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Mistakes To Avoid In Your MBA Application
The seasoned Admissions Director has shrewd instincts for discerning your commitment, confidence or any hint of discrepancy across your MBA application. Just as they know what they’re looking for in an candidate to their program, they’re also savvy at spotting common mistakes. Here are seven top tips directly from MBA Admissions Directors at Stanford GSB, INSEAD, Kellogg, Booth and IMD on the most common mistakes … [ Read more ]
Author: Matt Symonds | Source: Poets & Quants | Subjects: Getting In, Prospective
A Recipe For Rejection: Reasons MBA Applications Are Rejected
Why are so many candidates, with seemingly excellent credentials, rejected from MBA programs? Let’s examine eight reasons admissions directors site for rejection.
Author: Linda Abraham | Source: Poets & Quants | Subjects: Getting In, Prospective
Why We Should Bulldoze the Business School
There are 13,000 business schools on Earth. That’s 13,000 too many. And I should know – I’ve taught in them for 20 years.
Author: Martin Parker | Source: The Guardian | Subjects: About the MBA Degree, MBA Related, Miscellaneous MBA-related Resources, Prospective
Three Crucial Questions To Ask Before Hiring An Admissions Consultant
Are you considering working with an admissions consultant? If so, you are probably discovering that there are significant differences between firms, and wondering how to choose the best match for you. Here are three crucial questions to ask before hiring an admissions consultant.
Author: Karen Marks | Source: Poets & Quants | Subjects: Getting In, Prospective
Rejected By Business Schools? A Former Admissions Committee Member’s Perspective
Having recently received a business school rejection letter, you may believe that this is the end of the road with the school(s) that rejected you. It is understandable to think this way, but once you’ve had a chance to digest the outcome, if you still have your heart set on a particular school, you really should consider applying again. Before you go down the road … [ Read more ]
Author: Jen Weld | Source: Poets & Quants | Subjects: Getting In, Prospective
Most Popular Prospective MBA Resources
BizDeansTalk - A Discussion on Management Education for all stakeholders
A blog on various topics related to management education, written by the editor of Biz Ed (Della Bradshaw) and two business school deans (Paul Danos of Tuck and Santiago Iniguez of IE).
Authors: Della Bradshaw, Paul Danos, Santiago Iniguez | Subjects: About the MBA Degree, Miscellaneous MBA-related Resources
Association of MBAs MBA Fair
MBA Fair with international focus
Source: Association of MBAs | Subjects: International MBA Issues, MBA Fairs
Moving Beyond the Classroom With Executive Education
Keeping your executives current on the latest developments in their fields has to be a top priority of any organization. HBS professor Dorothy Leonard discusses the latest thinking in adult education, distance learning, and mentoring. PLUS: Coverage of the Adult Learning Workshop at Harvard Business School.
Source: Harvard Business School (HBS) Working Knowledge | Subjects: Executive Programs, Online & Distance MBA
The MBA Page – Requirements, Time planning, GMAT & TOEFL Pointers
Written by a Malaysian student who entered an MBA program in the U.S. this article may be useful for international students. Topics include: - Thinking about doing an MBA? - Where to start? - Typical profile/requirements of an MBA student - Time planning - The GMAT and TOEFL Test - Research the School - MBA Costs - Managing Expectations - … [ Read more ]
Subject: About the MBA Degree
FT MBA Discussion Forums
considering the source there isn't much meat to this forum but still might be worth checking out, especially the thread on the value of rankings...
Subject: MBA Discussion Forums