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MBA Admissions: Responses to MBA Applicant Blog Posts

By - Jun 25, 12:03 PM   Comments [0]

I stumbled across a couple of posts by new MBA bloggers. One blogger is about to start b-school, and one wants to apply. My thoughts on two of their posts: In "My first Blog - Who am I" and Why do I want to do an MBA?,...

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Report From AIGAC Conference: Buzz vs.Substance

By - Jun 22, 09:42 AM   Comments [1]

The AIGAC conference this year was fantastic. The first day consisted of presentations from Pete Johnson of Haas, Christie St. John of Tuck, Cassandra Pittman of INSEAD, Wendy Huber of Darden, Soojin Kwon Koh of Ross, and Bruce Delmonico of Yale's SOM. During the second...

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Wharton 2010 MBA Application Questions, Deadlines, Tips.

By - Jun 16, 23:00 PM   Comments [0]

2010 Wharton MBA Deadlines Round Due Date Notification Round 1 Oct 1, 2009 Dec. 18, 2009 Round 2 Jan 5, 2010 Mar. 26, 2010 Round 3 Mar 9, 2009 May. 14, 2010 Wharton 2010 MBA Essay Questions Wharton's new admissions director is putting his imprint on the application. All the questions, except the optional, are new. My comments are...

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Personal Statements are Difficult!

By - Jun 15, 10:12 AM   Comments [1]

On Twitter I frequently see tweets lamenting the difficulty inherent in writing personal statements. It's true, they are a pain, especially if you are the kind of person who does not like self-reflection or self-expression. In listening to a podcast on an entirely unrelated topic, I...

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Earlier Round 1 MBA Application Deadlines/Notification Dates

By - Jun 11, 09:35 AM   Comments [0]

Several top MBA programs have released their 2009-2010 application deadlines and essay questions, and I am noticing an interesting trend for those programs that have three rounds. Harvard, Wharton, and Stanford have all moved their Round 1 deadline to the first week in October and...

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Kellogg 2010 MBA Application Questions, Deadlines, Tips.

By - Jun 10, 12:41 PM   Comments [0]

Northwestern Kellogg 2010 MBA Application Deadlines Round Due Date Notification Round 1 Oct. 15, 2009 Jan. 11, 2010 Round 2 Jan. 14, 2010 Mar. 29, 2010 Round 3 Mar. 4, 2010 May 17, 2010   Please note that Kellogg has a more complex deadline system than most schools. Please visit their web site for details. Northwestern Kellogg 2010 MBA Essay...

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MIT Sloan 2010 MBA Application Questions, Deadlines, Tips.

By - Jun 9, 12:00 PM   Comments [0]

MIT Sloan 2010 MBA Application Deadlines Round Due Date Notification Round 1* Oct 27, 2009 Feb. 1, 2010** Round 2 Jan 12, 2010 Apr. 5, 2010 Application must be received by 12 noon pacific time. *Reapplicants must submit their application by the Round I deadline. LFM reapplicants must submit their reapplication by the LFM deadline. **Decisions will...

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MBA Admissions: The Distinguishing Debate

By - Jun 4, 23:51 PM   Comments [0]

In my meanderings on the web I came across an interesting post, "GmatClub.com Meet-up Report, Columbia’s optional essay 4, Changes in Recruiting" by a 2010 MBA applicant, XClick, who writes the A New Yorker's MBA Journey - Yo! blog. At the meetup, he spoke with...

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Twitter Thank You Thursday Winner (#ATYT)

By - Jun 4, 12:48 PM   Comments [0]

It's Thursday again and time for our next Thank You Thursday winner on Twitter! abbi_irelan / Abbi Irelan 7 followers · from Millsboro, Delaware · Marketer at Delaware Tech. Fan of color and design. Animal lover. Hyper, fun-loving, almost home owner. Congratulations on winning your choice of Accepted.com...

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MBA Admissions News: HBS, Wharton, Chicago, Kellogg, INSEAD, UCLA

By - Jun 2, 13:09 PM   Comments [0]

Wow has it been busy in the MBA world! Take a couple of days off and everything starts happening. Chicago Booth announced the availability of no-cosignor loans for its students. Chicago Booth and Associate Dean Rose Martinelli have worked hard to ensure access to international students...

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