Selecting Your Target MBA Program: Consider School’s Location

By - Jun 14, 11:31 AM   Comments [1]

Hanover, NH, home of Dartmouth’s Tuck School of Business, is a quiet, idyllic college town nestled in the mountains of the Connecticut River Valley. Manhattan’s Greenwich Village, home of New York University’s Stern School, is in a busy part of a sprawling metropolis, without a...

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How to Get Started on Your Personal Statement with One Easy Technique

By - Jun 14, 09:38 AM   Comments [0]

Okay, you’ve calmed down after your initial essay-writing anxiety, and you still don’t know where to begin.  How do you capture your whole life in the meager number of characters allotted? Whether you’re feeling stuck or feeling overwhelmed by all the ideas bouncing...

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UC Berkeley Haas 2012 MBA Application Questions, Deadlines, Tips

By - Jun 13, 09:38 AM   Comments [0]

  This UC Berkeley Haas MBA Application tip post is one of a series of posts providing MBA application and essay advice for applicants to top MBA programs around the world. Check out the entire 2012 MBA Application Tips series for more valuable MBA essay advice. UC Berkeley...

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Why HBS Developed the Case Method — and What It’s Like Today

By - Jun 11, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

If you’ve begun your b-school research, you’ve probably heard about the “case method.” Many business schools (Harvard perhaps best known among them) either base their curriculum on the case method or use it in some courses. If you’re looking to apply to MBA programs,...

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Four Things That Make Fuqua Unique

By - Jun 9, 12:06 PM   Comments [0]

Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business gets its fair share if applicants every year. Given the school’s tight-knit community and knack for producing good grads, it is not surprising that so many applicants think about spending two years there. What...

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Life After B-School: 5 Very Different Chicago Booth Grads

By - Jun 9, 11:41 AM   Comments [0]

Our BSchool series chronicles the careers of a MBAs from a variety of b-schools. In this installment, check out the paths of five grads of the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. The Governor: Jon Corzine, MBA ‘73 Corzine, a Democrat, served as the...

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MBA Admissions: After the GMAT

By - Jun 9, 09:29 AM   Comments [0]

I read this week with pleasure about two GMAT successes: Carl Incognito in Here Comes the Sun reports that he earned at 770! He provides some good test taking tips too. Similarly Target: MBA admit for fall 2012 reveals that he landed...

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Clear Admit Admissions Tip: Feedback Session Etiquette

By - Jun 9, 06:29 AM   Comments [0]

At the end of March, we discussed the importance of signing up for a feedback session when one is planning to reapply to a program that provides this opportunity. Today we’d like to follow up on that post by offering a few ...

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Real World. Real Learning: IMD MBA Admissions Q&A

By - Jun 8, 09:28 AM   Comments [0]

According to BusinessWeek, “global MBA programs are showing themselves to be more selective, more rigorous, and more desirable to recruiters.” Shouldn’t you explore the possibility that IMD‘s intensive, 10-month MBA will be a better fit for you? Come learn about IMD’s...

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5 Awesome Companies That Grew Out of Business School

By - Jun 7, 11:39 AM   Comments [0]

One of the advantages of having so many opportunities in business school is that you get to decide what’s truly important to you — whether it’s organizing that sustainability conference, nailing that finance internship, or starting a business with your new...

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