new US government

Non-US MBA schools target students turned off by Donald Trump American institutions deny the controversial president will hurt their intake That was the headline of the FT today, link to...

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Posted by | September 29, 2016
Free Stanford MBA

Stanford University is offering 3 free fellowships for students willing to re-locate to the Midwest of the US. The link is here:   Apparently recent grads all go to...

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Posted by | June 25, 2015
The key metric for GMAT and GRE

When applying to top schools, most people assume that the higher the GMAT score the better. This is not a wrong assumption, but it is too simplistic. There are plenty...

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