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UNC Kenan-Flagler Announces 2012-2013 Essay Questions

By - Jul 12, 09:46 AM   Comments [0]

The University of North Carolina's Kenan-Flagler Business School has posted the essay questions for the 2012-2013 admissions season. The three required essays and two optional essays are: Essay One (Required): What are the 2 or 3 strengths or characteristics that have driven your career success thus far?...

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UCLA Anderson 2012-2013 Deadlines and Essay Questions

By - Jul 12, 09:44 AM   Comments [2]

The UCLA Anderson School of Management has announced the MBA application deadlines and essay questions for the 2012-2013 admissions cycle. Round 1 Deadline: October 24, 2012 Notification: January 23, 2013 Round 2 Deadline: January 9, 2013 Notification: April 3, 2013 Round 3 Deadline: April 17, 2013 Notification: June 5, 2013 Completed applications must be received...

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Chicago Booth 2012-13 MBA Application Deadlines and Essays

By - Jul 12, 09:41 AM   Comments [0]

The Chicago Booth School of Business has just announced the 2012-2013 MBA application deadlines and essay questions. Deadlines Round One: October 2, 2012 Round Two: January 8, 2013 Round Three: April 4, 2013   Essay Questions Long-Form Essay: What are your short- and long-term goals, and how will an MBA from Chicago...

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UC Berkeley Haas Essay Tips

By - Jul 12, 09:36 AM   Comments [0]

This set of essays for admission to UC Berkeley Haas School of Business covers a variety of topics – from the song that expresses you to your quantitative skills. In approaching these varied questions it will be important to remain focused on what you want...

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UV Darden Releases Single MBA Essay Topic

By - Jul 12, 09:34 AM   Comments [0]

The University of Virginia Darden School of Business has announced a single MBA essay topic for the 2012-2013 application cycle. Applicants must respond to the following question: Share your thought process as you encountered a challenging work situation or complex problem. How did this experience change your...

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UNC Kenan-Flagler Opens MBA@UNC to Alumni

By - Jul 10, 10:23 AM   Comments [0]

MBA alumni at the University of North Carolina’s Kenan-Flagler Business School now have the opportunity to enroll in classes in the new online program, MBA@UNC, the school announced last week. Launched in July 2011, MBA@UNC is designed for working professionals who want to earn their...

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UV Darden Releases Single MBA Essay Topic

By - Jul 10, 10:21 AM   Comments [0]

The University of Virginia Darden School of Business has announced a single MBA essay topic for the 2012-2013 application cycle. Applicants must respond to the following question: Share your thought process as you encountered a challenging work situation or complex problem. How did this experience change your...

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Stacy Blackman’s B-School Buzz

By - Jul 6, 11:01 AM   Comments [0]

Welcome back to Stacy Blackman’s B-School Buzz, our regular ramble through the MBA blogosphere to discover what’s been keeping applicants and students busy. In this edition, our Buzz contributors set goals, share summer updates, offer advice on selecting recommenders, and discuss the latest revamped applications. Second-year...

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SBC Scoop: Managing Stress with a Timeline

By - Jul 6, 10:59 AM   Comments [0]

*Please note that no client details are ever shared in SBC Scoop or otherwise without complete sign off from client. Just about a year ago our client Emily was starting to freak out. Every time she looked at her applications for four MBA programs, all she...

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Social Media Influences Curricula, Affects Applicants

By - Jul 6, 10:56 AM   Comments [0]

MBA students and applicants live and breathe through social media, which is a good thing, considering the growing demand in the business world for employees with honed social media skills. According to a recent Financial Times article---which quotes me---this relatively new form of social dialogue...

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