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Haha.. how about 'Beat the 100k+ in MBA Student Loans'???

by VP_MBA_Guru

Thu Jul 16, 2009 6:29 am
Forum: Lounge
Topic: HBS to accept GRE
Replies: 2
Views: 2776

Hi B,
Can you explain what you mean by "expediency"

I am not too clear of your question.

Regards,

N

by VP_MBA_Guru

Thu Jul 16, 2009 6:28 am
Forum: Lounge
Topic: Leadership Activities - Making My Application Noteworthy
Replies: 1
Views: 1605

you know when you have studied too much..


...when you are actually looking forward to working on your MBA essays!

by VP_MBA_Guru

Thu Jul 16, 2009 6:26 am
Forum: Lounge
Topic: You know you've studied too much for the GMATs when...
Replies: 4
Views: 2193

Notre Dame has a strong MBA program. It is usually ranked in the top 25 (I believe BW recently ranked Mendoza at 17th).

Regards,

N

by VP_MBA_Guru

Thu Jul 16, 2009 6:23 am
Forum: Research MBA Programs
Topic: MBA at Notre Dame - Mendoza
Replies: 1
Views: 3317

...more of a training than anything else. But will be interesting to see what they do with the program.

by VP_MBA_Guru

Thu Jul 16, 2009 6:18 am
Forum: Research MBA Programs
Topic: Jack Welsh MBA Program?
Replies: 4
Views: 3911

H Great question. We get a lot of questions about how AdCom evaluates ECs. Basically, it is one component of the Admissions evaluation, but does not carry a significant weight. More than anything else, it (1) helps to set you apart from other candidates with similar professional/educational backgrou...

by VP_MBA_Guru

Thu Jul 16, 2009 6:17 am
Forum: The Application Process
Topic: Extracurricular Activities
Replies: 2
Views: 1726

How to Write an MBA Admissions Essay

http://www.businessweek.com/bschools/co ... ries_ssi_5

How to Write an MBA Admissions Essay
Be clear about your career goals and how business school can help you achieve them. But most of all be yourself

by VP_MBA_Guru

Thu Jul 16, 2009 6:11 am
Forum: Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant
Topic: How to Write an MBA Admissions Essay
Replies: 0
Views: 999

Moonshine, To piggyback on my other colleagues input, most top Admissions Consultants (including a shameless plug for mine - Veritas Prep!!!) offer free resources to help you think through the MBA Admissions Process. In addition to those tools and boards like these, you should also consider an MBA A...


Hi M,
Not sure if there is a list (although I believe I have seen one), but I know Columbia, Northwestern, Duke (?), Emory have accelerated programs. But I am sure other top 25 MBA programs offer similar.

Regards,

N

by VP_MBA_Guru

Thu Jul 16, 2009 6:06 am
Forum: Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant
Topic: Which are the top 1year MBA programs?
Replies: 2
Views: 1458

Hi S, Kellogg is often ranked as the top Marketing program. However, most top MBA schools have strong Marketing programs. However, another way to look at marketing programs is based on their region and the companies that recruit from the school. For example, if you are interested in Tech Marketing -...

by VP_MBA_Guru

Sun Jul 12, 2009 8:15 am
Forum: Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant
Topic: MBA with a strong marketing focus
Replies: 2
Views: 1451
by VP_MBA_Guru

Sat Jul 11, 2009 5:38 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: You know you've studied too much for the GMATs when...
Replies: 4
Views: 2193
by VP_MBA_Guru

Sat Jul 11, 2009 5:35 pm
Forum: Research MBA Programs
Topic: Jack Welsh MBA Program?
Replies: 4
Views: 3911

New Criterion for MBA Admissions

Interesting article...

The New Criterion for MBA Admissions
Amid a tight MBA labor market, B-school admissions decisions increasingly hinge on applicants' ability to land a job upon graduation

http://www.businessweek.com/bschools/co ... 054049.htm

by VP_MBA_Guru

Sat Jul 11, 2009 5:33 pm
Forum: The Application Process
Topic: New Criterion for MBA Admissions
Replies: 0
Views: 1264

Hi H, Thanks for your post. That is a tough question. This is good material for the optional essay. However, rather than talking about your panic attacks, I would talk about how you encountered some family issues (you can be vague here) and therefore your GPA dropped. Basically you are providing an ...

by VP_MBA_Guru

Sat Jul 11, 2009 5:25 pm
Forum: The Application Process
Topic: Addressing GPA?
Replies: 1
Views: 1258

Eric,
There isnt necessarily a quota, but schools do try to limit the number of students from certain countries. For example, countries like India and China have a large number of applicants and yet only a few get in.