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USC Marshall 2014-2015 MBA Application Deadlines

By - Aug 11, 09:46 AM   Comments [0]

The University of Southern California’s Marshall School of Business has announced the Fall 2015 MBA application deadlines. Round 1 Deadline: October 15, 2014 Notification Begins: December 15, 2014 Round 2 Deadline: January 15, 2015 Notification Begins: March 15, 2015 Round 3 Deadline: April 15, 2015 Notification Begins: June 1, 2015 Applications must be submitted by 11:59...

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Emory Goitzueta 2014-2015 Essay Questions

By - Aug 8, 09:02 AM   Comments [0]

Emory University’s Goitzueta Business School has announced the essay questions for the Fall 2015 MBA application. Required Essay Questions What is your short-term career goal and why is an MBA from Goizueta an important next step toward that goal? (200 word limit) If your initial career plans are...

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UCLA Anderson Fall 2015 Essay Questions

By - Aug 6, 21:33 PM   Comments [0]

UCLA Anderson School of Management has announced the essay questions for the 2014-2015 MBA admissions season. They are: First-Time Applicants: One Required Essay UCLA Anderson is distinguished by three defining principles: Share Success, Think Fearlessly, Drive Change. What principles have defined your life and pre-MBA career? How...

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Economist Launches MBA Scholarship Contest

By - Aug 6, 09:53 AM   Comments [0]

Earlier this week, Which MBA?, the business education group of The Economist Group, announced the launch of its second ever Brightest Minds MBA Scholarship Contest. The first Brightest Minds MBA scholarship ran earlier this year and drew over 4,500 entrants. The winner of the $25,000 MBA...

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MBA Essay Tips from Johnson’s Admissions Director

By - Aug 6, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Following recent application and essay innovations at Cornell’s Johnson School, interim MBA admissions director Ann W. Richards shared tips on how to approach the new, streamlined essay section. This year, applicants for both the one-year and two-year Ithaca based MBA programs are asked to write “Your...

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UT McCombs Offers MBA Essay Advice

By - Aug 6, 05:20 AM   Comments [0]

Like many schools, UT McCombs School of Business has updated and streamlined the MBA application essays for the upcoming admissions season. Associate director of admissions Brodie Reynolds took to the Texas MBA Insider blog this week with a few tips for approaching this year’s prompts...

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MIT Sloan School of Management MBA Essay Tips

By - Aug 5, 18:15 PM   Comments [0]

On its website, MIT Sloan highlights programs from Entrepreneurship to the Digital Economy. Innovation is key for MIT Sloan and the program seeks interesting students to build a class that can learn from each other and continue the tradition of innovation. When approaching this set of...

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Forbes Names America’s Top Start-Up Universities

By - Aug 5, 05:09 AM   Comments [0]

Forbes magazine recently announced its latest ranking of U.S. universities which produce the greatest number of entrepreneurs. Its methodology involved tallying the universities’ entrepreneurial ratio: the number of alumni and students who identify themselves as founders and business owners on LinkedIn, compared to the school’s...

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Northwestern Kellogg MBA Essay Tips

By - Jul 31, 10:00 AM   Comments [0]

Kellogg’s close-knit community values leadership and teamwork. At the same time, diversity in experience, background and thought is important to the Kellogg admissions committee. Do your research on the programs, activities, clubs, classes and professors at Kellogg as you approach your essays. While you are...

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HBS Names New Director of Social Enterprise Initiative

By - Jul 31, 09:39 AM   Comments [0]

Matthew M. Segneri, who earned his MBA from Harvard Business School in 2010, will become the new director of its Social Enterprise Initiative (SEI), the school recently announced. Launched in 1993, the SEI pioneered the concept of “social enterprise” by adopting a problem-focused approach toward understanding...

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