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Get Ready for MBA Application Videos

By - Oct 31, 10:28 AM   Comments [0]

In an era where MBA applicants often come across as overly packaged and polished, the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management decided to shake things up last year by introducing a video component to the application in an effort to see the unscripted side...

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Axolotl: Nursing My Post-Submission Hangover

By - Oct 30, 16:00 PM   Comments [0]

The app is in and I’m now nursing a post-submission hangover. Maybe the wrong analogy since I’m getting more sleep, feeling less stressed, and being less neurotic overall. Since submission I’ve had the chance to re-visit my first choice school,…

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Kellogg Applicants Encounter Video Technology Snags

By - Oct 30, 10:27 AM   Comments [0]

The video essay, which Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management introduced as a mandatory component of the 2013-2014 MBA application, has hit a few technical snags for some candidates this season. For the video essay, applicants use a Skype-like platform where they are asked a short personal...

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Walter: Looking Ahead to Round 2

By - Oct 30, 08:00 AM   Comments [0]

So, I am looking for my next stop now. As the HBS ship sails away, I eagerly wait for the call from the ride that I’m destined for. No doubt, my entire application and my life evolved since last year,…

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Future Whartonites…Tune In Today!

By - Oct 30, 07:30 AM   Comments [0]

The webinar you’ve all been waiting for, What’s Right with Wharton (and How to Get In), will take place TODAY (Wednesday, October 30th), at 10:00 AM PST/1:00 PM EST/5:00 PM GMT. Reserve your spot now and tune in in a few hours to hear important Wharton...

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Gaining Poise and Confidence for Group Interview

By - Oct 29, 14:37 PM   Comments [0]

Acing a team based discussion/interview isn’t easy, but with the right prep, you’ll be able to clearly show the adcom that you are an intelligent candidate who knows how to contribute to group discussions with confidence and poise. Use the free resources listed below to...

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MBA Interview Tips Post 2: In-Person Interview with MBA Student or Alumnus

By - Oct 29, 13:54 PM   Comments [0]

Many MBA adcoms delegate the interviewing to alumni and students. In this scenario, typically second-year students interview the applicants who come to campus, and alumni interview off-campus – though in some cases, they also will conduct the local interviews. Why adcoms use method: Among other things,...

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HBS Students Offer Interview Tips

By - Oct 29, 10:16 AM   Comments [0]

When Harvard Business School recently sent out Round 1 interview invitations, the Harbus’s general manager La Keisha Landrum posted an article that same afternoon letting those lucky recipients in on some of the secrets of a successful admissions interview. Here are the key takeaways from...

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Darden’s Dean On the Value of International MBA Students

By - Oct 29, 05:37 AM   Comments [0]

Against a backdrop of public debate on immigration, and assertions that international students are taking away places on college campuses that should go to American-born students, Dean Robert Bruner of the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business explains in a recent blog post why...

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4 Goals of an MBA Application

By - Oct 28, 13:52 PM   Comments [0]

Do you want to get into a top MBA program? (Silly question: Of course you do. You wouldn’t be reading this post if you didn’t.) Make sure your application fulfills each of these goals, and you’ll be much better positioned to gain the acceptance you deserve. In...

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