MBA

Stacy Blackman’s B-School Buzz

By - Jul 6, 11:01 AM   Comments [0]

Welcome back to Stacy Blackman’s B-School Buzz, our regular ramble through the MBA blogosphere to discover what’s been keeping applicants and students busy. In this edition, our Buzz contributors set goals, share summer updates, offer advice on selecting recommenders, and discuss the latest revamped applications. Second-year...

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SBC Scoop: Managing Stress with a Timeline

By - Jul 6, 10:59 AM   Comments [0]

*Please note that no client details are ever shared in SBC Scoop or otherwise without complete sign off from client. Just about a year ago our client Emily was starting to freak out. Every time she looked at her applications for four MBA programs, all she...

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Social Media Influences Curricula, Affects Applicants

By - Jul 6, 10:56 AM   Comments [0]

MBA students and applicants live and breathe through social media, which is a good thing, considering the growing demand in the business world for employees with honed social media skills. According to a recent Financial Times article---which quotes me---this relatively new form of social dialogue...

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Tuck School of Business Essay Prompts

By - Jul 6, 10:54 AM   Comments [0]

Dartmouth College's Tuck School of Business has posted the essay questions for the upcoming full-time MBA application cycle. The school encourages applicants to limit the length of their responses to 500 words for each essay. Why is an MBA a critical next step toward your short-...

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UC Berkeley Haas Essay Questions

By - Jul 6, 10:52 AM   Comments [0]

UC Berkeley's Haas School of Business has announced the essay questions for the full-time MBA class entering fall 2013. The school asks applicants to use the essays as an opportunity to share the values, experiences, and accomplishments that have helped shape who you are. Required Essays If...

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UM Ross School of Business Essay Questions

By - Jul 6, 10:50 AM   Comments [0]

The University of Michigan Ross School of Business has announced the essay questions for the 2012-2013 full-time MBA program application. The four required essays and one optional prompt are: 1. Introduce yourself to your future Ross classmates in 100 words or less. 2. Describe your career goals....

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MIT Sloan School of Management MBA Essay Tips

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On its website, MIT Sloan states that “innovation and collaboration [are] at the heart of what we do.“ Your task is to remain focused on your overall application strategy and choose two key stories that can showcase your achievements at school, work and extracurricular activities....

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Confessions of an MBA Consultant: White Spaces

By - Jul 6, 10:45 AM   Comments [0]

This post of Stacy's originally appeared on Poets & Quants I’d rather listen to Celine Dion on a loop, I think to myself knowing there has to be a torture less painful than listening to a business school applicant recite his resume line by line.  ...

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Map Out Your MBA Timeline

By - Jul 6, 10:42 AM   Comments [0]

This post originally appeared on Stacy's "Strictly Business" MBA blog on U.S.News.com Once you've decided to pursue an MBA, you've got your work cut out for you. MBA applicants need to fit studying for the GMAT and developing essays in with other personal and professional commitments....

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SBC Scoop: GRE Trumps GMAT?

By - Jul 6, 10:40 AM   Comments [0]

*Please note that no client details are ever shared in SBC Scoop or otherwise without complete sign off from client. Our client Terrence looked like a stellar candidate except for one very common concern: after three attempts in six months, he just couldn’t nudge his GMAT...

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