Asian Business Schools’ Popularity Skyrockets and NUS Opens its MBA Application (Singapore MBA News: Oct 3 – Oct 10)

My comments are in italics.

NUS opened its MBA application for the 2012 academic year.  With rolling admissions it’s beneficial to apply early unless you need more time to solidify your work experience, get stronger recommendations or improve your GMAT score.

Full-time MBA: 1 October 2011 – 31 March 2012

Round I:   01 October 2011 – 31 January 2012
Round II:  01 February 2012 – 31 March 2012

Scholarship qualifying period (only applicable to the full time NUS MBA): 01 October 2011 – 31 January 2012

Part-time MBA:1 October 2011 – 15 May 2012

Applicants are reviewed on a rolling basis; hence, applicants are encouraged to submit application requirements early.

Business Degrees Skyrocket in Popularity in Asiathere are still way more Asian applicants to MBA programs in the West than there are Western applicants to MBA programs in Asia.  If you’re not from Asia, it’s a great time to apply to Asian MBA programs.

“In 2010, business schools in Asia received almost 43,000 GMAT score reports from prospective students, more than double the amount in 2006, according to the Graduate Management Admission Council, which administers the test.”

Singapore to Host World Entrepreneurship Forum Nov 2-5

The forum in Singapore is expected to draw 130 entrepreneurship experts and thought leaders from 60 countries.

They will discuss ideas and generate action plans based on the theme, “Entrepreneurship – A Driver for Innovation and Technology”.

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