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EMBA Programs That Don’t Require the GMAT (Part 1) Many applicants who apply to executive MBA (EMBA) programs are experienced professionals – many of which haven’t taken a standardized test for years. For many applicants, the GMAT may be an unwelcome hurdle to overcome while already managing a demanding career. Other applicants may have taken the GMAT and received a score that was much lower than hoped for and recognize such a score...

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Best EMBA Programs for Younger Candidates For younger candidates, given the right profile and accomplishments and carefully selected schools, an EMBA program may be the right platform for you. Columbia, Wharton and Cornell Johnson are the three schools whose class profiles skew among the youngest of all top EMBA programs, with the average age of matriculating students in the early- to mid-30s. Columbia Business School Columbia...

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EMBA Rankings: The Top Programs Are… According to U.S. News and World Report, these were the top U.S. EMBA programs in 2014: 1 University of Pennsylvania (Wharton), Philadelphia, PA 2 University of Chicago (Booth), Chicago, IL 3 Northwestern University (Kellogg), Evanston, IL 4 Duke University (Fuqua), Durham, NC 5 Columbia University, New York, NY 6 New York University (Stern), New York, NY 7 University of Michigan—Ann Arbor (Ross),...

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EMBA Acceptance Rates


Posted By on Mar 11, 2016

EMBA Acceptance Rates The Executive MBA has grown tremendously in popularity over the past 10 years. This is in part because many of the top business schools now offer EMBA programs, which are taught by outstanding faculty and offer a wonderful alternative for the candidate who does not want to leave a fulfilling job in order to gain an MBA. The EMBA can often-times be completed on the weekends, and some programs meet in person only...

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EMBA: Average GMAT Scores


Posted By on Mar 11, 2016

EMBA: Average GMAT Scores Executive MBA programs at top business schools such as Wharton, Kellogg, Columbia, Booth, Haas and MIT have become much more in-demand during the past decade. The increased number of applicants means that admissions rates at some of the top programs have been getting harder. Because of the keen competition to these programs, candidates often approach us at MBA Admit.com with a great deal of concern if they...

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