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Don’t Overlook School Culture When Creating an MBA Shortlist

Now is the time when many potential MBA applicants are neck-deep in the school research phase of the admissions process. When choosing which business schools make your Top Five list, what matters most? Do …

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How Should You Use MBA Rankings?

Use MBA rankings as broad way of viewing which programs are ranked high, medium and low. Do your own research on each program’s culture, size, location, career recruiting patterns, and …

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B-Schooled Episode #32: What Do You Bring to an MBA Program?

In order to claim a spot at your dream school, it’s critical that you find a way to let the admissions committee know what your classmates will learn from you and how you’ll be …

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B-Schooled Episode #30: Conveying Program Knowledge and Fit

This episode covers a quick admissions update from Harvard Business School, before diving into why it’s important for you to demonstrate your knowledge of and fit with the MBA programs you’re applying to—and how …

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Focus on Fit When Choosing Which MBA Programs to Target

If you seek a business school environment where you’ll truly thrive, focus on fit over ranking and brand. While the latter two are important, if you don’t feel at home from the moment you …

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What Does the Adcomm Focus on When Evaluating Your MBA Candidacy?

Every year, we hear of MBA admissions offers going to Olympic athletes, NASA scientists, and former White House aides. While these profiles grab the headlines, they can discourage candidates without a flashy personal or professional …

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