MBA

The MBA Menu at Columbia Business School [Episode 171]

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There’s something for everyone at Columbia Business School. Today’s AST podcast is a first: an in-person interview! Our guest is Emily French Thomas, Director of Admissions at Columbia Business School, and we’ll be talking about the menu of programs available at CBS. Welcome, Emily! What is the...

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Cornell University Launches Dual MBA/MS

By - Sep 14, 12:35 PM   Comments [0]

Cornell University’s Samuel Johnson Graduate School of Management and the Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences have announced a new dual-degree program that will provide the next generation of health care leaders with a broad set of skills for success in a rapidly changing environment. The program...

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How to Apply Successfully to the Yale Silver Scholars Program

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EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% In May, Yale’s Silver Scholars program celebrated its 15th year and its 100th graduate. Silver Scholars is a way for graduating seniors to apply to Yale School of Management’s MBA program straight out of college. Unlike Harvard 2+2 and Stanford’s deferred enrollment program...

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Why Write a Series About MBA Goals?

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A few years ago, in the good old days when Wharton still offered feedback to rejected applicants, I talked with a potential client who happened to be reapplying to Wharton. I asked him whether he’d obtained feedback on his application, and he said yes. Well? “Actually...

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5 Pointers for Projecting Professionalism in Your Statement of Purpose

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In my previous post, I discussed the importance of maintaining an appropriate tone in your admissions essay, and provided tips for checking your tone, specifically for finding a confident tone and avoiding arrogance. Once again, “tone” refers to a writer’s attitude toward their subject (and their...

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4 Bad Reasons to Skip Applying for B-School

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This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA Blog on U.S.News. Self-sabotage is any behavior or emotion that keeps individuals from going after something they want. This mental safety mechanism keeps them in their comfort zone and protects against disappointment, but it also prevents people...

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Haas MBA Class of 2018

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EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% Last month, University of California, Berkeley’s Haas School of Business welcomed a cohort of 252 MBA students to campus with Week Zero, a series of orientation activities. Small by top B-school standards, the class was drawn from a pool of 4,031 applications. Haas’s...

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This Week’s MBA Essay Editing Webinar Details

By - Sep 12, 15:46 PM   Comments [0]

This is your last reminder! 3 Hacks to Transform Your MBA Application will air live on Wednesday the 31st at 10am PT/1pm ET. If you haven’t registered yet, make sure that you do so NOW or you’ll miss the boat on this important webinar that will...

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Tone Up Your Writing: Confidence vs Arrogance

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“Tone” is often one of the aspects of writing that applicants find most difficult to pin down. And yet, when you’re writing, it is also one of the most important to control so that you maintain an appropriate tone for your purpose. One way to think...

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Do You Know the 4 Factors for Assessing Your MBA Profile?

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One of the first things you'll do when choosing where to apply to business schools is assess your profile. Otherwise, how will you know which programs will be appropriate for you? It's best to evaluate the following four elements of your profile ASAP; the sooner...

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