I had the privilege to participate on a Financial Times MBA Admission panel called Ask the Experts: MBA 2011,  a few days ago and it was interesting to hear what was top of find for many aspiring business school applicants.

The panel was comprised of Tom Robertson, Dean of Wharton, Fiona Sandford, Director of Career Services at London Business School,…

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The Financial Times has published their 2011 global MBA program rankings and this year London Business School shares the top slot with Wharton.

Harvard Business School, the only other school to nab the top honor in FT rankings history, rounds out the top three.

The Hong Kong University of Science & Technology jumped from tenth to sixth place this year while The…

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I’m shocked that the first month of 2011 is almost behind us and we are only eight months away from the first admission round for next application season.

All round one applicants should have received their admission decisions which would likely fall in the following three categories: Admitted, Rejected, or Waitlisted.

You are admitted, what next?

Congratulations if you are one of the 10-20%…

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The decisions applicants make today can drastically impact their business school admission outcome.

I spoke with an applicant who had applied to a top business school and was ultimately denied admission.

Academically, she was a strong candidate (above 730 GMAT and 3.6 GPA from an Ivy League University).

She had pursued an unusual major and had interesting work experience in the developing world earning…

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diversity

The Value of Diversity in the MBA Admission Process:

In The National, the first English-language publication in Abu Dhabi, incoming Insead Dean, Dipak Jain signals where his key attention will be: expanding the cultural diversity of Insead.

During his visit to Abu Dhabi, Dean Jain stressed the fact that Insead is a school that values diversity across the globe.

He highlighted plans to…

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I read with great interest my friend John Byrne’s Poets and Quants projections for 2011 and found it quite interesting.

We will have to wait to see how much of a fortune teller the insightful mastermind of Poets and Quants is.

I agree with the assertions covered here especially regarding Yale SOM coming into its own, better job prospects…

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ipad

The Wall Street Journal has reported that for the class of 2013 MIT Sloan Admissions will no longer use physical applications to evaluate candidates but are switching to iPads.

This move is estimated to save the school about $10,000 a year and will help create a more efficient process.

MIT is no stranger to adopting to new technology…

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