Author Archive - Kaplan

Yale School of Management Breaks Class Diversity Record

By - Sep 10, 08:42 AM   Comments [0]

Applicants at one business school face new challenges. Yale School of Management boasts a record-breaking incoming class, while Rotman School of Management applicants face a new writing challenge—check out these stories and more in our latest roundup of MBA news. Leave your comments below please. Meet Yale...

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Never a Bad Time for Business School

By - Sep 8, 13:44 PM   Comments [0]

The best time to go to business school depends on your a lot of factors—including career goals. Last week we asked you to start thinking about how ready you are for business school (and to let our Readiness Quiz help you find out), so now let’s...

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Black Students Just Five Percent of HBS Class

By - Sep 3, 08:37 AM   Comments [0]

Diversity remains low at HBS and other elite Boston MBA programs. Why are black students so underrepresented in Boston-area MBA programs? What’s the best way to counter business school application burnout? Has HBS become the program of choice for fashion entrepreneurs? Let’s get to the bottom...

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How Ready Are You for Business School?

By - Sep 1, 14:04 PM   Comments [0]

Take our readiness quiz to find out where you stand on the path to business school. Let’s talk business school. If you’re like a lot of aspiring business school students, this won’t be the first time you’ve heard that phrase—and wondered where you stand on the road...

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MBA Entrants Raise Bar at Top-ranked Programs

By - Aug 27, 07:15 AM   Comments [0]

The average GMAT score of this year’s MBA class means more competition. From a more diverse, more competitive entering MBA class to important insights from two business school deans—let’s dig into the latest headlines in the world of top-ranked MBA programs. Leave your comments below… please. Higher...

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10 Songs To Get You Through Business School

By - Aug 25, 08:08 AM   Comments [0]

Image via Unsplash By Megan Weyrauch on August 25, 2015 This article is brought to you by Uloop and Kaplan.  Search Uloop for student housing, college roommates, sublets, part-time jobs, internships, tutors, and campus news. It’s a dream come true: you were accepted into business school. Now, it’s time...

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Average GMAT Score Rises at Elite MBA Program

By - Aug 20, 08:54 AM   Comments [0]

What’s the best way to manage your letter of recommendation writers? Another business school breaks its average GMAT score record, a professor defends the value of MBA rankings, and an admissions consultant offers tips for managing your letter of recommendation writers—let’s dig into the latest headlines...

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Giving the Admissions Committee Your MBA Elevator Pitch

By - Aug 18, 12:16 PM   Comments [0]

What’s your MBA elevator pitch? Imagine that you are standing in the lobby of a large building. You’ve just pushed the button to go up to the 10th floor for an appointment you have in a few minutes. As you wait for the elevator to arrive,...

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Top-Ranked Business School Admissions Dean Tells All

By - Aug 13, 08:24 AM   Comments [0]

Chicago business schools set the bar high for average GMAT scores. Credits: Sergey Gabdurakhmanov via Flickr cc From an in-depth interview with the dean of admissions at a top-ranked business school to MBA students getting an early start to their academic year—let’s dig into the latest...

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Which Business School Application Round Is Right for You?

By - Aug 11, 11:25 AM   Comments [0]

Which business school application deadline should you prepare for? Most business schools process MBA applications in rounds, having three separate deadlines. So what’s the difference between the MBA application rounds, and what do they mean for you and your business school application strategy? Round one: September and...

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