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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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Curious About Working with an Admissions Counsultant? Join Us for GMAC’s Google Hangout!

By - Jul 14, 07:54 AM   Comments [0]

If you’re working on your b-school application, you won’t want to miss our Q&A session during the Graduate Management Admission Council‘s (GMAC) upcoming Google Hangout, Behind the Scenes with MBA Admission Consultants, on Thursday, July 28 at 1pm EDT.   Hosted by Eric Chambers, GMAC’s Market Development Director and former Wharton School MBA...

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3 Ways to Offset a Low GPA When Applying to Business School

By - Jul 13, 06:46 AM   Comments [0]

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA Blog on U.S.News. When your business school application lands on an MBA admissions committee member’s desk, the member takes a hard look at two important metrics: your GMAT or GRE score and your GPA. Your GPA matters because...

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Tuesday Tips: Duke Fuqua Fall 2017 MBA Essay Tips

By - Jul 12, 07:03 AM   Comments [0]

Duke Fuqua is a community focused MBA program that seeks “leaders of consequence.” Fuqua sees a new business environment, where impeccable ethics, a disruptive attitude and other personal attributes are more and more important. This set of essays provides significant room to explain who you are...

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Tuesday Tips: Carnegie Mellon Tepper School Fall 2017 MBA Essay Tips

By - Jul 12, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Carnegie Mellon University’s Tepper School of Business has posted the essay questions for the 2016-2017 application, which includes only one required essay. Tepper offers several options for completing your MBA, from Full-Time MBA to Part-Time On-Campus MBA to Part-Time Online Hybrid MBA. The Tepper community is...

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What’s an MBA Resume?

By - Jul 11, 06:31 AM   Comments [0]

First, the (kinda) bad news: it’s unlikely you’ll be able to use the current version of your resume for your business school applications. In fact, you’re probably going to want to spend a significant amount of time on a complete resume overhaul. But the good news...

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Duke Fuqua Fall 2017 Deadlines, MBA Essay Topics

By - Jul 8, 10:06 AM   Comments [0]

The Fuqua School of Business at Duke University has posted the application deadlines, three short-answer questions and two required essay questions for the 2016-2017 MBA admissions season. Deadlines Early Action Deadline: September 13, 2016 Decision notification: October 20, 2016 Round 1 Deadline: October 13, 2016 Decision notification: December 16, 2016 Round 2 Deadline: January...

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Cambridge Judge Fall 2017 Deadlines, Essays

By - Jul 7, 06:01 AM   Comments [0]

The Judge Business School at Cambridge University has posted the MBA application deadlines and essay questions for the 2016-2017 admissions cycle. Deadlines Round 1 Application Deadline: September 9, 2016 Interview Date: October 24, 2016 Round 2 Application Deadline: October 21, 2016 Interview Date: December 5, 2016 Round 3 Application Deadline: January 6, 2017 Interview Dates:...

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Oxford Saïd Fall 2017 Application Deadlines

By - Jul 7, 05:43 AM   Comments [0]

University of Oxford’s Saïd Business School has posted the following MBA application deadlines for the 2016-2017 application season: Stage 1 Application due: September 9, 2016 Decision released: October 14, 2016 Stage 2 Application due: October 28, 2016 Decision released: December 9, 2016 Stage 3 Application due: January 6, 2017 Decision released: March 3, 2017 Stage...

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Tuck School Fall 2017 MBA Essay Questions (Revised)

By - Jul 6, 16:54 PM   Comments [0]

Dartmouth’s Tuck School of Business has previewed the updated MBA essay questions for the 2016-2017 admissions season this week on the Tuck 360 MBA Blog.  According to the school, these revised essays come in response to the increasingly dynamic and diverse global economy, which necessitates values-driven leadership. Per...

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