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Michigan Ross 2015-2016 MBA Essay Questions

By - May 21, 10:12 AM   Comments [0]

The University of Michigan Ross School of Business has posted the following MBA essay questions for the 2015-2016 application cycle. While the first essay also appeared last year, the second is a revamped essay prompt. What are you most proud of and why? How does it...

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MBA Admissions Consulting Webinar: The 3 Biggest Problems that Can Derail Your MBA Application (And How to Solve Them)

By - May 21, 03:00 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% Are you a first-time MBA applicant looking to get admitted to your target b-schools? Are you a re-applicant determined to avoid any previous mistakes and get admitted this time around? Over 80% to 90% of qualified MBA applicants don’t get admitted to their target...

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Michigan Ross Dean to Step Down in 2016

By - May 20, 18:31 PM   Comments [0]

Alison Davis-Blake has announced she will resign as dean of the University of Michigan Ross School of Business when her five-year term ends in June 2016, according to an e-mail sent to Ross School students and staff Monday. Davis-Blake, who is one of only nine female...

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Can You Get Into B-School With Low Stats?

By - May 20, 13:06 PM   Comments [0]

Yes! Not everyone who goes to Harvard scores a perfect 800 and has a GPA of 4.0 (in fact, very few actually hit those perfect scores). If you’re stats are less than ideal, that doesn’t (always) mean that you need to cross your top schools...

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Harvard Business School Launches Gender Initiative

By - May 20, 05:19 AM   Comments [0]

In an effort to accelerate the progress of women leaders, Harvard Business School announced this week it will launch the Gender Initiative to to support research, teaching, and knowledge dissemination that promotes gender equity in business and society. Inspiration for the Gender Initiative emerged during the...

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2015 Survey Results of Prospective MBA Applicants

By - May 19, 14:19 PM   Comments [0]

More than 34% of business school applicants believe that the admissions process is less rigorous for women, the annual survey by Stacy Blackman Consulting reveals. The poll also indicated that 63.46% feel that the lower number of women in business school is a significant issue. “The issue...

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The Applicants That Stand Out At Columbia Business School

By - May 19, 14:04 PM   Comments [0]

My observation as a former insider at CBS is that Columbia is looking to build a diverse class of high-achieving world citizens who’ve got a bit of grit. World Citizen  What do I mean by a world citizen? For a small fraction, it means applicants who are internationally...

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Indian School Of Business 2016 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - May 19, 13:58 PM   Comments [0]

The Indian School of Business is an excellent program for those interested in advancing to management roles in a broad spectrum of industries and those seeking positions in the consulting industry (20% of graduates earn consulting placements) and technology field (28% of graduates choose this...

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Business School Gender Balance Improving

By - May 19, 13:52 PM   Comments [0]

Women now make up 60% of university graduates, but most business schools have lagged behind when it comes to gender balance—impacting not just women’s experience of b-school, but the composition of the workforce afterward. A new report from gender consulting firm 20-first looks at the...

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HBS Admissions to Launch New ‘MBA Voices’ Blog

By - May 19, 10:16 AM   Comments [0]

HBS Admissions Director, Dee Leopold Dee Leopold, director of MBA admissions at Harvard Business School, made a couple of interesting announcements on her blog last week. For one, the space has been renamed “Direct from the Director,” and will continue to focus solely on updates and...

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