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Kellogg MBA Program’s Fall 2015 Essay Questions

By - Jul 22, 11:03 AM   Comments [0]

Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management has posted the MBA essay questions for the upcoming admissions season. For 2014-2015, the following two essays are required of all applicants: Resilience. Perseverance. Grit. Call it what you will…. Challenges can build character. Describe a challenging experience you’ve had. How...

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2014 Chicago Booth MBA Essay Tips

By - Jul 22, 08:45 AM   Comments [0]

Chicago Booth is consistently rated in the top echelon of MBA programs in the United States and is known for a strong intellectual community. This application is designed to evaluate candidates on their ability to handle the Chicago curriculum, contribute to the community, and grow...

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Chicago Booth 2014-2015 Application Deadlines, Essays

By - Jul 18, 09:57 AM   Comments [0]

The University of Chicago Booth School of Business has announced the deadlines and essay questions for the Fall 2015 application. Round 1 Deadline: September 25, 2014 Decision Notification: December 18, 2014 Round 2 Deadline: January 6, 2015 Decision Notification: March 26, 2015 Round 3 Deadline: April 7, 2015 Decision Notification: May 21, 2015 Your application...

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Smith School of Business Boosts Military Outreach

By - Jul 17, 05:41 AM   Comments [0]

Active-duty and veteran students at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business now have a dedicated staff member to help them make a smooth transition to the classroom and ultimately end up in their desired careers, the school announced this week. “We created this...

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Yale SOM Introduces Sliding Scale Application Fee

By - Jul 16, 14:57 PM   Comments [0]

In an effort to make applying to the Yale School of Management more accessible for lower-income applicants, the program announced it will implement a sliding scale for its MBA application fee. Most applicants will pay the standard fee of $225, explains Yale SOM Director of Admissions...

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Yale SOM 2014-2015 Essay Question

By - Jul 16, 14:56 PM   Comments [0]

The 2014-2015 full-time MBA application to Yale School of Management is now live, and here’s a preview of the essay question for the upcoming admissions season. “The Yale School of Management educates individuals who will have deep and lasting impact on the organizations they lead. Describe...

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What TOEFL Score Do You Need?

By - Jul 16, 07:46 AM   Comments [0]

If you’re an international student applying to business schools in the U.S., you’ve probably asked yourself this question: what TOEFL score do I need to get in? You might have heard that making it to the 100’s will guarantee you admission, but you’ve also had...

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GMAT Guide Update Includes 6 Months Online Access

By - Jul 16, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

The Graduate Management Admission Council, in partnership with Wiley, is making studying for the GMAT exam easier and more convenient. The best-selling Official Guide for GMAT Review series is adding online content, videos and a study tool, allowing b-school applicants to access hundreds of real,...

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Oxford Saïd to Launch Newly Redesigned MBA Program

By - Jul 16, 05:35 AM   Comments [0]

University of Oxford’s Saïd Business School has announced a major redesign of the one-year Oxford MBA, launching in September 2014, that will provide future leaders with the skills, knowledge, and personal qualities needed to meet the world-scale challenges of the 21st century. In the redesigned program,...

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New Application at Cornell’s Johnson School Adds LinkedIn Feature

By - Jul 15, 06:56 AM   Comments [0]

The Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University recently announced the launch of a new admissions application for its one-year and two-year MBA programs, making it one of the most unique applications in the marketplace. Featuring a LinkedIn profile option and accessible on any...

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