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MBAnalysis: Round and Round We Go – A Timetable for Applying to Business School

By - Aug 13, 08:16 AM   Comments [0]

So when should I apply to business school? At first blush this seems like a fairly straightforward question: apply by the deadline. Only here’s the rub: most business schools don’t have just one deadline. They frequently have three. Generally, round 1 deadlines are in September...

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NYU Stern: Tips to Making it to the Village

By - Aug 13, 06:55 AM   Comments [0]

While known as a finance-focused school, Stern also places many graduates into consulting and the media & entertainment industry stemming from its location in Greenwich Village in New York City. Character and a sense of self-awareness to realize one’s weakness are very important to Stern,...

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As Big as Texas: Tips for McCombs’ MBA Essays

By - Aug 13, 06:36 AM   Comments [0]

How To Get Into University of Texas’ McCombs School of Business Learn How   The McComb’s School of Business is looking for dynamic, driven people. The program gets better and stronger every year, and they want to admit students who will keep that forward momentum...

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How to Write a Great UVA Darden Essay

By - Aug 13, 06:05 AM   Comments [0]

Darden has a new question this year and is giving applicants 500 words to answer: When preparing for class at Darden, students formulate an opinion on each case before meeting with their learning teams and class sections. When encountering different views and perspectives, opinions frequently...

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La La Land: More than a Movie…Tips to get you to UCLA Anderson

By - Aug 6, 18:15 PM   Comments [0]

There are many amazing reasons to live in Southern California: Perfect weather, perfect water, and Silicon Beach to name a few. However, what really makes UCLA stand-out is its unique location in a city filled with many different industries, a collaborative culture, and the flexibility...

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MBAnalysis: Small Enough to be Big

By - Aug 6, 06:38 AM   Comments [0]

In the last blog post, we discussed those schools that are “big enough to be small,” meaning that due to their overwhelming size there is always a group of like-minded people to come together around a shared interest or professional goal. So if there is...

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Considering an MPP or MPA? Questions to Ask Before Applying

By - Aug 6, 06:25 AM   Comments [0]

If you want to be president, you run for office. But what if you want to work FOR the president – or elsewhere in the government or nonprofit worlds? Increasingly, a master’s level public policy degree can make the difference. Usually, that means either an...

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MBAnalysis: Big Enough to be Small?

By - Aug 3, 16:01 PM   Comments [0]

When you watch basketball, you will sometimes hear a commentator talk about a player, “playing big.” What this means is that though the player may be physically small they take on roles that usually players of their size just don’t do. As aficionados of the...

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Thirsty for an MBA? Try Emory’s Goizueta!

By - Aug 3, 15:38 PM   Comments [0]

Emory’s Goizueta Business School, is named after Roberto Goizueta, the former CEO of the little local company, Coca Cola. Goizueta’s values of curiosity, intellectual courage and integrity are part of the Emory Goizueta ethos as well so keep these in mind as you approach Emory’s...

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5 Keys to Writing the Cornell Johnson Essays

By - Aug 1, 18:26 PM   Comments [0]

So you want to go to Johnson? Prove it! That’s the mentality espoused by the MBA Admissions Committee at this small, tight-knit school. And here are five ways to make your application essays stand out. 1. It’s about the prep At Cornell, we value students...

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