When the MBA Optional Essay is No Longer Optional

By - Dec 18, 14:30 PM   Comments [0]

You’ve already written the required essays that most business schools ask for – do you really need to write the optional essay? If you’re a strong applicant who doesn’t need to explain weaknesses or application inconsistencies, then you may be able to skip the optional question. But...

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Approaching the Diversity Essay Question

By - Dec 17, 13:43 PM   Comments [0]

Many applications now have a question, sometimes optional, geared to encouraging people with minority backgrounds or unusual educational or family histories to write about their background. If you are an immigrant to the US, the child of immigrants or someone whose ethnicity is a minority...

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MBA Interview Tips

By - Dec 17, 11:18 AM   Comments [0]

As the application season progresses and round 1 deadlines are behind us, many MBA candidates are receiving interview invitations. Below are some Aringo tips for doing well on the MBA interviews. Following the initial screening of applicants, most leading business schools invite candidates to the "second...

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Your B-School Application in 12 Easy Steps

By - Dec 17, 11:11 AM   Comments [0]

Whether you’re staring down the barrel of the Round Two deadline, revving your engines for Round Three, or you’re a super crazy efficient planner scouring the internet in preparation for applying next year, do yourself a favor and put your work down for a hot...

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5 Tips to Writing A Winning MBA Essay

By - Dec 17, 08:02 AM   Comments [0]

Today MBA admissions tip comes from Manhattan Review, a well-known provider of test prep and MBA Admissions Consulting in Buenos Aires, Bogota, Caracas, Lima, Mexico City, and Sao Paulo for Top Business Schools. Other than your face-to-face interview, your essay is the only other opportunity you...

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IT Skills Sorely Lacking in Harvard MBAs

By - Dec 17, 06:01 AM   Comments [0]

Are business schools adequately preparing MBA students with the IT skills that tomorrow’s companies will demand? Not according to a recent article in The Harbus, which asserts that Harvard Business School in particular is behind the curve when it comes to teaching students how to...

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Steady MBA Job Outlook Projected for 2014 Grads

By - Dec 16, 22:07 PM   Comments [0]

The job market will likely hold steady for 2014 business school graduates, as more than three-quarters of employers that plan to hire business school graduates expect to maintain or increase their hiring from this year, according to the Year-End Poll of Employers conducted by the...

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Is the Booth Challenge Getting You Down?

By - Dec 16, 08:13 AM   Comments [0]

The Chicago Booth Challenge: How to Get Accepted in 2014 webinar will be taking place later TODAY (Dec. 16th) at 10:00 AM PST/1:00 PM EST! This is a MUST-attend event for anyone thinking about applying to Booth and needing direction to meet and overcome the challenges...

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MBA Programs Host Coffee Dates Worldwide

By - Dec 15, 11:06 AM   Comments [0]

Wherever you are in the world, chances are that a current MBA student from a top school is waiting to have coffee with you. In London, Delhi, Tel Aviv, Toronto, New York, San Francisco, Singapore, Rio de Janiero, Zurich, Houston, and a host of other...

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Best B-Schools for Entrepreneurs

By - Dec 15, 11:01 AM   Comments [0]

A recent Wall Street Journal article discusses the difficult mission of finding the right b-school for entrepreneurs. It lists the different rankings sites and the variety of results they offer for top entrepreneur-focused b-school programs: Businessweek puts Stanford at the top of the list; Entrepreneur...

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