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Notable Essay Mistake to Avoid: Tasks vs. Skills

By - May 29, 16:47 PM   Comments [0]

Notable Essay Mistake to Avoid: Tasks vs. Skills As an MBA applicant, are you aware of the difference between tasks and skills? Equally importantly, do you understand how focusing on skills rather than tasks in your MBA admissions essays can help you present a much more...

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Short-Term and Long-term Goals: Changes? Transitions? …Does it Matter?

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Short-Term and Long-term Goals: Changes? Transitions? ...Does it Matter? I have received emails from MBA applicants who did not receive admission to one of their top choice schools when they applied on their own last year, and they indicate that when the admission committees supplied feedback,...

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With a 700, Should I Retake the GMAT?

By - May 29, 16:43 PM   Comments [0]

With a 700, Should I Retake the GMAT? Many candidates work hard to prepare for the GMAT, yet they are disappointed with scores in the 620-700 range, rather than the hoped-for 710 or above. If a score is beneath 660, most candidates will go back to...

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Is My GPA Good Enough?

By - May 29, 16:40 PM   Comments [0]

Is My GPA Good Enough? Many MBA applicants write to me highly concerned about their undergraduate GPAs and ask, “Do you think my GPA is too low?” In many cases, there is no cut-and-dry answer to this question. Certainly, statistics about each business school’s average GPA...

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mbaMission’s 2013-2014 Stanford Graduate School of Business Essay Analysis

By - May 29, 11:08 AM   Comments [0]

The Stanford Graduate School of Business (GSB) is apparently content with its essay questions, because it has made no changes to them or to the allowed word count this season. Having made slight tweaks to its prompts in recent years, the GSB’s MBA admissions committee...

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MBAs Become More Popular in Eyes of Global Companies

By - May 29, 08:15 AM   Comments [0]

The latest GMAC survey reveals that MBAs are starting again to steal the hearts of recruiters worldwide. Recruiting is up and expected to improve further according to GMAC. You should review the whole report, but in the meantime, here are a few highlights from the...

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UNC Kenan-Flagler Dean Named as University Provost

By - May 29, 05:09 AM   Comments [0]

James (Jim) W. Dean Jr., a longtime faculty member and currently dean of Kenan-Flagler Business School, has been appointed as the next executive vice chancellor and provost for UNC-Chapel Hill. Chancellor Holden Thorp and Chancellor-Elect Carol Folt announced Dean’s appointment, effective July 1, in an email...

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Columbia Business School Posts 2013-2014 MBA Essay Questions

By - May 29, 05:05 AM   Comments [0]

Columbia Business School, which recently released the 2013-2014 application deadlines, has now announced the essay prompts for the upcoming MBA admissions cycle. This year's essay questions are: Short Answer Question What is your immediate post-MBA professional goal? (100 characters maximum) Essay 1 Given your individual background, why are...

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UPenn Wharton School MBA Application Deadlines

By - May 28, 13:38 PM   Comments [0]

The Wharton School at University of Pennsylvania has released the application deadlines for the 2013-2014 MBA admissions cycle. This year’s three deadlines are: Round 1 Deadline: October 1, 2013 Notification: December 17, 2013 Round 2 Deadline: January 7, 2014 Notification: March 25, 2014 Round 3 Deadline: March 27, 2014 Notification: May 6, 2014   The two...

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$93k MBA Scholarship to London Business School

By - May 28, 11:32 AM   Comments [0]

That's right - it's happening AGAIN. Last time, GMATPILL-er Kang Cao scored a half tuition MBA scholarship due to his high GMAT score. Now, he's at Darden MBA enjoying life at a top business school. And now, James - another GMATPILL-er who has actually joined GMAT Pill...

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