Applications

First Drafts of Personal Statements: Let Yourself Go

By - Jul 9, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Writing the first draft of your personal statement is probably the hardest part of the whole application process. And it makes sense – it’s not easy to capture so much of your experience onto a single page. Transforming your first draft from just OK to simply spectacular I’ve read...

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Dartmouth Tuck MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines [2020 – 2021]

By - Jul 8, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

Under Executive Director of Admissions and Financial Aid Luke Pena’s leadership, Tuck has developed a very purposeful process focused on admitting people who meet its four criteria, summed up as: smart, accomplished, aware and encouraging. The criteria match my understanding of the Tuck community, and...

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Columbia EMBA Application Essay Tips & Deadlines [2020 – 2021]

By - Jul 8, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

The first two Columbia EMBA essay questions ask you to project into the future, both near and long term – they address what you hope, plan, want, and expect. The third essay question is a “getting to know you” question, and it also reflects the adcom’s interest...

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UVA Darden MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines [2020 – 2021]

By - Jul 5, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

If you like the idea of being thrown into the decision maker’s role, using the case method to navigate real-life business situations, then you may want to consider applying to University of Virginia’s Darden MBA program. Darden is one of the largest case publishers in...

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Don’t Start Your Stanford GSB Application Without This Information!

By - Jul 3, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

The MBA application process can feel overwhelming. That’s especially true when your target program is highly selective. Even the tiniest misstep could mean the difference between getting accepted and getting passed over.  If you’re aiming high and dreaming of getting your MBA from Stanford GSB, your...

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Duke Fuqua MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines [2020 – 2021]

By - Jul 2, 18:00 PM   Comments [0]

Leadership, teamwork, ethics, and a global approach to business are essential elements of the Duke Fuqua MBA, which is why you’ll need to make sure you express your passion for these qualities in your application essays. Impress the Fuqua adcom by positioning yourself as an innovative...

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UCLA Anderson School of Management MBA Program Now STEM-Certified

By - Jul 1, 18:30 PM   Comments [0]

UCLA Anderson School of Management’s full-time, fully-employed, and executive MBA programs have received STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) certification. Anderson now joins a select group of business schools to receive the certification for all of its programs, regardless of specialization. The certification is retroactive to...

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What MBA Students Can Expect at UCLA Anderson [Episode 371]

By - Jul 1, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Are you dreaming of an MBA from UCLA Anderson? [Show summary] UCLA Anderson’s Assistant Dean of MBA Admissions, Alex Lawrence, explores the opportunities awaiting future MBA students, as well as the changes Anderson is making to campus life this fall to provide its students with a...

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Applying to Stanford GSB? Get Expert Advice on Beating the Odds

By - Jun 26, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

If you’ve got Stanford GSB at the top of your list of dream MBA programs, you probably already know that the odds are tough. This elite program accepts only 6% of applicants, so your submission needs to be something truly special if you hope to...

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Wharton MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines [2020 – 2021]

By - Jun 26, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

Wharton’s changes to its application this year are minor. They’re really just tweaks as the admissions office was preoccupied responding to COVID, moving all recruiting online, and preparing for the possibility of significant summer melt.One of the concerns applicants have this year is that as...

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