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Wharton 2016 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jul 8, 10:46 AM   Comments [0]

After several years of change and shrinkage, Wharton is keeping its essays unchanged this year. My tips for completing the Wharton application essays are in blue below. The Admissions Committee wants to get to know you on both a professional and personal level. We encourage you to be introspective,...

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IESE 2015-2016 MBA Application Deadlines

By - Jul 8, 08:24 AM   Comments [0]

IESE Business School has posted the following MBA application deadlines for the 2015-2016 admissions season. Round 1 Application deadline: October 6, 2015 Decision notification: December 11, 2015 Round 2 Application deadline: January 5, 2016 Decision notification: March 11, 2016 Round 3 Application deadline: February 23, 2016 Decision notification: May 6, 2016 Round 4 Application deadline: April...

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3 Ways to Get a Head Start When Building Your B-School Network

By - Jul 8, 05:41 AM   Comments [0]

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA Blog on U.S.News.com With the availability of the Internet and social media, it’s possible to get a head start on developing your business school network as early as the application phase. That network can help you research schools, decide...

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Should I take the GMAT or the GRE?

By - Jul 8, 03:11 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% Are you trying to get into a top business school? When you are trying to get in to a competitive business school, it’s important to do everything you can to make your application stronger. Getting an excellent score on your admissions test is...

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How Meaningful Is The GMAT?

By - Jul 7, 23:00 PM   Comments [0]

Can the GMAT predict the future?   The GMAT is important for b-school admissions. But does it predict success beyond that? GMAC never claimed that it does, and according to research from the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto, the answer is no: their...

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Tuesday Tips: Duke Fuqua MBA Essay Tips

By - Jul 7, 09:55 AM   Comments [0]

Duke Fuqua’s website tells applicants to “Be a leader who demonstrates competence, character, and purpose—a thinker and a doer who can maneuver the complexities of interdependent issues.” With the right application strategy you can use this set of essays to demonstrate you are the kind...

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Tuesday Tips: INSEAD MBA Essay Tips

By - Jul 7, 09:54 AM   Comments [0]

INSEAD, “the business school of the world” is a dynamic, diverse and highly international MBA option. INSEAD was recently ranked the #1 most diverse MBA program by Business Insider. Along with the basic MBA questions most other schools ask, INSEAD is looking for significant exploration...

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The Safe Approach to Identifying MBA Safety Schools

By - Jul 7, 08:37 AM   Comments [0]

When it comes to applying to business school there is no such thing as a sure bet. Top MBA programs are becoming increasingly difficult to get into and just because a school has a high acceptance rate doesn’t mean they’ll automatically let in everyone with...

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Fortuna Featured in Financial Times Article About Innovation in MBA Admissions

By - Jul 7, 07:03 AM   Comments [0]

In a recent Financial Times article, reporter Jonathan Moules writes about some of the latest changes that have been made in the admissions process for top MBA programs. For expert admissions insight he reached out to several members of the Fortuna Admissions team to help...

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Berkeley Haas Fall 2016 Application Deadlines

By - Jul 6, 14:13 PM   Comments [0]

The Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley has posted the MBA application deadlines for the 2015-2016 admissions season. Round 1 Application due: October 1, 2015 Decision released: December 17, 2015 Round 2 Application due: January 7, 2016 Decision released: March 24, 2016 Round 3 Application due: March 31, 2016 Decision released: May 12,...

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