Social Media Influences Curricula, Affects Applicants

By - Jul 6, 10:56 AM   Comments [0]

MBA students and applicants live and breathe through social media, which is a good thing, considering the growing demand in the business world for employees with honed social media skills. According to a recent Financial Times article---which quotes me---this relatively new form of social dialogue...

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Tuck School of Business Essay Prompts

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Dartmouth College's Tuck School of Business has posted the essay questions for the upcoming full-time MBA application cycle. The school encourages applicants to limit the length of their responses to 500 words for each essay. Why is an MBA a critical next step toward your short-...

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UC Berkeley Haas Essay Questions

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UC Berkeley's Haas School of Business has announced the essay questions for the full-time MBA class entering fall 2013. The school asks applicants to use the essays as an opportunity to share the values, experiences, and accomplishments that have helped shape who you are. Required Essays If...

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UM Ross School of Business Essay Questions

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The University of Michigan Ross School of Business has announced the essay questions for the 2012-2013 full-time MBA program application. The four required essays and one optional prompt are: 1. Introduce yourself to your future Ross classmates in 100 words or less. 2. Describe your career goals....

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MIT Sloan School of Management MBA Essay Tips

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On its website, MIT Sloan states that “innovation and collaboration [are] at the heart of what we do.“ Your task is to remain focused on your overall application strategy and choose two key stories that can showcase your achievements at school, work and extracurricular activities....

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Confessions of an MBA Consultant: White Spaces

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This post of Stacy's originally appeared on Poets & Quants I’d rather listen to Celine Dion on a loop, I think to myself knowing there has to be a torture less painful than listening to a business school applicant recite his resume line by line.  ...

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Map Out Your MBA Timeline

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This post originally appeared on Stacy's "Strictly Business" MBA blog on Once you've decided to pursue an MBA, you've got your work cut out for you. MBA applicants need to fit studying for the GMAT and developing essays in with other personal and professional commitments....

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SBC Scoop: GRE Trumps GMAT?

By - Jul 6, 10:40 AM   Comments [0]

*Please note that no client details are ever shared in SBC Scoop or otherwise without complete sign off from client. Our client Terrence looked like a stellar candidate except for one very common concern: after three attempts in six months, he just couldn’t nudge his GMAT...

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MIT Sloan Announces 2012-2013 Deadlines, Essay Topics

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The MIT Sloan School of Management has posted the two rounds of deadlines and two essay prompts for the 2012-2013 MBA application season. Round 1 Deadline: October 24, 2012 Notification: January 29, 2013 Round 2 Deadline: December 27, 2012 Notification: April 2, 2013 Essays In each of the essays, MIT Sloan asks applicants...

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Cornell’s Johnson School Deadlines and Essay Questions

By - Jul 6, 10:33 AM   Comments [0]

The Johnson School at Cornell University has announced the deadlines and essay prompts for the 2012-2013 full-time MBA application cycle. Round 1 Deadline: October 17, 2012 Notification: December 19, 2012 Round 2 Deadline: November 28, 2012 Notification: February 20, 2013 Round 3 Deadline: January 30, 2013 Notification: April 3, 2013 Round 4 Deadline: March 27, 2013 Notification:...

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