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Getting Into Kellogg School of Management

With so many quality colleges in Chicago, MBA Podcaster takes you to Evanston, IL to get a behind-the-scenes view of one of the most prominent business schools in the world: Northwestern's Kellogg School of Management. Join Linda Abraham, founder and president of Accepted.com, as she provides expert application advice specific to Kellogg. Linda shares how you can put your best foot forward and how to attack each of the essay questions. You'll...

Clear Admit Releases Revised 2013-2014 School Guides to Columbia, Harvard, Kellogg, Stanford, Wharton and more!

We are excited to announce the first release of the Clear Admit School Guides, updated for 2013-2014!  Praised by both admissions officers and applicants, the School Guides profile top business schools in detail, addressing programs from the perspectives of students, faculty, alumni and the popular press.  The latest editions of the Chicago Booth, Columbia, Harvard, Kellogg, MIT Sloan, NYU Stern, Stanford, Tuck and Wharton guides, among a number

Listener Question: Is Engineering & an MBA a Good Combo?

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Question: Is engineering+MBA a good combination? Most of the students who speak in the videos(How to get into....) have worked in the management field. But since I am going to do engineering I will have no such experiences.How is that going to work against me? What is the average number of students with a science background admitted to the top business schools every year? -A. Gogoi Answer: Without a doubt the answer is YES, business

Dual Degree Business School Programs

Although it involves a significant investment of time and money, a dual-degree program can be the ticket to a recession-proof, lucrative career. For those with very specific career goals, the dual degree may present benefits that a single MBA degree may not. These include being able to assume leadership roles in nontraditional MBA careers, increased job options due to specializing in two fields instead of one, and greater leverage when negotia...

Getting Your Employer to Fund Your MBA

Tuition bills for MBA programs are in the tens of thousands, if not reaching well over six figures. Wouldn’t it be great if someone else paid for your MBA? Well it might not be as hard as you think. Many companies have existing programs for funding MBA’s and even if your company doesn’t have a program, it is possible to convince your boss that she should pay for your MBA. We’ll speak to our guests for the best strategies to get your empl...

MBA for Engineers

We often get the question if an MBA makes sense for engineers and how engineers can stand apart in their applications from the many others like them who are applying to business school. To answer the question and more, we’re speaking to an admission consultant, several students, and a couple of deans about engineers and business schools. Which business schools typically like the engineers? How should applicants with engineering backgrounds p...

Deciding Whether to Pursue a JD and an MBA

Joint degree programs are proliferating and one of the most popular are the programs offering to join a graduate business degree (MBA) with a law degree (JD) for a joint JD/MBA. More and more schools are offering these combined programs in response to strong student demand driven by the potential for substantial savings of time and money. We talk to the experts to find out what the real value of these programs are, when a dual degree makes the...

Top One Year MBA Programs

Wouldn’t it be great if you could get your MBA in one year instead of the traditional two years? You’d save time, probably some money and get back to work faster. But before you decide, you should know a one year MBA is not for everyone. Who is a good candidate for a one year program? What do schools look for in a candidate that will make them successful? What’s the difference between a one year program and a two year program? We talk...

Re-Applying to Business School After Being Rejected

There's been an uptick of MBA applications and that means more competition. As more candidates are vying for the same number of seats at business schools, more applicants are unfortunately getting rejected. Some schools encourage you to reapply while others don't. This time, we'll learn from admissions officers about the re-application process, where you can find feedback, and how you can recover from rejection and re-energize your application...

Creating the Killer MBA Application

Admissions deadlines are fast approaching but you don’t want to rush to the finish line. Your goal is to build the best possible application package. That means covering all your bases. Have you written essays that are full of detail and free of errors? Properly addressed your weaknesses? Exhibited leadership skills and potential? This time, we want to help you create the killer application, one that will leave a lasting impression. You’ll...

The Executive MBA

You know you need to get an MBA in order to advance your career but you’re not sure what program fits your experience. Do you have enough experience to qualify for an Executive MBA? What’s the difference between the Executive MBA and a Full-time or Part-Time MBA? What’s the long-term career impact of choosing an EMBA over the other MBA program options? We’ll ask all these questions and more from directors of top EMBA programs across th...

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