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2.7 GPA – Show Stopper for an MBA? No WAY!

By - Sep 19, 08:22 AM   Comments [0]

If your undergraduate performance is dismal (read: under 3.0), is there ANY hope of being accepted into an MBA program? Do the math. Stanford’s Class of ’18 has an average GPA of 3.73. If they were to admit you with a 2.7 GPA, they would...

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Kellogg Dean Announces Resignation

By - Sep 19, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management’s Dean Sally Blount has announced that she will step down at the end of the 2017-2018 academic year. Blount is entering her seventh year as dean. The decision to take a one-year sabbatical to travel, write, and ponder her “final...

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Toronto Rotman MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Sep 19, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

The University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management is one of the leading business schools in Canada. Known for its design approach to MBA education and strong emphasis on problem solving, Rotman’s program has grown in renown. This year’s essay questions will enable you to show...

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The Bigger Picture: Turn Envy into Inspiration

By - Sep 19, 05:00 AM   Comments [0]

Envy gets a bad rap. It all began in the Bible, where the tenth commandment reads, “you shall not covet your neighbor’s wife or belongings.” Following that commandment essentially means that you banish all envy from your life. Shakespeare agreed, writing that jealousy is the...

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Why Do You Need an MBA?

By - Sep 18, 07:40 AM   Comments [0]

There’s a lot to think about when you’re pulling together your business school application materials. You’ve got to make sure your resume is in top shape, that your recommenders will have their letters uploaded on time, that your essays are compelling and position you well—the...

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Prepare for Interviews with Positive Imagery

By - Sep 18, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

Imagine yourself standing on a tennis court: Picture yourself tossing the ball into the air and then smashed an ace serve right past your opponent. Then, walk into your interview and nail that too. Why should you think about tennis when you could be spending...

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Why Do I Need a Letter of Recommendation?

By - Sep 18, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Letters of recommendation (LORs) may seem like one last nagging and even redundant part of your MBA application process. After all, haven’t you already devoted weeks, and possibly more, to writing and editing your essays? Haven’t you already proven beyond a doubt to the adcom...

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The Key to a Successful Business School Application

By - Sep 17, 17:29 PM   Comments [0]

“Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.” –Oscar Wilde “How do I get into the top business schools?  What can I do to stand out from the competition?  Is there a ‘formula’ that will help me get accepted into the MBA programs of my choice?  My...

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Georgetown McDonough MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Sep 17, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

One major change to Georgetown McDonough's application this year: A new essay prompt with a little more focus, but with the same word limit as last year's question. The video question is basically the same as last year. About a year ago I interviewed Georgetown...

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Learn How to Answer MBA Essay Questions

By - Sep 17, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

By the time you sit down to work on your b-school applications, you’ve already laid much of the groundwork for your candidacy, and a lot of the pieces of your profile are already set. (There’s no going back in time to change your undergrad record!)...

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