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M7 MBA Programs: Everything You Need to Know in 2021

By - May 4, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

What are the M7 business schools? Harvard Business SchoolStanford Graduate School of BusinessMIT Sloan School of ManagementNorthwestern University’s Kellogg School of ManagementUniversity of Chicago’s Booth School of BusinessWharton School at the University of PennsylvaniaColumbia Business School Talk about diversity! Seven distinct, vivid cultures – each with its...

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How Will MBA Programs Going “Test-Optional” Affect Your Chances?

By - May 2, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

The COVID-19 pandemic has left an indelible mark on pretty much every facet of society. This application cycle, more and more MBA programs are electing to waive the GMAT or GRE test as a requirement for applicants. How will this affect acceptance rates? On Wednesday, May...

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Should You Take the GRE or GMAT for Test-Optional MBA Programs?

By - May 1, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Among the major disruptions of the coronavirus era was last year’s shuttering of nearly all colleges and universities, as well as in-person admissions testing centers. For MBA hopefuls, online-proctored GRE and GMAT tests experienced technical difficulties, calling into question many of the test results. Additionally, online...

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From the Mouths of MBA Adcom Members: How to Get Accepted

By - Apr 27, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Looking for the best possible admissions advice? How about admissions advice from the admission committee members themselves? Linda Abraham, founder of Accepted and host of the Admissions Straight Talk Podcast has a collection of highly enlightening interviews with directors of admissions and adcom members of top business schools! Listen in...

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Dartmouth Tuck MBA Class Profile: Class of 2022

By - Apr 26, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Here is a look at Dartmouth Tuck’s class of 2022 profile, taken from the  Tuck website. Personal profile Class of 2022 enrollment: 289Average months of pre-MBA employment: 63Students with partners: 30%Students with children: 4%Women: 49%U.S. minorities (among all students): 22%U.S. minorities (among U.S. students): 32%International students: 37% Students’ citizenship (dual citizens are counted in both countries) U.S. and...

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Which MBA Program is Right for Me? The Ultimate Guide to Choosing an MBA Program

By - Apr 23, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

In 20+ years of MBA admissions consulting, I have found that otherwise highly capable and focused people often flounder when creating their target list of business schools. I’ve heard things like: “I’m just applying to all the top ten.” Top ten according to what source? Or: “I...

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U.S. News MBA Rankings 2022 [Full-Time & Part-Time]

By - Apr 19, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

U.S. News has just released its 2022 rankings of the best full-time and part-time MBA programs. The rankings are based on surveys sent out to the 486 business schools with master’s-level business programs in the US, accredited by AACSB International.  According to Poets & Quants, unlike the Economist and the Financial Times,...

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What It’s Like to Apply for a Master’s in Finance or MBA in 2021

By - Apr 18, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

Are you considering a Master’s in Finance or MBA degree? [Show summary] Admissions veteran and Accepted consultant Dr. Christie St-John explores the latest in MBA admissions and provides insights for those applying for a master’s in finance. Read on for must-know admissions insights! [Show notes] In May of...

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Don’t Let Low Stats Keep You from Your Dream MBA Program

By - Apr 18, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

If you’re worried about low stats keeping you from being a serious contender at your target MBA program, don’t worry. We are here to help! Our recent masterclass, Get Accepted to Top MBA Programs with Low Stats, was jam-packed with must-have insider information about how to...

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Yale School of Management EMBA Class of 2022 Profile

By - Apr 13, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Here is a look at Yale School of Management’s MBA for Executives Class of 2022, taken from the Yale School of Management website. Students enrolled: 77Average age: 36Average years of experience: 13Women: 31%Born outside the US: 25%With advanced degree: 40%U.S. students of color (Includes U.S. Permanent Residents and Dual Citizens): 39%U.S. underrepresented students of...

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