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Low GMAT Score? Don’t Panic…Yet.

By - May 21, 12:36 PM   Comments [0]

A low GMAT score or a low GPA is not necessarily an MBA deal breaker. No adcom is going to admit or dismiss a candidate based solely on one semester’s poor GPA or a low verbal GMAT score without also reflecting on other numbers as...

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What My MBA at Harvard Did NOT Teach Me

By - May 21, 12:31 PM   Comments [0]

This is a guest post by Harvard Business School MBA student Ben Faw, who posted it on LinkedIn last week. Linda saw it and liked it, and was thrilled when Ben allowed us to post it here. It provides a wonderful perspective on the MBA...

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Columbia Business School 2014-2015 MBA Essays

By - May 20, 13:56 PM   Comments [0]

The Columbia Business School Class of 2016 MBA application is now live, and here is a preview of the essay questions for the 2014-2015 admissions season. Applicants must complete one short answer question and three essays. Short Answer Question: What is your immediate post-MBA professional goal? (75 characters...

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Reaches, On-Pars, and Safeties

By - May 20, 13:02 PM   Comments [0]

“Reaches, On-Pars, and Safeties” is excerpted from the Accepted.com special report, Best MBA Programs: A Guide to Selecting the Right One. To download the entire free special report, click here. It’s now time to determine what types and levels of MBA programs you’re competitive and...

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Tuck School of Business Fall 2015 Application Deadlines

By - May 20, 10:21 AM   Comments [0]

The Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth has announced the MBA application deadlines for the 2014-2015 admissions season. The deadlines are: Early Action Round Deadline: October 8, 2014 Notification: December 18, 2014 November Round Deadline: November 5, 2014 Notification: February 13, 2015 January Round Deadline: January 6, 2015 Notification: March 13, 2015 April Round Deadline: April...

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UC Berkeley Haas 2014-2015 MBA Deadlines

By - May 20, 09:44 AM   Comments [0]

The University of California Berkeley Haas School of Business has updated the application deadlines for the 2014-2015 admissions cycle.The three deadlines are: Round 1 Deadline: October 1, 2014 Notification: January 15, 2015 Round 2 Deadline: January 7, 2015 Notification: March 26, 2015 Round 3 Deadline: March 11, 2015 Notification: May 14, 2015 The Haas School...

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Trips and Treks: a Critical Part of the MBA Experience?

By - May 20, 09:29 AM   Comments [0]

In case you missed it, the New York Times had an interesting article over the weekend exploring the role travel plays during one’s MBA experience. Some travel opportunities during b-school are curricular and offer course credit as part of a class. Other trips are student-organized and...

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Handling a Low GMAT Verbal Score

By - May 20, 07:25 AM   Comments [0]

Recently I talked about overcoming the challenge of a low GMAT quant score. Today we’ll discuss how to handle a less-than-perfect verbal score. With such a strong emphasis on teamwork and communication in b-school (and for the rest of your life as a successful businessperson), it’s...

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Mind Mapping Columbia Business School – A Visualization Tool for CBS Applicants

By - May 20, 02:22 AM   Comments [0]

By the Amerasia Consulting Group Columbia Business School rolled out a few major UI updates to their MBA website a few months ago, and well, I could not find a few things.  Truth be told, I give Columbia's MBA website a better than average grade overall.  However, I wanted...

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Applying to INSEAD’s January Intake? Download Our Complimentary How to Apply to INSEAD Guide

By - May 20, 01:49 AM   Comments [0]

Every year, we work with a growing number of INSEAD applicants who decide to take advantage of the staggered intake system to submit a sterling "summer app" to what many believe is the top non-U.S. business school in the world.  It is due to this...

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