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Booth Appoints Madhav Rajan New Dean

By - Mar 17, 07:45 AM   Comments [0]

Chicago Booth has just appointed a new dean, Madhav Rajan, former senior associate dean at Stanford GSB. Rajan will take his post July 1, 2017. He will succeed Sunil Kumar who was named provost of Johns Hopkins University in July 2016. Some of Rajan’s accomplishments and...

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The Importance of Extracurriculars and Community Service

By - Mar 17, 07:30 AM   Comments [0]

While business schools deeply value your academic background, work experience, and career progression, they also ascribe significant weight to your extracurricular and community service activities. Why? Because they want to see that you are an individual who is not just focused on work, that you...

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7 Tips to Jumpstart Your 2018 MBA Mission – Ready, Set, Go!

By - Mar 16, 07:57 AM   Comments [0]

It’s not even spring yet. So why am I nagging you to get moving on your MBA application prep? Not just because those Round 1 deadlines creep up with wicked stealth and speed. But also because there is so much you can still do between now...

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Tu Perfil para el MBA: La Importancia del GMAT

By - Mar 16, 07:30 AM   Comments [0]

El GMAT (Graduate Management Admissions Test) es el examen más usado por las escuelas de negocios como requisito básico para admisión, y en base a él pronostican, junto con el rendimiento académico que hayas tenido en la universidad, cómo será tu desempeño en las clases...

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MBA Choices: Dream School vs. Scholarship School?

By - Mar 8, 06:16 AM   Comments [0]

Sweet agony. You have been accepted to both your cherished top-5 reach MBA programs and a strong but less competitive school that has offered you a great scholarship. How do you choose between them? Of course there’s no one right answer, because each person’s MBA priorities...

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Choosing Topics for the B-School Essay

By - Mar 8, 04:06 AM   Comments [0]

“Choosing Topics For The B-School Essay” is the latest post in our series, Navigate the MBA Maze. In your applications, the schools are attempting to get to know you through your essays. So what should you write about? Write about what is most important to you...

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One Hour to Your Best MBA Strategy

By - Mar 7, 08:30 AM   Comments [0]

If you’re thinking ahead to next year’s MBA application process, you already have some sense of the sheer volume of information out there – piles of research about individual schools, forests of career tips, and mountains of admissions advice. It’s a lot to navigate –...

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From Brand Management in Panama to Tech at Booth, Just the Right Fit

By - Mar 7, 07:21 AM   Comments [0]

This interview is the latest in an Accepted blog series featuring interviews with MBA students, offering readers a behind-the-scenes look at top MBA programs. And now for a chat with a second year MBA student at Chicago Booth, Valerie Angelkos... Accepted: We'd like to get to...

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What Asians Should Know When Applying to Top U.S. Business Schools

By - Mar 7, 06:13 AM   Comments [0]

Three Challenges Asian Applicants Must Overcome when applying to Top U.S. MBA Programs When I moved to Hong Kong in 2012, I spent much of my free time advising coworkers on getting into a top U.S. business school. Combined with my experience working for MIT Sloan...

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HEC Paris MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Mar 6, 08:22 AM   Comments [0]

These essays give the adcom a well-rounded view of you – they go beyond what you’ve done to capture how you think and respond, even how you imagine. Moreover, they require you to communicate complex thoughts and experiences in few words. For the four short...

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