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When will 2014 season start? [#permalink] New post 17 May 2013, 02:59
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Re: When will 2014 season start? [#permalink] New post 17 May 2013, 03:15
Hi roygush,
I think that schools haven't published essay questions yet (some will probably publish by the end of the month, keep an eye for HBS...), but some of them have already published deadlines for 2014 as you can see here: http://www.aringo.com/Current_Deadlines.asp
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Re: When will 2014 season start? [#permalink] New post 17 May 2013, 03:38
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Hi roygush,
I think that schools haven't published essay questions yet (some will probably publish by the end of the month, keep an eye for HBS...), but some of them have already published deadlines for 2014 as you can see here: http://www.aringo.com/Current_Deadlines.asp


thank you for your reply, I will check aringo out.

isnt there any official date for all b-schools?
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Re: When will 2014 season start? [#permalink] New post 17 May 2013, 04:26
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Leo24 wrote:
Hi roygush,
I think that schools haven't published essay questions yet (some will probably publish by the end of the month, keep an eye for HBS...), but some of them have already published deadlines for 2014 as you can see here: http://www.aringo.com/Current_Deadlines.asp


thank you for your reply, I will check aringo out.

isnt there any official date for all b-schools?
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There is not an official start date for schools, however most will release essays by July or so.

It looks like Columbia has already released theirs:
https://www4.gsb.columbia.edu/mba/admis ... quirements
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Re: When will 2014 season start? [#permalink] New post 17 May 2013, 04:30
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Leo24 wrote:
Hi roygush,
I think that schools haven't published essay questions yet (some will probably publish by the end of the month, keep an eye for HBS...), but some of them have already published deadlines for 2014 as you can see here: http://www.aringo.com/Current_Deadlines.asp


thank you for your reply, I will check aringo out.

isnt there any official date for all b-schools?
thanks

There is not an official start date for schools, however most will release essays by July or so.

It looks like Columbia has already released theirs:
https://www4.gsb.columbia.edu/mba/admis ... quirements


Yep, as mentioned in arnigo's link, some already released their deadlines.
I think columbia released it's essays cause it has early enrollment.

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Anyone knows when b-school will release their new essay questions?
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What, you didn't start????!!!

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roygush wrote:
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Anyone knows when b-school will release their new essay questions?
I want to prepare ahead for my application.
Thanks! :-D


What, you didn't start????!!!

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Does this mean we should have started already Jon? Good, because I started my essays about a month ago, for applying for the Fall 2014. And I thought I was jumping the gun a little. Thanks for the reassurance :)
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Re: When will 2014 season start? [#permalink] New post 19 May 2013, 06:49
Make sure you're answering the right essay questions. Harvard posted their 2+2 and Columbia posted their essays but I don't think any other schools are up yet. If you started a month ago you are probably writing last year's essays and they will change.
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Re: When will 2014 season start? [#permalink] New post 19 May 2013, 09:56
Thank you Mappleby. For the schools I am applying to, some have generic essay questions that are up, and not specific for any entering class. However, I did find that some of the other schools I am applying to did have specific questions, that, like you said, were not up yet. So I have a mix of them. I appreciate the heads up!
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Re: When will 2014 season start? [#permalink] New post 22 May 2013, 22:29
Hi,

Most of the US b-schools release their application deadlines by July. You may visit apphelp(dot)co(dot)in for information on b-school deadlines and essay questions. Would suggest you to start your application process asap, so that you have ample time for writing essays & preparing for interviews. You may PM your details as well to get assistance in b-school selection and profile evaluation.

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Anyone knows when b-school will release their new essay questions?
I want to prepare ahead for my application.
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Re: When will 2014 season start? [#permalink] New post 24 May 2013, 10:09
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ISB and Columbia have already released their essay questions. Others will start releasing some time around June. You should start the application process asap. Have you already shortlisted your schools? Researching schools will take quite some time.

Even though essay questions are not out yet, you can always do some ground work on the common essay topics e.g. your goals, accomplishments, leadership experiences, setback, mistake ,cultural experiences etc. This brainstorming will be useful for you for addressing various essay questions.

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Re: When will 2014 season start? [#permalink] New post 27 May 2013, 01:05
I believe Stanford have released theirs as well. But yes, most schools publish their essays and deadlines around July.
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Re: When will 2014 season start? [#permalink] New post 27 May 2013, 07:17
Columbia and Stanford have already published their essay questions for 2014, and HBS is expected to publish by the end of the month.
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Re: When will 2014 season start? [#permalink] New post 27 May 2013, 07:21
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Check back in mid-June to July. Most schools are posted by then.

You'll find schools with ED/EA will post earlier since they have earlier deadlines (eg Columbia which is already available). And some of the mid-tier schools will post their applications in the fall (September-October).
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Re: When will 2014 season start? [#permalink] New post 30 May 2013, 17:15
just noticed that, strangely, last year tuck EA deadline was in Oct while Sloan R1 deadline was in Sep.
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Re: When will 2014 season start? [#permalink] New post 30 May 2013, 17:24
HBS just released their essay. Yes essay, singular.
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Re: When will 2014 season start? [#permalink] New post 02 Jun 2013, 22:18
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HBS just released their essay. Yes essay, singular.


Well, although it'll make it tougher for HBS, (lots of hair-pulling over every word), you should now have more time to dedicate to your Stanford applications. ;)
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