Chicago Booth Essay Questions Analysis -2012-2013

By - Sep 16, 22:19 PM   Comments [0]

Like most B-Schools , Chicago Booth has also gone on a diet this year.  While last year’s two required essay questions (excluding  PPT presentation and re-applicant essay) allowed applicants to use 1350 words, this year they are allowed just 900 words. Apart from the standard...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Sept 14): Word Problem and Sentence Correction

By - Sep 14, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) In a fleet of a certain car-renting agency the ratio of the number of sedans to the number of hatchbacks was 9:8. If after the addition of 3 sedans and 1 hatchback, this ratio rose to 6:5, how many more sedans than hatchbacks does...

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UCLA Anderson Essay Questions Analysis -2012-2013

By - Sep 13, 13:24 PM   Comments [0]

Essay Question #1.  What is your proudest achievement outside the workplace, and how has it impacted you? (700 words) This question replaces last year’s question that asked, “What events or people have had the greatest influence in shaping your character and why”. One thing is common between...

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Vanderbilt Owen Appoints New MBA Admissions Director

By - Sep 13, 12:33 PM   Comments [0]

Vanderbilt University’s Owen Graduate School of Management has named Christie St-John as its new Director of Admissions, effective Oct. 1, 2012. St-John returns to Vanderbilt from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College, where she has served as Senior Associate Director of Admissions and Recruiting...

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$155M New Business Center Coming to UT McCombs School of Business

By - Sep 13, 12:30 PM   Comments [0]

The University of Texas at Austin McCombs School of Business recently announced its plans to build a new, $155 million Graduate Business Education Center slated to open in early 2017. The University of Texas System Board of Regents approved the proposal, which also includes renovations to...

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UM Ross MBA Essay Tips

By - Sep 13, 12:27 PM   Comments [0]

Michigan Ross is a program that emphasizes learning both inside and outside the classroom, and is seeking candidates that are intellectually curious and able to accomplish their goals. At the same time, fit is a crucial part of the Ross evaluation process and several questions...

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Duke Fuqua Essay Tips

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A clear application strategy is crucial to approaching these essays. Duke’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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How to Squeeze Everything into Just a Few Short Essays

By - Sep 13, 12:20 PM   Comments [0]

Happy September, Everyone! I must admit, I always feel a bit teary-eyed after Labor Day, not quite sure how summer whizzed by so fast.   I guess it’s still that schoolgirl in me who knows this is the beginning of school.  It’s time to get serious, buckle...

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Strategize and Manage the MBA Recommendation Process

By - Sep 13, 12:14 PM   Comments [0]

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA blog on Some MBA applicants view recommendations as a part of the business school application process that can be put on auto-pilot. But make no mistake; even this part of your file will require a significant...

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Columbia Business School Appoints New Assistant Dean of Admissions

By - Sep 13, 12:12 PM   Comments [0]

Columbia Business School recently announced the appointment of Amanda Carlson as assistant dean of admissions, where she will oversee the admissions department of the MBA and Executive MBA programs at the school. Carlson follows former assistant dean of admissions Mary Miller, who is now program...

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