Tag Archives: Leadership

Challenges Facing Older MBA Applicants

We’ve seen online forum posts that say there’s “no chance” of admission to a top b-school past a certain age. Certainly, older MBA applicants do face certain obstacles. But these applicants get into the top …

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Mastering the Harvard Business School Interview

Next week, anxious Round 2 candidates to Harvard Business School will receive news of their fate when interview invites go out on January 28th and 31st. In his recent post on the Director’s Blog, admissions …

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Duke Fuqua’s Dean Wants to Recruit ‘Triple Threat’ MBA Applicants

What kind of MBA applicant is Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business looking for? Business Insider‘s interview with Dean Bill Boulding reveals that the admissions team seeks candidates with “triple threat capability leadership.” Boulding explains that …

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Character Prevails: Stanford & Harvard Business School MBA Applications

Have you ever heard of the term “double admits”? That’s what we in the MBA admissions consulting industry call those singular applicants who receive admissions offers from both Harvard Business School (HBS) and Stanford Graduate …

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Complementary Skills are Key to Team Success for MBA Students, Grads

More than a fifth of MBAs feel that half of the teams in which they’ve worked have not succeeded due to a lack of complementary skills, ground-breaking research from the Association of MBAs (AMBA) and The …

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