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Fit In, Stand Out

By - Sep 17, 12:22 PM   Comments [0]

It may seem like a contradiction, but an effective EMBA application strategy will simultaneously make you stand out as an applicant and show how you fit with the program in question. If you’re a mid-level manager at a global IT company, or an entrepreneur whose enterprise...

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MBADiversity City Forums Events & Accepted.com Test Prep Scholarship

By - Sep 11, 23:14 PM   Comments [0]

It's been a rough year financially for most people.  So it's nice to see when others are reaching out to help, and we at Accepted are trying to help out too. GradPrep, in conjuction with MBADiversity, will be awarding an Accepted.com $450.00 scholarship*  to a...

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QS World MBA Tour: Exclusive Tips from Top MBA

By - Sep 9, 11:34 AM   Comments [0]

The QS World MBA Tour is coming to a city near you starting today September 9 in Santiago and Taipei. It continues with events throughout North American, Europe, the Middle East, India, Asia, and Latin America. In addition to the traditional MBA fair and booths, The...

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Forté Foundation Upcoming Events

By - Sep 8, 11:31 AM   Comments [0]

The Forte Foundation, an organization dedicated to educating and directing talented women toward leadership roles in business, is having an excellent series of events for prospective MBAs called the MBA Value Proposition. These events, which aim to encourage women to pursue careers in business, will...

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HBS 2+2 Scorecard

By - Sep 4, 09:46 AM   Comments [0]

The Harvard Crimson reports today that Harvard Business School's 2+2 program admitted 115 students this year, up from 106 last year.  Some factoids from the article: Applications to 2+2 soared from 630 to 843 last year. 27 (23%) of the admitted students are Harvard undergraduates. Approximately half the...

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CMU Tepper 2010 MBA Application Questions, Deadlines, Tips.

By - Sep 2, 13:29 PM   Comments [0]

CMU Tepper 2010 MBA Essay Questions My comments are in red. A. What are your short-term and long-term goals? How will a Tepper MBA help you to achieve these goals? (Please include any information regarding what steps you have taken to learn more about the Tepper School. ...

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The EMBA Edge

By - Aug 20, 12:27 PM   Comments [0]

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...

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The MBA Tour is Coming

By - Aug 19, 08:57 AM   Comments [0]

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. In Asia Sep 3, 09 Tokyo Sep 5, 09 Seoul Sep 7, 09 Taipei Sep 10, 09 Beijing Sep 12, 09 Shanghai Sep 15,...

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MBA Admissions: Other Dimensions of Fit

By - Aug 14, 12:00 PM   Comments [0]

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...

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MBA Admissions News Round Up

By - Aug 12, 12:56 PM   Comments [0]

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...

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