MBA

Study Abroad: Key to Competing in the International Economy

By - Mar 9, 05:19 AM   Comments [0]

How important are travel and education experiences abroad to achieving success in the global economy? That’s almost a trick question, since the answer is a resounding v-e-r-y. The ability to work well internationally with people and cultures other than your own has never been more...

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What is a Goal? (And What is Not)

By - Mar 8, 12:48 PM   Comments [0]

Let’s start by talking about what ISN’T a goal. When an applicant says something along the lines of: “I’m interested in investment banking or consulting or marketing,” then I know there’s significant work to be done, because THIS is NOT a goal. A strong, clear MBA goal should...

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4 Ways to Show How You’ll Contribute in the Future

By - Mar 8, 02:33 AM   Comments [0]

Schools want to see that the applicants will actively participate in and contribute to their student bodies and alumni communities, not to mention the greater community and society. Yet grandiose, declarative statements and promises to be a superlative do-gooder are unpersuasive. So how is an applicant to show...

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W. P. Carey Foundation Endows JD/MBA Program at UPenn

By - Mar 6, 11:32 AM   Comments [0]

In recognition of a $10 million endowment from the W. P. Carey Foundation, the JD/MBA program at the University of Pennsylvania Law School and the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania will be renamed the Francis J. & Wm. Polk Carey JD/MBA Program. Law and...

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The Michigan Ross ‘Admissions Formula’

By - Mar 5, 06:47 AM   Comments [0]

The admissions team at Michigan Ross School of Business is about a week away from making their admit calls to Round 2 applicants in the U.S. and internationally, and all decisions will be posted by Friday, March 13th. If there’s one question every applicant wishes he...

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Hone Your MBA Goals [Video]

By - Mar 4, 12:38 PM   Comments [0]

A solid MBA goal should drive many of the decisions surrounding your business school application and education. In this video, Linda Abraham explores the essential components of a compelling MBA goal and shares a few tips on how to develop it. By Linda Abraham, president and founder of Accepted.com and co-author of...

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Applying to Business School in Round Three

By - Mar 4, 11:34 AM   Comments [0]

Round three is far and away the most difficult round for MBA applicants. You’re competing against stellar candidates from the previous two rounds, and there are relatively few spots available at the end of the application cycle. I recently covered the challenges of round three business...

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Don’t Sabotage Your MBA Efforts

By - Mar 4, 06:39 AM   Comments [0]

In high school or college—or maybe even recently on an important project at work—you might have been able to wait until the last minute to do something and still come out looking like a champ. But we can assure you that won’t be the case...

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Why Extracurriculars Activities Make a Difference

By - Mar 3, 15:43 PM   Comments [0]

Don’t underestimate the value of extracurricular activities in your b-school application! Use the following Q&A to help you prioritize and then write about your extracurricular activities. What are extracurricular activities? An extracurricular activity is a non-academic, non-professional activity that you participate in. These activities include hobbies,...

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Harvard Appoints New iLab Director

By - Mar 3, 11:37 AM   Comments [0]

The Harvard innovation lab will soon have a new managing director with the appointment of Jodi Goldstein, who officially assumes her duties in June following the departure of current Managing Director Gordon Jones, the school announced last week. The i-lab is a university-wide facility that fosters...

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