The Admissions Police

An article was recently published in WSJ.com about fraud on applications (undergrad as well as all types of graduate school). It’s an unfortunate reality that applicants are going to great lengths to fabricate stories in …

MBA in the News: Haas team wins social venture competition

Last month we wrote about Haas founding an education case competition. Haas students seem to have a knack for such competitons as their Revolution Foods team recently won the $25,000 grand prize at the eigth …

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Admissions Tip – Answer to Question on Alumni Recommenders

On April 9 we wrote about how to choose a recommender. In response we received the following question from an applicant (paraphrased) regarding alumni recommenders: My top choices for business school are Stanford and Kellogg. …

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School Profile – HBS announces new joint degree with Kennedy School

HBS recently announced a new joint degree program with Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government.  The first students will be admitted in fall of 2008.  It will take students three years to complete the program, and …

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May 8 – Southern California MBA Event

The Wharton Club of Southern California has invited Stacy Blackman Consulting to present at a workshop for MBA applicants. For those of you in Southern California, this is a great opportunity to attend a Wharton …

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MBA in the news: Programs turn attention to Africa

BusinessWeek.com recently featured a story on France’s HEC School of Management’s efforts to make an impact in Africa. The initiative will help the Foundation of World Agriculture and Rural Life and the African Cotton Producers …

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