Applications

A Veteran’s Transition to Tuck

By - Jun 26, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

This interview is the latest in an Accepted blog series featuring interviews with business students, offering readers a behind-the-scenes look at top programs. And now, introducing Keal Harter... Accepted: We'd like to get to know you! Where are you from? Where and what did you study...

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What Harvard Business School is Looking For: Analytical Aptitude and Appetite

By - Jun 25, 07:30 AM   Comments [0]

This is the second post in our series, What HBS is Looking For. So, HBS wants “analytical aptitude and appetite.” Hardly a surprise. You might be tempted to just skim that section of the website message. Maybe it’s not as obvious as it sounds. Let’s break it...

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Showing You Can Do the Work [Fitting In & Standing Out]

By - Jun 25, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

Two key goals of every application reflect a tension if not an actual conflict: you must show the admissions committee that you fit in – that you’re a perfect fit with their program and the exact type of candidate they’re looking for – while simultaneously...

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What’s the Trick to an HBS Acceptance?

By - Jun 25, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

If you’re planning to apply to Harvard Business School, you’re no doubt busy – balancing your professional responsibilities with family and community commitments, all while researching b-schools and prepping for your applications. You’re a multitasker and a leader. But how can you be sure you’re...

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UC Berkeley Haas MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jun 22, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

My comments are in blue throughout. The black font represents quotes from Haas, which provides excellent resources and advice on its web site. In a nutshell, Haas kept the basic structure of its app similar to last year's, but really changed the essay questions, #1...

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GMAT Exam Updated to Offer Greater Control and Flexibility

By - Jun 22, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

The Graduate Management Admissions Council (GMAC) announced the inauguration of Select Section Order, a new feature that will allow candidates to customize their GMAT experience by selecting the order in which they feel most comfortable taking the exam. Select Section Order will be offered to...

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What Harvard Business School is Looking For: The Habit Of Leadership

By - Jun 21, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

This is the first post in our series, What HBS is Looking For. Thank you, Harvard Business School. IMHO, that’s what applicants should think when they visit the program’s website and find “habit of leadership” on its “Who are we looking for?” admissions page. It’s common knowledge...

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Get Accepted to Stanford GSB Webinar Now Available On-Demand!

By - Jun 21, 06:31 AM   Comments [0]

If you missed Get Accepted to Stanford GSB, or if you’d like to view it again, the webinar is now available on-demand. As you prepare for next year’s applications, learn the key strategies you need to approach Stanford’s application successfully. How can you show that you’re a...

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Emory Goizueta Business School MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jun 20, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

Taken together, these essay questions cover a lot of ground: your professional path and plans, your alignment with the program’s core values, and your unique individuality. Moreover, this vast ground is covered in few words – these essays are short, requiring tough decisions about what...

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Georgetown Announces New Dean for McDonough School of Business

By - Jun 20, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

Georgetown University has announced that Paul Almeida, Ph.D. has been named Dean and William R. Berkley Chair of McDonough School of Business. His tenure will begin on August 1, 2017. Almeida came to Georgetown in 1995 when he served as Senior Associate Dean for Executive Programs....

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