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Georgetown MBA Program Fall 2017 Essays

By - Jul 22, 10:07 AM   Comments [0]

The McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University has updated the MBA essay requirements for the 2016-2017 admissions season and now asks applicants to respond in a video essay in addition to written prompts. The Georgetown MBA Program says: We want to hear your story. When responding...

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LBS Deadlines for August 2017 Intake

By - Jul 21, 09:09 AM   Comments [0]

The London Business School MBA Class of 2019 application will go live in early August, but until then, candidates can plan ahead with these MBA application deadlines for the 2016-2017 admissions cycle. Round 1 Application due: September 21, 2016 Decision released: November 23, 2016 Round 2 Application due: January 4, 2017 Decision released: March 22, 2017 Round 3 Application...

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Financial Times Best B-Schools for Entrepreneurship

By - Jul 20, 10:56 AM   Comments [0]

Are you itching to start your own company and wondering which business schools would best help you achieve that dream? Entrepreneurship is a hot topic and very popular course of study at today’s business schools. As someone who has started more than one successful business,...

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Georgetown MBA Program Fall 2017 Application Deadlines

By - Jul 19, 08:44 AM   Comments [0]

Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business has published the MBA application deadlines for the 2016-2017 admissions season. Deadlines Round 1 Application due: October 10, 2016 Decision released: December 20, 2016 Round 2 Application due: January 5, 2017 Decision released: March 25, 2017 Round 3 Application due: April 1, 2017 Decision released: May 15, 2017 All applications are...

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Tuesday Tips: Columbia Business School Fall 2017 MBA Application Essay Tips

By - Jul 19, 07:50 AM   Comments [0]

Columbia Business School is highly concerned about fit and your knowledge of the program. New York City is another aspect of the school that pervades its culture and defines some of the unique opportunities of the program. Thorough school research is crucial to your preparation for...

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Tuesday Tips: Dartmouth Tuck Fall 2017 MBA Essay Tips

By - Jul 19, 06:49 AM   Comments [0]

The Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth has a small student body and a rural location, combined with world-class faculty and academic focus. As you approach your Dartmouth Tuck MBA application it will be important to consistently show how you will fit into the school...

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How to Organize Your MBA Essays

By - Jul 18, 06:42 AM   Comments [0]

Have you heard of the STAR interview technique? It’s when an interviewer asks you a behavioral question (which usually begins, “Tell me about a time when you…”) and you respond by laying out the Situation, the Task you were given, the Action you took, and...

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Chicago Booth Dean Kumar Named Provost at Johns Hopkins

By - Jul 15, 10:07 AM   Comments [0]

Johns Hopkins University has announced that Sunil Kumar, dean of the Chicago Booth School of Business, will become its 15th provost and senior vice president for academic affairs, effective September 1, 2016. “Sunil is a proven academic leader with uncompromising standards for excellence, great integrity, and a deep-seated...

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SBC Survey Results: More MBA Applicants Drawn to Consulting, Swayed by Scholarships

By - Jul 15, 09:32 AM   Comments [0]

More than 50% of business school applicants say they would attend a less desirable program if awarded a scholarship, according to SBC’s annual survey of MBA applicants. Our survey also reported that a post-MBA career in consulting (47.9%) was the top pick, up from 39.2% last year. After consulting, finance...

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UCLA Anderson School Fall 2017 MBA Essay Topic

By - Jul 14, 08:50 AM   Comments [0]

The UCLA Anderson School of Management has confirmed the required essay topic remains unchanged for the 2016-2017 MBA admissions season. First-Time Applicants—One Required Essay: We believe that the best results are achieved when you share success, think fearlessly and drive change.  With this in mind, what are your...

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