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UCLA Executive MBA 2013 Essay Questions and Tips

By - Mar 16, 20:00 PM   Comments [0]

One point stands out immediately with these essay questions: there is no conventional goals question. That fact says something: the adcom does not view an extended discussion of goals – the future (always speculative to a degree) – helpful for their evaluation purposes. It also...

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Prospective B-School Students Applying to Fewer Schools This Year

By - Mar 8, 06:34 AM   Comments [0]

Business school applicants are scaling back the number of schools that they apply to, according to the results of our recent Stacy Blackman Consulting survey. While 14% of respondents in 2012 applied or plan to apply to six schools, only 9% in 2013 applied or...

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GMAC Reports Testing Trend Going Younger, More Global

By - Mar 7, 13:37 PM   Comments [0]

A new trio of student mobility trend reports issued by the Graduate Management Admission Council shows that graduate management education is becoming more global and diverse as applicants send GMAT scores to a range of programs around the world. A record 286,529 GMAT exams were administered...

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Stacy Blackman’s B-School Buzz

By - Mar 6, 21:29 PM   Comments [0]

Welcome back to another edition of Stacy Blackman’s B-School Buzz, our periodic check-in with some of the MBA blogosphere’s regular contributors. This week, Buzz bloggers discuss various essay approaches, offer interview advice, fight discouragement, and revel in their international learning experiences. Thoughts on essay writing---MBA admit...

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UNC Kenan-Flagler Defines Successful MBA Student

By - Mar 1, 05:13 AM   Comments [0]

While all top-tier MBA programs are filled with smart students that have a strong quantitative background, the UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School throws an ampersand into the mix when it comes to listing the qualities of a successful MBA student. With the introduction of the -&- as...

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3 Ways for MBA Applicants to Overcome Weaknesses

By - Feb 26, 08:08 AM   Comments [0]

Planning to apply to business school this fall or next? Nine or more months out is the perfect moment to take stock of your strengths and weaknesses as a candidate. There's still time to make improvements that will help you stay competitive with peers also striving...

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Advice from Chicago Booth Interviewers

By - Feb 25, 15:01 PM   Comments [0]

Many blog posts offer interview tips from the admissions committee's point of view, but a recent post from the Booth Insider blog at the Chicago Booth School of Business shares feedback straight from the Admissions Fellows who have or will soon conduct interviews with those...

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2013 London Business School Masters in Management Adcom Interview Available!

By - Feb 20, 02:39 AM   Comments [0]

Are you confused about the difference between London Business School’s MBA and its Masters in Management (MiM)? Are you considering applying for the MiM program but have questions about the program’s curriculum, student life, job prospects, etc.? Are you looking for winning tips on how...

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MBA Admissions: NYU Stern & International Business

By - Feb 20, 02:35 AM   Comments [0]

A quick glance at NYU Stern currently ranks in 11th place as one of the best business schools, according to US News & World Report (March 2012). It is ranked in 6th place for international business. Stern’s Class of 2014 and International Business 3907 people applied...

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Stanford Sloan Master’s Program 2013 Application Essay Questions and Tips

By - Feb 20, 02:30 AM   Comments [0]

These three straightforward questions are comprehensive and wide ranging. They give the Stanford Sloan MiM adcom both factual information about you such as your current work responsibilities, your goals, and details of your work experiences, and also insight into your thought process, self-evaluation skills, and...

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