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Chicago Booth Announces $75M Alumni Gift

By - Oct 4, 12:19 PM   Comments [0]

University of Chicago Booth School of Business announced today that alumni Richard and Amy Wallman have made a $75 million gift to the University, building upon their legacy of philanthropic support of students and faculty. In recognition of this gift, Chicago Booth will name its academic high honors distinction...

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Political Climate a Factor Noted in GMAC’s 2017 Application Trends Survey

By - Oct 4, 10:05 AM   Comments [0]

Nearly 3 in 4 (73 percent) graduate business programs with 201 or more class seats report increased application volumes this year compared to 39 percent of the smallest programs (50 or fewer class seats), according to a new application trends survey from the Graduate Management...

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NUS MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Oct 3, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

National University of Singapore offers a 17-month MBA program offering specializations in 5 distinct areas (Finance, Marketing, Healthcare Management, Strategy & Organization, and the recently added Innovation & Entrepreneurship). If you are looking for an Asian-focused program with strong placement in the Technology (29%), Financial...

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What to do if you have too many recommenders to choose from?

By - Oct 3, 05:23 AM   Comments [0]

Round 2 applicants! If you haven’t already, now is the time to begin selecting your recommenders! But what if you have too many to choose from? I recently had a discussion with one of my clients about his recommendation strategy because he faced some tough...

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The Bigger Picture: There is No Try

By - Oct 3, 05:00 AM   Comments [0]

Yesterday, I was speaking with a business partner who owed me some data. I had been waiting too long for the overdue analysis. As we were wrapping up the call, he said to me, “I will try to get that to you by the end...

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Tuesday Tips: INSEAD Fall 2018 MBA Essay Tips

By - Oct 3, 04:55 AM   Comments [0]

INSEAD, “the business school of the world,” is a dynamic, diverse and highly international MBA option. INSEAD is looking for ability to contribute, academic motivation, leadership potential and international motivation. Along with the basic MBA questions most other schools ask, INSEAD is looking for significant...

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Don’t Compare Yourself with Other MBA Applicants

By - Oct 2, 07:51 AM   Comments [0]

When you’re working on business school applications, it’s only human to want to compare your qualifications to others you know who’ve already graduated from — or are currently attending — a top program. You might think that their undergraduate schools, GPAs, GMAT scores and career...

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Ask Away at Your Admissions Interview!

By - Oct 2, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

An interview works in two directions: The interviewer asks you questions to see if you’d be a good fit for the school in question, and you ask the interviewer questions to help you determine if this program is right for you. In order to come up...

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SBC Launches a New Series: 21 Day Projects

By - Oct 2, 05:17 AM   Comments [0]

Have you ever heard the notion that it takes three weeks to form a habit? I’m a firm believer in the cumulative effects of small actions completed each and every day, but I know that lots of us need a little nudge to get them...

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GMAC: Largest B-Schools Worldwide Experience Growth in Applications

By - Oct 1, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

According to a new Applications Trend Survey by the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), 73% of graduate business programs with 201 or more class seats report increased application volume this year. This is compared to 30% of the smallest programs, those with 50 or fewer...

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