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Fridays from the Frontline

Keep abreast of the latest happenings in the business school blogosphere! This weekly column summarizes recent posts from MBA student and applicant blogs.

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Apr 10, 2015

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Fridays from the Frontline: Musings

Welcome 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 mused upon a variety of different topics from the business school sphere, and from life in general. GrantMeAdmission is applying to top pre-MBA programs. Jonathan Taves muses on the meaning of “elite” and the top 7 MBA programs. TopDogMBA reflects on how much has changed since he applied to business school and... Read more »

Apr 3, 2015

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Fridays from the Frontline: Tasting the Fear

The following is a guest post from Naija MBA Gal that was originally published on her blog. Naija MBA Gal is a consultant specializing in risk assurance at one of the big consulting firms, and she is planning to attend the Booth School of Business at the University of Chicago in Fall 2015. You can follow Naija MBA Gal’s application journey on her blog.  I’ve officially committed to the Booth class of 2017 and I know its a great decision. So why am I afraid? There is definitely no way I will be w... Read more »

Feb 27, 2015

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Fridays From the Frontline: Busy, Busy

Welcome back to Fridays From the Frontline, Clear Admit’s weekly summation of posts from the business school blogosphere. This week, MBA applicants and current students alike are busy with the demands of the application process or business school life.   Current applicants had plenty to talk about in the past week. GrantMeAdmission shared some valuable admissions advice from a recent Wharton graduate. GNTPH is diligently preparing for the GMAT, while congratulating other MBA applicant friends wh... Read more »

Feb 13, 2015

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Fridays From the Frontline: Experience

Welcome 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 Pre... Read more »

Feb 6, 2015

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Fridays From the Frontline: MBA Admissions Advice

Welcome back to Fridays From the Frontline, the column in which we summarize happenings in the business school blogosphere. This week, admissions representatives from top schools provide applicants with insight and advice on their blogs.  It was another quiet week on the MBA applicant front, since most MBA applicant bloggers were accepted in Round 1, or decided to apply next year. Johnathan Taves of EF Essays muses on mobile apps in his latest blog post. PullingthatMBAtrigger received word that ... Read more »

Jan 30, 2015

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Fridays From the Frontline: Reflections

Welcome back to Fridays from the Frontline, our weekly summation of happenings in the business school blogosphere.  This week, applicants and current students took time to reflect on the application process and events and programs in their lives.  A good number of applicants received admissions decisions in Round 1, and a lot of them have been reflecting on their experiences in the past few weeks. In the aftermath of a recent corporate restructuring announcement at his company, Johnathan Taves h... Read more »

Jan 23, 2015

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Fridays From the Frontline: Life As Usual

Welcome back to Fridays From the Frontline, the column in which we summarize happenings in the business school blogosphere. This week, current students are enjoying life in business school, while applicants have been quiet after the Round 1 decision announcements and the Round 2 deadlines.  Current students discuss their lives in business school. On the Texas MBAs Talk blog, Nicholas describes the McCombs Seattle tech trek to Microsoft, T-Mobile, and Zulily.  On the Cornell Johnson student blogs... Read more »

Jan 16, 2015

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Fridays from the Frontline: the Waiting Game

Welcome back to Fridays from the Frontline, our weekly summation of happenings in the business school blogosphere.  This week marked the passing of many round-two application deadlines, and the beginning of a long period of anticipation for numerous business-school applicants. Naija MBA Gal gives us her thoughts on waitlisting and what her strategies are for improving her chances as she awaits a decision, while Grant Me Admission muses on the reasons he was rejected and his strategies for applyi... Read more »

Jan 13, 2015

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Tell Us Tuesday: Submit an Interview Report for Columbia, Stern, Ross, INSEAD, LBS, or Johnson and Receive a $10 Gift Card

If you’re interested in sharing your interview experience, we’ll be awarding a $10 Amazon gift certificate to each applicant who submits an interview report for Columbia Business School, Cornell / Johnson, INSEAD, NYU / Stern, London Business School, or Michigan / Ross through 5pm EST next Tuesday, January 20!  We will send gift cards by e-mail. Each person can only receive one gift card. Please include the following information in your report: Date/Admissions Round Description of visit and/or i... Read more »

Jan 9, 2015

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Fridays From the Frontline: Decisions, Decisions

Welcome back to Fridays from the Frontline, the column in which we summarize the past week’s business school blogosphere happenings. This week, the MBA applicant bloggers who received acceptances are trying to decide where to go to school, while the MBA current student and program bloggers are setting their new year’s resolutions. MBA applicant (and admit!) bloggers have faced several different decisions in the last week. GrantMeAdmission decided to apply for the Riordan MBA Fellows Program, whi... Read more »

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