MBA

NYU Stern 2014-2015 MBA Essay Questions

By - May 30, 09:43 AM   Comments [0]

New York University’s Stern School of Business has posted the two required and one optional essay included in the MBA Class of 2017 application. NYU Stern anticipates the application will go live in August after undergoing annual updates. Essay 1:  Professional Aspirations (750 word maximum, double-spaced, 12-point...

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GMAC Survey Finds More Employers Eager to Hire MBAs

By - May 29, 08:17 AM   Comments [0]

Last week GMAC released the findings of its annual Corporate Recruiters Survey of 565 employers from 44 countries around the world – and results are looking good for business school graduates! Employers around the world are placing more value on the MBA degree, proving that...

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Developing Engaging Stories for MBA Essays- Week # 2-Tip # 2

By - May 28, 20:15 PM   Comments [0]

 Brainstorm Ideas/Stories Last week, I had discussed the first step in the process of developing engaging and compelling stories for MBA essays i.e. Comprehend the Essay Prompt. Once you get an understanding of what the question expects you to discuss, begin brainstorming ideas / stories to...

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Dartmouth Tuck MBA Essay Analysis, Your 2015 Application

By - May 28, 09:48 AM   Comments [0]

Are you ready to dig into your essays? Application essays are specifically and cleverly designed to get into your head. We like to turn the tables on the admissions committees and get inside their heads. Why are they asking these questions? What are they looking...

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How Does Social Media Fit Into Your MBA Application Strategy?

By - May 28, 08:51 AM   Comments [0]

In the era of social media saturation, business school hopefuls have to think about more than just drafting memorable essays, nailing interviews and marketing themselves effectively during the MBA application process. Today’s applicants must scrutinize their public persona on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and elsewhere to make...

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Rethinking MBA Rankings

By - May 28, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

MBA rankings are a tricky subject. Most applicants put an enormous amount of credence in them when making their school selections, but the results aren’t always as clear-cut as they seem. The various media outlets that publish this information each have a specific focal point,...

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MBA Admissions Counseling: What You Pay and What You Get

By - May 28, 05:18 AM   Comments [0]

Those who are new to the MBA admissions process often wonder whether they should engage the services of a professional consultant, and if so, to what extent. I believe a consultant can always help, whether you are a first-time or a repeat business school applicant, whether you...

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Tuesday Tips: Harvard Business School MBA Application Essay Tips 2014

By - May 27, 10:03 AM   Comments [0]

Harvard Business School has decided to repeat the same essay question this year as originally used in last year’s application cycle. Though the admissions committee said they were planning to change the essay questions every year, it turned out that the one open-ended essay was...

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Researching MBA Programs

By - May 27, 08:02 AM   Comments [0]

“Researching MBA Programs” is excerpted from the Accepted.com special report, Best MBA Programs: A Guide to Selecting the Right One. To download the entire free special report, click here. You may be researching schools already. Going through the steps previously outlined in this guide will...

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B-Schools with the Highest ROIs

By - May 26, 10:49 AM   Comments [0]

When determining an MBA’s return on investment (ROI), it makes a big difference whether you’re considering the short-term or long-term gain. The Economist recently released data that measures the ROI (measured by taking the difference between pre- and post-MBA salaries and dividing it by the...

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