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Columbia Jterm App to be Released Early

By - Mar 30, 11:42 AM   Comments [0]

For those of you who can’t wait to move forward with your 2016 MBA applications — especially those of you interested in Columbia Business School‘s January entry option (AKA Jterm)–I’ve got good news: The Columbia Jterm application for the 2015-16 application cycle will be available on April...

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MBA School Visits: Start Off Right

By - Mar 30, 11:28 AM   Comments [0]

Last season I was often asked, “How should I act during my MBA visits?”  It’s wise to consider, because adcom members start to assess your social intelligence even at this early stage. Having an effective “elevator pitch” will enable you to attend such visits without anxiety, show...

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How Much Will a Top MBA Earn You?

By - Mar 26, 15:27 PM   Comments [0]

Poets & Quants released some excellent data last week on the value of an MBA, concluding that b-school grads did very well in 2014 in regards to average salary and bonus. Here are some highlights from the article: • In 2014, Harvard and Stanford grads earned average salaries that exceeded pre-recession...

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March Madness and Story Time

By - Mar 25, 12:54 PM   Comments [0]

Is your bracket busted yet? (Probably.) One of the things that draws even casual sports fans to March Madness is the storylines—the last-minute excitement, the players’ personal stories, the upsets, the Cinderella runs deep into the tournament. And during the tournament, absolutely everything becomes a story. As...

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Exploring the Part-Time MBA Options at NYU Stern

By - Mar 25, 12:15 PM   Comments [0]

Not all b-school students are career changers. Not all seeking an MBA want a full-time program that requires them to leave the work force. Enter the part-time MBA, specifically the part-time MBA program at NYU Stern Langone, the option for students who want to keep their...

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INSEAD Essay 3: Writing About Cultural Diversity

By - Mar 24, 03:52 AM   Comments [0]

For those of you struggling with INSEAD’s cultural diversity question [Essay 3. Tell us about an experience where you were significantly impacted by cultural diversity, in a positive or negative way. (300 words max.) and the INSEAD EMBA choice of questions for Essay 5. Have you ever experienced culture...

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Interview with a Techie at Chicago Booth

By - Mar 23, 03:00 AM   Comments [0]

This interview is the latest in an Accepted.com blog series featuring interviews with current MBA students, offering readers a behind-the-scenes look at top MBA programs. And now for a chat with Andrew Edelman, a student at Chicago Booth.Accepted: We'd like to get to know you! Where are you...

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The MBA Family: A Roundup and Overview

By - Mar 19, 07:21 AM   Comments [0]

  At its core, the MBA is a graduate program in business administration for professionals who seek knowledge, skills, a credential, and/or a network to advance in business and to maximize their business performance.  While “MBA” makes many people automatically think of a two-year, full-time program, in recent...

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3 Ways to Make Your Own Student Loan Luck

By - Mar 18, 06:19 AM   Comments [0]

If you’re one of the 37 million Americans with student loans, you know it’s going to take a lot more than a few four-leaf clovers to make your debt disappear. You wouldn’t rely on winning the lottery in order to pay your loans, would you?  Unfortunately,...

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Tips for Applying to European B-Schools

By - Mar 16, 12:14 PM   Comments [0]

Applying to a European MBA program isn’t quite the same as applying to an American program. The programs themselves often have a different focus than U.S. schools, and adcoms therefore look out for different skills and qualifications. I’d like to direct you to the following...

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