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Stanford GSB Debunks More Admissions Myths

By - Dec 13, 22:11 PM   Comments [0]

It looks like the admissions department at Stanford Graduate School of Business is on a mission to bring the truth to the people as Allison Davis once again takes to the MBA admissions blog and dispels three persistent assumptions regarding Stanford's admit process. MYTH 1: If...

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Wharton’s MBA Director on New Team-Based Discussion

By - Dec 13, 22:07 PM   Comments [0]

As the MBA admissions team at University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School wraps up interviews for all round one candidates, Director Ankur Kumar recently took a moment to update the admissions blog with her colleagues' reactions to the newly introduced team-based discussion component. This new evaluation model...

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How Reading Can Help You Get Into Business School

By - Dec 13, 22:03 PM   Comments [0]

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA blog on U.S.News.com Setting aside time to read over the next few months is one of the smartest things you can do to enhance your candidacy for top-flight MBA programs. The broader your knowledge base, the more...

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Stacy Blackman’s B-School Buzz

By - Dec 13, 22:01 PM   Comments [0]

Once again, we’re back to check in with what some of Stacy Blackman’s B-School Buzz bloggers have been up to lately as we roll full-steam ahead into the holiday season, round two deadlines, and, for some applicants, the dreaded waitlist. From thoughts on conquering essays...

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MBA Hiring 2013 Looking Up – Specialized Master’s on Fire!

By - Dec 13, 13:43 PM   Comments [0]

According to a GMAC press release, employers are expressing early optimism for 2013 MBA hiring. Here are some of the key findings of the GMAC’s 2012 Year-End Poll of Employers, which includes responses from over 200 employers who hire students from graduate business programs: 76% of...

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MBA Interview Must-Know #2: You

By - Dec 13, 13:36 PM   Comments [0]

You. You are the first topic you need to know. After all, the interview will be about you. What do you want to do after your MBA? Why do you want to attend this program? When have you demonstrated the qualities this school appreciates, the...

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The Second-Round Rush

By - Dec 12, 18:39 PM   Comments [0]

For some reason, Thanksgiving weekend in America tends to signal the beginning of the rush toward second-round business school application deadlines. Many candidates who are just contemplating their MBA applications tend to call us and ask, “How many schools can I apply to at this...

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London Business Schools Expands into Iconic Building

By - Dec 11, 15:02 PM   Comments [0]

Big news for the London Business School, which is planning for major growth! Of course it’s exciting when a school’s success leads to growth, but here, the story is big in another way. The building into which they’ll be expanding is the Old Marylebone Town Hall,...

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Living Globally: London Business School MBA Admissions Q&A

By - Dec 11, 14:56 PM   Comments [1]

Guests: Mary Ferreira and Zsuzsanna Bucko, Recruitment & Admissions Managers Date: Wed, Dec. 12, 2012 Time: 10:00 AM PT / 1:00 PM ET / 6:00 PM BST Register Now! Living Globally: London Business School MBA Admissions Q&A Are you wondering what the international MBA experience is like at London Business...

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Large Donation Helps Chicago Expand Entrepreneur Center

By - Dec 10, 14:52 PM   Comments [0]

Last week, Michael Polsky, Chicago energy entrepreneur, announced that he’d be donating an $8 million gift to the Michael P. Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship, a research center established in 2002 after his initial $7 million donation. The gift will support Chicago Booth’s growing innovation initiatives...

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