Mid-Career, a Peruvian Economist-Engineer is Energized at CMU Tepper

By - May 2, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

This interview is the latest in an Accepted blog series featuring interviews with MBA students, offering readers a behind-the-scenes look at top MBA programs. And now for a chat with an MBA student at CMU Tepper, Daniel Espinoza… Accepted: We’d like to get to know you!...

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3 Steps for Applying to Business School with a Low Undergraduate GPA

By - May 2, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

Your grades show whether you previously performed well in an academic setting. If your college GPA is low, then you need to provide evidence that even though you may have faltered back then, now you’re A-game and are capable of academic excellence. But how can you...

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The Bigger Picture: Don’t Let the Perfect be the Enemy of the Good

By - May 2, 05:00 AM   Comments [0]

Every night, without fail, I map out the following day in my calendar. I block off time for exercise, errands, family responsibilities, seeing friends and working on various projects.  If I want something to happen on a certain day, I fit it into my calendar. I like...

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Your MBA Plan for the Next Two Months

By - May 1, 10:19 AM   Comments [0]

This year's MBA applications will be released by the schools sometime in June or July (on average). So what can you be doingnow? A lot. If you start now, then you can knock out some of the low hanging fruit and be ready to hunker down...

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What to Do Between Now and Round 1 Deadlines

By - May 1, 08:40 AM   Comments [0]

If you plan to apply to MBA programs this fall, you have a little more than four months until the first Round 1 deadlines hit. What’s one of the most important things you can do between now and then? Get a few more leadership experiences...

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Ramp Up Extracurriculars Before Round 1 Deadlines

By - Apr 28, 11:50 AM   Comments [0]

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA Blog on U.S.News. If you’ve been holed up in your office for the past three years, you may not have realized that volunteer experience and extracurricular interests are a crucial aspect of your business school application profile. Now...

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How To Get More Women In MBA Programs

By - Apr 28, 04:03 AM   Comments [0]

The trends hold true in both the C-Suite and business school — there still aren’t enough women. That’s why MBA programs are scrambling to attract more female candidates and searching for more effective ways to do it. Efforts to attract high-caliber candidates include adapting to the...

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A Look at One Successful HBS Applicant

By - Apr 27, 13:53 PM   Comments [0]

Prospective applicants always wants to know how to land a seat at the (usually) top-ranked MBA program in the land, Harvard Business School. If that sounds like you, then check out the recent piece in BusinessInsider profiling first-year MBA student Ayse Baybars and her journey to...

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Peking University Opening Business School Campus in Oxford

By - Apr 27, 04:00 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Peking University’s HSBC Business School has acquired a property in Oxford, England that it will use to launch an overseas campus. When the campus opens in summer of 2018, the business school will become the first in China to launch a campus...

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

By - Apr 26, 13:20 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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