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Road to Business School 2013: The Premier Forum for Networking with B-Schools

August 2, 2013 by

Screen Shot 2013-08-02 at 9.21.01 AMKaplan GMAT is built on the success of our clients. That success has propelled and maintained Kaplan GMAT’s dominance in the industry for decades, and we are resolute in continuing to elevate our primacy through you. The only road to take us there and beyond is a relentless cycle of investment and reinvestment in our students and their futures. When you succeed, we succeed— and we like to succeed.

Our third annual Road to Business School series of events kicks off in Chicago on Thursday, August 8, 2013. Chicago is just the first in a week-long tour around the United States that includes On-Site B-School Fairs at prestigious venues in some of the greatest cities in the world that are home to the absolute best MBA programs out there: Los Angeles, San Francisco, Boston, New York City, and Washington, D.C.

We have gathered admissions officers from over 30 of the … Read full post

Business School Spotlight: McCombs School of Business

June 5, 2013 by

Road To Business School-GMATNow is the time to very seriously start preparing for the business school application process. Our Road to Business School event series in August is fast approaching and every week leading up to it we are highlighting a new MBA program.  This week’s school spotlight features the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin. If you are interested in a high caliber dynamic MBA program, McCombs should be at the top of your list.

You’ll have the opportunity to meet with representatives from McCombs at our upcoming Road to Business School fairs.  Don’t miss your chance to meet one-on-one with admissions representatives from this highly respected program. Register today!

McCombs School of Business at University of Texas at Austin

One of the largest and most distinguished business schools in the country, the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin is dedicated to … Read full post

Business School Spotlight: The Fisher College of Business at The Ohio State University

May 1, 2013 by

Mason HallSummer is fast approaching, which means that now is the time to very seriously start preparing for the business school application process. Kaplan plans to do our part to help you get a taste of what is out there leading up to our Road to Business School event series in August by highlighting a new MBA program each week.  This week’s school spotlight features The Fisher College of Business at The Ohio State University.

You’ll have the opportunity to meet with representatives from The Fisher College of Business at our upcoming Road to Business School fairs. Don’t miss your chance to meet one-on-one with admissions representatives from this highly respected program. Register today!

Fisher College of Business -  The Ohio State University

The Fisher College of Business MBA program prepares every student for an extraordinary career through an action-based, business management education, hands-on learning opportunities, and international experiences. Each student … Read full post

Business School Spotlight: The Foster School of Business at the University of Washington

April 24, 2013 by

campus_heroSummer is fast approaching, which means that now is the time to very seriously start preparing for the business school application process. Kaplan plans to do our part to help you get a taste of what is out there leading up to our Road to Business School event series in August by highlighting a new MBA program each week.  This week’s school spotlight features The Foster School of Business at the University of Washington.

You’ll have the opportunity to meet with representatives from The Foster School at our upcoming Road to Business School fairs.  Don’t miss your chance to meet one-on-one with admissions representatives from this highly respected program.  Register today!

 The Foster School of Business at the University of Washington

The Foster School of Business at the University of Washington exists to inspire and develop the next generation of management leadership. The MBA program knows that well-run organizations have … Read full post

Event announcement: #MBAchat on Twitter, mbaMission to host

April 19, 2013 by

GM-351-Twitter-Chat-for-RoadDate: Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Time: 1:00pm EDT

What: #mbachat

Host: @mbaMission

Why: To learn how to find the right fit for business school.

mbaMission is a highly respected business school admissions consulting firm. Kaplan GMAT initiated a relationship with the organization’s founder and president, Jeremy Shinewald, in 2010 for our Road to Business School events and we have worked closely with this outstanding company ever since.

We are very excited to spread the word about an upcoming Twitter event mbaMission is hosting next week on Wednesday, April 24th. Please, do yourself a favor and set aside the time to attend this event!

Be sure to follow @mbaMission and the #mbachat hashtag. All attendees will have the opportunity to submit admissions questions they might have and get expert advice from Mr. Shinewald himself. This is an outstanding opportunity and we hope to see you there!

MBA Students as Employees: Things Both Sides Should Consider

April 16, 2013 by

time clockTo support my efforts here, I get daily alerts from Google spiders who hunt for news about, or otherwise concerning, MBAs and the GMAT.  Every now and then one of these alerts will contain a snippet of information from the interwebs that subsequently does its job and inspires a post. One such link led me to this CNBC article about a new start-up called Hourly Nerd.

Hourly Nerd is a by-product of Harvard Business School’s FIELD curriculum—a fairly recent addition to HBS pedagogy and one I have written about before here and here. Soon-to-be Harvard MBAs started Hourly Nerd with the intention of matching money-starved students with time-and-money-starved businesses. The model actually reminds me of one used by crowdSPRING: a service that matches those in need of graphic design services with those who can provide them, all at a below-market price. For the record, I like … Read full post

Business School Spotlight: The Paul Merage School of Business at the University of California

April 10, 2013 by

041With spring in the air and summer fast approaching, it means that now is the time to very seriously start preparing for the business school application process by compiling your list of target b-schools. Kaplan plans to do our part to help you get a taste of what is out there. Leading up to our Road to Business School event series in August, we’ll introduce you to a new program each week. This week’s school spotlight features The Paul Merage School of Business at the University of California, Irvine. By considering The Merage School, you can become a part of one of the quickest growing MBA programs to consistently rank among the top 5-10% of accredited business schools worldwide, have access to a world-class faculty, strong alumni network and close individual and corporate relationships.
You’ll have the opportunity to meet with representatives from The Paul Merage School at our upcoming … Read full post

Road to Business School Spotlight: Johns Hopkins Carey Business School

April 3, 2013 by

Exterior LM building dusk shot--2011Choosing the schools that will hit your short list of b-school targets is a tough task.  Kaplan plans to do our part to help you get a taste of what is out there.  Leading up to our Road to Business School event series in August, we’ll introduce you to a new program each week.  This week’s school spotlight features Johns Hopkins Carey Business School, located in the heart of Baltimore, MD. By considering JHCBS, not only will you get a world class education, but you’ll be able to satisfy your craving for amazing crab cakes in one of the East Coast’s largest cities.

You’ll have the opportunity to meet with representatives from Johns Hopkins at our upcoming Road to Business School fairs. Don’t miss your chance to meet one-on-one with admissions representatives from an incredibly innovative and highly regarded program. Register today!

Johns Hopkins Carey Business School

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Road to Business School Spotlight: Penn State Smeal College of Business

March 27, 2013 by

scb00084As a part of the Road to Business School event series that will take place in August, we’ll be featuring a different business school every week to help you explore your options.  Keep in mind that the schools featured will be participating in our upcoming business school fairs, so you’ll have the chance to meet them in person or virtually during the Road series.

Finding the right school for you is always a challenge.  Take the time to dig in and get to know each program as you do your research.  This week’s spotlight is on Smeal.

Penn State Smeal College of Business

The Penn State Smeal MBA is a two-year, full-time, internationally ranked MBA Program that has been designed to provide the connections, resources, learning, and experiences to transform business life and the business world.  The program focuses on four critical thematic areas: Global Perspective, Total Business Focus, … Read full post

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