Posts Tagged ‘school research’

How to Have Great Interviews with MBA Alumni and Students

By - Jul 9, 08:52 AM   Comments [0]

As we head into July, now’s the perfect time to get interviews with MBA alumni and current students on the books. Why? Because they’re one of the best possible ways to research a school you’re interested in! There is nothing more important in the MBA...

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Don’t Be a Delusional MBA Candidate

By - Aug 7, 05:09 AM   Comments [0]

As you continue your business school research and narrow down your list of favorites, there are several things to keep in mind throughout the process. Here are my eight suggestions for cutting through the clutter to determine which MBA program truly is the best fit...

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Researching B-Schools: The 3 Categories

By - Jun 18, 13:19 PM   Comments [0]

Based on your goals and qualifications, you can now intelligently choose schools. Look at specialty rankings (U.S. News, BusinessWeek) for a quick start but don’t rely on them blindly. Go thoroughly through school websites. Read student blogs. Talk to current students and recent alumni. Generate a...

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MBA Application Planning: Program Research Phase

By - Apr 5, 08:00 AM   Comments [0]

Phase 1 done! You’ve defined your goals, assessed your qualifications. Now, how do you organize your research of MBA programs? There is a sea of information out there: rankings, books, MBA program websites, MBA fairs, poetsandquants.com, newspaper and magazine articles on MBA programs, consultant websites (including ours), student...

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Convince MBA Admissions Officials You’ve Done Your Research

By - Oct 8, 20:07 PM   Comments [0]

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA blog on U.S.News.com Almost every business school poses the question to applicants: “Why an MBA, and why this program?” Some do so explicitly on the application, while others pose the question during the interview stage. Either way,...

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Three Application Tips from Chicago Booth

By - Sep 24, 12:17 PM   Comments [0]

If you are contemplating applying to the Chicago Booth School of Business, here are just a few items to focus on when crafting your application package. According to a recent Business Because interview with Danielle Foster, associate director of admissions at Chicago Booth as of October...

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GMAC Gears Up for Global Online MBA Fair

By - Sep 24, 12:14 PM   Comments [0]

Looking for a way to learn about dozens of leading MBA programs from the comfort of your computer? Through the upcoming GMATCH virtual fair,  sponsored by the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), prospective students can connect with admissions officials, ask questions of current students and...

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How to Narrow Down Your B-School Application List

By - Jul 18, 10:10 AM   Comments [0]

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA blog on U.S.News.com So you’ve decided you want an MBA. You’ve ordered transcripts, taken the GMAT or will soon do so, and thought about your career goals. Now it’s time to start your school selection and research. Most...

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5 Tips for Getting a Head Start on Application Season

By - Jun 18, 10:26 AM   Comments [0]

If you’re applying to business school in the fall, there’s no time like the present for ramping up the research and application preparation in advance of the autumn crunch. 1. Do your Research Before you start researching programs, it will be helpful to understand your own criteria...

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