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Columbia Business School 2015 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jun 11, 13:00 PM   Comments [0]

Columbia tweaked last year's questions for this year. Relatively minor changes only. Specifically: • Its short-answer question about your immediate post-MBA goal has gone from 100 to 75 characters. Yes, that was characters, not words. • For question 2, there is a new video to watch and...

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Putting It All Together – Your Initial List of B-Schools

By - Jun 11, 12:53 PM   Comments [0]

“Putting It All Together – Your Initial List” is excerpted from the Accepted.com special report, Best MBA Programs: A Guide to Selecting the Right One. To download the entire free special report, click here. Creating the actual list of schools may seem like a formality...

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AIGAC MBA Applicant Survey

By - Jun 8, 13:15 PM   Comments [0]

AIGAC published its annual MBA Applicant Survey, which evaluates the experiences and preferences of recent MBA applicants in the U.S. and abroad. Highlights from the survey include: • In terms of sources of information applicants utilized during the admissions process, school/program websites ranked the highest, followed...

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Breaking Some HBS Stereotypes: An Interview with Ben Faw

By - Jun 8, 07:30 AM   Comments [0]

Humility, valuing relationships, knowing yourself, helping children overcome disabilities -- Perhaps “Harvard” and “MBA” are not the first words that come to mind. Listen to the recording of our conversation with Ben Faw, West Point grad and veteran, Harvard MBA and author of the hugely popular...

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How Many B-Schools Should You Apply To?

By - Jun 3, 08:40 AM   Comments [0]

"How Many B-Schools Should You Apply To” is excerpted from the Accepted.com special report, Best MBA Programs: A Guide to Selecting the Right One. To download the entire free special report, click here. Deciding how many schools to apply to is another often shortchanged step...

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How Can I Get Accepted to Stanford GSB?

By - Jun 2, 09:48 AM   Comments [0]

Stanford GSB is the most competitive MBA program in the United States. Before you apply, make sure you really know what Stanford is looking for - and how to show the adcom that you've got it. Looking for advice on how to write the Stanford application...

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Leadership, Tech, & Forte: IV with a Cornell MBA Student

By - Jun 2, 08:43 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, introducing Sarah Markels Maynard, a second year student at Cornell Johnson… Accepted: We'd like to get to know you!...

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How to Become a Management Consultant

By - Jun 2, 07:38 AM   Comments [0]

Consulting is one of the hottest destinations for b-school graduates and is becoming increasingly popular for PhD and grad students. If you dream of McKinsey, Bain, and BCG, then this show is for you. Listen to the recording of our conversation with Michael Boricki, Managing Partner...

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GMAC Survey Finds More Employers Eager to Hire MBAs

By - May 29, 08:17 AM   Comments [0]

Last week GMAC released the findings of its annual Corporate Recruiters Survey of 565 employers from 44 countries around the world – and results are looking good for business school graduates! Employers around the world are placing more value on the MBA degree, proving that...

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Researching MBA Programs

By - May 27, 08:02 AM   Comments [0]

“Researching MBA Programs” is excerpted from the Accepted.com special report, Best MBA Programs: A Guide to Selecting the Right One. To download the entire free special report, click here. You may be researching schools already. Going through the steps previously outlined in this guide will...

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