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Is a Tech MBA for Me?

Is a Tech MBA for Me?

Technology is everywhere these days—and careers revolving around technology are the focus of many MBA programs. Although a general-management MBA will help you build strong management and business skills, if you are looking to pivot specifically into technology, there are programs designed to help you get there. (In addition, all tech MBA programs are STEM…

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Tips for Your INSEAD Application Essays

INSEAD Application Essay Tips, 2022-2023 Get ready to write! With three motivational essays (plus a fourth optional one) and four short-answer questions (plus a fifth optional one), INSEAD definitely demands that you put in the time to prove your interest in the program. Plus, you’ll need to record four short videos for the video component…

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Tips for Your Consortium Application Essays

Consortium Application Essay Tips, 2022-2023 The Consortium’s mission is to increase representation of African Americans, Hispanic American, and Native Americans in top MBA programs and throughout the US workforce. For more than 50 years, The Consortium has provided a streamlined application process to now 22 top MBA programs. It is exciting to see Columbia as…

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Tips for Your Georgetown McDonough Essays

Tips for Your Georgetown McDonough Essays

Georgetown McDonough Application Essay Tips, 2022-2023 The 2022–2023 application for Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business is one of the most flexible. With three topic options for your main essay, which one should you choose? The answer will be different for everyone, so focus on the question that you can most passionately respond to while…

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Tips for Your UNC Kenan-Flagler Application Essays

UNC Kenan-Flagler Application Essay Tips, 2022-2023 Real-life learning, concentrations tailored to your professional goals, a career team behind you, a STEM-focused curriculum, an engaged MBA community, a small class size with big faculty resources—UNC Kenan-Flagler provides all these to help you amplify your career impact and prepare you to excel in a global business environment. …

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Tips for your Oxford Saïd 2021–2022 Application Essays

Tips for your Oxford Saïd Application Essays

Oxford Saïd Application Essay Tips, 2022-2023 Oxford Saïd Business School takes pride in being part of a “world-class university, tackling world-class problems.” The school attracts a diverse student body that comes from all areas of life and is motivated to drive change and turn ideas into action. The program’s main 250-word essay is a great…

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Tips for Your Berkeley Haas Application Essays 

Berkeley Haas Application Essay Tips, 2022-2023 The Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley, has updated its second essay question this year and is now looking for a more direct answer as to what type of leader you’d like to be in the future. What’s remained the same is Haas’s desire to…

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Tips for Your UCLA Anderson 2021–2022 Application Essays

Tips for Your UCLA Anderson Application Essays

UCLA Anderson Application Essay Tips, 2022-2023 What makes UCLA Anderson stand out among MBA programs is its location in a large city with many different industries, its collaborative culture, and the flexibility to customize your business school experience. Keep these characteristics in mind when completing your one required application essay for the school, and perhaps…

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Tips for Your Emory Goizueta Application Essays

Tips for Your Emory Goizueta Application Essays

Emory’s Goizueta Business School is named after Roberto Goizueta, the former CEO of the little local company Coca-Cola. Goizueta’s values of curiosity, intellectual courage, and integrity are part of the Emory Goizueta ethos. The school also places a strong emphasis on leadership, entrepreneurial spirit, teamwork, global awareness, and social responsibility, so these should all be…

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Tips for Your Michigan Ross Application Essays 

Michigan Ross Application Essay Tips, 2022-2023 Michigan Ross takes a short-and-sweet approach to its application essays. The maximum number of words you can use for all three of the school’s essays is just 375! For Part 1, you must choose two sentence prompts to complete that will give the admissions committee more insight into your…

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Tips for Your Cornell Johnson Application Essays

Cornell Johnson School Application Essay Tips, 2022-2023 Cornell Johnson has a small, close-knit community and an amiable culture with an international focus and an emphasis on collaboration. The school looks for candidates who will have an impact on the program both as students and after graduation. Leadership, teamwork skills, the ability to analyze problems, and…

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Tips for Your London Business School

Tips for Your London Business School Application Essays 

London Business School Application Essay Tips, 2022-2023 According to the London Business School (LBS), what makes its program so unique and valuable is its continued business impact, global growth, and world-class people. LBS is particularly proud of its multinational students who hail from a variety of professional and personal backgrounds. The school’s application has just…

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