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Shari Hubert Becomes Fuqua’s Head of Admissions

By - Oct 11, 05:52 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business has announced that Shari Hubert will be the school’s new associate dean of admissions. Hubert joins Fuqua after five years as head of admissions at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business. Fuqua has been looking for a...

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Engineering to MBA: 8 Problems to Solve

By - Oct 10, 17:25 PM   Comments [0]

As an engineer, you can bring problem solving ability to business, breaking down challenges, identifying root cause issues and developing innovative solutions. Often engineers and others with technical backgrounds look at an MBA to grow into management or leverage their technical skills to transition to...

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Elite B-Schools Report Decade of Ever-Climbing GMAT Scores

By - Oct 10, 07:54 AM   Comments [0]

US News & World Report recently shared interesting data revealing the rather dramatic increase in average GMAT scores reported at the top MBA programs over the past decade. According to data the schools submitted to U.S. News in an annual survey, average scores at the Top...

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Duke Fuqua Welcomes Shari Hubert as Assoc Dean of Admissions

By - Oct 9, 12:01 PM   Comments [0]

The Fuqua School of Business at Duke University has lured Shari Hubert from the Georgetown McDonough School of Business to serve as its newest associate dean for admissions. Prior to Hubert’s position at Georgetown, which was her first in higher education, she was director of recruitment...

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Surviving Your First Ding

By - Oct 9, 09:29 AM   Comments [0]

Last week, Harvard Business School sent out its Round 1 interview invitations, along with “release” notices to the majority of applicants. That means thousands of MBA hopefuls around the world recently received their first big fat DING. While some people are able to easily shrug off...

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6 Tips for Talking About Your Weaknesses

By - Oct 9, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

How do you react when you read/hear the weakness question? With this question, schools are assessing how well you self evaluate. Like a business problem, they want to hear your plan of action, your implementation, and your success rate. Here are some tips to help you...

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Former Investment Bankers, Current Admissions Experts [Episode 227]

By - Oct 8, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

About a year ago I received an email from someone interested in working for Accepted. She had admissions office experience, an MBA from a top business school, and investment banking experience on Wall Street and in Hong Kong. About a week later, I received another email...

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Indian School of Business MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Oct 8, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

For MBA aspirants who want to build or advance their careers in India, the Indian School of Business PGP program offers excellent preparation. While there was a significant drop in the class of 2017’s rate of international job offers (down from 101 to just 12...

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MBAnalysis: You’re Just Not Their Type

By - Oct 7, 11:25 AM   Comments [0]

Do business schools have “types?” Meaning, are there shared characteristics that are common among all students? The short answer is yes. But it is more nuanced than that. What you think is their type may not be their type at all. So how does this...

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3 Signs Your MBA Application Should Wait Until Round 2

By - Oct 6, 06:46 AM   Comments [0]

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s ‘Strictly Business’ MBA blog on U.S. News Round one or round two – deciding when to apply for business school can weigh heavily on many applicants’ minds. In the world of b-school admissions, there’s definitely a lot of pressure for candidates to try to submit...

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