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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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Ramp Up Extracurriculars Before Round 1 Deadlines

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA Blog on U.S.News. If you’ve been holed up in your office for the past three years, you may not have realized that volunteer experience and extracurricular …

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Finance Professionals: Don’t Make These Common MBA Application Mistakes

While other business school applicants have to work hard to demonstrate that they can handle classes such as finance, accounting and statistics, if you hail from finance, the admissions committee already knows you can excel …

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7 Qualities of the Ideal Wharton MBA

What does it take to land a seat at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School? As one of the top MBA programs in the world, Wharton is very selective about who it accepts—just 20% of …

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