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Tackling Background Blemishes for the MBA Application

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s ‘Strictly Business’ MBA blog on U.S. News When you apply to an MBA program, particularly at a prestigious business school, the admissions committee will scrutinize every element of your background to determine how …

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Why Tone Matters in Your MBA Application

Finding the right balance between confidence and humility is one of the critical challenges you will face in crafting your b-school essays and in delivering answers to admissions interviewers. It’s all about your attitude, which …

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Turn Failure Into a Great B-School Essay

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA Blog on U.S.News. It’s the dreaded failure topic: “Describe a situation taken from your personal or professional life where you failed.” MBA applicants often freak out …

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Sell Yourself With an MBA Resume

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA Blog on U.S.News.com The MBA resume is a whole other animal from the standard curriculum vitae designed to land you a job. The resume you tailor …

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Avoid These 10 Pitfalls in MBA Application Essays

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA Blog on U.S.News.com The essay component of the MBA application is a chance to really wow the admissions committee and stand out from potentially thousands of …

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Forbes Announces Top MBA Rankings

Forbes has just released its biennial ranking of full-time MBA programs, with a methodology based solely on return on investment (ROI). Forbes compared the earnings of MBA grads in their first five years out of …

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