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I just got back from an almost two-week vacation crowned by our younger son’s joyous wedding to a wonderful young woman. We couldn’t be happier.
My husband once again faced the challenge of speaking at the wedding, and after the wedding commented on the difficulties inherent...
UNC Kenan Flagler 2010 MBA Essay Questions
My comments are in red. The essay questions are identical to last year's, as are my comments, with the exception of one new question for essay 4.
Some applicants seek the MBA as a career enhancing tool to accelerate advancement...
Just around the corner:
Wharton Admissions Chat On Wednesday, August 26, 2009 at 10:00 AM PT/1:00 PM ET/5:00 PM GMT, J.J. Cutler, Director of Admissions and Ankur Kumar, Senior Associate Director of the world’s first collegiate business school will participate in a Wharton admissions chat at...
Information dedicated to EMBA applicants specifically has been lacking. You EMBA applicants frequently read regular MBA admissions material and wondered, "Is it really for me?" That has just changed.
Now there is a guide really for you: The EMBA Edge: A Guide to EMBA Admissions, by...
The MBA Tour will visit the following cities in the next couple of months. Mark your calendar. Take advantage of these opportunities to learn more about MBA admissions and meet with school representatives.
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I have repeatedly emphasized the importance of post-MBA goals in choosing schools and ultimately in demonstrating fit with your target programs. However, goals are not the only element in determining fit.
Rose Martinelli, Associate Dean for Student Recruitment and Admissions at Chicago Booth School of Business...
Just Wednesday in the MIT Sloan MBA admissions chat, an applicant made light of letters of recommendation and their role in the application process. Jennifer Barba, Assistant Director of MBA Admissions, responded:
"The rec letters are a crucial piece of our evalutation. It's the only part...
Several worthwhile pieces of interest came out over the last few days:
BusinessWeek published this week a review of six GMAT test prep companies, including user feedback. The six companies are Kaplan, Princeton Review, Newton, Manhattan GMAT, Manhattan Review, and Veritas Prep
Dartmouth announced this week that...
Here's what's going on:
MIT Sloan Q&A. MIT Sloan launches this years series of chats for Accepted. We will host Jennifer Burke Barba, MIT Sloan's Assistant Director of MBA Admissions, and other members of the MIT team on Wednesday August 12 10:00 AM PT/1:00 PM ET/...
Duke Fuqua 2010 MBA Essay Questions
My comments are in red.
Three essay questions must be completed before submitting your application. Prepare your essays carefully. The Admissions Committee considers your responses to the following questions important in the selection process. Please respond fully and concisely using 1.5...