3 Steps To Getting Admitted Off the MBA Waitlist

By - Feb 4, 10:44 AM   Comments [1]

After waiting for your business school admissions decisions for months, it may feel like a cruel joke to learn that the big decision is: more waiting.

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Kellogg School Names Best and Worst Super Bowl Ads

By - Feb 4, 06:46 AM   Comments [0]

Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management has announced the winners of its 10th annual Super Bowl Advertising Review. Microsoft earned top marks for its “Empowering” ad, but other 2014 top-ranked advertisers include Cheerios, Heinz, Volkswagen, Butterfinger and Budweiser. Less successful were CarMax, SUBWAY and Audi,...

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Waitlist Guidelines from Chicago Booth, UCLA Anderson

By - Feb 3, 12:48 PM   Comments [0]

While the waitlist may not seem like the ideal status for your MBA application, the good news is you’re still in the running while the school looks more closely at your application package in the context of the next round of candidates. UCLA Anderson School of...

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MBA Interview Prep, Advice & Success

By - Feb 3, 04:00 AM   Comments [0]

It’s MBA Interview Season! And to help you prepare, we thought we’d tap into our network of successful applicants and see what THEY might have to offer up in the way of advice. And we hit the mother load. Lisa [not her real name, of course] owned...

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Rotman’s Problem Solving Challenge to Award Unique First Prize – Full MBA Tuition Scholarship!

By - Feb 2, 14:46 PM   Comments [0]

Prospective and incoming Rotman MBA students now have a chance to win a full scholarship to the Rotman MBA program by competing in the Rotman Problem Solving Challenge. The Rotman site calls this unique competition an opportunity to “dive deep into a messy, unstructured problem...

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How to Write Waitlist Update Letters

By - Jan 31, 09:30 AM   Comments [0]

The application process is not over for waitlisted applicants. You’ve still got a chance of getting into your dream school, so now’s not the time to slack off, and it’s certainly not the time to give up. Continue fighting for that acceptance! Your waitlist updates (you...

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IV with a Current Duke MBA Pursuing a Career in Healthcare

By - Jan 31, 08:40 AM   Comments [0]

Here’s a talk with Steven Ma, a student at Duke Fuqua pursuing a career in the healthcare sector. Read on for Steven’s thoughts on the Duke experience, and don’t forget to check out his blog, From Bench to Board. Thank you Steven for sharing your...

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The Basics of Applying to B-School

By - Jan 31, 06:17 AM   Comments [0]

The Financial Times published an article this week with advice on how to apply for an MBA program, and I contributed a few of my own tips to the piece. For one, I always advise students to apply to a range of schools, some of...

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The Stanford MSx Program for Experienced Leaders

By - Jan 30, 15:53 PM   Comments [0]

Do you need an advanced business education, but a full time MBA isn’t a good option for you? There is a fabulous option that you just may not have heard about yet. Want to know more? Listen to the recording of our recent interview with Mike Hochleutner...

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R3 or Next Year Webinar Airing Live in a Few Hours

By - Jan 30, 08:14 AM   Comments [0]

Today’s webinar, Round 3 vs. Next Year: The MBA Admissions Debate, will begin in just a few hours at 10:00 AM PST/1:00 PM EST. Register ASAP (free) and get ready for what’s going to be an unbelievable analysis of the Round 3 versus next year MBA...

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