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Stacy Blackman’s B-School Buzz

By - Oct 28, 10:28 AM   Comments [0]

Hello, and welcome to the latest edition of Stacy Blackman’s B-School Buzz, our periodic check-in with some of the MBA blogosphere’s applicant and student contributors. In this edition, Buzz bloggers share news of interview invites and dings, reactions from campus visits, and tips for making...

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Look Beyond the Top Business Schools for Your MBA

By - Oct 28, 05:37 AM   Comments [0]

People typically pursue an MBA because they are looking to improve their career opportunities and increase their future income. What some applicants don’t consider is that you can achieve both of those objectives even if you don’t make it into the business programs at Harvard,...

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Seats Running Out for Our Wharton Webinar…

By - Oct 27, 13:44 PM   Comments [0]

If you’re at ANY stage of the Wharton application process – just starting to think about or already prepping for an interview – then you’ll want to tune in on Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 10:00 AM PST/1:00 PM EST/5:00 PM GMT for our webinar,...

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INSEAD 2014 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Oct 27, 13:37 PM   Comments [0]

Bucking the trends of fewer essays and micro essays, INSEAD requires applicants to express themselves competently in writing on multiple topics, professional and personal, and at some length in one essay (these days, 600 words is long). A key theme running through these questions is...

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Interview with Nonprofit, Older B-School Applicant “MBA My Way”

By - Oct 27, 13:29 PM   Comments [0]

We’d like to introduce you to our next blogger, MBA My Way, an anonymous non-traditional MBA applicant who has been working in the non-profit world for the last eight years. Thank you MBA My Way for sharing your story with us – we wish you...

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Understanding B-School Rankings

By - Oct 25, 05:37 AM   Comments [0]

For anyone perplexed about why so much variability exists between the different well-known MBA rankings, Matt Symonds’s recent article in Forbes does a great job of demystifying the subject. In plain terms, he explains the focus of the methodology used by each of the five major...

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Emory Goizueta 2014 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Oct 24, 13:44 PM   Comments [0]

To ace your Goizueta essays, you’ll need to show—not just tell—that you have the skills, passion, and motivation to excel in a rigorous academic environment, and then in the business world at large. Illustrate who you are, what you want, and where you are going....

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Global Business Leadership at Wharton’s Lauder Institute

By - Oct 24, 13:38 PM   Comments [0]

International business is booming, and there is no better place to prepare for a future in global business leadership than at the Lauder Institute at the University of Pennsylvania. Listen to the full recording of our podcast interview for answers and insights into the Lauder Institute. 00:01:20...

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Recommenders and Recommendations

By - Oct 23, 12:50 PM   Comments [0]

Some applicants have this idea that if they can just get their company CEO, whom they have never met, to write their business school recommendation, then the admissions committee will cower in awe and immediately accept them. It’s not a new idea; applicants have asked...

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HBS Students Offer Interview Tips

By - Oct 22, 20:36 PM   Comments [0]

When Harvard Business School sent out Round 1 interview invitations last week, the Harbus’s general manager La Keisha Landrum posted an article that 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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