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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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New York University (Stern) Essay Analysis, 2017–2018

By - Jun 19, 14:07 PM   Comments [0]

After making no changes to its application essay questions last year from the year before, New York University’s (NYU’s) Stern School of Business has this season made a rather drastic overhaul to its prompts. Some candidates may be pleased to see the school’s longstanding “personal...

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The Four Guiding Principles of Berkeley-Haas

By - Jun 19, 13:51 PM   Comments [0]

It’s a new year for MBA admissions and there are new Haas essays! This time, you have fewer words (only 800) than last year to tell your story. The first thing you have to remember is be neat and tidy. More importantly though is your...

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The Four Guiding Principles of Berkeley-Haas

By - Jun 19, 13:51 PM   Comments [0]

It’s a new year for MBA admissions and there are new Haas essays! This time, you have fewer words (only 800) than last year to tell your story. The first thing you have to remember is be neat and tidy. More importantly though is your...

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MIT Sloan Announces New Video Statement for the Fall 2018 Application

By - Jun 19, 13:29 PM   Comments [0]

The MIT Sloan School of Management has made some updates to its application requirements for the 2017-18 admissions season. The cover letter as essay is still in play, and Sloan also asks applicants to provide a brief video statement. Here’s how each component is explained on...

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Are You Wonder Woman or Spider-Man? Stratus Can Uncover Your Superpowers!

By - Jun 19, 13:06 PM   Comments [0]

In my 15+ years in MBA admissions, I have seen many MBA applicants struggle to connect the dots between what they have done in the past and their career goals. One client had a career with several turns, including a job at a bank and...

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MIT Sloan Announces Fall 2018 MBA Application Deadlines

By - Jun 19, 13:03 PM   Comments [0]

The MIT Sloan School of Management has posted the following application deadlines for the 2017-18 admissions cycle. Round 1 Application due: September 25, 2017 Decision released: December 19, 2017 Round 2 Application due: January 17, 2018 Decision released: April 3, 2018 Round 3 Application due: April 9, 2018 Decision released: May 14, 2018 Applications must...

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Michigan Ross MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jun 19, 07:30 AM   Comments [0]

Ross is shaking things up this year. It has different essay questions (requiring very short answers) and a more traditional goals question, but all is different from previous years. Why? Here's what Ross says about the change: "We want to get to know more about you...

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Wharton’s Commitment Project – a Window into Wharton [Episode 210]

By - Jun 19, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

Today we’re doing something a little different: a deep dive into a specific program at Wharton. It’s a program that reveals a lot about Wharton’s culture, which also gives us insight into what the Wharton admissions committee is looking for. Commitment. Purpose. Meaning. These are all...

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