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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 you …

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Do This When You Visit the Campus of Your Target B-Schools

You wouldn’t buy a house you hadn’t seen in person first, would you? The average total cost of an MBA education at the most elite business schools has crept upwards of $200,000. Therefore, it makes good sense to …

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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 set …

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MBA Admissions Advice from Yale SOM Students

Last week, Yale School of Management posted timely MBA admissions advice straight from current first-year students, AKA Admissions Ambassadors. Whether you have your sights on Yale SOM for Round 2, or find yourself in the …

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There’s a B-School Teaching Style for Every Personality

Many MBA applicants make the same wrong assumption: No matter which top business school you attend, its teaching style will be more or less the same. While there are similarities across the top-tier programs, each …

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4 Areas Admissions Committees Focus on When Evaluating Your Candidacy

B-school applicants can’t help but fret over what their target MBA programs really want to see in a candidate, agonizing over whether their particular profile will generate enough interest to merit an interview and ultimately, …

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