Applications

Successfully Negotiating the Essay Maze

By - May 16, 07:55 AM   Comments [0]

In the coming month or two, new essay questions for the 2013 applications will be published by the top MBA programs. Writing the application essays is usually the hardest part of the MBA admission process. Below are a few guidelines to help you successfully negotiate the...

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Indian School of Business 2013 Essay Questions, Deadlines, and Tips

By - May 16, 02:27 AM   Comments [0]

The Indian School of Business has become one of the strongest graduate business programs in Asia: it ranks 13th in the Financial Times’ MBA rankings – only two Asian programs surpass it according to FT, more than 98% of its graduates secure job offers within...

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MBA Curriculum Changes at Wharton

By - May 16, 02:19 AM   Comments [0]

Vice Dean of Wharton Business School, Howie Kaufold, spoke to The Wharton Journal about the new MBA curriculum. He noted that in reviewing their curriculum, the MBA Review Committee focused on four main principles: Rigorous, Innovative, Flexible, and Brand-Strengthening. Regarding flexibility, some of the required courses...

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MBA Applicant Blogger Interview: TheSenator2014′s Journey

By - May 15, 03:48 AM   Comments [0]

Next up in our series of featured MBA bloggers is Selemon Asfaw, otherwise known as TheSenator2014, the author of the blog, Road to the MBA Class of 2014. Enjoy the Senator’s thoughtful answers and use them to help you make your way through the MBA...

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The MBA, a Military Background, and Expectations

By - May 15, 03:36 AM   Comments [0]

The Wall Street Journal recently ran an article entitled “MBAs Attract Current and Former Soldiers.” Like many such articles I’ve read in my decade of MBA admissions consulting, it promotes the benefits of business schools to former military personnel and vice versa, so no surprises...

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Proofreading Your MBA Application Essays

By - May 14, 13:16 PM   Comments [0]

You want to make sure your MBA application essay has no errors, so you run spell check on your computer, get rid of all those squiggly red and green lines, save your essay as FINAL, and then submit. But wait! Your essay isn’t really complete until...

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MBA Admissions: Dartmouth Tuck and Marketing

By - May 14, 12:07 PM   Comments [0]

This post about Dartmouth’s Tuck School of Business, focusing on marketing, is part of a series of interviews about top MBA programs called “MBA Career Goals and the B-Schools that Support Them.” Please subscribe to our blog to ensure that you receive all the posts...

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Washington Olin MBA Student Interview

By - May 13, 22:31 PM   Comments [0]

Here’s a talk with Ashley Elleby, a student at Washington University’s Olin Business School and a member of The Consortium who is pursuing her dream of opening a clothing store for tall women – featuring her own clothing line! Thank you Ashley for sharing your...

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Overrepresented Groups in MBA Admissions

By - May 13, 22:28 PM   Comments [0]

You’re an Indian male with an IT background, or a consultant from New Jersey who majored in Econ, or a Chinese bank manager who also dabbled in engineering. In short, you are an applicant who comes from an overrepresented background – what can you do to...

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As Chinese Grad School Applicants Flock to the US, What’s the Impact for You?

By - May 13, 22:26 PM   Comments [0]

Earlier this month the Council of Graduate Schools reported that 2012 is seeing a continued torrent of Chinese applicants to US graduate programs: up 18% for fall 2012, following increases of 21% in 2011 and 20% in 2010. The most popular recipients of the applications...

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