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This Season’s MBA Essay Changes, and How to Tackle Them

By - Jan 17, 11:52 AM   Comments [0]

According to legend, novelist Ernest Hemingway was challenged by fellow writers to tell a full story in six words. His response, penned in a few minutes on a bar napkin, won him $10 from each challenger: 
“For sale: baby shoes. Never worn.” UC Berkeley Haas showed some...

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How to Secure the Best Letters of Recommendation

By - Jan 15, 10:03 AM   Comments [0]

Ensure your MBA letters of recommendation are poised to tip the balance in your favor – from selecting your recommenders to preparing them to champion your candidacy. Your MBA letters of recommendation offer business schools a third-party perspective on your management and leadership potential, interpersonal skills,...

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How to Use LinkedIn to Enhance Your MBA Strategy

By - Jan 3, 08:59 AM   Comments [1]

When AdCom views your LinkedIn profile – and chances are good they will – make sure it will tip the balance in your favor, not undermine your MBA application.    It’s no surprise that your social media posts are fair game within your business school candidacy. More...

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8 Tips for Tailoring Your Business School Application

By - Dec 28, 23:18 PM   Comments [0]

When reviewing your MBA application, you want the Admissions Committee to think, ‘Ah, they really understand the culture of our school.’ What does it take to customize your application to a specific MBA program? It’s tempting to want to plug your winning story into play for...

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Waitlisted? Six Actions To Take Now

By - Dec 26, 07:55 AM   Comments [0]

While the waitlist can be tormenting, there are specific actions you can take now to increase your chances of MBA admissions success. Learning that your dream school has placed you on its waitlist is frustrating, and often disheartening. It certainly beats being rejected. But it’s also...

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Why Wharton Outshines Harvard in the Ranking of MBA Rankings

By - Dec 16, 12:36 PM   Comments [0]

Rankings success isn’t a new thing for Wharton. Wharton sat at the top of the BusinessWeek ranking from 1994 to 2000, and over the past 25 years has claimed the #1 spot no fewer than 10 times in the Financial Times Global MBA Ranking. But the...

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Fortuna Ranking of MBA Rankings 2017 – European Business Schools

By - Dec 11, 17:21 PM   Comments [0]

Which is the #1 ranked MBA program in Europe? It depends on who you ask. For the FT and BusinessWeek the winner in 2017 is INSEAD. Ask The Economist the same question and they say that this year it is HEC Paris. Forbes throws up...

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Why Tyrion Lannister Should Run Your Organization

By - Dec 11, 05:26 AM   Comments [0]

Teaching leadership to the next generation of executives takes more than academic theory. So MBA programs around the globe have been tripping over themselves of late to find creative ways to engage students on their personal leadership journey. Budding captains of industry have consequently found themselves...

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Fortuna Ranking of MBA Rankings 2017 – US Business Schools

By - Nov 20, 09:33 AM   Comments [0]

Fortuna Admissions has compiled the results of the big five MBA rankings of the last 12 months to produce the Fortuna Ranking of MBA Rankings 2017. How do the top business schools in the US perform when you combine these results? The big news is that...

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How to Ace Your MBA Video Questions

By - Nov 16, 06:47 AM   Comments [0]

The video statement isn’t only a challenge – it’s a valuable opportunity to bring your application to life. More business schools are adopting a video component in their applications than ever before. This year, MIT made the move from optional to mandatory, and last year Rotman,...

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