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Oxford MBA Program Announces Fall 2018 Application Essays

By - Jul 7, 09:35 AM   Comments [0]

The University of Oxford’s Saïd Business School has published the MBA essay questions for the 2017-18 admissions cycle. Mandatory essays: Consider a statistic or trend that shocks you. Why it is important to you and how could it be changed for the better? (Maximum 500 words) Is there anything...

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IU Kelley School Fall 2018 Application Deadlines

By - Jul 6, 10:33 AM   Comments [0]

The Kelley School of Business at Indiana University has published the following MBA application deadlines for the 2017-18 admissions season. Early Round Application due: October 15, 2017 Decision released: by December 20, 2017 Priority Round Application due: January 5, 2018 Decision released: by March 15, 2018 Third Round Application due: March 1, 2018 Decision...

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IU Kelley School Fall 2018 MBA Essays

By - Jul 6, 10:16 AM   Comments [0]

Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business has announced the MBA essay questions for the 2017-18 admissions season. Required Essays  1. Please discuss your immediate post-MBA professional goals. How will your professional experience, when combined with a Kelley MBA degree, allow you to achieve these goals? Should the...

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Georgetown McDonough Fall 2018 MBA Essays

By - Jul 6, 09:54 AM   Comments [0]

The McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University has published the updated application essays for the 2017-18 admissions cycle. Per the admissions website: We want to hear your story. When responding to our required essays, be authentic and take time to reflect on your goals and...

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GMAC Finds Employers Hot for Hiring MBAs

By - Jul 5, 10:55 AM   Comments [0]

Corporate hiring plans for 2017 point to robust employment opportunities for graduates of MBA and business master’s programs, according to a new employer survey report from the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC). Globally, 86 percent of companies plan to hire recent MBA graduates this year, up...

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Tuesday Tips: The Wharton School Fall 2018 MBA Essay Tips

By - Jul 4, 11:15 AM   Comments [0]

The Wharton School at University of Pennsylvania has kept this set of essays simple. Specific advice on essays from a student reminds applicants that “the Admissions Committee is looking to understand more about you and your unique personality and how that can ultimately contribute to...

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Tuesday Tips: UT McCombs School Fall 2018 MBA Essay Tips

By - Jul 4, 11:02 AM   Comments [0]

The UT McCombs School of Business is a globally recognized MBA program, located in Austin, Texas, a center of technology and business for the region. When approaching these essay questions think about the reasons you are pursuing an MBA, particularly at McCombs. Thorough school research will help...

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Which Set of MBA Essays Should You Focus on First?

By - Jul 3, 10:04 AM   Comments [0]

While not all Class of 2020 MBA applications have gone live yet, many have—and other programs have posted their essay questions so that applicants can at least get going on their drafts. But how should you pick which school to start with? Some people prefer to...

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IESE Fall 2018 MBA Essay Question

By - Jun 29, 10:34 AM   Comments [0]

Spain’s IESE Business School has posted the following essay questions, found within the online MBA application, for the 2017-18 admissions cycle. Essay Question 1 Please answer ONE (and only one) of the following two questions. (300 words) If you look at yourself in the mirror, what do you...

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IESE Fall 2018 MBA Application Deadlines

By - Jun 29, 10:24 AM   Comments [0]

Spain’s IESE Business School has posted the following MBA application deadlines for the 2017-18 admissions season. Round 1 Application due: October 17, 2017 Decision released: December 15, 2017 Round 2 Application due: January 9, 2018 Decision released: March 23, 2018 Round 3 Application due: March 6, 2018 Decision released: May 4, 2018 Round 4 Application due:...

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