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Harvard Business School’s Fall 2018 Deadlines, Essay Question

By - May 19, 11:41 AM   Comments [0]

Chad Losee, Harvard Business School’s director of MBA admissions and financial aid, took to his blog this week to preview the following MBA application deadlines and essay question for the 2017-18 admissions season. Round 1 Application due: September 6, 2017 Decision released: TBA Round 2 Application due: January 3, 2018 Decision released: TBA Round...

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Darden Adds August Deadline to Future Year Admissions Program

By - May 19, 08:05 AM   Comments [0]

The University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business has added a second deadline for its year-old Future Year Admissions Program designed for exceptional college seniors as well as students who have gone directly from college into a fifth-year master’s program. In the video below, Katherine Alford, Senior...

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Emory’s Goizueta School Announces Fall 2018 MBA Application Deadlines

By - May 18, 12:03 PM   Comments [0]

The Goizueta Business School at Emory University has released the following MBA application deadlines for the 2017-2018 admissions season. Round 1 Application due: October 6, 2017 Decision released: December 1, 2017 Round 2* Application due: November 17, 2017 Decision released: January 26, 2018 Round 3** Application due: January 3, 2018 Decision released: March 9,...

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Business Master’s Programs Aren’t Replacing MBAs

By - May 18, 11:45 AM   Comments [0]

Although interest in specialized business master’s degrees continues to rise, findings from the Graduate Management Admission Council’s (GMAC) newly released 2017 Prospective Students Survey Report show that the MBA remains the predominant program format considered by candidates with both prior business master’s degrees (61 percent) and...

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A Sabbatical for Yale SOM Dean Synder

By - May 17, 11:49 AM   Comments [0]

Edward A. Snyder, dean of the Yale School of Management, will go on a sabbatical leave beginning August 1, 2017, the school has announced. During that time he’ll continue to work on strategic projects such as the ongoing development of the Global Network for Advanced...

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The Bigger Picture: How To Get It All Done

By - May 16, 05:50 AM   Comments [0]

Over the past 15 years, I have become a Master Juggler. As both a mother and a business owner, I balance commitments such as business travel, all-team meetings and strategic planning with chaperoning field trips, summer camp registration, carpool and birthday party planning. Plus, I...

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Yale SOM Fall 2018 MBA Essay Question

By - May 15, 14:26 PM   Comments [0]

Bruce DelMonico, assistant dean of admissions at the Yale School of Management, has previewed the required essay for the Fall 2018 full-time MBA application. It remains unchanged from last year’s prompt. Required Essay Question Describe the biggest commitment you have ever made. (500 words maximum) “In asking this...

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Yale SOM Fall 2018 MBA Application Deadlines

By - May 15, 14:18 PM   Comments [0]

The Yale School of Management has posted the following MBA application deadlines for the 2017-2018 admissions season. Round 1 Application due: September 13, 2017 Decision released: December 6, 2017 Round 2 Application due: January 4, 2018 Decision released: March 27, 2018 Round 3 Application due: April 18, 2018 Decision released: May 17, 2018 Applicants should...

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Don’t Play it Safe in Your MBA Application

By - May 15, 11:10 AM   Comments [0]

As you begin to work on your Round 1 MBA materials, we have some advice for you: don’t try to be “Joe MBA.” One of the biggest mistakes we see applicants make is assuming that the surest route to business school admission is playing it safe...

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Keep 3 Goals in Mind During MBA Admit Weekends

By - May 12, 08:58 AM   Comments [0]

If you’re an MBA candidate who has received multiple offers of admission to business school this season, congratulations are in order. Countless individuals wish they were in your shoes right now, so take a few moments to celebrate this impressive achievement. Assuming you only applied to...

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