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Know Your “Customer”: Meet the MBA Admissions Committee

By - Jul 18, 13:36 PM   Comments [0]

Hope everyone's MBA applications are off to a fantastic start! Whether you're in marketing now or aspire to take that first marketing class in business school, you probably already know the value of understanding your customer or target audience. So, to help as you move into...

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How to Organize Your MBA Essays

By - Jul 18, 06:42 AM   Comments [0]

Have you heard of the STAR interview technique? It’s when an interviewer asks you a behavioral question (which usually begins, “Tell me about a time when you…”) and you respond by laying out the Situation, the Task you were given, the Action you took, and...

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FT Top Masters in Finance Programs in 2016

By - Jul 17, 23:41 PM   Comments [0]

Financial Times just came out with their rankings of Masters in Finance programs around the world. Below are some highlights, followed by the top 10 rankings. Masters in Finance 2016 Highlights: • This year there were 55 programs included in the FT rankings for Finance programs...

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The MBA Admissions Journey of a YouTube Data Scientist

By - Jul 17, 13:04 PM   Comments [0]

This interview is the latest in an Accepted blog series featuring interviews with MBA students, offering readers a behind-the-scenes look at top MBA programs. And now for a chat with Jerry Lu... Accepted: We'd like to get to know you! Where are you from? Where and what did you...

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Kellogg 2016-17 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jul 17, 12:45 PM   Comments [0]

In September 2014, Kellogg adopted the mission statement: "Inspiring growth." While the current site does not emphasize that mission, Kellogg's questions still reflect it. The video below explores and clarifies this mission as well as the values Kellogg holds dear. I highly recommend that you watch it to grasp...

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Getting a Student Visa for Your MBA Overseas

By - Jul 17, 12:27 PM   Comments [0]

It’s been a long time since travelling between countries was easy. Over the past decade and a half, it’s become harder to obtain the necessary permits to travel abroad – even for graduate level students. And, yes, that applies to prestigious degrees, such as MBAs....

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Know Your Customer: Meet the MBA Admissions Committee

By - Jul 17, 01:59 AM   Comments [0]

Hope everyone's MBA applications are off to a fantastic start!Whether you're in marketing now or aspire to take that first marketing class in business school, you probably already know the value of understanding your customer or target audience. So, to help as you move into...

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Chicago Booth Dean Kumar Named Provost at Johns Hopkins

By - Jul 15, 10:07 AM   Comments [0]

Johns Hopkins University has announced that Sunil Kumar, dean of the Chicago Booth School of Business, will become its 15th provost and senior vice president for academic affairs, effective September 1, 2016. “Sunil is a proven academic leader with uncompromising standards for excellence, great integrity, and a deep-seated...

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SBC Survey Results: More MBA Applicants Drawn to Consulting, Swayed by Scholarships

By - Jul 15, 09:32 AM   Comments [0]

More than 50% of business school applicants say they would attend a less desirable program if awarded a scholarship, according to SBC’s annual survey of MBA applicants. Our survey also reported that a post-MBA career in consulting (47.9%) was the top pick, up from 39.2% last year. After consulting, finance...

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Do Rankings Matter? A Few Ways to Think About this Common Question

By - Jul 15, 09:18 AM   Comments [0]

One of the most frequent questions that we get is whether rankings really matter. Do you have to go to the top ranked MBA program to be successful in life? Clearly the answer is no. There are many paths to success. But, let’s be...

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