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Columbia Business School 2014-2015 MBA Essays

By - May 20, 13:56 PM   Comments [0]

The Columbia Business School Class of 2016 MBA application is now live, and here is a preview of the essay questions for the 2014-2015 admissions season. Applicants must complete one short answer question and three essays. Short Answer Question: What is your immediate post-MBA professional goal? (75 characters...

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Tuck School of Business Fall 2015 Application Deadlines

By - May 20, 10:21 AM   Comments [0]

The Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth has announced the MBA application deadlines for the 2014-2015 admissions season. The deadlines are: Early Action Round Deadline: October 8, 2014 Notification: December 18, 2014 November Round Deadline: November 5, 2014 Notification: February 13, 2015 January Round Deadline: January 6, 2015 Notification: March 13, 2015 April Round Deadline: April...

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UC Berkeley Haas 2014-2015 MBA Deadlines

By - May 20, 09:44 AM   Comments [0]

The University of California Berkeley Haas School of Business has updated the application deadlines for the 2014-2015 admissions cycle.The three deadlines are: Round 1 Deadline: October 1, 2014 Notification: January 15, 2015 Round 2 Deadline: January 7, 2015 Notification: March 26, 2015 Round 3 Deadline: March 11, 2015 Notification: May 14, 2015 The Haas School...

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Trips and Treks: a Critical Part of the MBA Experience?

By - May 20, 09:29 AM   Comments [0]

In case you missed it, the New York Times had an interesting article over the weekend exploring the role travel plays during one’s MBA experience. Some travel opportunities during b-school are curricular and offer course credit as part of a class. Other trips are student-organized and...

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Target U.S. Business Schools as a Latin American MBA Hopeful

By - May 19, 05:38 AM   Comments [0]

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA Blog on U.S.News.com International students typically make up 25 percent to 40 percent of MBA cohorts at top U.S. business schools. It’s not surprising that the overwhelming majority of applicants from Latin America want to pursue an MBA degree...

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Stanford GSB 2014-2015 MBA Application Deadlines

By - May 16, 11:57 AM   Comments [0]

By Stacy Blackman Consulting The Stanford Graduate School of Business has released the MBA application deadlines for the 2014-2015 admissions cycle. The deadlines are: Round 1 Deadline: October 1, 2014 Notification: December 10, 2014 Round 2 Deadline: January 7, 2015 Notification: March 25, 2015 Round 3 Deadline: April 1, 2015 Notification: May 6, 2015 All application...

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Stanford GSB Essay Questions for Class of 2017

By - May 16, 11:51 AM   Comments [0]

By Stacy Blackman Consulting The Stanford Graduate School of Business has updated its admissions website with the two essays required for the 2014-2015 MBA application. These questions remain essentially unchanged from last year’s application, but the number of required essays this year has dropped from three...

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CMU Launches Integrated Innovation Institute

By - May 16, 05:01 AM   Comments [0]

By Stacy Blackman Consulting Carnegie Mellon University has formally launched an Integrated Innovation Institute, a market-focused center that will cross-train students in the values, principles, thinking and methods of engineering, design and business — the three disciplines considered to be the core of innovation. Drawing on Carnegie...

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HBS Keeps “Optional” Essay for 2014-2015 Admissions Cycle

By - May 15, 18:22 PM   Comments [0]

By Stacy Blackman Consulting Just one day after Harvard Business School sent out Round 3 decisions, director of MBA admissions and financial aid Dee Leopold was back on the blog today with the news that HBS would be repeating the optional essay prompt that created such...

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UPenn Wharton School 2014-2015 MBA Application Deadlines

By - May 14, 17:55 PM   Comments [0]

By Stacy Blackman Consulting The University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School has announced the MBA application deadlines for the 2014-2015 admissions cycle. This year’s three deadlines are: Round 1 Deadline: October 1, 2014 Notification: December 16, 2014 Round 2 Deadline: January 5, 2015 Notification: March 24, 2015 Round 3 Deadline: March 26, 2015 Notification: May 5,...

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