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Forté Foundation Upcoming Events

By - Sep 8, 11:31 AM   Comments [0]

The Forte Foundation, an organization dedicated to educating and directing talented women toward leadership roles in business, is having an excellent series of events for prospective MBAs called the MBA Value Proposition. These events, which aim to encourage women to pursue careers in business, will...

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Dartmouth Tuck 2010 MBA Application Questions, Deadlines, Tips

By - Sep 7, 10:32 AM   Comments [0]

Dartmouth Tuck 2010 MBA Essay Questions Tuck's 2010 questions are identical to last year's questions. My comments are also virtually identical, but I am placing them here for your convenience. Just a few, minor tweaks on my part. The comments below in red are mine. Please respond fully but...

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HBS 2+2 Scorecard

By - Sep 4, 09:46 AM   Comments [0]

The Harvard Crimson reports today that Harvard Business School's 2+2 program admitted 115 students this year, up from 106 last year.  Some factoids from the article: Applications to 2+2 soared from 630 to 843 last year. 27 (23%) of the admitted students are Harvard undergraduates. Approximately half the...

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MIT Sloan, Wharton MBA Admissions Q&As

By - Sep 4, 09:41 AM   Comments [0]

Accepted has posted the transcripts from the recent chats with MIT Sloan and Wharton. If you are applying to these schools, I encourage you to review the them. Here are excerpts:  MIT Sloan Q&A with Rod Garcia and Jennifer Barba: Nikhil (Aug 12, 2009 12:06:36 PM) Jen: How...

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CMU Tepper 2010 MBA Application Questions, Deadlines, Tips.

By - Sep 2, 13:29 PM   Comments [0]

CMU Tepper 2010 MBA Essay Questions My comments are in red. A. What are your short-term and long-term goals? How will a Tepper MBA help you to achieve these goals? (Please include any information regarding what steps you have taken to learn more about the Tepper School. ...

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Personal Statement Tip: Too many topics, too many words

By - Sep 1, 13:27 PM   Comments [0]

I just got back from an almost two-week vacation crowned by our younger son’s joyous wedding to a wonderful young woman. We couldn’t be happier. My husband once again faced the challenge of speaking at the wedding, and after the wedding commented on the difficulties inherent...

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UNC Kenan Flagler 2010 MBA Essay Questions and Deadlines

By - Aug 30, 12:33 PM   Comments [0]

UNC Kenan Flagler 2010 MBA Essay Questions My comments are in red. The essay questions are identical to last year's, as are my comments, with the exception of one new question for essay 4. Some applicants seek the MBA as a career enhancing tool to accelerate advancement...

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Upcoming Events for MBA Applicants

By - Aug 24, 12:00 PM   Comments [0]

Just around the corner: Wharton Admissions Chat On Wednesday, August 26, 2009 at 10:00 AM PT/1:00 PM ET/5:00 PM GMT, J.J. Cutler, Director of Admissions and Ankur Kumar, Senior Associate Director of the world’s first collegiate business school will participate in a Wharton admissions chat at...

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The EMBA Edge

By - Aug 20, 12:27 PM   Comments [0]

Information dedicated to EMBA applicants specifically has been lacking. You EMBA applicants frequently read regular MBA admissions material and wondered, "Is it really for me?" That has just changed. Now there is a guide really for you: The EMBA Edge: A Guide to EMBA Admissions, by...

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The MBA Tour is Coming

By - Aug 19, 08:57 AM   Comments [0]

The MBA Tour will visit the following cities in the next couple of months. Mark your calendar. Take advantage of these opportunities to learn more about MBA admissions and meet with school representatives. In Asia Sep 3, 09 Tokyo Sep 5, 09 Seoul Sep 7, 09 Taipei Sep 10, 09 Beijing Sep 12, 09 Shanghai Sep 15,...

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