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A Lesson at the Beginning of 1L

By - Mar 21, 08:18 AM   Comments [0]

About a week into my first year of law school, I was sitting in the library preparing for contracts class. I opened my casebook and got to it. The assignment was very short: two cases, heavily abridged, totaling only five pages with notes. Reading cases,...

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A Lesson at the Beginning of 1L

By - Mar 21, 08:18 AM   Comments [0]

About a week into my first year of law school, I was sitting in the library preparing for contracts class. I opened my casebook and got to it. The assignment was very short: two cases, heavily abridged, totaling only five pages with notes. Reading cases,...

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Peccadillo – A Sin or a Good Deed?

By - Mar 21, 08:18 AM   Comments [0]

Reading a personal statement recently, my eyebrows raised while reading the second sentence. The applicant used the word “peccadillo,” a word I hate to admit I didn’t know how to define. Encountering such an uncommon word, and one that was unfamiliar to me, led to...

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MBA March Madness

By - Mar 16, 13:46 PM   Comments [0]

March Madness is underway! While it is universally understood that basketball is the meaning of this, for many involved with MBA programs, there is a lot of madness in March! For those working on the admissions side, staffers are poring over thousands of applications to...

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Am I Too Old for an MBA? Four Reasons to Consider Alternative MBAs

By - Mar 14, 07:50 AM   Comments [0]

The average age of a first year MBA student is 29 – roughly the same as the average of starting quarterbacks in the NFL. Yet, at 39, Tom Brady recently led the Patriots to his fifth Super Bowl win. If Tom Brady can be a...

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Am I Too Old for an MBA? Four Reasons to Consider Alternative MBAs

By - Mar 14, 07:50 AM   Comments [0]

The average age of a first year MBA student is 29 – roughly the same as the average of starting quarterbacks in the NFL. Yet, at 39, Tom Brady recently led the Patriots to his fifth Super Bowl win. If Tom Brady can be a...

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5 Business School Application Hacks to Improve Admissions Potential to Top Schools

By - Mar 10, 15:52 PM   Comments [0]

The business school applications process is a rigorous and intimidating triathlon of sorts, a multi-stage event requiring endurance, speed, and keen strategy. Moreover, it requires a tri-athlete’s ability to separate oneself from the herd of sharp-elbowed competitors. Last year, only 1 in 10 applicants were...

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Five Tips to Build your Quantitative Profile

By - Mar 6, 05:57 AM   Comments [0]

Business schools want to admit candidates that they believe can withstand the quantitative rigor of an MBA program. Whether you are a non-traditional applicant with limited exposure to quant-focused work or someone who did not perform well in those courses as an undergrad, there is...

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Five Tips to Build your Quantitative Profile

By - Mar 6, 05:57 AM   Comments [0]

Business schools want to admit candidates that they believe can withstand the quantitative rigor of an MBA program. Whether you are a non-traditional applicant with limited exposure to quant-focused work or someone who did not perform well in those courses as an undergrad, there is...

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Six Things to do in March to Prepare for MBA Applications

By - Feb 28, 09:25 AM   Comments [0]

Six months may seem like a long lead time to prepare for applying to business school, but there is a LOT more than just writing essays that needs to be done between now and September submission deadlines. If you weren’t following along last month, check...

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