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Duke Fuqua 25 Random Things: Do’s and Don’ts

By - Jul 3, 07:26 AM   Comments [0]

Not surprisingly, Duke’s Fuqua School of Business is asking for the same 25 random things again this year. Having read this essay for more than a handful of years, I have seen a broad range of responses, some terrible, some brilliant. Through this ‘essay’ Fuqua...

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Creating That Killer Wharton Essay

By - Jun 29, 06:07 AM   Comments [0]

The legendary cylindrical tower edging Locust walk houses Wharton, a business school with a history of shaping the minds and clarifying the values of top business leaders. Wharton prides itself on team work, leadership, and instilling lessons of self-reflection and growth into the Learning Team—a...

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MBAnalysis Blog: Loving Private Equity? Hack an MBA (Part 3 of 3)

By - Jun 26, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

In the past blog, I noted a couple of different flavors of private equity. Now, I want to discuss the most complicated category of PE investing which is the point in the life of the company when the investment is made. This would include anywhere...

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MBAnalysis Blog: Loving Private Equity? Hack an MBA (Part 3 of 3)

By - Jun 26, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

In the past blog, I noted a couple of different flavors of private equity. Now, I want to discuss the most complicated category of PE investing which is the point in the life of the company when the investment is made. This would include anywhere...

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MBAnalysis Blog: Loving Private Equity? Hack an MBA (Part 3)

By - Jun 26, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

In the past blog, I noted a couple of different flavors of private equity. Now, I want to discuss the most complicated category of PE investing which is the point in the life of the company when the investment is made. This would include anywhere...

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How to Create the Best Possible Resume for Your MBA Application

By - Jun 23, 10:10 AM   Comments [0]

An excellent resume is an important part of the MBA application because it gives Admissions Committees (AdComs) a snapshot of your work experience, education, skills and accomplishments. However, it is more than an updated version of the resume you used to land your current job....

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How to Create the Best Possible Resume for Your MBA Application

By - Jun 23, 10:10 AM   Comments [0]

An excellent resume is an important part of the MBA application because it gives Admissions Committees (AdComs) a snapshot of your work experience, education, skills and accomplishments. However, it is more than an updated version of the resume you used to land your current job....

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MBAnalysis Blog: Loving Private Equity? Hack an MBA (Part 2)

By - Jun 23, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

As noted in my previous blog, a credible MBA applicant doesn’t just say they want to go into “private equity” but knows exactly what type of private equity. To answer this question, you first need to understand private equities’ different flavors. Some types of private...

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MBAnalysis Blog: Loving Private Equity? Hack an MBA (Part 2)

By - Jun 23, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

As noted in my previous blog, a credible MBA applicant doesn’t just say they want to go into “private equity” but knows exactly what type of private equity. To answer this question, you first need to understand private equities’ different flavors. Some types of private...

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6 Must-Do Things in July to Move Your MBA Applications Forward

By - Jun 22, 16:32 PM   Comments [0]

Early July is about two months before the first regular-decision MBA application deadlines, including HBS’s. You’re likely pretty overwhelmed by all there is to do, but it helps to lay out the tasks in steps to keep all the moving parts together. Here are some...

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