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Representation of Women Within the Class of 2019 Approaches 50%

By - Dec 11, 15:25 PM   Comments [0]

Students in the Class of 2019 have embarked on the journey toward their MBAs at business schools across the country. Among the diverse classes at each school, we wondered how large, exactly, is the proportion of women? We at mbaMission examined the latest class profiles of...

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Which Business Schools Had the Largest Incoming Classes in 2017?

By - Dec 4, 14:50 PM   Comments [0]

The 2017–2018 academic year is in full swing, and students in the Class of 2019 are—hopefully!—settling in nicely for their MBA studies. Around this time of the year, business schools release their latest class profiles to reveal their most recent incoming classes in more detail....

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November 2017 Event Roundup

By - Nov 6, 13:50 PM   Comments [0]

Are you applying to business school this year? If so, you can enroll in one of our free business school workshops, which are offered both online and in person in major cities across the country! This month, we invite you to join us in NYC and...

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Applications at Top-Ranked Business Schools Increased Slightly in 2016–2017

By - Sep 25, 12:45 PM   Comments [0]

  The 2017–2018 application season is in full swing, as business school hopefuls around the world hone their essays or perhaps have already clicked “Send” on their applications and crossed their fingers for good luck. If you have set your sights on the top-ranked programs in...

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What to Do If You Are an “Overrepresented” Candidate

By - Sep 11, 13:33 PM   Comments [0]

These days, the applicant pools for the top MBA programs are overfull with talented and experienced investment bankers, consultants, and software engineers. As a result, these candidates are considered “overrepresented” and may have a much harder time standing out from the crowd. However, if you...

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Veteran Admissions Director Dawna Clarke to Host Free Q&A Session

By - Jun 26, 15:07 PM   Comments [0]

Recently, news broke that Dawna Clarke, former director of admissions at both the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College and the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia, has joined mbaMission’s team of elite admissions consulting professionals. Now, we are proud to announce...

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New York University (Stern) Essay Analysis, 2017–2018

By - Jun 19, 14:07 PM   Comments [0]

After making no changes to its application essay questions last year from the year before, New York University’s (NYU’s) Stern School of Business has this season made a rather drastic overhaul to its prompts. Some candidates may be pleased to see the school’s longstanding “personal...

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Harvard Business School Essay Analysis, 2017–2018

By - May 22, 13:14 PM   Comments [0]

Last year (after just one season), Harvard Business School (HBS) did away with its incredibly broad “introduce yourself” essay prompt in favor of one that at first glance seemed to have almost no parameters at all—and, interestingly, was more or less the same as the...

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Ask CBS and Yale SOM Admissions Officers Your Application Questions on May 10!

By - May 8, 14:48 PM   Comments [0]

Are you applying to Columbia Business School (CBS) or the Yale School of Management (SOM)? If so, you will not want to miss this chance to learn from the schools’ very own admissions officers! On May 10, 2017, mbaMission’s founder/president, Jeremy Shinewald, will facilitate a...

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Laying the Foundation for Your MBA Application

By - Apr 24, 13:29 PM   Comments [0]

By being proactive and doing some advance planning, aspiring MBA candidates can remove a great deal of stress from the business school application process and substantially bolster their candidacy. We have several big picture recommendations for applicants to consider to help them be as competitive...

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