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Didn’t Get Into Your Public Policy Program and Thinking About Re-Applying? Here’s How to Re-Tool

By - Apr 16, 07:14 AM   Comments [0]

Over the past few weeks, Masters in Public Policy Program(s) have released their admissions decisions. Not everyone got the news they were hoping for, of course, but if you’re considering applying again, then you’ve come to the right place. In this post, we talk through...

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Didn’t Get Into Your Public Policy Program and Thinking About Re-Applying? Here’s How to Re-Tool

By - Apr 16, 07:14 AM   Comments [0]

Over the past few weeks, MPP programs have released their admissions decisions. Not everyone got the news they were hoping for, of course, but if you’re considering applying again, then you’ve come to the right place. In this post, we talk through some of the...

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Is a Master’s in Entrepreneurship in Your Future?

By - Apr 11, 08:12 AM   Comments [0]

Traditional business school curriculums prepare students for C-level positions in large, typically public, companies. As the Internet revolution gained momentum, business schools recognized the need to provide an education that met the needs of entrepreneurs building and operating start-ups. The skills needed for a successful...

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MBAnalysis Blog: Part of a Family Business? An MBA is Right for You! (Part 2)

By - Mar 30, 07:43 AM   Comments [0]

While you may have the desire – and even the funds – to go to business school, you may be lacking one important thing: the time. While the idea of taking a couple of years off to learn business in a different way may be...

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MBAnalysis Blog: Part of a Family Business? An MBA is Right for You! (Part 1)

By - Mar 30, 07:33 AM   Comments [0]

An estimated 80% of all businesses are considered to be family businesses to some degree. Unsurprisingly, the vast majority of business schools have one or more courses focused on the unique challenges of running a business that means a whole lot more to you than...

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9 Tips to Improve Your MBA Admissions Profile on LinkedIn

By - Mar 29, 07:31 AM   Comments [0]

While you are waiting for R1 2018 applications to go live, this is an ideal time to review your social media presence in case one of the 35% of adcom members who said they’ve checked out an applicant’s profile online looks at YOURS! When I...

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Is Graduate School Right for You?

By - Mar 26, 08:02 AM   Comments [0]

Even with a strong undergraduate education, graduate school may still be required to reach your goals. Given the cost of living, tuition, and years of lost income, graduate school is an expensive decision. Understanding your motivation and goals, and how best to reach them, increases...

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MBAnalysis Blog: A Roaring Business School Coming Out of Some Roaring Economies

By - Mar 20, 15:07 PM   Comments [0]

Despite having some of the fastest growing economies in the world, Asia has never produced the world class business school one would expect. According to the Financial Times, the top business schools in Asia are CEIBS, moving all the way up to # 8 this...

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6 Things to Do in May While You Wait for MBA Essay Prompts

By - Mar 20, 12:34 PM   Comments [0]

As the weather gets nicer, it may be harder to focus on your applications, but there’s so much you can be doing in May to make it easier on you in the coming months. Here are some things you can be focused on this month:...

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MBAnalysis Blog: Entrepreneurial Cities

By - Mar 20, 07:36 AM   Comments [0]

There was a great article in The New York Times about Midwestern cities that are growing entrepreneurial communities. Describing them as “Comeback Cities,” it highlighted Detroit, MI; Youngstown and Akron, OH; South Bend, IN; and Flint, MI as hotbeds for start-ups. This comes in parallel...

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