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November Sale Going on Now!

By - Nov 19, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

With deadlines looming, it’s natural to feel some pressure, but don’t let the stress overwhelm you. Instead, refocus and make sure your application reflects your very best work, with help from one of our admissions experts! We’re currently offering a special discount on non-rush purchases placed...

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Bloomberg Businessweek Announces Best U.S. Business Schools

By - Nov 19, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

Bloomberg Businessweek conducted its 2018 survey of 10,473 MBA students, 15,050 alumni, and 3,698 recruiters about their business school experiences and their goals. Their answers, in addition to information about salary and job-placement data from each school, combined to create each school’s rank. The ranking...

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Why Do You Need an MBA? [MBA Interview Questions Series]

By - Nov 19, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

This blog post is part of a series of articles analyzing some of the most popular MBA interview questions and offering tips on how to best respond to them. In this post, we’ll address "Why do you need an MBA?" “Why do you need an MBA?” This...

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What’s New at INSEAD? [Episode 285]

By - Nov 18, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

What’s New at INSEAD? [Show Summary] No school exemplifies the trend global business quite as much as INSEAD, which was founded in France, but has campuses in Europe, Asia, and the Middle East as well as partnerships with Wharton in the U.S., Tsinghua in China, and...

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What Exactly Are Goals?

By - Nov 18, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

“I want to move from the buy side to the sell side.” “I want to shift from technology consulting to investment banking.” Not goals. An engineer once said to me, “I want to go into either finance or consulting.” Not goals. A goal isn’t something you want, it’s something you...

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Duke Fuqua’s Dean Wants to Recruit ‘Triple Threat’ MBA Applicants

By - Nov 16, 12:34 PM   Comments [0]

What kind of MBA applicant is Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business looking for? Business Insider‘s interview with Dean Bill Boulding reveals that the admissions team seeks candidates with “triple threat capability leadership.” Boulding explains that the magic formula is IQ+EQ+DQ. At Fuqua, that last one stands...

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HKUST MBA Application Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Nov 16, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Applicants seeking an MBA with high placement rates throughout Asia may find HKUST the perfect fit for their needs. HKUST offers two options for its MBA: a 16-month option that offers hopeful career switchers the opportunity to hold an internship in their target industry and...

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How to Project Professionalism & Positivity in Your Statement of Purpose

By - Nov 15, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

In my previous post, I discussed the importance of maintaining an appropriate tone in your admissions essay, and provided tips for checking your tone, specifically for finding a confident tone and avoiding arrogance. Once again, “tone” refers to a writer’s attitude toward their subject (and their...

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Another Win for Stanford GSB: What Stanford’s new Financial Aid System Means for MBAs

By - Nov 15, 06:25 AM   Comments [0]

There’s a lot to celebrate this month if you’re part of the Stanford GSB community (or hope to be). This includes the school’s latest rankings triumphs – including the number 1 slot in the revamped Businessweek Ranking of Best B-Schools as well as yesterday’s Fortuna Ranking...

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Are You Selling Yourself Short?

By - Nov 15, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

“I founded a small candy company,” said Roberto.* I could see in the faces of my fellow admissions committee members that they were not that impressed with the candidate; none of them had ever heard of “Del Sol Candy,”* and Roberto’s modest description did not make...

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