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Military Benefits to Help Finance an MBA

By - May 13, 12:15 PM   Comments [0]

Active duty service members and veterans who are pursing academic opportunities can turn to benefits offered by the military. Many service members take advantage of benefits to finance their education, either while they are serving or shortly afterwards. Active duty members can use their benefits to...

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Will Facebook Destroy Your Admissions Chances?

By - May 13, 12:05 PM   Comments [2]

When Kaplan Test Prep released the results of its survey of business school admissions officers, revealing that 32% of business school admissions officers performed internet searches on applicants, 27% visited an applicant’s social media (Facebook, Myspace, etc.) page, and 10% had found something online that...

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MBA Program Visits, Fairs, Receptions: 5 Simple Steps to Make Them Productive

By - May 12, 12:59 PM   Comments [0]

Applying to MBA programs this coming fall or winter? Then probably you’re planning to meet with MBA admission committee members at various types of events – school visits, MBA fairs, school receptions, etc. – as part of that process. An ideal time for school visits...

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Aringo Tips for Low GMAT Applicants

By - May 8, 00:24 AM   Comments [0]

For most MBA programs, your GMAT score accounts for about 20% of the admission decision. You can get into top MBA programs with a low GMAT score (as you can see here). Your GMAT score gives schools information about an applicant’s analytical abilities, a key...

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IMD 2014 MBA Essay Tips

By - May 7, 11:34 AM   Comments [2]

  IMD in Lausanne, Switzerland, offers a 1-year MBA program focused on general management and leadership. While there are only 90 students in each class, the diversity among that class is wide: students hail from 45 countries: 43% from throughout Europe, 26% from Asia, 11% from...

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How to Cope With B-School Rejections

By - May 7, 06:59 AM   Comments [0]

This is the time of year when final business school decisions are being released, and unfortunately there isn't always good news. After pouring your heart and soul into the arduous MBA application process, if your status changes from hoping and waiting to officially denied, it can seem...

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Mistakes You Should Avoid in Application Essays

By - May 6, 17:55 PM   Comments [0]

Well, the application season is over, and all the applicants I worked with (except one) have submitted their applications for R- 3 as well. I think now it’s time to reflect on the common mistakes I have noticed while  working with them  on their essays....

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Stanford MBA Application Deadlines

By - May 6, 05:58 AM   Comments [0]

The Stanford Graduate School of Business has posted the MBA application deadlines for the 2013-2014 admissions cycle.  This year’s three deadlines are as follows: Round 1 Deadline: October 2, 2013 Notification: December 11, 2013 Round 2 Deadline: January 8, 2014 Notification: March 26, 2014 Round 3 Deadline: April 2, 2014 Notification: May 7, 2014 The...

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Chicago Booth Celebrates 9th Annual Women’s Week

By - May 1, 05:07 AM   Comments [0]

The Chicago Booth School of Business extended an open invitation to both newly accepted MBA candidates as well as prospective applicants to attend one of the multiple diversity events held around the globe during the school's 9th annual Women's Week. In collaboration with the office of...

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Chicago Booth Offers 4 Ways to While Away the Wait

By - Apr 29, 05:06 AM   Comments [0]

The waiting game at the end of round 3 is a nail-biter for MBA applicants, whether you're hoping for an interview invitation or enduring a stretch on a waitlist. Joanna Zisis from the admissions team at Chicago Booth School of Business recently shared her tips...

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