MBA

How Do You Deal with Criticism? MBA Admissions Committees Want to Know

By - Aug 7, 07:30 AM   Comments [0]

Many MBA essays ask you to write about a time you were given criticism and how you dealt with it. This may not be the kind of question you wished they had asked, but it is one that provides an excellent opportunity to show the...

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How to Respond to the Stanford MBA Essay Prompts

By - Aug 7, 05:44 AM   Comments [0]

The Stanford business school challenges those applying to be unique in their essays and responses while recognizing the importance of being yourself as you reflect upon and discuss your future goals. The acceptance rate for Stanford in 2015 was 6.1%, making it the most selective...

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Duke Fuqua 2016-2017 MBA Essay Tips and Application Deadlines

By - Aug 5, 04:29 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business has posted its 2016-2017 MBA admissions essay questions online, as well as the application deadlines for each round. The school accepts applications in three rounds, in addition to the Early Action round for students who are...

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Avoid Choosing the Wrong MBA Recommenders

By - Aug 4, 09:42 AM   Comments [0]

As part of our month-long anniversary celebration, I’m highlighting some of my favorite blog posts from along the way that I think will really resonate with applicants who are gearing up for submission this fall.  Enjoy! You probably already know not to ask the CEO of your...

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Georgetown McDonough 2016-17 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Aug 3, 15:38 PM   Comments [0]

Two major changes to Georgetown McDonough's application this year 1. A new essay prompt: A little more focus and 250 words shorter than last year's question. 2. A one-minute video. I recently interviewed Georgetown McDonough's Dean of Admissions, Shari Hubert for our Admission Straight Talk podcast. While the...

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Innovative Leadership Learning: The “Wharton Difference” and Fit with The Program

By - Aug 3, 15:29 PM   Comments [0]

My previous post on defining your fit with Wharton addressed two of the four components of “The Wharton Difference” (Largest Global Network and Culture of Engagement). Here I’ll look at the third component: Innovative Leadership Learning. On the Wharton website, the short paragraph introducing this component...

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Introducing Our Newest Accepted Consultant…Philippe Barr

By - Aug 3, 15:22 PM   Comments [0]

We are excited to introduce you to Dr. Philippe Barr, our new MBA and graduate school admissions consultant! Philippe has worked for over ten years in higher education, serving as Assistant Professor of French and Francophone Studies at UNC Chapel Hill and as Assistant Director...

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Writing About Your Post-MBA Career Goals

By - Aug 3, 08:13 AM   Comments [0]

“What do you want to be when you grow up?” You were probably asked this question all of the time as a little kid. Thanks to your business school applications, you’ll have to answer it again. Only now you must envision where you’ll be in your...

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Tuesday Tips: Northwestern Kellogg 2017 MBA Essay Tips

By - Aug 2, 15:17 PM   Comments [0]

Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management is a close-knit community that values a diverse community and philanthropy. At the same time, diversity in experience, background and thought is important to the Kellogg admissions committee. Do your research on the programs, activities, clubs, classes and professors at...

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The “Wharton Difference” and Fit with The Program

By - Aug 2, 13:14 PM   Comments [0]

The Wharton MBA adcom itself offers you some help in shaping your Wharton application – by clearly and succinctly defining the four core components of “the Wharton difference.” Understanding these components is a key to conveying your fit with the program. These four components are encompassed...

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