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Showing You Can Do the Work [Fitting In & Standing Out]

By - Jun 22, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

Two key goals of every application reflect a tension if not an actual conflict: you must show the admissions committee that you fit in – that you’re a perfect fit with their program and the exact type of candidate they’re looking for – while simultaneously...

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A Business Masters Degree is Not a Replacement for an MBA

By - Jun 11, 09:15 AM   Comments [0]

According to new research by the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), 75% of prospective graduate business school candidates who participated in the GMAC survey and who already have a master’s degree are considering enrolling in MBA programs. This is true for students with both prior...

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Schwarzman Scholars Application Essay Tips and Deadlines

By - Jun 8, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

Up to 200 Schwarzman Scholars will earn their Master of Global Affairs degrees from China’s prestigious Tsinghua University each year. Not only will Schwarzman Scholars receive free tuition, room and board, books, supplies, a laptop and cell phone, but their airfare to China for the...

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Your Past Doesn’t Define You [Episode 209]

By - Jun 7, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

Today’s one of those shows where I’m going to be the sole presenter. I actually started preparing this show during the World Series way back in October. Yes, folks, after 108 years of losing, the Chicago Cubs finally won the World Series. At the same time, we...

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Admissions Resumes: Putting it All Together

By - May 26, 09:15 AM   Comments [0]

This post is taken from The Quick Guide to Admissions Resumes. Click here to download the full guide. MBA and other graduate school applicants frequently submit a resume with their applications. Many schools require it, and some schools, such as Columbia Business School, even specify a given...

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Admissions Resumes: Putting it All Together

By - May 26, 09:15 AM   Comments [0]

This post is taken from The Quick Guide to Admissions Resumes. Click here to download the full guide. MBA and other graduate school applicants frequently submit a resume with their applications. Many schools require it, and some schools, such as Columbia Business School, even specify a given...

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UCLA’s MS in Business Analytics: Prep for the Sexiest Job of the 21st Century

By - May 24, 09:15 AM   Comments [0]

Are you a quant jock with a bit of a poet in you? Learn about UCLA Anderson’s new MS in Business Analytics! Harvard Business Review declared in 2012 that being a data scientist is the “sexiest job of the 21st century.” Glassdoor last year claimed...

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UCLA’s MS in Business Analytics: Prep for the Sexiest Job of the 21st Century

By - May 24, 09:15 AM   Comments [0]

Are you a quant jock with a bit of a poet in you? Learn about UCLA Anderson’s new MS in Business Analytics! Harvard Business Review declared in 2012 that being a data scientist is the “sexiest job of the 21st century.” Glassdoor last year claimed...

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The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans [Application Essay Tips]

By - May 21, 09:30 AM   Comments [0]

Paul Soros was often overshadowed by his younger brother, financial wizard George Soros, but he was a millionaire in his own right. In contrast to George Soros’s success in the financial industry, Paul Soros made his mark on the world by innovating in the shipping...

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The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans [Application Essay Tips]

By - May 21, 09:30 AM   Comments [0]

Paul Soros was often overshadowed by his younger brother, financial wizard George Soros, but he was a millionaire in his own right. In contrast to George Soros’s success in the financial industry, Paul Soros made his mark on the world by innovating in the shipping...

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