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Last Updated Sep 28, 2016 by

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

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

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 Jul 25, 2016 by

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

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

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 »

Last Updated May 25, 2016 by

MBA Admissions Mashup: Preparing To Apply

Every Wednesday, we share a round-up of the latest news from admissions blogs at the top business schools. With summer fast approaching, we’re slowly turning our attention to summer internships and the 2016-2017 application season. At Dartmouth / Tuck, the adcom advises that it’s never too early to start planning... Read more »

Last Updated May 23, 2016 by

Digging Deep with Your Target B-Schools: Anecdotes & Advocates

Today we want to offer some tips for those of you who are just embarking on the admissions cycle for the 2016-17 season. In this post, we turn our attention to engaging the community of one’s target b-schools. Communicating with business school insiders can be beneficial for a number of reasons:... Read more »

Last Updated May 4, 2016 by

MBA Admissions Mashup: GMAT Tips, Clubs, Recruiting, and Startups

Every Wednesday, we share a round-up of the latest news from MBA admissions blogs at the top business schools. This week we offer up a look at clubs at Harvard Business School, Startups started at Stern (too alliterated for you?), recruiting advice for international students as well as a case... Read more »

Last Updated Apr 27, 2016 by

MBA Admissions Mashup: Successful Applicants, HBS 2+2 Program, Wharton Pre-term

Every Wednesday, we share a round-up of the latest news from MBA admissions blogs at the top business schools. This week we take a look at the 2+2 program at Harvard Business School, UPenn / Wharton‘s Pre-term, as well as some insight from Dartmouth / Tuck and Michigan / Ross... Read more »

Last Updated Apr 13, 2016 by

MBA Admissions Mashup: Recruiting, Waitlist, Cuba, and Fit

Every Wednesday, we share a round-up of the latest news from MBA admissions blogs at the top business schools. This week, we have a whole slew of topics for you from recruiting at Harvard Business School to an amazing trip to Cuba. First let’s talk Cuba. The US Government is... Read more »

Last Updated Mar 23, 2016 by

MBA Admissions Mashup: Admissions Tips & Career Services

Every Wednesday, we share a round-up of the latest news from admissions blogs at the top business schools. The past couple of weeks on MBA LiveWire and MBA DecisionWire revealed admissions decisions, interview notifications, and enrollment decisions, in addition to a focus on R3 applications. As such, we’re featuring a... Read more »

Last Updated Mar 14, 2016 by

MBA Rankings And How To Use Them

U.S. News is scheduled to release its rankings on Wednesday; late last week it teased out the top ten for that ranking (in alphabetical order). We decided to run a contest to allow candidates to predict the order of that top 10, the winner will be announced on Thursday. That... Read more »

Last Updated Mar 2, 2016 by

MBA Admissions Mashup: Campus Visits, #FOMO, and R3 Applications

Every Wednesday, we share a round-up of the latest news from admissions blogs at the top business schools. Congratulations to everyone receiving interview invitations and positive admissions decisions! (Needless to say, if you haven’t already done so, we urge you to head on over to MBA LiveWire to share the... Read more »

Last Updated Feb 24, 2016 by

MBA Admissions Mashup: Diversity & Inclusion

Every Wednesday, we share a round-up of the latest news from admissions blogs at the top business schools. This week’s MBA Admissions Mashup takes a look at what business schools and MBAs are doing to promote diversity and inclusion on campus and we’ve sprinkled in several admissions tips…just in time... Read more »

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