Friday, October 19, 2012

INSEAD EMBA to Host Masterclass and Information Session in Tokyo on October 31, 2012

The INSEAD EMBA program will be hosting a Masterclass and Information Session in Tokyo on Wednesday, October 31 2012 at 7pm. To register and/or get more information about this event start by clicking here.

John Couke

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Hitotsubashi ICS MBA Program Featured in Nikkei Biz Academy

The MBA program of the Hitotsubashi University Graduate School of International Corporate Strategy (ICS) was featured recently in the popular Nikkei Biz Academy. The article (in Japanese only) can be found here.

John Couke

The ROI of Education

This is a quick post altering readers to an excellent article on the ROI of Higher Education over at Robert F. Bruner's blog - he's the Dean of the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia. On the fence about taking that next educational step, be it an undergraduate degree or otherwise? Go over and read his posting on the topic.

John Couke

Friday, October 12, 2012

Common Application to Remove "Topic of your Choice" from its Essay Option

NACAC officials have announced that the "topic of your choice" option in the Common Application long essay will be removed, leaving applicants to choose only from the given list of topics. This has been reported here at the Chronicle of Higher Education and has also been written about here in the New York Times popular The Choice column.

John Couke

ps.  I strongly encourage current and future undergraduate applicants to follow The Choice blog at the New York Times, as it regularly contains useful information on the process of applying to universities.

pps.  Are there any potential undergrad applicants out there looking for an essay or admissions counselor? Be wary of those that make promises that seem to be too big or too good to be true, as another recent article at The Choice shows.

Wharton Releases 2 Interview Questions

There are several articles online detailing a letter Wharton has/will send to applicants containing more specific information on their new interview format for this year.

Among the details are two interview questions they may be asking to applicants:

What one talent or strength should a leader rely on most in daily life?
If you could teach one thing about innovation to a group of new employees, what would it be?

Read more here at the Poets&Quants website.

John Couke

Thursday, October 11, 2012

RSM to Host Tokyo Information Session and Master Class on October 24, 2012

The Rotterdam School of Management will host an information session and Master Class in Tokyo on Wednesday October 24, 2012 in Tokyo Japan. This is a good chance to learn about RSM as well as to get a chance to experience a bit of their teaching methodology.

More information and the sign up form can be found here.

John Couke

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

IE MBA Program to Host Master Class in Tokyo on October 14th, 2012

The IE MBA program will hold a Master Class on Building Successful Brands in Tokyo on Sunday, October 14th 2012. The event will be held at Forum8 in Shibuya. Those interested can register here.

John Couke