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Duke Fuqua 2014 MBA Essay Questions and Deadlines

By - Aug 13, 14:09 PM   Comments [0]

Leadership, teamwork, ethics, and a global approach to business are essential elements of the Duke Fuqua MBA, which is why you’ll need to make sure you express your passion for these ideals in your application essays. Impress the Fuqua adcom by positioning yourself as an...

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Lies, Darned Lies, and Misleading Statistics: Duke Fuqua’s Early Action

By - Aug 12, 08:36 AM   Comments [0]

GMAT Club is a wonderful forum for insights into MBA admissions: it offers discussions, interviews, surveys, and expert feedback for all aspiring MBAs. One unique element of GMAT Club is its Calling All Applicants features in which current applicants can share their major data points...

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Investigating the MBA Career Survey Results

By - Aug 11, 10:10 AM   Comments [0]

I just saw three articles reporting from different vantage points on MBA employment. Businessweek took a “the sky is falling” perspective in its article, “MBA Recruiting Is Down Again,” which begins with the words, “MBA recruiting deteriorated this spring largely because of declines at top-ranked...

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MBA Applicant Blogger Interview with Piyush

By - Aug 11, 09:10 AM   Comments [0]

We’d like to introduce you to Piyush, author of the blog, Piyush Jain: Science, Technology & Sports, and applicant to top b-schools in the U.S. and the U.K. Thank you Piyush for sharing your MBA adventure with us! We wish you lots of luck! Accepted: First...

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From Luxury Marketing to Entrepreneurship: A Talk with Daria Burke

By - Aug 8, 10:45 AM   Comments [0]

How does someone with a degree in English end up pursuing an MBA at NYU Stern? Why attend a program famous for its ties to Wall St. when you’re interested in marketing? And why abandon the glamorous world of beauty and luxury marketing for the...

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Flaws Make You Real

By - Aug 7, 10:00 AM   Comments [0]

A speaker recently told a story about traveling in Asia where he saw a stunning emerald. Enchanted by the stone’s beauty, he decided to buy it. On the spot. He returned home and took the emerald to a jeweller for appraisal. The jeweller began to examine...

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2013 Forté Forum: Inspiration, Opportunity and the MBA

By - Aug 6, 10:37 AM   Comments [0]

“As a Forte Fellow, I have access to many great benefits, including networking events, webinars, and the annual Forte Conference. Even before school started, I was welcomed by my second-year Forte mentor from Georgetown who helped me navigate the first weeks of school.” – Teri...

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Three Ways to Boost Your MBA Application

By - Aug 6, 10:00 AM   Comments [0]

The MBA Tour recently swung through Los Angeles, and Linda Abraham and I were delighted to have a table there. We enjoyed meeting dozens of impressive and enthusiastic prospective MBA applicants, and thank the organizers for this great event – nearly 500 people registered and...

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MBA Applicant Blogger Interview with Bschoolgirl

By - Aug 5, 13:57 PM   Comments [0]

We’d like to introduce you to Bschoolgirl, an anonymous blogger at Girl Meets B-School who will be starting her first year at USC Marshall this fall. A self-proclaimed non-traditional applicant, Bschoolgirl made it into one of her top picks, and shares lots of good advice...

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Tips for Video MBA Essay Questions

By - Aug 4, 12:58 PM   Comments [0]

Rotman led the charge least year with a video essay question. This year Yale and Kellogg (so far) have decided to try it out. I saw a rumor that INSEAD is also considering the format. Worried about being literally on stage? Here are my tips if...

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