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How Being More Like Beyonce Can Make You a Better MBA Applicant

By - Feb 24, 08:28 AM   Comments [0]

Getting the attention of an admissions committee at a top MBA program is no easy task. That’s why in this blog post we decided to turn to one of the most recognizable figures in today’s pop culture for lessons in how to stand out as...

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HBS Dominates in B-School ‘Oscars’

By - Feb 24, 06:47 AM   Comments [0]

Harvard Business School took home a whopping six awards and experienced its best showing ever at the 2015 annual Case Centre Awards, a celebration of excellence in case writing and teaching from across the globe that are now considered the case method community’s annual ‘Oscars.’ Awards...

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Face the Challenge of Round 3 Business School Applications

By - Feb 23, 10:18 AM   Comments [0]

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA Blog on U.S.News.com Round three is the most competitive one at most business schools, since the vast majority of acceptances happen in the first two rounds. If you weren’t able to apply earlier because you were busy...

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How to Ace Your Team Based Interview [4 Tips for the Big Day]

By - Feb 22, 10:45 AM   Comments [0]

Last week we shared our tips for preparing for Team Based Interviews. Today we’re going to move forward and offer 4 tips for acing the interview itself: 1. Don’t be confrontational. This is not a debate in which you’re trying to score points. It’s not Crossfire....

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Popular Stanford GSB Course on Female Entrepreneurship Offers Lessons for All

By - Feb 20, 12:51 PM   Comments [0]

The men who take a Stanford Graduate School of Business course on female entrepreneurship do so for the eye-opening exposure to some of the down-and-dirty aspects of starting your own business. Learning about the strategic and business challenges of entrepreneurship is great, but what about...

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4 Tips for Team Interviews

By - Feb 20, 10:30 AM   Comments [0]

Since so much of b-school life and learning includes team discussions, the adcom needed a tool for assessing how applicants will fit in the team-based discussion culture of their programs. Thus, the Team-Based Discussion (TBD) was born. In team-based interviews, applicants need to use a different...

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London Business School Master In Finance 2015 Essay Tips

By - Feb 20, 10:26 AM   Comments [0]

The relatively short LBS MFin essay questions, together, convey the adcom’s interest in both who you are and how you envision and plan your career. Given that your classmates will be experienced finance professionals (the average work experience is six years), it’s important to deliver...

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Overcome Stiff B-School Competition as an International Applicant

By - Feb 19, 18:45 PM   Comments [0]

The number of international students applying to MBA programs in the United States has tripled over the last thirty years. Take Harvard Business School for example, the school reports that in 1985 their international bids made up 13% of their application pool. In 2015, the...

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B-School Alumni Report Boost to Earning Power, Career Trajectory

By - Feb 19, 12:04 PM   Comments [0]

Business school alumni earn increased compensation, exercise enhanced purchasing power, consistently climb to the executive ranks, and give overall high marks to the value of their education in driving their professional success, according to new research findings from more than 12,000 graduate business school alumni...

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Entrepreneurship at UCLA Anderson

By - Feb 18, 12:38 PM   Comments [0]

Well before “entrepreneurship” was a household word, UCLA Anderson was one of the first b-schools to teach it. Decades later, they are still going strong. Listen to the full recording of our podcast interview with Elaine Hagan, Executive Director of the Price Center at UCLA Anderson,...

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