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

Interview 4Thanks to everyone who submitted an interview report!

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 Stanford GSB, Dartmouth / Tuck, Cornell / Johnson, INSEAD, NYU / Stern, or Michigan / Ross through 5pm EST next Tuesday, February 3!  We will send gift cards by e-mail. Each person can only receive one gift card. Continue reading…

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Fridays From the Frontline: Life As Usual

sunriseWelcome 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.  Continue reading…

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Trivia Tuesday: Venture Funds at Ross

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Hello again and welcome to this week’s Trivia Tuesday, in which we spotlight program elements that help distinguish the leading business schools from each other. Today we’re taking a look into the Clear Admit School Guide to the Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan to share an excerpt about venture funds at Ross.  Continue reading…

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Tell Us Tuesday: Submit an Interview Report and Receive a $10 Gift Card!

Interview 4Welcome back to Tell Us Tuesday, the column in which we highlight MBA interview reports that have been posted to our Interview Archive in the past week. Thanks to everyone who submitted an interview report!

In a Cornell Johnson Interview Report, an applicant explained how they answered the question “Why Johnson?” Continue reading…

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Fridays from the Frontline: the Waiting Game

waitingWelcome 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 applying again, in an interview that was picked up by Fortune Magazine.  As she waits for the next GMAT testing date Blackgirlmbaoncampus starts another round of studying to improve her score, and reviews her visit to the Paris campus of INSEAD. Continue reading…

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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

tellusIf 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.

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Trivia Tuesday: Language Requirements at INSEAD

Hello again and welcome to this week’s Trivia Tuesday, in which we spotlight program elements that help distinguish the leading business schools from each other. Today we’re taking a look into the Clear Admit School Guide to INSEAD to share an excerpt about the language requirements at INSEAD’s MBA program.  Continue reading…

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Fridays From the Frontline: Decisions, Decisions

decisionsWelcome 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, while MBA on my Mind resolved to apply to top MBA programs during the 2015 admissions cycle. Under Prescription is trying to choose between MIT Sloan and Dartmouth. PullingthatMBAtrigger has finished her round 2 applications.

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Trivia Tuesday: Residential Housing at Cambridge Judge

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Hello again and welcome to this week’s Trivia Tuesday, in which we spotlight program elements that help distinguish the leading business schools from each other. Today we’re taking a look into the Clear Admit School Guide to the Judge Business School at Cambridge University to share an excerpt about the MBA program’s unique residential housing setup.

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Tell Us Tuesday: Submit an Interview Report for Stanford GSB, Tuck, Johnson, INSEAD, Stern, or Ross and Receive a $10 Gift Card!

tellusWelcome back to Tell Us Tuesday, the column in which we highlight MBA interview reports that have been posted to our Interview Archive in the past week. Thanks to everyone who submitted an interview report!

This week, we received interview reports from Harvard, UPenn / Wharton, Chicago / Booth, Duke / Fuqua, and Northwestern / Kellogg.

 An applicant who was recently admitted to Harvard had great advice for prospective students in her interview reportContinue reading…

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Trivia Tuesday: Tuck’s Honor Code

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Hello again and welcome to this week’s Trivia Tuesday, in which we spotlight program elements that help distinguish the leading business schools from each other. Today we’re taking a look into the Clear Admit School Guide to the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College to share an excerpt about the MBA program’s culture of trust and integrity.

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