Harvard Business School Launches Gender Initiative

By - May 20, 05:19 AM   Comments [0]

In an effort to accelerate the progress of women leaders, Harvard Business School announced this week it will launch the Gender Initiative to to support research, teaching, and knowledge dissemination that promotes gender equity in business and society. Inspiration for the Gender Initiative emerged during the...

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GMAT Question of the Day (May 20)

By - May 20, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math Is ? (1) (2) and are positive integers Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - C - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) GMAT...

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2015 Survey Results of Prospective MBA Applicants

By - May 19, 14:19 PM   Comments [0]

More than 34% of business school applicants believe that the admissions process is less rigorous for women, the annual survey by Stacy Blackman Consulting reveals. The poll also indicated that 63.46% feel that the lower number of women in business school is a significant issue. “The issue...

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The Applicants That Stand Out At Columbia Business School

By - May 19, 14:04 PM   Comments [0]

My observation as a former insider at CBS is that Columbia is looking to build a diverse class of high-achieving world citizens who’ve got a bit of grit. World Citizen  What do I mean by a world citizen? For a small fraction, it means applicants who are internationally...

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Indian School Of Business 2016 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - May 19, 13:58 PM   Comments [0]

The Indian School of Business is an excellent program for those interested in advancing to management roles in a broad spectrum of industries and those seeking positions in the consulting industry (20% of graduates earn consulting placements) and technology field (28% of graduates choose this...

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Business School Gender Balance Improving

By - May 19, 13:52 PM   Comments [0]

Women now make up 60% of university graduates, but most business schools have lagged behind when it comes to gender balance—impacting not just women’s experience of b-school, but the composition of the workforce afterward. A new report from gender consulting firm 20-first looks at the...

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HBS Admissions to Launch New ‘MBA Voices’ Blog

By - May 19, 10:16 AM   Comments [0]

HBS Admissions Director, Dee Leopold Dee Leopold, director of MBA admissions at Harvard Business School, made a couple of interesting announcements on her blog last week. For one, the space has been renamed “Direct from the Director,” and will continue to focus solely on updates and...

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Does "leadership" really matter to your MBA candidacy?

By - May 19, 09:31 AM   Comments [0]

We're very pleased to share this guest post by Caryn A. Levine. A dual-degree graduate of Kellogg’s MMM Program, Ms. Levine earned both an MBA and an MEM (Masters in Engineering Management) at Northwestern University. She is a Senior Admissions Consultant at The MBA Exchange.   As...

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Managing Your GMAT Prep Stress: Anticipation

By - May 19, 07:12 AM   Comments [0]

Anticipate Test Day with a stress management strategy. Photo Credit: Stephen Poff via Compfight cc Life after college isn’t easy. That’s why this week and next we’ll be focusing in on some tips for alleviating and managing your GMAT prep stress. If you’re like most prospective business...

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Tuesday Tips: 2015 Harvard Business School MBA Application Essay Tips

By - May 19, 06:10 AM   Comments [0]

This year Harvard Business School has decided to continue with one open-ended essay. The question has changed slightly and focused emphasis on the case method and your interaction with classmates. The HBS admissions director blog notes that the “optional” element was dropped because:...

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