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Fridays From the Frontline: Experience

experienceWelcome back to Fridays From the Frontline, our weekly summation of happenings in the business school blogosphere. This week, MBA applicants, current students, and admissions bloggers have stressed the value of experience in a myriad of ways.

MBA applicants reflect on their business school application experiences and provide advice. Johnathan Taves of EF Essays discusses how to plan a fundraiser. NaijaMBAGal provides valuable advice for R2 candidates who have been invited to interview. Under Prescription has chosen Dartmouth Tuck over MIT for his MBA.

Zafeer Khan provides a roundup of UCLA Anderson’s Challenge for Charity (C4C) Casino Night. Fuqua alumnus Dipesh Shah returns to Fuqua’s student blog to use his real world experience to bust some myths about the Duke MBA experience. Shawn Sengupta writes about international life at McCombs. Eva Spillebeen talks about London Business School’s trip to Belgium.

Business schools also provided information for prospective students this week. On their blog, the Kellogg School Administration introduces the latest crop of Zell Scholars and provides more information about this entrepreneurial support program. Stephen Pidgeon, the associate director of the Tuck Career Development Office and an expert on getting a job in consulting, provides recruiting advice for aspiring consultants.

That’s everything for this week. Good luck with your applications, and be sure to tune in next week for more news from the business school blogosphere!


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