According to Harvard Business School (HBS) Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid Dee Leopold, the timing of exactly when you receive an invitation to interview for the school’s second round is not an indication of the strength of your application. Email invitations will go out on three consecutive Tuesdays, January 31st, February 7th and February 14th, Leopold shared in a recent post to her Director’s Blog. All candidates not invited to interview will also be notified of their “release” on February 14th. (Happy Valentine’s Day…)
Wednesday, January 18, 2012
Tuesday, January 17, 2012
Many readers ask me why I don’t write more about management. Here’s why: learning business fundamentals is more important to your long-term success. Management study is a great complement to strong business skills, but it can’t replace them.
With a slew of schools releasing the last of their R1 notifications in the coming weeks, we know that many of our readers will be asking about the background checks conducted by leading programs. Here are some quick facts to help explain the process:
MBA in Public Relations:Tuck School of Business Professor Helps Develop PR Curriculum for MBA Programs
A recent survey of business executives found that a whopping 98 percent think public relations should be included in business school curriculums. To this end, Paul Argenti, a communications professor at Dartmouth’s Tuck School of Business, is working with the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) to develop an MBA-level public relations course designed to give future business leaders strategic communication and reputation management skills they can apply to the future corporate challenges and crises they will face.
A college education is the road that can lead you to your life work's, a career that will enable you to se your unique talents to bring to you professional fulfillment. However, there are many other benefits to a college education, among them thr opportunity to become what is called an "educated thinke." Becoming an educated thinker is essential for achieving the greatest possible success in your chosen career, and it enriches your life in many other ways as well. Usually , when people refer to an "educated thinker" they mean someone who has developed a knowledgeabel understanding of our complex world, a thoughtful perspective on importnt ideals and timely issues, the capacity for penetrating insight and intelligent judgment, and sophisticated thinking and language abilities.
Monday, January 16, 2012
In your opinion and based on your experience and knowlege: which institution in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, or in general in UAE would you recommend to a friend to study MBA? Why?