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Beacom School of Business

VERMILLION, S.D. – The University of South Dakota Beacom School of Business announced this week that they will begin hosting webinars on key topics to help South Dakota businesses manage through crisis. The new effort is a collaboration between the state’s flagship business school and its outreach centers: the Prairie Family Business Association (PFBA) and the South Dakota Small Business Development Center (SBDC).

VERMILLION, S.D. – The University of South Dakota will continue remote delivery through the summer academic term, as announced by the South Dakota Board of Regents today.

VERMILLION, S.D. – In response to Gov. Kristi Noem’s Executive Order 2020-04 and amid the global COVID-19 pandemic, the South Dakota Board of Regents has determined all South Dakota public universities will transition spring classes online for the duration of the semester and postpone graduation ceremonies until further notice. The spring semester is scheduled to end May 8.

VERMILLION, S.D.

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2 Law School Personal Statements That Succeeded | Top Law Schools

Deciding what to say in the law school personal statement is the most challenging part of the admissions process for some applicants.

“Even people who are good writers often have a hard time writing about themselves,” says Jessica Pishko, a former admissions consultant and writing tutor at Accepted, a Los Angeles-based admissions consulting firm. “That is perfectly normal.”

Pishko, who coached law school applicants on how to overcome writer’s block, says, “If you can find the thing that you really care about, that is who you are, and talking about that is a great way to write about yourself.”

Why Law Schools Ask for Personal Statements

Personal statements can offer J.D. admissions committees “a narrative” about the applicant, which is important because it is rare for law schools to conduct admissions interviews, says Christine Carr, a law school admissions consultant with Accepted who previously was an associate director of admissions

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15 Tips for Your Medical School Personal Statement

Don’t underestimate the power of the medical school personal statement to make a strong, positive impression on an admissions committee. Combined with your interview performance, your personal statement can account for 60% (or more) of your total admissions score!

Medical schools want to enroll bright, empathetic, communicative people. Here’s how to write a compelling med school personal statement that shows schools who you are and what you’re capable of.

Medical school personal statement

Personal Statement Topics

Your medical school personal statement is a component of your primary application submitted via, TMDSAS (for Texas applications), or AACOMAS (NB: If you are applying to medical school in Canada, confirm the application process with your school, as not all application components may be submitted through AMCAS).

These applications offer broad topics to consider, and many essay approaches are acceptable. For example, you could write about:

  • an experience that challenged or changed your
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The School of Hospitality Business

Students earn a highly versatile hospitality business bachelor of arts degree with a rigorous and relevant curriculum. The curriculum draws from three areas of study: general education, business and hospitality.

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Students prepare for a career in hospitality real estate development firms, acquisition and development departments within major hospitality companies, hospitality consulting or appraisal firms, and mortgage lenders specializing in hotels, real estate acquisition funds and asset management companies.

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The School of Hospitality Business faculty are sought-after speakers and facilitators for corporations and associations across the globe. In addition, The School proudly hosts the Club Managers Association of America (CMAA) Business Management Institute III, the National Automatic Merchandising Association (NAMA) Executive Development Program, and the U.S. Air Force Services Executive Development Program.

Faculty are also available to custom design executive programs for your organization. As the authors of the industry’s leading textbooks, resource materials, and research, the

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SMU Cox School of Business | Business Education

The MSM program has engaged and changed me. My coursework enabled me to travel to Dubai, and the career resources helped me secure my dream job. I cannot wait to start my next chapter in consulting.

Chelsey Caldwell, MSM 2018

People Advisory Services Staff Consultant at EY

My time at SMU Cox strengthened me personally and professionally, as I transitioned out of the Army, into the business world. I had the ability to reach out and meet senior executives and business owners in Dallas, while building close relationships with classmates and faculty.

Marc Orgass, MBA 2017

Associate at JPMorgan Chase

A lot of what we do at Cox is team based, and our students and alumni tell us over and over again how important their peers were to their learning.

Marci Armstrong

Brierley Endowed Professor
Director of the Brierley Institute for Customer Engagement

Students come back and tell us how

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School of Business Administration Homepage – School of Business Administration

AT THIS TIME, IN AN EFFORT TO SUPPORT PROPER SOCIAL DISTANCING AND IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE GOVERNOR’S ORDER, WE HAVE SUSPENDED ALL IN-PERSON SERVICES THROUGH APRIL 13.

Our dedicated undergraduate advising, graduate advising and career services teams are available virtually to assist you via phone, email or web conference.As always, the university appreciates your understanding and support as we strive to protect the health and welfare of all campus and community members. For further updates, feel free to visit oakland.edu/coronavirus.

At Oakland University’s School of Business Administration, you’ll find programs that integrate theory, research and experience, giving you the unique combination of solid academic preparation and practical skills necessary to succeed professionally. The business school offers nine undergraduate business majors and 11 minors, four master’s degree programs, and a wealth of graduate certificates.

Thanks to the reputation it is gaining within the region and beyond, the School of Business Administration

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USC Online MBA Program | Marshall School of Business

As an internationally-recognized business school, USC Marshall is proud to introduce the Online Master of Business Administration: a bold program that capitalizes on the potential of the online format and welcomes students into the greater Trojan Family that is more than 390k members strong.

The coursework of the Marshall Online MBA provides students with the rigor and camaraderie they would expect of a top MBA program, pairing powerful virtual tools with a comprehensive curriculum. Every course is designed top-to-bottom specifically for an online format and led by several members of the Marshall faculty. Each class uses contemporary, real-world scenarios to help students develop abilities that today’s employers expect of executive-level leaders, including decision-making through metrics, efficient communication, and effective virtual and remote collaboration.

The program teaches students to become forward-thinking business leaders that can analyze a situation from diverse perspectives and create effective, practical solutions. Through a one-week on-campus residency,

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Texas Master of Science in Business Analytics | MSBA | McCombs School of Business

Considering MSBA


My major isn’t in a quantitative/technical field- can I still apply?

Our program is open to applicants from any major. University coursework or professional experience in computer programming is required; knowledge of Python is preferred (those admitted to the program are strongly encouraged to learn Python prior to beginning the program). Coursework in Linear Algebra and Calculus-based Statistics is strongly recommended for a competitive application.


Do you have a programming requirement?

We do not have a programming requirement for applicants, but we do strongly recommend that students admitted to the program without programming experience study on their own and come prepared for programming boot camp at orientation. Python is a good place to start.

Can I apply for Spring semester? When does the Spring (or Fall) application open?

The MS in Business Analytics begins in summer semester every year. We do not enroll students in the fall or

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Finance and Managerial Economics | Naveen Jindal School of Management


Finances and Managerial Economics

Finance is a growing field with a need for specialized training and skills.  In this fast-paced career, you need technical and decision-making skills to gather and evaluate information in a rapidly-changing business environment.    

Students who earn a Bachelor of Science in Finance degree will have the skills to do rigorous analysis of financial information through various courses in managerial economics and financial analysis. These skills are in high demand across the corporate world and prized in government and not-for-profit sectors. 

The Master of Science in Finance degree is offered for graduate students who have an interest in such areas as corporate finance, investment banking, financial analysis, private equity or real estate. Students can select alternatives designed to meet the educational requirements for the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA®) or the CCIM designation.   

The Master of Science in Finance Engineering and Risk Management degree is for graduate students who have an interest

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