MBA

Duke Fuqua MBA Essay Tips

By - Sep 16, 12:11 PM   Comments [0]

A clear application strategy is crucial to approaching these essays. Duke Fuqua’s mission is to “identify, engage, and foster the development of future leaders of consequence,” and you will want to demonstrate you are the kind of leader the admissions committee is looking for. Don’t forget...

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HBS Lays Out Next Steps for R1 Applicants

By - Sep 16, 04:07 AM   Comments [0]

In her recent blog update, Harvard Business School‘s director of admissions and financial aid Dee Leopold explained exactly what MBA hopefuls who submitted their applications last week for Round 1 can expect over the next two months. Candidates invited to interview will receive an email invitation...

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Avoid 3 Mistakes When Building Your MBA Budget

By - Sep 15, 05:48 AM   Comments [0]

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA Blog on U.S.News.com The MBA admissions process requires determination, dedication and hard work. But don’t let the effort required to gain admission stop you from tackling another important aspect of business school success: your budget. Given the rising...

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How to Deal with Deadlines

By - Sep 14, 11:08 AM   Comments [0]

You don’t want to feel rushed (stress can lead to mistakes) and you don’t want to miss your deadline. So what can you do to stay on top of your game and submit your applications before the buzzer? 1. Set yourself a schedule and work backwards...

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MBA Admissions Tip: Dealing with a Low GPA

By - Sep 14, 09:30 AM   Comments [0]

Explaining a low GPA can be difficult and it requires you to examine your GPA’s trend. Consider the following scenarios: • Scenario A – 3.0 GPA, upward trend – You goofed off for your first few semesters and didn’t weigh the consequences. You failed some classes...

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INSEAD MBA essay tips

By - Sep 12, 14:00 PM   Comments [0]

Two campuses, multiple degree options and a diverse and international class set INSEAD apart. When you approach this set of essays, make sure you are ready to explain your career plans in detail, and highlight any International experiences in your background. INSEAD focuses separately on the...

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Defining Her Strengths, Researching Schools and Choosing NYU Stern

By - Sep 12, 10:37 AM   Comments [0]

This interview is the latest in an Accepted.com blog series featuring interviews with current MBA students, offering readers a behind-the-scenes look at top MBA programs. And now for a chat with Lenore, a student at NYU Stern. Accepted: We’d like to get to know you!...

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Hey You – Yeah, You With the Not Quite 780 GMAT Score…

By - Sep 12, 08:43 AM   Comments [1]

What?! You have a low GMAT/GPA score and still haven’t signed up for our upcoming webinar, How to Get Accepted to B-School with Low Stats? Well consider this post your personal reminder to reserve an hour of your time and attend THE webinar that will help...

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UV Darden School Class Profile, Admissions Updates

By - Sep 11, 21:14 PM   Comments [0]

The University of Virginia Darden School of Business, which was ranked no. 7 in the recent HispanicBusiness 2014 ranking of best business schools for Hispanics, has posted a snapshot on its website of the full-time MBA Class of 2016. This new cohort is 32 percent women, has more Hispanic...

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Princeton University Master in Finance: Is It Right for You, and Are You Right for Princeton?

By - Sep 11, 12:53 PM   Comments [0]

Being amazing is just a qualification for the Princeton University Master in Finance program. But if you qualify, get admitted (about 30 out of 600 applicants do), and choose to attend (about 25 out of that 30), I believe you enter heaven. • All your classmates...

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