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Last Updated Nov 23, 2016 by

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MBA Admissions Mashup: Round 1 Updates & Post-Trump Reflections

Welcome back! Every Wednesday, we share a round-up of the latest news from MBA admissions blogs at the top business schools. This week we see Round 1 & 2 updates as well as reflections on a world post-Brexit and Trump and more! This week we see a lot of updates... Read more »

Last Updated Nov 21, 2016 by

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FREE Webinar: How to Determine and Develop a Winning Set of Career Goals

What are your short-term & long-term career goals? Before you answer this question in your business school application essays and even during your admissions interview, you should think long and hard about your post-MBA career goals. Taking the time to develop sound goals, will not only make you a better... Read more »

Last Updated Nov 2, 2016 by

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MBA Admissions Mashup: On-Campus Living, Interviews, and When to Apply

Every Wednesday, we share a round up of the latest news from MBA admissions blogs at the top business schools. This week we have advice on on-campus living, interviews and the timing of business school. If you’ve applied to MIT Sloan and UPenn / Wharton, you’ve been checking out MBA... Read more »

Last Updated Sep 28, 2016 by

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MBA Admissions Mashup: Starting Your MBA Journey

Every Wednesday, we share a round-up of the latest news from MBA admissions blogs at the top business schools. Over the past couple of weeks, first-year MBAs across the world are experiencing business school for the first time. To acclimate themselves to the rigors (and fun!) of pursuing their MBA, programs organize orientation... Read more »

Last Updated Sep 7, 2016 by

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MBA Admissions Mashup: Women in Business School and Joint Degrees

Every Wednesday, we share a round-up of the latest news from MBA admissions blogs at the top business schools. This week we’re taking a look at joint degrees, as well as featuring women in business (and b-school) and how programs are making strides at increasing female enrollment. Exciting news for... Read more »

Last Updated Aug 15, 2016 by

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The MBA Application: Know Your Audience

As Round 1 deadlines approach, applicants are coming to understand that applying to business school is an incredibly demanding process. In addition to taking the GMAT, assembling academic transcripts and providing recommendation letters, candidates are required to draft multiple essays, job descriptions, lists of activities and more. With the obvious... Read more »

Last Updated Aug 8, 2016 by

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Admissions Tip: Off-Campus Information Sessions

For all those applicants who have recently opened a calendar to plot out the next few months only to realize they can’t possibly fit in campus visits on top of full-time jobs and essay writing, never fear! It’s true that traveling to a school’s campus is the ideal way to... Read more »

Last Updated Jul 25, 2016 by

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3 Ways To Convince The MBA Admissions Committee That You Only Have Eyes For Them

  With August soon approaching, it’s the time of year when many applicants are beginning to work on their application essays and learning more about their target programs in the process of rounding out their “why are you pursuing an MBA/why [insert school name here]?” discussions. Keeping this important component... Read more »

Last Updated Jul 11, 2016 by

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Admissions Tip: School-Hosted Blogs

As the summer progresses and applicants begin researching their target schools in more depth, we would like to highlight a valuable research tool: school-hosted blogs. The last few years have seen a significant increase in the number of MBA student blogs hosted by schools’ admissions offices, as well as in... Read more »

Last Updated Jun 27, 2016 by

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Admissions Tip: Visiting the Campus

As many applicants are finding out at this time of year, conducting thorough research on MBA programs is an essential step in formulating a list of target schools and crafting convincing essays. Surfing the web and speaking with friends and mentors are great starting points in identifying programs of interest.... Read more »

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