Bschool Life

Which B-School Incoming Classes Featured the Most International Students in 2017?

By - Mar 19, 13:59 PM   Comments [0]

An MBA degree is a desired commodity all around the world. Although top-notch business schools exist on nearly all continents, many applicants set their sights on U.S.-based programs. As a result, the incoming classes at top-ranked business schools in the United States typically consist of...

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How to Use Parallel Construction in Your MBA Application Essays—and More on Being Appropriately Personal

By - Feb 26, 13:21 PM   Comments [0]

Longer and more complex sentences often require parallel construction. Simply put, parallel construction ensures that any given longer sentence has a standard rhythm or construction. With parallel construction, each pronoun corresponds with another pronoun, each verb corresponds with another verb, each adjective matches with a...

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Wharton Team-Based Discussion 2018: What to Expect and How to Prepare

By - Feb 12, 15:16 PM   Comments [0]

The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania plans to send out Round 2 interview invitations on February 8, and once again, the school is using its team-based discussion format rather than a traditional admissions interview to evaluate its candidates. Understandably, Wharton applicants get anxious...

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How to Build the Ideal Resume for Your MBA Application

By - Feb 5, 13:41 PM   Comments [0]

Present Both Responsibilities and Results In your MBA resume, be sure to showcase your accomplishments, rather than merely stating the responsibilities of your position. When your responsibilities are presented with no accompanying results, the reader has no understanding of whether you were effective in the role you are...

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Convey a Confident Tone and Avoid Fawning in Your MBA Application Essay

By - Jan 29, 15:23 PM   Comments [0]

In your MBA application essays, you must ensure that the tone you use allows the admissions committee to readily recognize your certainty and self-confidence. Being clear and direct about who you are and how you envision your future is vital. Consider the following example statements: Weak: “I...

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mbaMission and Manhattan Prep’s GMAT vs. GRE Infographic

By - Jan 22, 14:52 PM   Comments [0]

Applying to business school is a process rife with decisions—which schools to target, which recommenders to choose, which essays to write—and a common one giving candidates some serious pause these days is which exam to take, the GMAT or the GRE? As the number of...

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Representation of Women Within the Class of 2019 Approaches 50%

By - Dec 11, 15:25 PM   Comments [0]

Students in the Class of 2019 have embarked on the journey toward their MBAs at business schools across the country. Among the diverse classes at each school, we wondered how large, exactly, is the proportion of women? We at mbaMission examined the latest class profiles of...

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Which Business Schools Had the Largest Incoming Classes in 2017?

By - Dec 4, 14:50 PM   Comments [0]

The 2017–2018 academic year is in full swing, and students in the Class of 2019 are—hopefully!—settling in nicely for their MBA studies. Around this time of the year, business schools release their latest class profiles to reveal their most recent incoming classes in more detail....

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November 2017 Event Roundup

By - Nov 6, 13:50 PM   Comments [0]

Are you applying to business school this year? If so, you can enroll in one of our free business school workshops, which are offered both online and in person in major cities across the country! This month, we invite you to join us in NYC and...

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Applications at Top-Ranked Business Schools Increased Slightly in 2016–2017

By - Sep 25, 12:45 PM   Comments [0]

  The 2017–2018 application season is in full swing, as business school hopefuls around the world hone their essays or perhaps have already clicked “Send” on their applications and crossed their fingers for good luck. If you have set your sights on the top-ranked programs in...

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