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Berkeley Haas Fall 2016 Application Deadlines

By - Jul 6, 14:13 PM   Comments [0]

The Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley has posted the MBA application deadlines for the 2015-2016 admissions season. Round 1 Application due: October 1, 2015 Decision released: December 17, 2015 Round 2 Application due: January 7, 2016 Decision released: March 24, 2016 Round 3 Application due: March 31, 2016 Decision released: May 12,...

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Which MBA Essays Should You Work on First?

By - Jul 6, 05:42 AM   Comments [0]

While not all Class of 2018 MBA applications have been posted yet, several programs have listed their essay requirements online so that applicants can get going on their drafts. But how should you pick which school to start with? Some people prefer to start with the...

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Essay Advice from the Texas MBA Program

By - Jul 3, 05:28 AM   Comments [0]

The Texas MBA Insider blog at UT McCombs School of Business recently posted tips for applicants wondering what is the best way to approach this year’s updated MBA essay prompts. Although the advice is specific to the questions asked at McCombs, we feel that these...

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Oxford Saïd Fall 2016 MBA Application Deadlines, Essay Questions

By - Jul 2, 08:22 AM   Comments [0]

University of Oxford’s Saïd Business School has announced the application deadlines and essay questions for the MBA class entering in Fall 2016. Stage 1 Application due: September 11, 2015 Decision released: October 16, 2015 Stage 2 Application due: October 30, 2015 Decision released: December 11, 2015 Stage 3 Application due: January 8, 2016 Decision...

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CMU Tepper Appoints New Head of MBA Program

By - Jul 1, 11:19 AM   Comments [0]

The Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University has appointed Kathryn (Kate) Barraclough as the new head of its MBA program, the school announced Wednesday. In her new position, Barraclough will provide strategic direction for the program in alignment with the school’s mission and...

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Tuesday Tips: Wharton MBA Essay Tips

By - Jun 30, 18:58 PM   Comments [0]

Wharton’s essay questions remain the same this year, with only one required prompt, an essay for reapplicants and an entirely open-ended optional question. Wharton has been experimenting with the admissions process for the last several years and seems to have landed on a productive essay...

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UV Darden Fall 2016 MBA Application Deadlines

By - Jun 30, 05:16 AM   Comments [0]

The Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia has announced the MBA application deadlines for the 2015-2016 admissions season. Round 1 Application deadline: October 8, 2015 Decision released: December 16, 2015 Round 2 Application deadline: January 8, 2016 Decision released: March 23, 2016 Round 3 Application deadline: April 8, 2016 Decision released:...

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Tips on Finalizing Your B-School List

By - Jun 29, 05:44 AM   Comments [0]

One of the most important decisions you’ll make during the MBA application process is which schools you’re going to apply to in the first place. We know—duh, right? But seriously, we can’t stress enough how important it is to put significant thought into which programs...

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Improvements Coming to GMAT Test-Taking Experience

By - Jun 26, 11:25 AM   Comments [1]

If you haven’t yet taken the GMAT, or still need to send scores to your target schools, then this news from the Graduate Management Admission Council will be of great interest. Earlier this week, GMAC announced it will make three changes in July designed to...

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Wharton Fall 2016 MBA Essays Announced

By - Jun 26, 10:56 AM   Comments [0]

The University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School has confirmed the essay questions that will form a part of the Fall 2016 MBA application. The prompts remain unchanged from the 2014-2015 admissions season. Required Essay What do you hope to gain both personally and professionally from the Wharton MBA?...

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