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Michigan Ross MBA Essay Tips

By - Jul 3, 05:36 AM   Comments [0]

Michigan Ross is a program that emphasizes learning both inside and outside the classroom, and is seeking candidates that are intellectually curious and able to accomplish their goals. At the same time, fit is a crucial part of the Ross evaluation process and Ross wants...

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Wharton School 2013-2014 Essay Questions

By - Jul 2, 15:36 PM   Comments [0]

The University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School has announced the required essay questions for the upcoming MBA admissions season. This year's applicants will now submit two rather than three essays, with a reduced word count from previous years---a trend which seems to be spreading across several...

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MBA Internship-to-Job Rate Rises as Employers Increasingly Pick from Summer Talent

By - Jul 2, 12:39 PM   Comments [0]

While the internship-to-job funnel has long existed in the banking and consulting industries, a Wall Street Journal article reports that more industries are filling full-time positions with their former MBA interns. And they’re not just increasing their internship-to-job rates, but some have started their hiring...

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Duke Fuqua 2014 MBA Application Deadlines

By - Jul 2, 12:32 PM   Comments [0]

Duke hasn't released its essays yet (keep your eyes peeled at the end of July), but note the deadlines and start brainstorming. Application Deadlines Decisions Released Early Action Sept 18, 2013 Oct 30, 2013 Round 1 Oct 21, 2013 Dec 20, 2013 Round 2 Jan 6, 2014 March 13, 2014 Round 3 March 20, 2014 May 9, 2014 For...

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5 Ways to Create, Clean Up, and Optimize Your Online Presence before Submitting Applications

By - Jul 2, 08:17 AM   Comments [0]

You’ve filled out your entire application, perfected your essays, secured killer recommendations, and written a CV that truly shows off your skills and experiences. You’re ready to send, right? WRONG! There’s one more thing you need to do, and you should do it NOW, before the...

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Fun Facts about this Year’s B-School Applicants

By - Jun 30, 13:06 PM   Comments [0]

Poets & Quants provided a lengthy summary and analysis of the Association of International Graduate Admissions Consultants (AIGAC)’s recent survey on b-school applicants’ opinions and experiences of the MBA admissions process. Here we’ll provide some highlights from the survey, and then I’ll provide a few additional...

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Are Online MBAs the Real Thing? A Conversation with MBA@UNC’s Beth Flye

By - Jun 30, 13:00 PM   Comments [0]

Online MBAs: Are they the real thing? Listen to the full recording of our conversation with Beth Flye of MBA@UNC to get the scoop about Kenan-Flagler's leading online MBA program. 00:02:03 – Keeping things calm in the lion’s den: Meet Beth Flye, Director of Admissions at...

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IMD MBA Interview with Current Student Vikas Menon

By - Jun 30, 12:54 PM   Comments [1]

Here’s a talk with Vikas Menon, a soon-to-be graduate of IMD Switzerland. Vikas talks about his b-school experience, and offers some serious insight into the IMD MBA program. If you’re thinking about applying to IMD, then you’ll definitely want to read on! Thank you Vikas...

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The 6 Most Common Mistakes MBA Applicants Make

By - Jun 28, 09:42 AM   Comments [0]

Today’s post comes from Manhattan Review Singapore, a well-known provider of test prep and MBA Admissions Consulting in Singapore for Top Business Schools. Deciding to go for an MBA is a once-in-a-lifetime commitment. The admissions process is hugely nerve-wracking, fueled by constant news that top schools...

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Focusing on the Full M.B.A. Experience

By - Jun 27, 14:56 PM   Comments [0]

Despite all of the attention paid to extracurriculars during the MBA application process, it seems some b-school hopefuls don't fully realize how vital it is to continue being involved once they settle in on campus. According to the 2013 Prospective Student Data Survey by the Graduate Management Admission Council,...

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