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UC Berkeley Haas Appoints New Dean

By - Sep 18, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

Ann E. Harrison, a Berkeley alumna and famed Wharton economist, will begin her tenure as the next dean of the Haas School of Business on January 1, 2019, reports a Haas press release. Harrison received her bachelor’s degree from UC Berkeley in 1982, where she double...

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How Do You Deal with Criticism? MBA Admissions Committees Want to Know

By - Sep 18, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Many MBA essays ask you to write about a time you were given criticism and how you dealt with it. This may not be the kind of question you wished they had asked, but it is one that provides an excellent opportunity to show the...

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The Most Important Asset in Grad School Applications: Time [Episode 276]

By - Sep 16, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

The Most Important Asset in Grad School Applications: Time [Show Summary] This episode is devoted to how the precious and finite asset of time can help you get accepted when applying to graduate schools. Linda Abraham, Founder of Accepted, Discusses the Importance of Following a Graduate Application...

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Columbia Business School Admissions Director Answers Applicant Questions

By - Sep 15, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Our AMA (Ask Me Anything) with Columbia Business School’s Director of Admissions, Emily French Thomas, was fantastic! After outlining the application process and providing some great tips for success, she answered participants’ questions and really gave participants the inside scoop. If you missed the AMA, or...

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Oxford Saïd MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Sep 13, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

Oxford Said expects its graduates to address the world’s great challenges, such as energy and food and water security. Whether such challenges are one’s actual focus, the work of a business professional will inevitably overlap with such issues. This reality leads the adcom to seek...

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Writing a Powerful Leadership/Achievement Essay

By - Sep 13, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

“Writing a Powerful Leadership/Achievement Essay" is excerpted from MBA Admission for Smarties: The No-Nonsense Guide to Acceptance at Top Business Schools, by Linda Abraham and Judy Gruen. Essays that ask you to write about significant achievements fall under the category of what are known as behavioral or...

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NYU Stern 2018-19 MBA Admissions Scoop: An Interview with Isser Gallogly [Episode 275]

By - Sep 9, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

NYU Stern School of Business: What's New and How to Get Accepted [Show Summary] NYU Stern MBA Programs have undergone several transitions in recent years, from the launch last year of the one-year tech MBA and fashion/luxury MBA, to a dedicated program to help military veterans...

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Georgetown McDonough MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Sep 7, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

We want to hear your story. When responding to our required essays, be authentic and take time to reflect on your goals and past experiences. Craft a response that explains how these experiences led you to pursue an MBA. Our goal at Georgetown McDonough is to...

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Cornell EMBA Application Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Sep 4, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

The Cornell Executive MBA Program has three required essay questions and one optional question in its application. One of the most important things to keep in mind is brevity. While no one is going to be counting individual words, the short word count guideline is a...

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9 Tips For Acing The MBA Application Boxes

By - Sep 3, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

As you prepare your MBA applications, don’t let the focus on the longer essays take away your attention from the short answer application boxes. The application boxes aren’t merely the fields of your online application that ask you for your personal and professional information, reason...

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