Bschool Life

Money’s 2015-2016 Top 25 Best Value Colleges In The U.S.

By - Jul 26, 22:46 PM   Comments [0]

Which schools will give you the best bang for your tuition buck? Money ranks 736 four-year colleges based on 21 factors in three categories: affordability, educational quality, and alumni earnings. In terms of affordability the following factors were taken into account: tuition increases, parent and student...

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Do Stanford GSB Grads REALLY “Change Lives. Change Organizations. Change the World.”?

By - Jul 19, 01:04 AM   Comments [0]

Episode 3 in our Big Brand Theory Series for MBA applicants: Stanford GSB's motto. Who wouldn’t want to change lives, change organizations, and change the world?  Right? For Episode 3 in our Big Brand Theory series, I set out to prove that Stanford GSB admits, transforms...

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UVA Darden 2016 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jul 14, 01:45 AM   Comments [0]

Darden led the way with a one-essay application.  Some may feel that fewer essays indicate that essays are losing importance. My suspicion is that the remaining essays and short-answers are as important or even more important than they ever were. Especially at a program emphasizing...

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4 Tips For Team Interviews

By - Jul 13, 11:15 AM   Comments [0]

Since so much of b-school life and learning includes team discussions, the adcom needed a tool for assessing how applicants will fit in the team-based discussion culture of their programs. Thus, the Team-Based Discussion (TBD) was born. In team-based interviews, applicants need to use a different set...

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Understanding Stanford GSB’s Take On Demonstrated Leadership Potential

By - Jul 13, 02:12 AM   Comments [0]

Naturally you’ve got leadership, or you wouldn’t be applying to Stanford.   What are the qualities that Stanford GSB is looking for as they build their class? How do successful applicants stand out from the crowd? At a school as competitive as Stanford, it’s a fact that...

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NYU Stern 2016 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jul 11, 23:59 PM   Comments [0]

Last year Stern gave you a choice for its second question. This year all three questions are required and what I call Stern's "signature question" (#2) is once again required. Your essays will need to highlight your qualities as a successful, leadership-driven, creative thinker and businessperson....

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Understanding Stanford GSB’s Core Value Of Intellectual Vitality

By - Jul 9, 11:29 AM   Comments [0]

What are the qualities that Stanford GSB is looking for as they build their class? How do successful applicants stand out from the crowd? At a school as competitive as Stanford, it’s a fact that many smart, accomplished applicants won’t get in—so how can you...

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Save 10%. Get Accepted. Smile.

By - Jul 1, 23:41 PM   Comments [0]

Hey b-school applicants – are you looking to save money this summer AND get one step closer to gaining acceptance to your top choice school? Introducing Accepted’s SUPER Summer Sale – 10% off your choice of MBA services through Wednesday, July 15th.* Not sure which service is...

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LBS Launches New Finance Master’s For New Grads

By - Jun 29, 23:50 PM   Comments [0]

LBS has announced a new master’s program in finance. The new Master’s in Financial Analysis (MFA) will be a 12-month intensive program aimed at recent graduates from quantitatively-focused fields, who want a rigorous grad program that will prepare them for careers in the finance sector. The...

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How To Write About Overcoming Challenges Without Sounding Like A Whiner

By - Jun 24, 22:56 PM   Comments [0]

It’s a classic MBA essay question: Write about a time when you overcame a challenge. How did you handle it? What did you learn from the experience? Let’s start by easing one worry you may have. Not everyone has faced a significant challenge at work by...

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