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Harvard Kennedy School 2015 Application Essay Tips

By - Oct 2, 15:56 PM   Comments [0]

The HKS application serves applicants to the MPP and the various MPA programs (PhD applicants use the Harvard GSAS application). The essays discussed below are for the MPP and the two-year MPA applications (essay questions are different for the MPA/ID and mid-career MPA applications). HKS seeks...

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MBA Interview Tips – Answers to FAQs

By - Oct 1, 03:00 AM   Comments [0]

MBA applications are cutting down on essay prompts and word counts, which means the MBA Interview is more important than ever. Adcoms want to get to know who you are as a person, how you think, and how you respond under pressure. It’s a tricky...

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Tuesday Tips: Cornell MBA Essay Tips

By - Sep 30, 17:33 PM   Comments [0]

Over the past several years Cornell’s Johnson MBA program has revamped everything from the curriculum, to the programs offered by the school to the application process. Candidates can now choose between a traditional two-year full time MBA program and a one-year program designed for focused...

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Applications Rising for Two-Year MBA Programs

By - Sep 30, 07:38 AM   Comments [0]

For a third straight year, applications to full-time, two-year MBA programs showed marked growth, according to the 2014 Application Trends Survey, released by the Graduate Management Admission Council. By comparison, the survey reported a flattening or decrease in applications to other graduate management program types. The...

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Beyonce Profiled in New HBS Case Study

By - Sep 30, 05:45 AM   Comments [0]

Harvard Business School will publish a new case study next week examining Beyoncé’s stealth release of her self-titled 2013 “visual album” from a variety of business-related perspectives, the Harvard Gazette reports. To refresh your memory, Beyoncé and her entire management team and corporate partners kept the...

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Tuesday Tips: London Business School MBA Essay Tips

By - Sep 30, 04:42 AM   Comments [0]

London Business School is a close-knit program with an international focus, set in one of the most exciting centers of culture in Europe. Among one of the top-ranked programs in the world, LBS is equally valued by recruiters in both the US and Europe. LBS...

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4 Tips for Better B-School Visits

By - Sep 29, 12:06 PM   Comments [0]

First, let me begin by saying that if you have the time and money to visit the schools that you’re thinking about applying to, then you absolutely should. And the reason isn’t because of the imaginary “brownie points”; it is because visiting a school will...

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Michigan Ross Students Launch Private Equity Club

By - Sep 29, 10:01 AM   Comments [0]

Two students at the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business have started the school’s first private equity club to strengthen the relationship between students interested in the industry and professionals. The group, called Michigan Ross Private Equity, was formed by founder and co-president Greg Sanker....

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Know Parents’ Role in the MBA Admissions Process

By - Sep 29, 05:56 AM   Comments [0]

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA Blog on U.S.News.com If Mom and Dad are actively involved in your MBA application process, then it might be time to rethink their role at this critical career crossroads. The admissions committee wants to see applicants with demonstrated...

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Stacy Blackman’s B-School Buzz

By - Sep 28, 22:00 PM   Comments [0]

Welcome to the latest edition of Stacy Blackman’s B-School Buzz, our periodic check-in with some of the MBA blogosphere’s applicant and student contributors. This week, MBA bloggers look forward to a sleepless first year, lay out their essay strategies, and think up an entirely new...

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