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Recommenders: Does Prestige Matter and Mistakes to Avoid

By - Jun 24, 04:29 AM   Comments [0]

Would your chances of gaining admission to a top MBA program be improved if you had a recommendation letter written by the President of the U.S.? Although it might seem like a good idea to have one of the most powerful leaders in the world write...

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EMBA Rankings: The Economist 2015 Business School Rankings

By - Jun 24, 03:00 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions The Economist has released its rankings of the best Executive MBA programs around the world. Top executive graduate business schools are respected for their focus on leadership, innovation, career placement and graduate salaries. Areas that the schools were ranked on are student selectivity or...

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“What Next….” Is Graduate School For You?

By - Jun 24, 00:25 AM   Comments [0]

I was grading midterm exams in my office one frigid day in March when I was surprised to see Marco, a former student, standing in my doorway. He had that all too familiar “deer in headlights” look on his face. I invited him to step...

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Tuesday Tips: Berkeley Haas MBA Essay Tips

By - Jun 23, 19:24 PM   Comments [0]

The set of essays for admission to UC Berkeley Haas School of Business covers a variety of topics – from the creative to the personal to the professional. In approaching these questions and deciding between topics it will be important to remain focused on what...

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Avoid Choosing the Wrong MBA Recommenders

By - Jun 23, 10:55 AM   Comments [0]

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA Blog on You probably already know not to ask the CEO of your company to write your business school letter of recommendation – unless of course he or she is  someone you work closely with and who knows you very...

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Is Business School Worth It If You Don’t Get Into a Top MBA Program?

By - Jun 23, 08:25 AM   Comments [0]

We can all agree that an MBA from Harvard, Stanford, Booth, or Wharton is validation to the world that you're a big deal. The big kahuna. The cat's meow. The big cheese! But some people say that not getting into a top MBA program makes applying a waste of time. That is...

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Exclusive Interview with Duff McDonald on McKinsey, Consulting, and Business School

By - Jun 23, 08:20 AM   Comments [0]

With so many applicants interested in joining a top tier consulting firm after graduation, we thought it would be a great idea to chat with the man who wrote the book on the industry’s largest player, what it stands for, and how it has shaped...

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$11M Gift to UCLA Anderson Launches New Technology Management Center

By - Jun 23, 05:55 AM   Comments [0]

Earlier this month, Anderson School of Management announced it will broaden the base of technology opportunities across the UCLA campus with its new Easton Technology Management Center, made possible thanks to gifts totaling $11 million from James L. Easton. The new center expands the Easton Technology...

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How Can I Tell When I Am Ready To Take The GMAT

By - Jun 23, 03:00 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Have you been wondering how to tell when you’re ready to take the GMAT? Preparing for the GMAT is a significant undertaking. After all, getting a good score on the test can mean the difference between going to your dream school and going to...

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A Groundbreaking $100 Million Gift For Cornell Tech

By - Jun 23, 02:29 AM   Comments [0]

At a groundbreaking ceremony on June 16, Cornell Tech announced a $100 million gift from Bloomberg Philanthropies that will help fund the construction of the campus. The first academic building on the new campus will be named the Bloomberg Center, honoring Emma and Georgina Bloomberg,...

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