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Win a free iPad at the Global MBA Forum!

Don’t forget, today is the last day of The Economist’s free Global Online MBA Forum, and if you visit five or more booths you could win a free iPad. In addition at the Forum you can access the Forum’s interactive features … 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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Dinged by your top choice: Research says your prospects are still good!

Here’s an interesting academic paper (also reviewed in yesterday’s New York Times) that should cheer up those of us who didn’t get into their top choice program. The paper, by Stacy Dale of Mathematica Policy Research and Alan B. Krueger … Continue reading

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The quintessential MBA interview guide

Even when your written application has pleased the adcom enough to send you an interview invite, that interview can still make of break your application.  Unfortunately, by the time you get to that point you’re often so burnt out from … Continue reading

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Top Posts of 2010

The year ends, and the top 10 lists begin.  So as 2010 draws to a close, here’s a redux of our top 10 most popular, most discussed blog posts of the year. From what happened to the winners of the … Continue reading

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The quintessential MBA essay-writing guide

Writing application essays is perhaps the most frustrating part of the MBA admissions process.  It’s hard to get started, hard to keep going, and hard to know when you’re really done.  So here are some resources from around the interwebs … Continue reading

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Interview Techniques: The STAR Method

Guest post by Stacy Blackman Consulting. When I was attending Kellogg and going through on-campus interviews for my summer internship, I learned about a technique called the STAR method.  Even to this day, I consider the technique to be one … Continue reading

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