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5 Key Qualities of Successful MBA Applications

By - Jun 9, 09:59 AM   Comments [0]

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA Blog on U.S.News.com Every MBA candidate brings something unique to the table, but business schools are always on the lookout for specific qualities as they review the thousands of applications that cross their desks each season. If...

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Are You Prepared for MBA Application Season?

By - Jun 9, 09:34 AM   Comments [0]

MBA Application season is here.   If we look to the trends, admission to a top MBA program remains as daunting as ever—despite the very minimal increases in admit rate when compared with last year.  In fact, the admit rate remained on par with last year’s...

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12 Steps on How to Apply to Business School – Step 7: MBA Application Essays ‒ Addressing The Most Common Questions

By - Jun 9, 07:30 AM   Comments [0]

Once you’ve spent the required time identifying your target schools’ admissions criteria, self-reflecting and identifying some of your key traits, and focusing on the personal narrative you want to depict in your applications, it’s time to dive into the essay questions. There are several themes...

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MBA Application Essays: Avoid Too Many Cooks

By - Jun 8, 06:16 AM   Comments [0]

Let’s set the scene: You’re home for thanksgiving. You’ve just finished draft one of your MBA application essay. “Hey, everyone,” you say, “I just finished my essay. I sure could use some notes.” “Sure,” says your Mom, Dad, Uncle Farley, Aunt Monica, Great Uncle Craig and even Mr....

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MBA Application Essays: Avoid Too Many Cooks

By - Jun 8, 06:16 AM   Comments [0]

Let’s set the scene: You’re home for thanksgiving. You’ve just finished draft one of your MBA application essay. “Sure,” says your Mom, Dad, Uncle Farley, Aunt Monica, Great Uncle Craig and even Mr. Pearson, the creepy next door neighbor you don’t know that well. “What are...

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MBA Application Essays: Avoid Too Many Cooks

By - Jun 8, 06:16 AM   Comments [0]

Let’s set the scene: You’re home for thanksgiving. You’ve just finished draft one of your MBA application essay. “Sure,” says your Mom, Dad, Uncle Farley, Aunt Monica, Great Uncle Craig and even Mr. Pearson, the creepy next door neighbor you don’t know that well. “What are...

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What to Do if You’re Light on Extracurriculars

By - Jun 8, 05:42 AM   Comments [0]

If you’re applying to business schools in Round 1, the process of pulling your materials together will consume much of your life in the coming months. Of particular focus will be planning how to best position yourself. If you’ve taken on leadership roles in volunteer...

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Books To Read Before You Begin Your MBA Application

By - Jun 8, 01:59 AM   Comments [0]

I’m certain everyone knows that before you apply to business schools, it’s a good idea to read The Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times, the Economist and Bloomberg-BusinessWeek to familiarize yourself with the jargon and the stories you will be discussing while in school.  I...

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Is Columbia Business School Calling Your Name?

By - Jun 8, 01:54 AM   Comments [0]

The webinar aired live last week and was a huge success, so if you missed it or if you attended and would like to review, then you’ll want to tune in to the online recording for not-to-be-missed advice on how to snag that Columbia acceptance. Don’t...

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Whelan to Lead NYU Stern’s New Center for Sustainable Business

By - Jun 5, 10:44 AM   Comments [0]

New York University Stern School of Business will launch a new Center for Sustainable Business in January 2016, and has announced that Tensie Whelan, currently the president of the Rainforest Alliance and a key leader in the realm of environmental activism and stewardship, will join...

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