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Chicago Booth Debuts Bold New MBA Essay Format

By - Jul 9, 10:54 AM   Comments [0]

The Chicago Booth School of Business is breaking ground with its Fall 2016 MBA essay prompt, which asks applicants to choose one of 16 photos depicting various aspects of Booth student life, and to write “How it resonates with your own viewpoint on why the...

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Emory Goizueta 2016 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jul 9, 10:19 AM   Comments [0]

Taken together, these essay questions cover a lot of ground: your professional path and plans, your alignment with the program’s core values, and who you are as a person.  Moreover, this vast ground is covered in few words – these essays are short, requiring tough...

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Retooling Your Resume for MBA Applications

By - Jul 9, 10:19 AM   Comments [0]

If updating your resume for your MBA applications is one of the last items on your application checklist, it’s time to reorder your priorities! The resume’s significance in the MBA admissions process cannot be overstated, and, with fewer essays, the resume’s importance is only growing....

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New GMAT Changes and What They Mean For MBA Applicants

By - Jul 9, 03:00 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% Are you planning to take – or to retake – the GMAT? Keeping informed of changes in the test’s format, policy, and structure will help you choose the right GMAT study plan for your goals, and help you get the best GMAT score...

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How To Think Like A Dean Of Admissions

By - Jul 8, 12:20 PM   Comments [0]

If you could pick one person to provide insight into graduate admissions, who would it be? A dean of admissions, of course! Applicants, rejoice! The guest on this week’s show is a former dean of graduate admissions who has reviewed and signed off on over 45,000...

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Kellogg School Posts Fall 2016 Deadlines, Essay Questions

By - Jul 8, 11:10 AM   Comments [0]

The Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University has announced the application deadlines and essay topics for the 2015-2016 admissions season. Deadlines Round 1 Application due: September 22, 2015 Decision released: December 16, 2015 Round 2 Application due: January 6, 2016 Decision released: March 23, 2016 Round 3 Application due: April 6, 2016 Decision released:...

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Wharton 2016 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jul 8, 10:46 AM   Comments [0]

After several years of change and shrinkage, Wharton is keeping its essays unchanged this year. My tips for completing the Wharton application essays are in blue below. The Admissions Committee wants to get to know you on both a professional and personal level. We encourage you to be introspective,...

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IESE 2015-2016 MBA Application Deadlines

By - Jul 8, 08:24 AM   Comments [0]

IESE Business School has posted the following MBA application deadlines for the 2015-2016 admissions season. Round 1 Application deadline: October 6, 2015 Decision notification: December 11, 2015 Round 2 Application deadline: January 5, 2016 Decision notification: March 11, 2016 Round 3 Application deadline: February 23, 2016 Decision notification: May 6, 2016 Round 4 Application deadline: April...

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3 Ways to Get a Head Start When Building Your B-School Network

By - Jul 8, 05:41 AM   Comments [0]

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA Blog on U.S.News.com With the availability of the Internet and social media, it’s possible to get a head start on developing your business school network as early as the application phase. That network can help you research schools, decide...

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Should I take the GMAT or the GRE?

By - Jul 8, 03:11 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% Are you trying to get into a top business school? When you are trying to get in to a competitive business school, it’s important to do everything you can to make your application stronger. Getting an excellent score on your admissions test is...

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