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Harvard Business School: Engaged Community Citizenship

By - Jul 21, 13:17 PM   Comments [0]

This is not about “community service” -- it’s not about doing halo-worthy things in your free time. (Though neither HBS nor I will discourage that, and “engaged community citizenship” and “community service” certainly can overlap.) Community service is an activity that you do; engaged community citizenship...

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London Business School & Finance

By - Jul 21, 13:05 PM   Comments [0]

A quick glance at London Business School: LBS currently ties for first place as the best international business school in the world (alongside Chicago Booth in the U.S.), according to Bloomberg Businessweek (2012) and fourth place in the world by The Financial Times (2013). London Business...

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MBA Applicant Blogger Interview with Domotron

By - Jul 21, 12:49 PM   Comments [0]

We’d like to introduce you to Domotron, an anonymous MBA applicant from the UK who plans to attend a top b-school in the US. You can read more about Domotron’s MBA journey on his blog, Domotron. Thank you Domotron for sharing your experience with us,...

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The Habit of Leadership

By - Jul 18, 10:00 AM   Comments [0]

Thank you, Harvard Business School. IMHO, that’s what applicants should think when they visit the program’s website and find “habit of leadership” on its “Who are we looking for?” admissions page. It’s common knowledge that HBS values leadership, but with this phrase, the adcom succinctly expresses...

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MBA Admissions: Duke Fuqua & Marketing

By - Jul 18, 09:30 AM   Comments [0]

A quick glance at Duke Fuqua: 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 third place for marketing. Duke Fuqua’s Class of 2014 and Marketing The class of 2014...

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Kellogg 2014 MBA Application Deadlines

By - Jul 18, 09:10 AM   Comments [0]

Kellogg has released their 2014 MBA application essays and deadlines! Kellogg 2104 MBA Application Deadlines: Application Deadlines Decisions Released Round 1 October 16, 2013 December 18, 2013 Round 2 January 7, 2014 March 25, 2014 Round 3 April 2, 2014 May 15, 2014 . Tip: Question 3 asks about your career goals and why "Kellogg and the MBA...

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Take Time Off After An MBA Rejection

By - Jul 17, 15:50 PM   Comments [0]

Today's post comes from Manhattan Review Switzerland, a well-known provider of test prep and MBA Admissions Consulting in Zurich and Geneva for Top Business Schools. Getting into an MBA program is definitely a challenge. At Manhattan Review, many applicants ask us: "After being rejected the first...

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Against the Odds: Indian MBA Applicants – Prepare for Your Job Hunt Now

By - Jul 17, 12:35 PM   Comments [0]

So what if you make it? You get into your dream MBA program. Next you’re expecting to land your dream job upon graduation—in the US. It might not be that simple if you’re an Indian national. According to a recent Bloomberg article, only two out of...

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Harvard Introduces MBA Curriculum Changes

By - Jul 17, 12:05 PM   Comments [0]

A recent Businessweek article discusses the changes Harvard Business School plans on making to its curriculum over the next three years, including an increase in second-year electives and case studies. Two years ago HBS overhauled its first-year curriculum; the current changes will mostly affect second-year students....

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Upcoming MBA Tour Events in the U.S.

By - Jul 16, 14:02 PM   Comments [0]

MBA events and receptions are excellent opportunities for those of you who don’t live close to your target schools to learn more about the programs, interact with school representatives -- admission committee members, current students, and/or recent alumni -- and get answers to your burning...

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