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UNC Kenan-Flagler Fall 2017 MBA Application Deadlines

By - May 12, 10:31 AM   Comments [0]

The University of North Carolina’s Kenan-Flagler Business School has published the MBA application deadlines for the 2016-2017 admissions cycle. They are as follows: Round 1 (early action) Application due: October 14, 2016 Decision released: December 12, 2016 Round 2 Application due: December 2, 2016 Decision released: January 30, 2017 Round 3 Application due:...

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How is Your Columbia Application Going?

By - May 12, 09:29 AM   Comments [0]

Now that Columbia's essay topics are out, we know that many of you have already gotten started! Below, we listed a few tidbits about Columbia to keep in mind as you are developing your story and rationale for "why Columbia". Even if Columbia isn't on your list, we recommend...

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The EXPARTUS MBA Application Checklist

By - May 12, 05:00 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% A checklist – there’s nothing simpler, you might think. And you’d be right. That checklists are so simple is what makes them so powerful. In The Checklist Manifesto: How to Get Things Right, surgeon Atul Gawande makes a case for the radical efficiency...

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Quick Point: Updated R1 Deadlines Calendar

By - May 12, 02:47 AM   Comments [0]

HBS and Tuck have released their round one deadlines! Note that Tuck allows you to visit the campus and schedule an in-person interview. Historically, there have been limited spots for each date, so please schedule early. We added their applicant-initiatied interview deadlines to this calendar...

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What Does An MBA Admissions Consultant Actually Do?

By - May 11, 13:06 PM   Comments [0]

A good admissions consultant does NOT write people’s essays for them. I figured we could just get that out of the way first. In fact, a good admissions consultant DOESN’T write people’s recommendations, or resumes either. Good admissions consultants advise their applicants on how to best...

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Today’s MBA Applicants Know What They Want

By - May 11, 06:54 AM   Comments [0]

The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) has released its 2016 mba.com Prospective Students Survey Report, which shows that business school candidates today consider applying to fewer program types and are more focused on a particular postgraduate career path. On average, prospective students considered 2.8 program types...

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MBA Scholarships, Savings And Loans: How Should You Finance Your MBA?

By - May 11, 05:41 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% MBA admissions expert lists 4 financing questions you MUST answer before applying to business school [This blog was first published on Business Because MBA Application Blog] ©Markus Kau Going to business school may be one of the best investments you’ll ever make – but it...

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2017 Columbia Business School Class Profile

By - May 11, 00:03 AM   Comments [0]

Let’s take a look at who makes up Columbia’s class of 2017 (from the CBS website)… • Applications received: 5829 • Students accepted: 1048 • Students enrolled: 762 (Aug. entry class size – 559; Jan. entry class size – 203) • Women: 36% • U.S. minorities: 35% • International students: 42% • Average GMAT score: 715 • Middle 80% GMAT...

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IMD Announces New President

By - May 10, 13:34 PM   Comments [0]

Jean-François Manzoni will assume the role of IMD president starting January 1, 2017 for a five-year term. Manzoni is a French and Canadian citizen with a PhD from Harvard Business School. He was the Professor of Leadership and Organizational Development at IMD from 2004 to...

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How to Select Your MBA Recommenders

By - May 10, 10:12 AM   Comments [0]

With services that help candidates with MBA applications increasing in popularity, business schools have gotten very good at vetting candidates. Schools are able to detect personality, authenticity, and originality. These trends make letters of recommendation a highly critical piece of an application. Therefore, you want to choose...

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