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Chicago Booth Weekend Part-Time MBA Application Essay Tips

By - Oct 6, 09:31 AM   Comments [1]

(NOTE: These questions are for the spring 2014 applications; the questions for the fall 2014 applications are different and will be featured in a subsequent post.) Traditional! In an era of MBA application experimentation with micro-length questions, video, slides, and other new elements, these questions ask...

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Wharton to Wall Street: A Thing of the Past?

By - Oct 6, 08:39 AM   Comments [0]

You’ve probably read the Wall Street Journal article, “What’s Wrong With Wharton?” that suggests that Wharton has “lost its luster.” I’d like to share my thoughts on that, but first, here’s a recap of the article: The article starts with some stats – first and...

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3 Common Hurdles for International MBA Applicants

By - Oct 4, 06:03 AM   Comments [0]

Nearly a third of students in some of the top MBA programs are international, which offers great professional and cultural diversity and enriches the classroom experience. Applying from abroad involves certain expected obstacles, such as the logistics of campus visits, securing visas and financial aid and...

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Wharton MBA Admissions Director, Ankur Kumar, Resigns

By - Oct 3, 07:32 AM   Comments [0]

Ankur Kumar, Wharton's MBA Admissions Director since 2009, has announced that she will leave Wharton as of Friday according to The Wall Street Journal. Dean Roberts informed students that Maryellen Lamb, the school's former careers director who recently became deputy vice dean for M.B.A. admissions, financial...

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SBC Essay Writing Webinar Coming Soon!

By - Oct 2, 14:46 PM   Comments [0]

Stumped by uninspired essays?  Struggling to write anything at all? Join a senior SBC consultant for a session designed to help kick-start essays that come to life and create lasting impressions. Two sessions offered on October 16.  Sign up at StacyBlackman.webex.com.

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London Business School MBA Essay Tips

By - Oct 2, 04:03 AM   Comments [0]

The London Business School is a close-knit program with an international focus, set in one of the most exciting centers of culture in Europe. Among one of the top ranked programs in the world, LBS is equally valued by US and international recruiters. LBS is...

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The 5 Best Strategies to Address Academic Weakness

By - Oct 2, 01:30 AM   Comments [0]

Today’s post comes from Manhattan Review Hong Kong, a well-known provider of test prep and MBA Admissions Consulting in Hong Kong for Top Business Schools. Getting into grad school is difficult enough, but the process can be filled with added anxiety when you have a low...

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MBA Essay Insight from UCLA Anderson

By - Sep 29, 12:02 PM   Comments [0]

Many schools reduced the number of required essays this season, and UCLA Anderson School of Management is one of them. With just one prompt---What are your short-term and long-term career goals, and how will an MBA from UCLA Anderson specifically help you achieve these goals?---applicants...

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UVA Darden MBA Interview with Current Student Blogger Caroline Kalinoski

By - Sep 29, 08:47 AM   Comments [0]

Here’s a talk with UVA Darden student blogger, Caroline Kalinoski, a second-year student with lots of advice to share about the application process, Darden clubs and courses, and favorite study spots on campus. Thank you Caroline and best of luck to you! (You can read...

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Stacy Blackman’s B-School Buzz

By - Sep 28, 11:57 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 post, Buzz bloggers describe the madness that is the start of b-school, muse on interview strategies, offer advice...

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