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Everything you Ever Wanted to Know about MBA Admissions (But Were Afraid to Ask)

Have you ever wondered what it takes to get into top MBA programs like HBS, Stanford, and Wharton? In our book, Admitted! Diane & Chad’s Excellent MBA Adventure, we entertain you while sharing insider stories we’ve gathered over years of work about: How MBA programs differ How you think admissions committees behave vs. how they […]

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An Interview with Luke Anthony Peña: The Tuck Experience

In this interview, Luke Anthony Peña, Tuck’s Executive Director of Admissions and Financial Aid, talks about what it’s like to be a student at Tuck, including: How Tuck’s community is unique A story demonstrating how far Tuck students will go to support each other The relationships that students are able to build with their professors […]

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When to Apply to MBA Programs

When you should apply to MBA programs — which year, and whether you should target Round 1 or Round 2 in that year — is an important decision. In which year should you apply? MBA programs prefer to admit candidates with 4-5 years of pre-MBA work experience upon matriculation because: They want students to have […]

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Is my GMAT Score Good Enough?

Many applicants to top MBA programs — HBS, Wharton, Kellogg, Booth and others — want to know if their GMAT score is “good enough”. Actually, this is the wrong question because: There’s no simple rule. The score you need to achieve depends on which candidates you’re competing against. Some applicants should re-take the GMAT — […]

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An Interview with Bruce DelMonico, Assistant Dean of Admissions at Yale SOM

In this interview, Bruce DelMonico, Assistant Dean for Admissions at the Yale SOM, talks about the things that make the SOM unique: How SOM students benefit from Yale University’s overall resources The SOM’s Raw Cases, and how they differ from traditional cases The “Slingshot” program SOM uses to get students interview-ready The SOM’s connections to […]

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Effective Networking for MBA Admissions

Making connections at your prospective schools is vitally important to the success of your applications. When the adcom reads your application, they are in part trying to “see” you at their school. The best way for you to demonstrate your fit with the school is to talk about the positive interactions you’ve had with students, […]

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