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Advice for Applicants from Over-Represented Buckets

If there’s one overarching trend we’ve seen in our nearly two decades of admission consulting, it’s the move toward greater diversity at the top MBA programs. Applicants from consulting and banking used to dominate at …

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The Most Important Part of the MBA Application is…

Every day, we receive e-mails and phone calls from potential new clients. They often go something like this: “I have a 2.9 GPA, 680 GMAT, and four years of work experience in consulting. I’ve been …

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Parents’ Role in MBA Admissions

Are Mom and Dad actively involved in your b-school application process?  It might be time to rethink your parents’ role in MBA admissions. The admissions committee wants to see applicants with demonstrated leadership and maturity. That’s …

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Parents’ Role in MBA Admissions

If Mom and Dad are actively involved in your MBA application process, then it might be time to rethink their role at this critical career crossroads. The admissions committee wants to see applicants with demonstrated leadership …

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Eyeing a US Business School? Tips for International MBA Applicants

Nearly a third of students in some of the top MBA programs are international, which offers great professional and cultural diversity and enriches the classroom experience. Applying from abroad involves certain expected obstacles, such as …

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