MBA

Darden MBA Essay Analysis, Your 2015 Application

By - Jun 30, 07:22 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 B-School Students Can Choose an MBA Concentration

By - Jun 30, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA Blog on U.S.News.com The MBA degree is general by nature, as it’s designed to train students for careers managing any area of business. Students typically spend the first year of business school studying a core set of...

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The Most LGBT Friendly B-Schools

By - Jun 30, 05:21 AM   Comments [0]

Friendfactor, the LGBT rights organization for straight friends founded in 2009, has announced the results of its second MBA Ally Challenge, a friendly competition among business schools to build as many impactful ally initiatives as they can over the course of the school year. The MBA Ally...

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The Money will Sort Itself Out: IV with a Future INSEAD Student

By - Jun 29, 14:05 PM   Comments [0]

This interview is the latest in an Accepted.com blog series featuring interviews with MBA applicant bloggers, offering readers a behind-the-scenes look at the MBA application process. And now…introducing Hasmita Nair. Accepted: First, can you tell us a little about yourself? Where are you from? Where and...

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GMAT NEWSFLASH: GMAT to Feature Score Preview

By - Jun 29, 13:30 PM   Comments [0]

There’s big news going on at GMAC this week: they’ve announced a new and exciting GMAT feature – test takers will now be able to view their GMAT scores before either reporting or canceling them. This update will take effect this Friday, June 27, 2014,...

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Who gets into HBS? 7 Insights from the Admissions Director

By - Jun 27, 03:00 AM   Comments [0]

Earlier this month, Poets & Quants published an article, A Revealing Interview with Harvard Business School’s Dee Leopold, and we couldn’t wait to write about it. Dee Leopold, managing director of MBA admissions and financial aid at HBS and 35-year veteran of admissions, definitely revealed...

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What to Do at an MBA Fair

By - Jun 26, 12:17 PM   Comments [0]

If you are considering making the major investment that a b-school education requires, then you’ll certainly want to research into MBA programs seriously. One excellent way to learn more about your MBA options (and to help prospective programs learn more about you) is by attending...

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Who Thinks Up Those MBA Essay Questions?

By - Jun 26, 11:59 AM   Comments [0]

With so many elite schools either reducing the number of required essays in recent years, or getting really creative with their prompts—anyone remember Berkeley Haas‘s “If you could choose one song that expresses who you are, what is it and why?”—many applicants probably wonder just...

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Why MBA? 7 Overlooked Reasons to Get an MBA

By - Jun 26, 03:00 AM   Comments [0]

Why MBA? Maybe you’re looking to develop some new technical skills that will put you ahead in your career. Or you want to rub elbows with the best and brightest. Or maybe you’re really into eating cheap burritos while pulling all-nighters on case studies. There...

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Developing Engaging Stories for MBA Essays- Week # 6- Tip # 6

By - Jun 25, 21:16 PM   Comments [0]

Do Not Use Jargon It has been a common experience for me to review essays filled with technical terms of the applicant’s industry. Whether it is ‘leadership’ essay, ‘setback’ essay, ‘goals’ essay, ‘ethical dilemma’ or even ‘background’ essay, some applicants inadvertently provide lengthy technical details which...

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