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Online MBA Degrees Rise in Prominence

Online MBA Degrees Rise in Prominence

Distance learning programs have long offered students the opportunity to earn an MBA degree at their own pace, on their own schedule and from the convenience of their own home. But an MBA from a top-tier business school entails intangible benefits not easily replicated by watching lecture videos, reading articles online and writing papers.

Studying in isolation has never been enough to conquer the business world, which is why MBA students and faculty tout the benefits of experiential learning, team-building exercises and networking opportunities. Only recently have innovative online programs like Kenan-Flagler’s MBA@UNC and Indiana University’s Kelley Direct found ways to offer the same benefits to distant digitally connected pupils.

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UNC (Kenan-Flagler) MBA Admissions Deadlines for 2010-2011

UNC (Kenan-Flagler) MBA Admissions Deadlines for 2010-2011

The University of North Carolina’s Kenan-Flagler Business School recently released its application deadlines for the coming admissions season. Here they are, followed by our comments in italics:

UNC (Kenan-Flagler) Essay Topics for 2008-2009

UNC (Kenan-Flagler) Essay Topics for 2008-2009

While we’ve previously blogged about UNC’s Kenan-Flagler Business, below is a closer look at the school’s admissions essays for 2008-2009. Our comments are in italics:

Kenan-Flagler Application Essays

  1. What are the 2 or 3 strengths or characteristics that have driven your career success thus far? Do you have other strengths that you would like to leverage in the future? (500 words maximum)
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New Dean at UNC (Kenan-Flagler)

New Dean at UNC (Kenan-Flagler)

What’s in a name? Plenty, if your last name is “Dean.” Last week UNC’s Kenan-Flagler Business School named Professor James W. Dean, Jr., as its new dean, pending approval by UNC’s Board of Trustees. The appointment is expected to take effect August 1.

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