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Daily Archives: September 21, 2011

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MBA News Roundup: 2011 Application Trends, Fewer Women at Stanford, LSBF Offers Post-Graduate Job Guarantee

Posted in Test Prep on September 21, 2011 by

Welcome to another installment of Knewton’s MBA News Roundup! This week, check out articles on the latest application trends reported by GMAC, waning female enrollment at Stanford, and LSBF’s get-a-job-or-your-money-back guarantee 1. GMAC Reports 2011 M.B.A. Application Trends GMAC reports a slow-down in 2011 applicants, despite historically increased volume of applications in times of economic downturn. 2. Stanford Apps down 8.9%; Fewer Women The 2011 class profile is lighter on women and consultants, and more favorable towards… Read more

MBA Admission Tip: Know Your Audience

Posted in Test Prep on September 21, 2011 by

This weekly MBA admissions tip comes to us from our friends at Clear Admit. For more expert MBA admissions advice, check out their blog. As Round One deadlines approach,  applicants are coming to understand that applying to business school is an incredibly demanding process. In addition to taking the GMAT, assembling academic transcripts and providing recommendation letters, candidates are required to draft multiple essays, job descriptions, lists of activities and more. With the obvious incentive… Read more