Category Archives: Business School

Stanford GSB to Accept MBA Applications via Twitter

In a sign of the growing influence of social media on the world, the Stanford Graduate School of Business announced today that it would be accepting applications to its prestigious MBA program via Twitter for the 2011-2012 application season.   The … Continue reading

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Roadmap to School Selection: Phase 3

Over the past couple of days, we’ve talked about how to begin our school selection process online (Phase 1), and to narrow down our results by speaking with students and alumni live (Phase 2). We’ve now reached the third and … Continue reading

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Roadmap to School Selection: Phase 2

Yesterday we talked about Phase 1 of the school selection process, which begins with some independent research online. Now onto the next phase of our Roadmap… PHASE 2: Reaching Out Now that you have a sense for what schools might … Continue reading

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Roadmap to School Selection: Phase 1

Welcome to square one. You’ve decided that an MBA makes sense for you.  You have a sense for how it’s going to fit into your career.  And if you can just get through the GMAT, you can already begin to … Continue reading

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Don’t miss the MBA Circle starting tomorrow!

The awesome folks at The Economist are hosting another free online event for prospective MBA applicants. At The Economist’s MBA Circle candidates can speak to admissions officers from leading business schools and get practical advice on pursuing an MBA. Participants … Continue reading

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How to stay organized through MBA admissions

Here’s a word we hear often in MBA admissions circles: overwhelmed. Overwhelmed with essays, overwhelmed with GMATs, overwhelmed with chasing down your recommender at the last minute though you know that the first thing she’ll ask you about (since she’s … Continue reading

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Essay Writing… It’s like a game of tangram!

Writing MBA essays is a bit like playing a game of tangram. Remember tangram? It’s a dissection puzzle where seven flat shapes are arranged to form different images. Okay, bear with me here. Every MBA application is, in itself, a … Continue reading

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