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Last Updated Jul 5, 2018 by

Ready for Your MBA? Register for Free to Meet Top B-Schools at The MBA Tour This July!

Summer is in full swing! While you may be enjoying the time to travel, hit the beach and spend time with family and friends, it’s also the best time to prepare for your MBA admissions journey. As such, we wanted to let you know that our friends from The MBA Tour are hosting their U.S. Tour throughout July. If your located close to one of the following events, don’t miss out on this great opportunity to meet with admissions directors from Columbia, MIT, UC Berkeley, Chicago Booth, IE, Northwestern Kellogg and more top business schools. You’ll be able to attend admissions panels,... Read more »

Last Updated Jul 5, 2018 by

Top #MBA Tweets Spotlight: #GMAC2018 – Vol. 2

This edition of Top #MBA Tweets Spotlight is a continuation of last week’s post about the GMAC Conference, which took place in Boston from June 27th-29th. The Graduate Management Admissions Council (GMAC) owns and administers the GMAT exam; the conference is an opportunity for admissions professionals and other school administrators to connect with colleagues and take the pulse of the business school community.  Read on for the top tweets from the conference: Conference attendees were highly engaged in exploring the GMAT exam from the perspective of an MBA applicant: I answered the #GMAT IR question correctly! #GMAC2018 – https://t.co/OnfCOvI47e pic.twitter.com/aKG4IdrlWG —... Read more »

Last Updated Jul 3, 2018 by

Ohio State / Fisher MBA Deadlines 2018-2019

The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business has released the Fisher MBA deadlines for the 2018-2019 admissions season. 2018-2019 OSU Fisher Deadlines October 15 On-campus travel stipend deadline: Applicants, with a submitted application, can receive a travel stipend up to $500.001.  This incentive can be used to attend one of our Fall Preview Days2 or another on-campus FTMBA event. November 15 University Fellowship and Graduate Enrichment Fellowshipdeadline: Fellowship eligible3 applicants need to submit by this deadline to be considered for nomination in the Graduate School competition. December 15 Recommended deadline for those seeking an MBA Graduate Assistantship position. January 15 Deadline for eligibility to attend Red Carpet... Read more »

Last Updated Jun 29, 2018 by

Cornell / Johnson MBA Essay Questions 2018-2019

The 2018-2019 Cornell Johnson MBA essay prompts for applicants targeting the Class of 2021 consist of a Goals Statement as well as two essays: 2018-2019 Cornell Johnson MBA Essay Prompts Goals Statement A statement of your goals will begin a conversation that will last throughout admissions process and guide your steps during the MBA program and experience. To the best of your understanding today, please share your short and long term goals by completing the following sentences and answering the enclosed short answer question (250 words maximum): Immediately post-MBA, my goal is to work as a(n) ____[Role]____ at ___[Company]___within___[Industry]___. Targeted... Read more »

Last Updated Jun 28, 2018 by

Dartmouth / Tuck Essay Questions 2018-2019

Following up on the announcement of their deadlines for the Class of 2021, the Dartmouth MBA adcom has announced the Tuck 2018-2019 essay questions on their admissions blog. Applicants should note that the adcom asks that their essay responses be double spaced. Dartmouth / Tuck Essay Questions 2018-2019 Essay Questions: Essay 1: Tuck students are aware of how their individuality adds to the fabric of Tuck. Tell us who you are and what you will contribute. (500 words) Essay 2: Tuck students are nice, and invest generously in one another’s success.  Share an example of how you helped someone else succeed.... Read more »

Last Updated Jun 28, 2018 by

Vanderbilt / Owen MBA Deadlines 2018-2019

Vanderbilt University has posted the 2018-2019  Owen MBA deadlines for applicants targeting the Class of 2021. The Owen application cycle operates in four round   2018-2019 Vanderbilt / Owen MBA Deadlines Round 1 Application Deadline: October 19, 2018 Decision Notification: December 7, 2018 Deposit Deadline: January 7, 2019 Round 2 Application Deadline: January 9, 2019 Decision Notification: March 8, 2019 Deposit Deadline: April 15, 2019 Round 3 Application Deadline: March 11, 2019 Decision Notification: April 26, 2019 Deposit Deadline: May 13, 2019 Round 4 (Rolling Admission) Application Deadline: April 29, 2019 Decision Notification: May 17, 2019 Deposit Deadline: May 31, 2019

Last Updated Jun 26, 2018 by

UCLA Anderson MBA Essay Question 2018-2019

Along with the deadlines for the upcoming admissions season, UCLA Anderson has posted their 2018-2019 MBA essay topic noting that first-time applicants must respond to one essay question and one short answer question. Reapplicants are required to respond to the reapplicant essay question. UCLA Anderson Essay Question 2018-2019 First-Time Applicants (Essay Question): Describe your short-term and long-term career goals. How can the UCLA Anderson experience add value to your professional development? (500 words maximum) Short Answer Question: What are you passionate about and why? (300 words maximum) Reapplicants (For applicants who applied for the MBA program in the previous two years) Reapplicant Question: Please describe... Read more »

Last Updated Jun 26, 2018 by

Georgetown / McDonough Deadlines 2018-2019

Georgetown University has updated the McDonough 2018-2019 deadlines, for MBA applications for Fall 2019 entrance. Applicants should note that materials are due by 11:59pm Eastern time on the date of the deadline.   2018-2019 Georgetown McDonough Deadlines Round One Application Deadline: October 9, 2018 Notification Date: December 19, 2018 Deposit Due: February 15, 2019 Round Two Application Deadline: January 7, 2019 Notification Date: March 26, 2019 Deposit Due: April 26, 2019 Round Three Application Deadline: April 1, 2019 Notification Date: May 15, 2019 Deposit Due: May 28, 2019 Round Four Application Deadline: May 1, 2019 Notification Date: May 31, 2019 Deposit... Read more »

Last Updated Jun 25, 2018 by

MIT Sloan Essay Prompt 2018-2019

The MIT Sloan School of Management has just posted its 2018-2019 essay prompt. 2018-2019 MIT Sloan Essay Prompt Cover Letter MIT Sloan seek students whose personal characteristics demonstrate that they will make the most of the incredible opportunities at MIT, both academic and non-academic. We are on a quest to find those whose presence will enhance the experience of other students. We seek thoughtful leaders with exceptional intellectual abilities and the drive and determination to put their stamp on the world. We welcome people who are independent, authentic, and fearlessly creative — true doers. We want people who can redefine solutions... Read more »

Last Updated Jun 25, 2018 by

Stanford GSB MBA Essay Questions – 2018-2019

The Stanford Graduate School of Business (GSB) has revealed its essay questions for the coming admissions season. Applicants are required to respond to two essay questions. 2018-2019 Stanford GSB Essay Questions Essay A: What matters most to you, and why? (750 words) For this essay, we would like you to: Do some deep self-examination, so you can genuinely illustrate who you are and how you came to be the person you are. Share the insights, experiences, and lessons that shaped your perspectives, rather than focusing merely on what you’ve done or accomplished. Write from the heart, and illustrate how a person, situation, or... Read more »

Last Updated Jun 24, 2018 by

MIT Sloan Deadlines 2018-2019

The MIT Sloan deadlines for the 2018-2019 admissions season have been shared by the admissions committee. The 2019-2020 admissions deadlines for MIT Sloan can be seen here. 2018-2019 MIT Sloan MBA Deadlines Round 1 Application Deadline: September 25, 2018 Decision Notification: December 19, 2018 Round 2 Application Deadline: January 22, 2019 Decision Notification: April 2, 2019 Round 3 Application Deadline: April 8, 2019 Decision Notification: May 8, 2019 The adcom also notes that “decisions will be released early for some candidates who will be denied admission without an interview.” 

Last Updated Jun 21, 2018 by

UNC Kenan-Flagler Deadlines 2018-2019

The UNC / Kenan-Flagler admissions committee has released the Kenan-Flagler deadlines for 2018-2019 business school applicants. The school operates its admissions process in four rounds, with the first round being designated early action.   2018-2019 UNC Kenan-Flagler Deadlines Round 1 (Early Action) Application Deadline: October 15, 2018 Decisions Released: December 7, 2018 Deposit Due: January 4, 2019 Round 2 Application Deadline: December 10, 2018 Decisions Released: February 1, 2019 Deposit Due: April 16, 2019 Round 3 Application Deadline: January 15, 2019 Decisions Released: March 15, 2019 Deposit Due: March 1, 2019 Round 4 Application Deadline: March 11, 2019 Decisions Released: April 19, 2019 Deposit Due: May 10, 2019... Read more »

Last Updated Jun 21, 2018 by

UVA Darden Essay Question & Deadlines 2018-2019

The 2018-2019 UVA Darden MBA essay question and deadlines have been announced on the Darden MBA Admissions Blog.  As you may have heard in our latest post, UVA Darden has added an early action round!   2018-2019 UVA Darden MBA Deadlines Early Action Application Deadline: September 7, 2018 Interviews: Schedule Your Own Decisions: October 17, 2018 Round 1 Application Deadline: October 4, 2018 Interviews: By Invitation Decisions: December 12, 2018 Round 2 Application Deadline: January 10, 2019 Interviews: By Invitation Decisions: March 20, 2019 Round 3 Application Deadline: April 3, 2019 Interviews: By Invitation Decisions: May 8, 2019 The adcom notes that applications are... Read more »

Last Updated Jun 18, 2018 by

Defining Your Post-MBA Career Goals

Though essay prompts tend to vary year to year, the two things that nearly every prospective student can count on being asked are “What are your short-term and long-term post-MBA goals?” and “How will Business School X help you achieve these goals?” And, even though many schools have now opted to omit this question during the essay portion of their applications, rest assured that you’ll be asked this question in the data form portion or (most likely) during your interview. Career goals are fundamental to the entire application process; identifying clear goals will help in everything from creating a list of target schools... Read more »

Last Updated Jun 15, 2018 by

Berkeley / Haas MBA Essay Questions 2018-2019

The UC Berkeley MBA admissions committee has announced the Haas essay topics for applicants targeting the Class of 2021. Haas MBA applicants will respond to three brief required essays of no more than 300 words (each). 2018-2019 Berkeley / Haas MBA Essay Questions Essay #1 Tell us a six-word story that reflects a memorable experience in your life-to-date. Elaborate on why it is meaningful to you. (300 words maximum) Essay #2 Briefly describe your immediate post-MBA career goal, and discuss how it will put you on a path to a meaningful and rewarding career. (300 words maximum) Essay #3 Optional Information #1 We... Read more »

Last Updated Jun 15, 2018 by

Berkeley Haas Deadlines 2018-2019

The UC Berkeley admissions committee has recently announced the 2018-2019 Berkeley Haas MBA deadlines for the coming admissions season. The Haas admissions process operates in three rounds, with deadlines in September, January, and April.   Berkeley Haas deadlines for 2018-2019 Round 1 Deadline: September 27, 2018 Notification: December 13, 2018 Round 2 Deadline: January 10, 2019 Notification: March 14, 2019 Round 3 Deadline: April 4, 2019 Notification: May 9, 2019 For more information regarding the Berkeley MBA deadlines, visit Haas’ admissions website. Clear Admit Berkeley Haas School of Business School Guide Clear Admit Berkeley Haas School of Business School Snapshot (FREE) Clear Admit... Read more »

Last Updated Jun 14, 2018 by

Indian School of Business Deadlines 2018-2019

The Indian School of Business has posted the PGP 2018-2019 deadlines for its MBA-equivalent Post Graduate Programme in Management. Prospective PGP students who hold Indian passports should note that the school conducts its admissions process in two cycles, and encourages applicants to target the earlier of these two deadlines because: Full tuition fee waivers will be offered only to Cycle 1 applicants 50% of all merit and need-based waivers will be offered to Cycle 1 applicants 2018-2019 ISB Deadlines Cycle 1 Application Deadline: September 15, 2018 Offer Date: November  2018 Cycle 2 Application Deadline: December 15, 2018 Offer Date: February 2019

Last Updated Jun 14, 2018 by

IESE Deadlines 2018-2019

The 2018-2019 IESE deadlines have been released for the coming MBA admissions season. The program’s admissions process comprises four rounds and an early decision.   2018-2019 IESE Deadlines Early Decision Round Application deadline: September 4, 2018 Decision notification: October 19, 2018 1st Deposit Due: November 16, 2018 Round 1 Application deadline: October 11, 2018 Decision notification: December 4, 2018 1st Deposit Due: January 11, 2018 Round 2 Application deadline: January 8, 2019 Decision notification: March 1, 2019 Deposit Due: March 29, 2019 Round 3 Application deadline: March 1, 2019 Decision notification: April 30, 2019 Deposit Due: May 30, 2019 Round 4 Application... Read more »

Last Updated Jun 14, 2018 by

Chicago Booth Essay Questions 2018-2019

Following the announcement of their MBA deadlines, the University of Chicago has posted the Booth essay questions for prospective applicants seeking to enroll in 2019. 2018-2019 Chicago Booth Essay Questions This year Chicago / Booth announced on their site that they’re incorporating two new application questions that directly address your goals and passions: How will the Booth MBA help you achieve your immediate and long-term post-MBA career goals? Please use the box below or upload a word document. (250-word minimum) Chicago Booth immerses you in a choice-rich environment. How have your interests, leadership experiences, and other passions influenced the choices in your life? You... Read more »

Last Updated Jun 14, 2018 by

Chicago Booth Deadlines 2018-2019

The University of Chicago Booth deadlines for the 2018-2019 application cycle have been posted. Deadlines for the Class of 2021 are as follows: Round 1 Application deadline: September 27, 2018 Decision released: December 6, 2018 Round 2 Application deadline: January 3, 2019 Decision released: March 21, 2019 Round 3 Application deadline: April 4, 2019 Decision released: May 16, 2019

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