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SBC Scoop: Diversity Application Through The Consortium

Lydia was confused about the various options available to her as she started researching for her MBA application. As an African-American applicant she realized that her profile was underrepresented in the MBA application pool, and …

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Striking the Perfect Tone in MBA Essays

 This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA blog on U.S.News.com Finding the right balance between confidence and humility is one of the critical challenges you will face in crafting your b-school essays and …

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Tuesday Tips: Duke Fuqua Essay Tips

A clear application strategy is crucial to approaching these essays. Duke’s mission is to “identify, engage, and foster the development of future leaders of consequence,” and you will want to demonstrate you are the kind …

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Tuesday Tips: Cornell Johnson MBA Essay Tips

According to the Cornell MBA admissions blog, Cornell “changed the direction of our questions this year to better understand your career choices and of course, who you are.” Cornell MBA’s relatively short essay set is …

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Tuesday Tips – UCLA Anderson MBA Essay Tips

UCLA Anderson has only two required essays for first-time applicants, which will allow you only 1500 words to communicate directly with the admissions committee and make your case for admission to UCLA Anderson. Your personal …

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Tuesday Tips: UVA Darden MBA Essay Tips

Continuing the trend started last year, UVA Darden again asks candidates to answer only one essay question. While you only have to write 500 words, you have to make those words count. Leadership is crucial …

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