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MBA Admissions: Duke Fuqua & Nonprofit Management

By - Feb 19, 07:14 AM   Comments [0]

A quick glance at Duke Fuqua currently ranks in 12th place as one of the best business schools, according to US News & World Report (March 2012). It is ranked in 7th place for nonprofit management. Duke Fuqua’s Class of 2014 and Management The class of...

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UCLA Anderson FEMBA (Fully Employed MBA) 2013 Essay Tips

By - Feb 19, 07:03 AM   Comments [0]

This set of essays will elicit a well-rounded view of applicants but requires you to be succinct. Pay attention to the tone as well as the content of the questions – there is an immediacy and directness that can be a model for the tone...

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Job Opportunities Increase for B-School Students

By - Feb 13, 02:50 AM   Comments [0]

We recently posted an article on the current job market for 2012 business degree holders (see “Job Market Looking Good for Class of 2012 Business Grads”). Now we’ll offer some related information from a Poets & Quants article on a report released by the MBA...

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2013 MBA Waitlist Q&A with Linda Abraham Transcript Available

By - Feb 12, 01:07 AM   Comments [0]

Have you been waitlisted to your top choice MBA program? Are you looking for tried and true tools that will help you gain acceptance from the waitlist? Check out the transcript from our recent Q&A, 2013 All You Need to Know About MBA Waitlists Q&A...

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Think Final Round is a Waste of Time? Not Necessarily, Says UNC Kenan-Flagler

By - Feb 11, 15:11 PM   Comments [0]

While there's a lot of truth to the commonly held wisdom that applying to business school in the final round means your chances of being admitted are wafer slim, UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School offers five compelling reasons why you still have a chance in the...

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Get MBA Application Advice From the Trenches

By - Feb 11, 15:03 PM   Comments [0]

As one group of nervous MBA candidates becomes enrolled business school students, another group gets ready to apply. Why not learn from the successes, failures, and decisions of those who came before you? Here, you'll find advice culled from past clients who reflected on their own...

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What to Consider When Choosing an MBA Program

By - Feb 11, 14:53 PM   Comments [0]

A healthy dose of self-reflection, and knowing the answer when asked why you want to get an MBA, are two key components to deciding which business school programs make the most sense for you. I recently spoke with the Financial Times's Charlotte Clarke to offer...

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Tips for Tackling Team Interviews

By - Feb 11, 13:21 PM   Comments [0]

With the emerging trend of group interviews at schools like Wharton, applicants need to understand that team interviews require a different set of skills than individual interviews. I liken individual interviews to blind dating. With individual interviews and blind dating, both parties are trying to...

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Kisses of Death for Your Grad School Application

By - Feb 10, 02:43 AM   Comments [0]

Guest post by Dr. Drew Appleby, Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis and Dr. Karen Appleby, Idaho State University. Dr. Appleby and Dr. Appleby surveyed psychology graduate admissions committee chairs and discovered 5 types of errors that applicants make and that decrease their chances of acceptance to...

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Admissions Straight Talk: Interview with Mark Babbitt

By - Feb 10, 02:40 AM   Comments [0]

For this week’s episode of Accepted Admissions Straight Talk, Accepted's biweekly podcast, we interviewed Mark Babbitt, CEO and Founder of YouTern. Check out the full recording to hear our fascinating conversation about student internships. 01:09:00 - Introducing Mark to Admissions Straight Talk. 02:24:00 - YouTern’s background. How...

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