Is an MBA Still Relevant? Definitely, According to These B-School Deans

By - Nov 6, 06:29 AM   Comments [0]

Are you contemplating an MBA for career advancement, personal development, or a career switch? You may have mixed feelings as a result of news stories covering the recent dip in applications. You might ask yourself, is an MBA still relevant? We know b-school hopefuls love...

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By - Nov 6, 01:42 AM   Comments [0]

Fortuna Admissions has compiled the results of the big five MBA rankings of the last 12 months to produce the ninth edition of the Fortuna Ranking of MBA Rankings 2019. Every year we combine the results of the MBA rankings published by US News, the Financial Times,...

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Surviving Your First Ding

By - Nov 4, 10:29 AM   Comments [0]

Last month, some elite business schools sent out their Round 1 interview invitations, along with “release” notices to the majority of applicants. That means thousands of MBA hopefuls around the world recently received their first big fat DING. While some people can easily shrug off this...

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UPenn Wharton’s Team-Based Discussion (TBD) Interview

By - Nov 4, 07:16 AM   Comments [0]

Since shaking up the MBA interview process in 2012 with its innovative group discussion, The Wharton School at Penn has continued to further refine their process by tweaking the question and focus of the group interview. This year, applicants are put in groups and asked to answer...

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Identifying and Articulating Fit with the Booth MBA: How Will You Contribute to the Booth Community?

By - Nov 4, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

The Booth MBA admissions committee focuses on three key dimensions in evaluating applicants: Intellectual fit in terms of ability and motivation to optimize its CurriculumPersonal and cultural fit in terms of synergy with its CommunityProfessional fit in terms of past and future Career This short series of posts will explore...

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From Biomedical Research to Kellogg MBA: A Non-Traditional Business School Journey

By - Nov 3, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Learn how real students and recent grads have navigated their way through the business school admissions process and b-school itself with our What is Business School Really Like? series. Meet Mandar, a Kellogg grad and former biomedical researcher. Mandar, thank you for sharing your story with us! We’d like to...

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Would You Benefit From a Mock Wharton Team-Based Discussion?

By - Nov 3, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

“Chance favors the prepared mind,” said Louis Pasteur, and I agree. A successful Wharton Team-Based Interview is all about the team’s success and your contribution to the team. It’s not about strutting your stuff or dominating the conversation. It’s also not about being a wallflower or...

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Yale School of Management Executive MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines [2019 – 2020]

By - Nov 1, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Yale School of Management’s Executive MBA fully reflects the character of the SOM and more broadly of Yale University: strong, vibrant community; holistic perspective; intellectual vigor; and real-world engagement and impact. Yale EMBA’s unique “areas of focus” approach is central to its identity, and while it...

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Why Your GMAT Matters + 8 Top GMAT Test Prep Strategies

By - Nov 1, 05:01 AM   Comments [0]

You’ve made the exciting decision to apply for your MBA, and you feel confident: You have impressive professional accomplishments, recommenders cheering you on, and a compelling argument for admission. And yet…the mere thought of sitting down for the GMAT, perhaps your first a standardized test...

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Overview of the Top 7 MBA Deferred Admissions Programs

By - Oct 31, 07:56 AM   Comments [0]

For the first time, Wharton has broadened its MBA deferred admissions program to include applicants beyond the University of Pennsylvania undergraduate community. Non-UPenn students now have the opportunity to vie for a prized place in a future Wharton MBA class, allowing them to gain several years work...

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