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Darden School of Business 2014-2015 Deadlines

By - Jun 19, 09:38 AM   Comments [0]

The University of Virginia Darden School of Business has announced the application deadlines for the 2014-2015 MBA admissions season. Round One Deadline: October 10, 2014 Decision: December 17, 2014 Round 2 Deadline: January 7, 2015 Decision: March 25, 2015 Round 3 Deadline: April 1, 2015 Decision: May 6, 2015 The MBA application will be available...

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Leopold Gives Insight Into HBS Admissions Process

By - Jun 19, 09:27 AM   Comments [0]

Any applicant looking for insight into the admissions process at Harvard Business School must read Poets & Quants in-depth interview with admissions director Dee Leopold. The world of MBA admissions has changed dramatically in the 35 years she’s been at it, and applicants will appreciate...

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Duke Fuqua 2014-2015 Application Deadlines

By - Jun 18, 09:54 AM   Comments [0]

Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business has announced the application deadlines for the upcoming MBA admissions cycle. Early Action Deadline: September 17, 2014 Notification: October 29, 2014 Round 1 Deadline: October 20, 2014 Notification: December 19, 2014 Round 2 Deadline: January 5, 2015 Notification: March 13, 2015 Round 3 Deadline: March 19, 2015 Notification: May 6, 2015 For...

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UNC Kenan-Flagler 2014-2015 Deadlines

By - Jun 17, 11:46 AM   Comments [0]

The University of North Carolina’s Kenan-Flagler Business School has posted the MBA application deadlines for the upcoming admissions season. Early Action Round Deadline: October 17, 2014 Notification: December 15, 2014 Round 2 Deadline: December 12, 2014 Notification: February 2, 2015 Round 3 Deadline: January 16, 2015 Notification: March 16, 2015 Round 4 Deadline: March 13, 2015 Notification:...

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Tuesday Tips: Tuck at Dartmouth MBA Essay Tips

By - Jun 17, 09:21 AM   Comments [0]

The Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth has a small student body and a rural location, combined with world-class faculty and academic focus. As you approach your Dartmouth Tuck MBA application it will be important to consistently show how you will fit into the school...

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Don’t Let Fear Derail Your MBA Dreams

By - Jun 16, 05:21 AM   Comments [0]

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA Blog on U.S.News.com Applying to business school, especially to the most elite MBA programs, is a highly stressful undertaking. You must dedicate an enormous amount of time to studying for the GMAT or GRE, go through numerous essay...

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HBS Application is Now Live

By - Jun 13, 14:00 PM   Comments [0]

Earlier this week, Harvard Business School announced that the application for the MBA Class of 2017 is now live. While the admissions team always attempts to make the instructions as clear as possible, confusion inevitably arises, and Director Dee Leopold promised to post a recorded...

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UC Berkeley Haas 2014-2015 MBA Essays

By - Jun 13, 10:37 AM   Comments [0]

The Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley has announced the essay questions that are part of the fall 2015 MBA application. The three required essays are: Describe an experience that has fundamentally changed the way you see the world. How did this transform you? (400-500 word...

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Darden School of Business 2014-2015 Essay Prompt

By - Jun 12, 13:47 PM   Comments [0]

Once again, the University of Virginia Darden School of Business asks just one essay question of applicants during the 2014-2015 MBA admissions cycle. Describe the most courageous professional decision you have made or action you have taken. What did you learn from that experience? (500 words maximum) While...

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MIT Sloan 2014-2015 MBA Essay Questions

By - Jun 12, 13:39 PM   Comments [0]

MIT Sloan School of Management has posted the essay questions for the 2014-2015 MBA admissions season. The second essay is a stylistic departure from previous years and should produce some really interesting results. The two required and one optional essay are: Essay 1 The mission of the MIT...

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