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Columbia Full-Time MBA: A Current Student Interview

By - Apr 27, 12:41 PM   Comments [0] has started a new blog series offering our readers a behind-the-scenes look at selected MBA programs through interviews with current student. We hope to offer you a candid picture of student life, and what you should consider as you prepare your application. Our first stop? ...

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ONE MORE WEEK to Submit to the Beautiful B-School Photo Contest!

By - Apr 22, 02:21 AM   Comments [0]

Still haven't submitted the picture that captures what you love about your chosen or desired top business school? You still have one more week to submit that shot that will make the Beautiful B-School Photo Contest judges double take. Not sure what it takes to become a...

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Essays That Stick and AIGAC’s Graduate Admission Summit

By - Apr 8, 08:39 AM   Comments [0]

I am a big fan of the book Made to Stick by the brothers Chip and Dan Heath. It has so much of value for anyone interested in communicating. I have decided to show you how to apply their six key princples to your application...

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Take the MBA Search Survey!

By - Mar 24, 12:59 PM   Comments [0]

Applicants turn to as a source of reliable information and valuable advice on the MBA admissions process.  As a member of the Association of International Graduate Admissions Consultants, we are conducting a survey to help us better understand our readers’ goals and needs.  We’d...

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Part II: The Do’s and Dont’s of Audio and Video–Application Style

By - Mar 22, 17:41 PM   Comments [0]

Content is King (or Queen)! . . . for Audio “My life has a superb cast but I can't figure out the plot.” -- Ashleigh Brilliant, English cartoonist. For your clip, you've already got the superb cast (you!). Now you need to concentrate on telling a compelling...

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Part I: The Dos and Don’ts of Audio and Video–Application Style

By - Mar 19, 19:58 PM   Comments [0]

Paper application?  That's like, so yesterday.  Now you Gen X, Y and Millennial candidates get a chance to wow the admissions committee with your dope multimedia "skillz." According to a recent article in Businessweek, UCLA Anderson School of Management (Anderson Full-Time MBA Profile) already gives candidates...

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Ready for a Round Up?

By - Mar 19, 19:52 PM   Comments [0]

Well you're in luck…we've got one right here! Understandably so, "[t]he public is increasingly displeased with colleges often being run like businesses," reports a recent Daily Pennsylvanian article entitled "Cost of higher ed upsets public." In fact, according to the National Center for Public Policy and...

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Haas’ Dean Rich Lyons Unveils New Strategic Plan

By - Feb 17, 12:24 PM   Comments [0]

The Haas School Newsroom released its new strategic plan last week. The plan focuses on redefining the role of the business leader. This area of the site is definitely worth a visit if you’re interested in a Haas MBA, and I recommend the short videos...

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FT Global Rankings: Expansionist Dreamers

By - Feb 17, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

B-schools are no longer content staying on home soil, reports the Financial Times in a supplementary article to their recent Global MBA Rankings. The latest expansionist trend is to extend the traditional four-walled classroom overseas. Harvard Business School used to pride itself on its steadfast commitment...

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12 Secrets to the Good Life at HBS: Tips and Advice

By - Feb 15, 03:30 AM   Comments [0]

The HBS cheerleaders at the Harbus newsletter tip off future HBS students about student life at one of the world's best business schools. If you want to get to campus and already be in the know, read on for our interpretation of “12 Things You...

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