Vault Education Editors

Vault’s Admit One is a blog that covers news and trends in higher education. Admit One contributors offer guidance on applying—and getting into—college, law school and business school. The blog also offers tips on succeeding in school and landing a job post graduation.

Contributors have included:

  • David Limm: David studied journalism at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism. He received his undergraduate degree from Brown University.
  • Carolyn Wise: Carolyn holds a degree in English Literature from Princeton University. Carolyn has edited a number of Vault education guides, including Vault Buzz Books and the 2010 Edition of the Vault Guide to Top Internships.

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How to Handle Your Job Offers

by Vault Education Editors  |  May 06, 2011

By Deborah FedericoFinally, after much perseverance and persistence in your job search, the offers are coming in. What a great feeling! This is certainly a thrilling time in your career. But it can also be somewhat overwhelming as you try for the first time in your life to make sense of offer packages, and wonder how to professionally manage multiple job offers.Understandably, many seniors have been coming in or emailing me with questions they have about their job offers. In this post, I... Read More >

Stratus Prep and Vault Present: Should I Apply to Law School

by Vault Education Editors  |  May 06, 2011

Join Stratus Prep and Vault.com on for an interactive dialogue on the pros and cons of attending law school. Hear from industry experts and law school graduates who will weigh in on the value of a law degree, discuss the legal job market and career prospects, and offer tips and advice for applying to law school.  When:  Wednesday May 18, 2011 from 6:00 PM to 9:30 PM EDTWhere:NYU Wasserman Center133 E 13th Street2nd FloorNew York, NY 10003- Attendees will have the... Read More >

Choosing a B-School: Look Past the Stereotypes

by Vault Education Editors  |  May 06, 2011

By Jeremy Shinewald, mbaMissionHere we present part five in our nine-part series, Selecting Your Target MBA Program. This week, we discuss the importance of looking beyond a target program's stereotypes and truly understanding the depth of their specializations. Next week: Alumni Base.Everyone knows the Kellogg School of Management is a marketing school, right? After all, Kellogg is home to Philip Kotler, author of some of the world's most widely used graduate-level... Read More >

More Than Meets the Eye: Consider the B-School's Stereotypes

by Vault Education Editors  |  May 06, 2011

By Jeremy Shinewald, mbaMissionHere we present part five in our nine-part series, Selecting Your Target MBA Program. This week, we discuss the importance of looking beyond a target program's stereotypes and truly understanding the depth of their specializations. Next week: Alumni Base.Everyone knows the Kellogg School of Management is a marketing school, right? After all, Kellogg is home to Philip Kotler, author of some of the world's most widely used graduate-level textbooks on... Read More >

Schools: Will Teach Ayn Rand for Money

by Vault Education Editors  |  May 06, 2011

So much time and effort put into scrubbing the stain of greed from the image of business schools, and here comes John Allison, former banker and Ayn Rand devotee, offering up fistfuls cash to schools willing to teach the Objectivist tenets of reason, self-interest and laissez faire capitalism.To get up to $2 million dollars from BB&T, the bank where Allison was CEO and chairman, schools would have to offer up a slice of the curriculum and teach a course on capitalism where Rand's... Read More >

Dean of London B-School Talks New Innovation Center

by Vault Education Editors  |  May 05, 2011

If you've been hearing a lot of talk of a need to recruit candidates strong in innovation and gifted with the entrepreneurial touch, then you have been listening. If furthering these skills in business school is something you are considering, then it might interest you to know that the London Business School will be opening its Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship later this month.From an interview with LBS's Dean Andrew Likierman in the WSJ:WSJ: How will the institute... Read More >

Internship Recruiting is Like Dating

by Vault Education Editors  |  May 05, 2011

"In many ways the recruiting experience is analogous to the trials and tribulations of dating," says Nicole Hensel, an MBA student London Business School.I can see the logic in that."It begins with each side trying to prove just how sexy, accomplished, and appealing it is to the other."True."Descriptions like 'seeking the highest-caliber talent in the marketplace' and 'superior analytical, problem-solving, and communication skills required' plague the career... Read More >

The Business School Tuition Bubble: What's the Value of Top

by Vault Education Editors  |  May 04, 2011

The recent meme-like explosion of higher-education-is-the-next-bubble stories has left a business school professor worried about the value of the current professoriate. If, when that thing bursts, the time will come for MBA faculty to face a moment of reckoning. When their worth is weighed, will top b-schools, professors still be able to claim great value?  Michael Ryall, associate professor at Toronto's Rotman School of Management, frets that the commitment to growth by top... Read More >

Why Do Law Schools Feel the Need to Lie About Jobs?

by Vault Education Editors  |  May 03, 2011

Paul Campos, the University of Colorado law professor who recently dug into the actual employment numbers of the "professional cartels" known as law schools, was interviewed by The Young Turks.[Interviewer:] Why do [law schools] feel like they need to lie to everyone to get applicants to their schools? [around 6:35 mark][Campos:] For a long time the system was working fairly well for most people because…first of all tuition rates at many of those schools were much, much lower so... Read More >

MBA Renders First Year Experience in a Word

by Vault Education Editors  |  May 03, 2011

A London Business School student characterizes her first year experience at a top b-school with one word: Resilience.Resilience to death by corporate presentation and to disappointments in the summer internship placement process; the resilience to navigate the vast quantities of information thrown at me and to build a life away from friends and family. And, yes, the resilience to survive dawn classes with a hangover. It has been a tremendous learning and character building experience, but... Read More >

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