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How to get into Georgetown University School of Business

Program Overview The McDonough School of Business is a leading MBA program located right in the heart of Washington, D.C. by the Potomac River. According to Senior Associate Dean Prashant Malaviya, three things set McDonough apart: Presence in Washington, D.C. Georgetown has unparalleled access to leaders across the globe, including not only on Capitol Hill…

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How to get into UVA Darden School of Business

Program Overview The Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia is a top MBA program in Charlottesville, Virginia located about two hours from Washington, D.C. Established in 1955, Darden has always drawn its core values from UVA, which was founded by Thomas Jefferson, who believed students should always pursue the “why.” Dean Scott…

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How to Get into NYU Stern School of Business

NYU Stern is a leading business school located right in the heart of Manhattan in New York City. Along with its full-time MBA program, the school also offers part-time and Executive MBA options. Stern is widely recognized for its collaborative student community and emphasis on developing students’ academic and emotional intelligence, as well as for its large menu of elective course offerings. In addition, Stern’s New York City location helps position it as a popular business school for students aiming to secure post-MBA positions in finance.

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How to Get into Harvard Business School

Many people are intimidated by the prestige of Harvard – the worldwide reputation, internationally known professors, beautiful campus with manicured lawns – but once students settle in to the HBS experience along with hundreds of diverse peers from around the world, it just feels like the perfect place to earn your MBA.

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How to Get into Chicago Booth

Chicago Booth’s Full-Time MBA Program features a highly flexible curriculum, allowing students to take courses suited to their own interests and career goals. No specific courses are required — only categories of courses that must be met:

Foundations
Functions, Management, and Business Environment
Electives
LEAD – Leadership Exploration and Development

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How to Get into Wharton

In 1881, Wharton became the first collegiate business school in the world. Joseph Wharton’s legacy lives on (his image can be found on the MBA Pub shirts) through a highly-ranked MBA program, emphasizing collaboration, innovation, and entrepreneurship.

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How to Get into Stanford GSB

So you’re interested in applying to the GSB? There are some important things to keep in mind: You may be interested in some other “the”-less schools like Wharton, Booth, HBS, Fuqua, etc., but when it comes to Stanford, there’s a “the” in front. Welcome to the GSB!

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How to Get into MIT Sloan

If attending any other business school is like enlisting in the Navy, joining MIT Sloan is more akin to becoming a pirate with its can-do spirit that sometimes bends the rules. At Sloan, it’s about the four Hs: the Heart to strive, the Head to keep up, the Hands to get things done, and the Home to take risks in a supportive environment.

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How to Get into Kellogg

If you ever were wondering, the answer is yes; the Kellogg School of Management is named after John L. Kellogg, the son of the world-renowned cereal magnate. With that out of the way, think very carefully about how you fit the community known for its collaborative and social students while making your own unique contribution to the class.

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How to Get into Michigan Ross

So, you are thinking about applying to Ross’ full-time MBA program? Great choice! The Ross culture is one of the best reasons to choose the school as one of your top options. So what makes Ross so unique?

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How to Get into Johnson at Cornell

Johnson has a small, close-knit community and amiable culture with an emphasis on intense collaboration and preparing leaders for success on a global scale. The school looks for candidates who will have an impact on the program both while attending and after graduation.

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How to Get into Berkeley Haas

Think about the pillars of Haas: Confidence without Attitude, Question the Status Quo, Beyond Yourself and Student Always. Do these speak to you? How can you show examples of these pillars in your life? Berkeley-Haas is a very close-knit program that is functionally and culturally diverse, student-driven and collaborative. Students make things happen at Berkeley-Haas both professionally and personally.

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