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Saturday, October 14, 2006

MBA Podcaster audo podcasts available to listen to online

I've made many of the popular MBApodcaster podcasts available for your listening pleasure below without the need for an MP3 player, iTunes or an iPod. (If you experience any issues such as off-speed playback, just refresh your browser.) MBAPodcaster was formed by Janet Nakano(NPR Reporter) and Diana Jordan(anchors the morning news on 106.7 K-Lite in Portland).

MBAPodcaster delivers information and advice through biweekly audio segments for those planning to apply for a Master in Business Administration. Guests include Deans of various business schools, alumni, corporate recruiters, MBA consultants and more. On each segment, they go in-depth on a particular topic of interest to an MBA applicant and interview relevant experts to help make the application process more efficient and successful.

To hear any of the Audio Podcasts, just click the play button.
Note: If you are using Internet Explorer, don't worry about the security message. Just ignore the message, the player will begin playing the audio file on your computer and will not require you to directly download it to your computer.
Essays and Recommendations

Guests include:
-Linda Baldwin, Director of Admissions at UCLA Anderson School of Management
-Paul Bodine, Senior Editor at and author of "Great Application Essays for Business School"
-Linda Meehan, Assistant Dean and Executive Director of Admissions at Columbia Business School

Choosing the Right Business School

Guests include:
-Daphne Atkinson, Vice President of Industry Relations for the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC)
-John J. Fernandez, President and CEO of the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International, the preeminent accreditation body for business schools
-James Strachan, Associate Dean of the University of South Florida St. Petersburg College of Business Administration and author of "How to Get into the Right Business School"

Acing the MBA Interview

Guests include:
-Jim Hayes, Admission’s Director for University of Michigan Ross School of Business
-Rosemaria Martinelli, Associate Dean for student recruitment and admissions for University of Chicago Graduate School of Business
-Chad Troutwine, Co-Founder of MBA admission consulting company "Veritas Prep"

MBA's in the Technology Industry, Part 1 of 3: Positioning Yourself for a Career in High Tech

Guests include recruiters from the following organizations:
-Kim Capps, Intuit Inc.
-DeAnna Christmas, IBM Corp.
-Kim Grounds, Symantec Corp.
-Colleen McCreary, Electronic Arts Inc.
-Hosted by Mark Bisnow of Bisnow on Business

How to Win an Offer In High Tech
Part 2 of 3: What MBAs Can Expect in the High Tech Working World

Guests include recruiters from the following organizations:
-Kim Capps, Intuit Inc.
-DeAnna Christmas, IBM Corp.
-Kim Grounds, Symantec Corp.
-Colleen McCreary, Electronic Arts Inc.
-Hosted by Mark Bisnow of Bisnow on Business

Part 3 of 3: Job Opportunities in High Tech

Guests include recruiters from the following organizations:
-Kim Capps, Intuit Inc.
-DeAnna Christmas, IBM Corp.
-Kim Grounds, Symantec Corp.
-Colleen McCreary, Electronic Arts Inc.
-Hosted by Mark Bisnow of Bisnow on Business

Is an MBA Necessary:
Have You Passed The Point of Getting Your MBA?

Guests include:
-Randolph Gray, founder of Innovus Designs
-Taylor Milner, principal at Stroud Consulting
-Jeff Rice, executive director of Career Services and president of MBA Career Services Council

International Candidates Applying to U.S. Business Schools:Special Considerations For International MBA Applicants

Guests include:
-Monica Gray, Assistant Dean and Director of MBA Admissions at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business
-Peter von Loesecke, CEO and Managing Director of The MBA Tour
-Christopher Lozano, MBA Director of Student Recruitment and Admissions at the University of the Pacific’s Eberhardt School of Business
-Kim Killingsworth, Associate Director of International Admissions at Cornell University’s The Johnson School of Business

MBA Ratings and Rankings: What Do The Numbers Mean & Who’s At The Top?

Guests include:
-Louis Lavelle, Business School Editor for BusinessWeek
-Bob Morse, Director of Data Research for U.S. News and World Report
-Della Bradshaw, Business Education Editor for Financial Times
-Robert Franek, Vice President and Publisher for Princeton Review Books

Your Application Essays:
Strategic Recommendations for Writing Your Admission Essay

Guests include:
-Linda Abraham, President & Founder of, an admission’s counseling and essay editing service
-Thomas Caleel, Director of MBA Admissions and Financial Aid, The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania
-Brian T. Lohr, Senior Associate Director of Admissions at University of Notre Dame Mendoza College of Business
-Graham Richmond, Co-founder of MBA admission consulting company "Clear Admit"

Part-time versus Full-time MBA, Which One is Right for You?

Guests include:
-Mark Rice, Dean of Olin Graduate School of Business at Babson College
-Dr. John Mather, Executive Director of the Masters Programs at the Tepper School of Management at Carnegie-Mellon University
-Robbie Allen, Current Part-time MBA Student at MIT Sloan School of Management

MBA Admission Consultants: Learn About the Controversial Practice of Using an MBA Consultant and Whether It Can Help You

Guests include:
-Judith Silverman, Senior Associate Director at University of Pennsylvania's Wharton Business School
-Graham Richmond, Co-founder of MBA admission consulting company "Clear Admit"
-Current MBA student who utilized the services of an admission consultant

The Best Time to Go For Your MBA:
Is Sooner Better Than Later?

Guests include:
-Thomas Caleel, Director of MBA Admissions and Financial Aid, The Wharton School
-Brit Dewey, Managing Director of Admissions at Harvard Business School
-Robert Fuchs is the VP of Human Resources at EchoStar
-Mark Rice, Dean at The Olin Graduate School of Business at Babson College

The GMAT: Everything You Need to Know About The Test

Guests include:
-Larry Rudner, Vice President for Research and Development at the Graduate Management Admission Council
-Jett Pihakis, Co-Director of Admissions for the Full-time MBA Program at UC Berkeley's Haas School of Business
-Monica Gray, Director of MBA Admissions at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business
-Liz Riley Hargrove, MBA Admissions Director at Duke’s Fuqua School of Business
-Chris Snyder, Manager of Business Programs at Kaplan Test Prep and Admissions, a division of Kaplan, Inc.
-Zeke Vanderhoek, founder and CEO of Manhattan GMAT

MBA Admission Strategic Plan:
What You Can Do Now to Help Get Accepted Next Year

Guests include:
-Linda Abraham, President & Founder of, an admission’s counseling and essay editing service
-Omari Bouknight & Scott Shrum, co-authors of "Your MBA Game Plan: Proven Strategies for Getting into the Top Business Schools"
-Current MBA student at University of Chicago Graduate School of Business

Financing Your MBA:
Start Planning Now So You Can Live Easier When School Starts

Guests include:
-Daphne Atkinson, VP of Industry Relations for the Graduate Management Admission Council
-Kathy Burlison, Director of Tax Implementation at H&R Block
-Thomas Caleel, Director of Admission and Financial Aid for University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School
-Cori McManus, MBA Loan Specialist for Sallie Mae

Getting off the Waitlist and on the Admitted List

Guests include:
-Linda Abraham, Author of "The Nine Mistakes You Don't Want to Make on an MBA Waitlist" and Founder of, an admission’s counseling and essay editing service
-Michael Cohan, President of MBAPrepAdvantage, an admission’s consulting firm

Can You Get a Part-Time MBA and Still Change Career Tracks?

Guests include:
-Alan Resnik, Professor of Marketing at the School of Business Administration at Portland State University
-Jeff Rice, Executive Director of the Office of Career Services, Fisher College of Business at Ohio State
-Stella Ringer, College and Association Relations Manager with Coca Cola
-Srikanth Yellapregada, recent graduate from the Fisher College of Business at Ohio State University

Part-time versus Full-time MBA, Which One is Right for You?

Guests include:
-Mark Rice, Dean of Olin Graduate School of Business at Babson College
-Dr. John Mather, Executive Director of the Masters Programs at the Tepper School of Management at Carnegie-Mellon University
-Robbie Allen, Current Part-time MBA Student at MIT Sloan School of Management

Sharpening Your Skills Before You Begin Your MBA

Guests include:
-Sally Jaeger, Assistant Dean and Director of the MBA Program at Tuck School of Business, Dartmouth College
-Collin McDougall, President of Ivey School of Business MBA Association at the University of Western Ontario
-Dr. Peter Regan, Adjunct Professor at Tuck School of Business, responsible for running Tuck’s MBA Math Camp program for incoming students
-Allison Riley, Manager of Student Products at the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC)

MBA Math-Tuck’s "Math Camp" program for incoming Tuck Business School students

Guests include:
-Dr. Peter Regan, Tuck Business School Professor and Founder of MBA Math
-Steve Lubrano, Assistant Dean and Chief Operations Officer at Tuck School of Business
-Tumi Adebiyi, former MBA Math student and current first year student at Tuck School of Business
-Stefano Pardi, former MBA Math student and current first year student at London Business School

The Executive MBA: Is This MBA Program The Right Choice For You?

Guests include:
-Charles Jacobina, Executive Director of Virginia Tech’s new EMBA program, the Pamplin College of Business Executive MBA Program
-Julie Cisek Jones, Assistant Dean for the Kellogg School at Northwestern University and Director of Executive MBA Programs, the #1 ranked EMBA program in 2005 according to BusinessWeek
-Maury Kalnitz, Managing Director of the Executive MBA Council
-Ethan Hanabury, Associate Dean for Executive MBA Programs at Columbia Business School

Calculating the MBA ROI: How to Get the Best Return on Your Investment span>

Guests include:
-Thomas W. Cline, MBA, Ph.D., adjunct professor at University of Pittsburgh's Katz Graduate School of Business and co-author of "The ROI on the MBA"
-Antony Davies, Ph.D., economics professor at Duquesne University and co-author of "The ROI on the MBA"
-Toby Hemmerling, admission consultant from Dream MBA

Business School & Ethics: The Role that B. School Plays in Creating Ethical Leaders

Guests include:
-Paul Danos, Dean of Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College
-Kirk Hanson, Executive Director of the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics at Santa Clara University
-Judith Samuelson, Executive Director of "Beyond Grey Pinstripes" at the Aspen Institute
-David Vogel, Professor at Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley

Online MBA Programs: Are they worth the time and investment and how can you judge the various programs available?

Guests include:
-George Lorenzo, Author of "The Complete Idiot's Guide to Getting Your MBA Online"
-Vicky Phillips, CEO & Founder, an online degree directory offering listings to the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) - accredited colleges and universities
-John Gallagher, Associate Dean of Executive MBA Programs at Duke University Fuqua School of Business
-Carol Swanberg, Director of Admissions at Syracuse University Whitman School of Management
-Karen Breinlinger, alumnus from Syracuse University Whitman School of Management and current VP of product development for Corning, Inc.


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