Work in Finance? Don’t Make These Common MBA Application Mistakes

By - Nov 14, 09:34 AM   Comments [0]

As an MBA applicant with a background in finance, you’re no doubt wondering how to stand out from your equally impressive peers. No matter how remarkable your pedigree, the truth is that no business school wants an entire class filled with individuals of the same...

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GMAT Question of the Day (November 14)

By - Nov 14, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math   If set consists of even number of integers, is the median of set negative? (1) Exactly half of all elements of set are positive. (2) The largest negative element of set is -1. Question Discussion &...

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The “Chicago (Booth) Approach”: The Three I’s

By - Nov 13, 23:57 PM   Comments [0]

Inquiry, Insight, Impact – Booth’s MBA adcom uses those “three I’s” to express Booth’s approach and culture. Taken together, in that order, they also represent a process: • from inquiry, • one gains insight, • and applies this insight to achieve impact. To put it another way, insight is...

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A Former Officer in the Military Takes His Experience to Chicago Booth

By - Nov 13, 11:53 AM   Comments [0]

This interview is the latest in an Accepted blog series featuring interviews with MBA students, offering readers a behind-the-scenes look at top MBA programs. And now for a chat with Aviv Shalgi..... Accepted: We’d like to get to know you! Where are you from? Where and what...

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Writing About Your Experiences Abroad

By - Nov 13, 11:44 AM   Comments [0]

You’ve done it – you studied, worked, or volunteered abroad and now you want to include part of this in your personal statement. Maybe you want to show that you’ve experienced a different culture or that you’ve managed to go outside of your comfort zone....

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University of Washington Foster School of Business Essay Tips and Deadlines

By - Nov 13, 11:37 AM   Comments [0]

Are you seeking an MBA program with a strong record of job placement in the technology industry, consulting, or consumer products? Then the University of Washington Foster School of Business may make an excellent choice for you. One of the rare programs with 4 application...

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The Election is Over – Time to Get Moving on Round 2 Applications

By - Nov 11, 16:21 PM   Comments [0]

You have approximately two months before the round two MBA application deadlines. So it’s time to un-glue yourself from the news, excuse yourself from the continued debates, and focus your attention on your own future - business school. With the holidays coming-up, round two deadlines sneak up...

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Ask the AdCom: What’s a Popular Annual Activity?

By - Nov 11, 11:12 AM   Comments [0]

Hey everybody! We’re back with another installment of “Ask the AdCom,” where we share a wide range of tips and advice from admissions team members from a dozen top business schools. Since AdCom members are human, too, we know our readers will enjoy seeing  a different side of what makes...

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New Dean Talks About Ross’s MBA Future

By - Nov 11, 11:00 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% This year, Scott DeRue left his position as professor at University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business to become the youngest dean in the history of the school. While DeRue is only a few months into the job, he is already giving indications...

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Columbia Business School Announces Changes to Curriculum

By - Nov 11, 10:21 AM   Comments [0]

During Columbia Business School’s Start-Ups Week held earlier this month, the Eugene Lang Center for Entrepreneurship kicked off the event by announcing they are reorganizing its entrepreneurship curriculum to help students better choose their areas of interest and plan their future career paths. For the uninitiated, Start-Ups...

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