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Forbes ROI MBA Rankings for 2010

By - Aug 5, 12:30 PM   Comments [0]

Forbes published today its 2010 MBA rankings for US and non-US MBA programs. The Forbes ranking is based on ROI, specifically "the return on investment achieved by the graduates from the class of 2004." Forbes surveyed 17,000 alumni at 103 schools and heard back from...

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Michigan Ross 2010 MBA Essay Questions, Deadlines

By - Aug 4, 12:30 PM   Comments [0]

Ross released its questions, and they are: Required Questions: You must answer the following four questions below. Long Answers: (500 word max) 1. Briefly describe your short-term and long-term career goals. Why is an MBA the best choice at this point in your career? What and/or who influence your...

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MBA Admissions Round-Up: Webinar, Chats, GMAT, News

By - Aug 3, 12:25 PM   Comments [0]

Let's see what's happening at Accepted and in the MBA world at large: Take 2 -- Accepted is hosting its first-ever MBA reapplicant webinar on Thursday Aug 6 at 1:00 PM ET. The webinar is free. Just register to obtain access information. MIT Sloan MBA Admissions Chat....

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Columbia September 2010 MBA Application Questions, Deadlines, Tips.

By - Jul 30, 10:05 AM   Comments [0]

Columbia September 2101 MBA Essay Questions Columbia has released its 2010 MBA essay questions, which are identical to last years; I've tweaked my comments (in red) a little. In addition to learning about your professional aspirations, the Admissions Committee hopes to gain an understanding of your interests,...

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MBA Admissions News at Accepted

By - Jul 29, 09:57 AM   Comments [0]

Here's what's going on: Accepted's Early Bird MBA Special ends this Friday July 31. Save 15% on Accepted's MBA essay editing and b-school comprehensive packages by purchasing on or before July 31, 2009. MBA Reapplicant Webinar on August 6. Our previous webinars have been standing-room only events....

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The MBA Tour Q&A

By - Jul 28, 08:51 AM   Comments [0]

The MBA Tour will reach the four corners of the globe in September, having four separate tours in Asia, India, Europe, and the United States, followed by tours to Latin America (October) and Canada (November). The tour events provide you with great opportunities to meet...

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UVA Darden 2010 MBA Application Questions, Deadlines, Tips.

By - Jul 27, 12:10 PM   Comments [0]

UVA Darden 2010 MBA Essay Questions Darden is asking entirely new questions this year, and unusual ones too. While the triggers and prompts have changed, your goal remains the same: Answer the questions and reveal what is impressive and distinctive about you. Tell them what you...

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Admissions Uber-value: Leadership

By - Jul 24, 12:30 PM   Comments [0]

I just finished reading The Chosen: The Hidden History of Admission and Exclusion at Harvard, Yale, and Princeton by Jerome Karabel. This book's 557 pages plus 100+pages of footnotes tells the story of admissions at these elite institutions since the beginning of the 20th century,...

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Indian School of Business 2010 Application Deadlines and Essay Questions

By - Jul 23, 12:00 PM   Comments [0]

The Indian School of Business is one of the newest graduate business programs in the world, but it has quickly earned a renown matching the leading American and European programs. Its Admissions Office recently released the deadlines and questions for the 2010 intake. My suggestions...

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UC Berkeley Haas 2010 MBA Application Questions, Deadlines, Tips.

By - Jul 22, 12:30 PM   Comments [0]

UC Berkeley Haas 2010 MBA Essay Questions My comments are in red: Listed below are the supplemental questions, short answer questions, required essays, and optional essays for the fall 2010 application. Supplemental Questions: 1. If you have not provided a letter of recommendation from your current supervisor, please explain;...

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