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SAT Scores At The Top 50 Undergraduate Business Programs

Ask college admission officiers, what’s the single biggest application killer and most will tell you it’s a low overall high school grade point …

Undergraduate Guardian University Guide 2015

6 Steps to Take Now for a Successful MBA Application

As you may know, given the dramatic increase in MBA applications, a successful business school application requires significant time, planning, and self-reflection. Given my near decade of experience advising top MBA applicants, I strongly recommend that prospective students, who will be applying …

11 Reasons Why It's Better To Get A CFA Than An MBA

It's a great question. While the MBA — the Masters in Business Administration — offers variety and camaraderie, the CFA — Chartered Financial Analyst — offers precision and rigor.<p>The MBA means you take a few years and go to school (part or full time) and the CFA is a 3-level test that requires …

What Matters Most To You, And Why? The Stanford MBA Wants To Know, And So Should You

This question is simple enough; though coming up with your answer can be a lot more challenging. This notorious essay is at the heart of the MBA application to the Stanford GSB, and typically ties applicants in knots as they try to come up with an answer that they hope is clever, striking, or even …

The Five Worst Mistakes Made By International Applicants To U.S. MBA Programs

Last year, the Stratus Prep MBA Admissions team and I helped hundreds of international applicants from 32 countries gain admissions to the top U.S. business schools, including Stanford, HBS, Wharton, Columbia, Kellogg, MIT and Booth. In the process we saw (and helped our applicants avoid) the five …

MBA Applications: How to Get Accepted to Business School with a Rock Star Career But Crappy Undergrad

A lot can change between the time you're 18 and, say, 28. Let's say straight out of high school wasn't your most studious and sensible life period (you're definitely not alone) and your undergrad GPA reflected that. <b>But as you got a few more years of experience under your belt, you settled down and</b> …

MBA market faces winds of change | Financial Times

When Ariwoola Ogbemi decided she wanted to study for a top-notch MBA a decade ago, she ruled out the two-year US model because she had a young family …

College & University

MBA | Financial Times

Friday, 6 July, 2018<p>Newly diverse hiring practices represent a challenge to complacent MBA providers<p>Friday, 6 July, 2018<p>Sunday, 1 July, 2018<p>More …

Masters Degree

Chioma Isiadinso, admissions consultant: value of an MBA | Financial Times

<b>There are always so many articles about why applying for an MBA is not worth the cost – what do you think makes the opportunity costs</b> …

College & University

Financial training must learn lessons from Great Recession | Financial Times

Business education is itself a business, so it is not unusual to receive a marketing spiel when enquiring about a programme. Just occasionally, …

Financial Services

Apple's Phil Schiller: Samsung's copying makes people 'question' our innovation

SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Apple is famous for its high-profile product launches -- choreographed and well-practiced onstage performances. So it came as no surprise that when Apple marketing chief Phil Schiller took the stand at a California court on Tuesday, he mostly stuck to the script.<p>With his company …

Phil Schiller

This is the reversible USB cable that will end your frustrations

The most abundant connector standard in technology, the Universal Serial Bus, is getting ready for its most revolutionary change yet with a new specification that will be finalized in July of this year. Breaking physical compatibility with current ports, USB Type-C is much smaller than the USB …

UK's new 12-sided £1 said to be the world's most secure coin

The UK is planning to introduce a new 12-sided £1 coin that it says will be the hardest in the world to fake. Pending approval, the dodecagonal prism will replace the current cylindrical design, and will feature a number of security measures to prevent counterfeiting. The Royal Mint, a …

Asking Siri To Tell You A Tale Sheds Light On Her Complex Backstory

Recently <i>Cult of Mac</i> described how among Siri’s Easter eggs is a whole back story — programmed by her creators, and accessible by asking just the right questions.<p>Beginning life as a five-year DARPA-backed project to build an intelligent virtual assistant, Siri certainly has some stories to tell: if …