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Part of a Family Business? An MBA Could Be Right for You! (Part 1)  

An estimated 80% of all businesses are considered to be family businesses to some degree. Unsurprisingly, the vast majority of business schools have one or more courses focused on the unique challenges of running a business that means a whole lot more to you than just making money. If you are already working in a…

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Doppelgänger MBA Programs: If You Like X, You May Like Y

How do you “fit” into an MBA program? Whether it is about you liking a school or a school liking you (to the point that it accepts you), the question of fit is one that should always be top of mind for any applicant. Do you like a school’s teaching style? The focus of the…

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4 Keys to Writing Cornell Johnson Essays

Cornell is known as a culture that works, learns, and plays hard. Does this represent your life? If it does, share the details with Johnson. Investment banker and whiskey connoisseur, that’s what we are talking about. Being the social catalyst for your group counts at Cornell. After all, Ithaca winters are cold and dark.

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4 Keys to Writing the Cornell Johnson Essays

Updated for the 2019-2020 admissions season Long-feared for the nebulous nature of the essay prompt and its required creativity, Cornell’s Table of Contents essay — where you were expected to boil down your life into chapter headings as for a book – has been replaced with a new essay prompt that is … nebulous and…

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MBAnalysis Blog: Doppelgänger MBA Programs – If You Liked X, You May Like Y

How do you “fit”? Whether it is about you liking a school or a school liking you (to the point that they accept you), the question of fit is one that should always be top-of-mind for any applicant. Do you like a school’s teaching style? The focus of the curriculum? The location? Are these your…

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5 Keys to Writing the Cornell Johnson Essays

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] So you want to go to Johnson? Prove it! That’s the mentality espoused by the MBA Admissions Committee at this small, tight-knit school. And here are five ways to make your application essays stand out. 1. It’s about the prep At Cornell, we value students who create impact. Please indicate the opportunities for impact…

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MBAnalysis Blog: Cornell Tech, The Best of All Worlds

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]   What do you get when you combine a blue chip business school with a Nobel Prize winning foreign university? A piece of start-up nation in the middle of Silicon Alley? Technical know-how with Ivy League business sensibilities? Plus a $2 billion glimmering new campus? You get the Cornell Tech MBA. An MBA program…

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How to Write the Best Essay Response for Johnson at Cornell

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]   Understanding the Johnson community is essential before you begin answering the essay questions during your application process. Johnson is known for its small class-size, tight-knit community and amiable culture. The school places great emphasis on collaboration and allows students to develop strong bonds and relationships with their peers and faculty. Johnson also values…

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