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Chicago Booth 2015 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Aug 6, 13:04 PM   Comments [0]

Chicago Booth has always prided itself on valuing applicants who can handle ambiguity and lack of structure. And it’s application reflects that principle. In spades. This year’s Booth also application mirrors the “streamlining” that has taken place throughout the b-school world as well as Chicago’s...

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UNC Kenan Flagler Essay Questions Analysis 2014-15

By - Aug 6, 12:19 PM   Comments [0]

Application Deadlines Round 1: October 17, 2014 Round 2: December 12, 2014 Round 3: January 16, 2015 Round 4: March 13, 2015 From the University of North Carolina’s UNC Kenan Flagler Website:  MBA Admissions Selection Criteria We seek candidates for admission with strengths in these areas: Leadership and organizational abilities Communication skills...

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Economist Launches MBA Scholarship Contest

By - Aug 6, 09:53 AM   Comments [0]

Earlier this week, Which MBA?, the business education group of The Economist Group, announced the launch of its second ever Brightest Minds MBA Scholarship Contest. The first Brightest Minds MBA scholarship ran earlier this year and drew over 4,500 entrants. The winner of the $25,000 MBA...

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MBA Essay Tips from Johnson’s Admissions Director

By - Aug 6, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Following recent application and essay innovations at Cornell’s Johnson School, interim MBA admissions director Ann W. Richards shared tips on how to approach the new, streamlined essay section. This year, applicants for both the one-year and two-year Ithaca based MBA programs are asked to write “Your...

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UT McCombs Offers MBA Essay Advice

By - Aug 6, 05:20 AM   Comments [0]

Like many schools, UT McCombs School of Business has updated and streamlined the MBA application essays for the upcoming admissions season. Associate director of admissions Brodie Reynolds took to the Texas MBA Insider blog this week with a few tips for approaching this year’s prompts...

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MIT Sloan School of Management MBA Essay Tips

By - Aug 5, 18:15 PM   Comments [0]

On its website, MIT Sloan highlights programs from Entrepreneurship to the Digital Economy. Innovation is key for MIT Sloan and the program seeks interesting students to build a class that can learn from each other and continue the tradition of innovation. When approaching this set of...

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Forbes Names America’s Top Start-Up Universities

By - Aug 5, 05:09 AM   Comments [0]

Forbes magazine recently announced its latest ranking of U.S. universities which produce the greatest number of entrepreneurs. Its methodology involved tallying the universities’ entrepreneurial ratio: the number of alumni and students who identify themselves as founders and business owners on LinkedIn, compared to the school’s...

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Omer – INSEAD

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Background: Ph.D. in EE from ENSTA Paris, MBA INSEAD Specialty: International applicants (e.g. Indian, Korean, Chinese, Japanese), applicants with engineering backgrounds

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3 Mistakes Successful MBA Applicants Don’t Make

By - Aug 4, 10:22 AM   Comments [0]

Don’t make these mistakes when applying to b-school: 1. Applying without a clear idea of what you want to do after you earn the degree. Having clear career goals is a MUST for successful MBA applicants. You may think you can cover up this lack of direction...

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Top 8 MBA Admission Myths

By - Aug 3, 22:00 PM   Comments [0]

by Omer Cheema, Ph.D. MBA, DreamMBA Inc., Poets & QuantsAuthor July, 2014   Myth#1: School selection: ”Harvard specializes in general management”, “Wharton, Columbia and Booth are finance schools”, “Kellogg is all about marketing”, “MIT Sloan is about technology”. Reality#1: Above statements are very strong. Certain schools have their...

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