MBA

MBA Admissions: Is Community Service Important?

By - Jan 30, 07:58 AM   Comments [0]

It’s winter, and many of you probably haven’t started thinking about next year’s MBA applications yet. But now is actually an excellent time to get started – not just on test prep and boosting GPAs, but on taking time to examine your community service. At...

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6 Types of MBA Interview Questions You Must Be Prepared For

By - Jan 30, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

We’re coming up on MBA interview season, and it’s time to start getting down to the details. What are the most common MBA interview questions? What do you need to get across in your answers? MBA interview questions can be broadly divided into six general categories: professional,...

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Michigan Ross Director on Interviewing, Team Exercise

By - Jan 30, 06:07 AM   Comments [0]

This weekend, on-campus interviews kick off at University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business. Director of MBA Admissions and Financial Aid Soojin Kwon has some reminders for MBA applicants on how to shine during your interview, and also shares Ross’s perspective on why the team...

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Meet our MBA Admissions Consultants: Kimberley Nixon

By - Jan 30, 04:00 AM   Comments [0]

Each week, we sit down and get to know one of our MBA Admissions Consultants. Not to brag, but we have an amazing team of people, and there’s more to them than just their top school pedigree or their devilish good looks. When you’re choosing an...

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Choosing Your Recommenders

By - Jan 29, 21:42 PM   Comments [0]

  This article was first published in  the January 2015 issue of  Valley India Times. Letters of recommendation are a critical part of the MBA application package. They provide the only outside information to the admissions committee about you. A recommendation can validate claims you have...

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An MBA Applicant’s Guide To Behavioral Interviews – Expartus

By - Jan 29, 17:23 PM   Comments [0]

More and more, MBA admissions boards are faced with a large pool of impeccably qualified candidates- great test scores, great work experience, great transcripts. They need to differentiate, and they are using behavioral interviews to do so. So, what is a behavioral interview? Behavioral interviews focus on...

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Entrepreneurship at Stanford GSB: Carlypso Drives Down the Startup Street

By - Jan 29, 09:36 AM   Comments [1]

Thinking of launching a disruptive start-up? Dying to attend a leading entrepreneurial MBA program? Well meet Nick Hinrichsen and Chris Colemen, founders of the start-up Carlypso, which Tech Crunch calls a “brilliant concept.” Oh, and they earned their MBAs in 2013 from Stanford GSB. Listen to...

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Endowment Creates Social Enterprise Center at Columbia

By - Jan 29, 06:20 AM   Comments [0]

A new center created at Columbia Business School will help develop the next generation of business leaders’ understanding of how management impacts society and the environment. In a statement released Wednesday, Columbia Business School announced that Sandra and Tony Tamer made a “transformative endowment gift” that...

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Negotiating Merit Scholarships

By - Jan 28, 06:09 AM   Comments [0]

Being accepted into an MBA program is a major accomplishment that makes the months of application preparation (and worrying) all worth it. Icing on the cake is learning that you’ve also been awarded a merit scholarship. If you suddenly find yourself with a financial incentive to...

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Financial Times Global MBA Rankings 2015

By - Jan 28, 03:50 AM   Comments [0]

The Financial Times 2015 global MBA rankings  were released this morning. Let’s see how our top schools fared this year… Top 25 2015 Global MBA Programs (last year’s rank in parentheses) 1. Harvard Business School, USA (1) 2. London Business School, UK (3) 3. UPenn Wharton, USA (4) 4. Stanford...

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