Linda Abraham

Accepted Admissions Podcast

MBA admissions Q&A's conducted by Linda Abraham with admissions directors at top MBA programs and other leaders in graduate business school admissions
Accepted Admissions Podcast

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MBA admissions chats conducted by Linda Abraham with admissions directors at top MBA programs and other leaders in graduate business school admissions.

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2014 ISB Adcom Interview on Career Switching Available!

Sep 17, 2013 59:03

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Are you considering applying to the Indian School of Business AND switching careers post-MBA? Then you’ll want to read the following excerpt from our recent Q&A with Mr. V. K. Menon, Senior Director of Placements at ISB, as he discusses important information for career switchers at the ISB. Question: I have often read about ISB... 

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2014 ISB Adcom Interview Available!

Aug 29, 2013 1:00:58

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Thinking about applying to the Indian School of Business? Then check out our recent Q&A with Mr. V. K. Menon, Senior Director of Placements at ISB for valuable information on career prospects for ISB grads post-MBA. Read on for an excerpt: Question: Can you explain how well ISB graduates are placed in terms of being... 

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2013 London Business School Masters in Management Adcom Interview Available!

Feb 19, 2013 1:03:36

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Are you confused about the difference between London Business School’s MBA and its Masters in Management (MiM)? Are you considering applying for the MiM program but have questions about the program’s curriculum, student life, job prospects, etc.? Are you looking for winning tips on how to best present yourself in London’s MiM application? If you... 

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2013 MBA Waitlist Q&A with Linda Abraham Transcript Available

Feb 12, 2013 56:45

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Have you been waitlisted to your top choice MBA program? Are you looking for tried and true tools that will help you gain acceptance from the waitlist? Check out the transcript from our recent Q&A, 2013 All You Need to Know About MBA Waitlists Q&A with Linda Abraham, CEO of Accepted.com, for advice on all... 

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London Business School MBA Admissions Committee Interview Available Online

Jan 12, 2013 1:01:51

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We had an excellent Q&A last week with the student and adcom representatives from London Business School. Please read the excerpt below for a sample of what was discussed, and then download the full transcript or listen to the audio file for the full conversation. Linda Abraham:  How do teams work? Could you share more... 

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Northwestern Kellogg MBA Admissions Committee Interview Available Online

Jan 5, 2013 56:42

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Do you want to learn what makes Northwestern Kellogg so great? We learned all about it (plus lots of other important info and tips) during our recent Kellogg Q&A. Read the excerpt below for more on this: Linda Abraham: What distinguishes Kellogg from its tier 1 peers such as Harvard, Stanford, Wharton and Chicago? Kate... 

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Spotlight On You MBA Admissions Q&A Available Online

Dec 31, 2012 1:00:12

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Thank you to everyone who participated in our recent Spotlight On You MBA Q&A, an open forum during which Linda touched on a wide range of topics. Here are some snippets from Linda’s responses that we thought you’d enjoy. 1-Year Programs vs. 2-Year Programs “In general, for career changers, internships really, really facilitate that career... 

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Toronto Rotman MBA Admissions Committee Interview Available Online

Dec 5, 2012 1:00:23

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Thank you to Niki da Silva, Director of Recruitment and Admissions, and Leigh Gauthier, Director of the Career Center at Rotman, for joining us for our first ever Toronto Rotman Q&A! The chat offered MBA applicants an excellent window into the Rotman admissions process – see the below excerpt for more on that. Linda Abraham: ... 

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Consortium MBA Admissions Committee Interview #2 Available Online

Dec 4, 2012 1:02:59

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Thank you to Consortium representatives for another outstanding Q&A! As always, the Consortium team and partnering school reps offered loads of insight into the Consortium admissions process and the ways in which the individual programs support the Consortium mission. See the below excerpt for more on this: Linda Abraham: Elva asks, “What percentage of your... 

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Indian School of Business MBA Admissions Committee Interview Available Online

Nov 28, 2012 1:02:24

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Did you miss our recent ISB MBA Q&A? No problem! Read the excerpt below on the Indian job market for ISB MBAs and then check out the full transcript for more details. Thank you VK Menon, Senior Director of Placements at the Indian School of Business, for an insightful conversation about ISB! (P.S. We invite... 

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Michigan Ross MBA Admissions Committee Interview Available Online

Nov 26, 2012 1:02:35

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Thank you to Jon Fuller, Senior Associate Director Admissions, and Diana Economy, Associate Director of Admissions at Michigan Ross for an outstanding Q&A! In the following excerpt you’ll read about Ross’s strengths and what distinguishes Ross from other top MBA programs: Linda Abraham:  “How is Ross’ program different from other top programs? Is there anything... 

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Cornell MBA Admissions Committee Gives MBA Interview Advice

Nov 16, 2012 1:02:20

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We had an excellent Q&A last week with admissions members from Cornell Johnson. We hope you enjoyed it! In the following excerpt, Cornell adcom members, Christine Sneva, Ann Richards, and Eddie Asby talk about their interview pet peeves. Read on for valuable advice about what NOT to do: Linda Abraham: What are your greatest pet... 

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Consortium MBA Admissions Committee Interview Available Online

Nov 5, 2012 1:02:56

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Thank you to the Consortium MBA panelists (including reps from CMU Tepper, Rochester Simon, Cornell Johnson, and others) for an insightful Q&A. The following excerpt offers important tips into what NOT to do when completing your Consortium MBA application: Linda Abraham: Kurt asked, “Could the member schools talk about a few common mistakes they see... 

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UCLA Anderson MBA Admissions Interview Available Online

Oct 30, 2012 1:00:58

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Thank you to Lindsay Haselton, Associate Director of MBA Admissions, and Adrian Aguirre, Associate Director in the Office of MBA Admissions and Financial Aid at UCLA Anderson, for an informative admissions Q&A. Read the following excerpt for tips on making UCLA connections before applying to the program: Linda Abraham: How many people do you recommend... 

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2013 Virtual Panel European MBA Admissions Adcom Interview Available Online

Jul 17, 2012 1:08:49

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Thank you so much to Marie-Laurence Lemaire, HEC Paris Senior Development Manager, Jeroen Verhoeven, ESADE MBA and Executive Masters and Associate Director of Admissions, and Lisa Piguet, IMD Assistant Director of MBA Admissions and Marketing for an outstanding panel discussion about the European b-school experience. In the following excerpt, our panelists discussed some of the benefits of pursuing a European... 

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Wharton Lauder MBA Admissions Director Interview Available Online

Jun 25, 2012 52:42

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We hope you enjoyed our recent Wharton Lauder MBA Q&A. We certainly learned a lot about the Wharton Lauder application process and about how these two programs work together to offer students a unique learning experience. In the following excerpt, Marcy Bevan, Director of Admissions and External Affairs at the Lauder Institute, discusses the career... 

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Indian School of Business MBA Adcom Member Interview Available Online

Jun 19, 2012 54:44

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Thank you to Hima Bindu, the Associate Director of Admissions and Financial Aid at the Indian School of Business, for an excellent Q&A. Hima covered a wide range of topics, providing advice on all aspects of the ISB admissions process. Read the excerpt below to learn about the differences between the elite ISB program and... 

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HEC MBA Admissions Interview Available Online

May 18, 2012 54:04

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Did you get a chance to check out our HEC Paris MBA Q&A with Marie-Laurence Lemaire, HEC MBA‘s Senior Business Development Manager? The excerpt below emphasizes the importance of describing clear post-MBA career goals in your HEC MBA application: Linda Abraham: What role does “hire-ability” and clear career goals play in the evaluation process? Marie-Laurence... 

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HEC MBA Admissions Interview Available Online

Mar 31, 2012 54:04

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Thank you Marie-Laurence Lemaire, HEC Paris MBA‘s Senior Business Development Manager, for an excellent admissions Q&A. The excerpt below emphasizes the importance of describing clear post-MBA career goals in your HEC MBA application: Linda Abraham: What role does “hire-ability” and clear career goals play in the evaluation process? Marie-Laurence Lemaire: We ask this question in... 

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HKUST MBA Admissions Interview Available Online

Mar 16, 2012 59:50

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Thank you to Sherring Ng, Head of Marketing & Admissions at HKUST Business School, and Pimluck Suvitsakdanon, a second year HKUST student, for an excellent admissions Q&A. The following excerpt offers some HKUST program highlights, a great introduction if you’re considering applying to this top Asian business school: Linda Abraham: Sherring, what is new at... 

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2012 MBA Waitlist Q&A with Linda Abraham

Mar 1, 2012 57:40

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Did you make it to our 2012 Accepted.com MBA Waitlist Q&A with Linda Abraham? If so, then you know what a huge success the Q&A was. Your questions were excellent and we hope that Linda’s answers will help you achieve your goal of moving from the waitlist to the accepted list at your top choice... 

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USC Marshall MBA Admissions Director Interview Available Online

Feb 22, 2012 57:12

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Thank you to the USC Marshall representatives for an excellent admissions Q&A. They covered lots of important topics, offering tips on all aspects of the admissions process. Read the excerpt below to learn more about the culture at Marshall and what qualities the adcom members look for in applicants: Linda Abraham: Art asks, “What strengths... 

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London Business School MiM Admissions Representative Interview Available Online

Feb 15, 2012 1:05:57

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Thanks to the London Business School Masters in Management representatives, we had yet another successful London Q&A. See the chat excerpt below for important information on the difference between London’s MBA and Masters in Management programs. Linda Abraham: What is the difference between the MBA and the MiM? Lisa Mortini: That is a very valid... 

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Cornell Johnson MBA Admissions Committee Interview Available Online

Feb 8, 2012 1:03:20

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Thank you to the Cornell Johnson adcom team for an excellent Q&A. The following excerpt offers some important insights into ways you can demonstrate fit in your Johnson application. This is such an important topic, so please read on! Linda Abraham: How does an applicant demonstrate fit with Johnson? Laurie Shunney McCloskey: I think there... 

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UVA Darden MBA Admissions Representative Interview Available Online

Jan 24, 2012 58:17

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Thank you Sara Neher, Assistant Dean of MBA Admissions at UVA Darden, for an excellent Q&A. Sara answered lots of questions, and spent some time talking about the application essay question for this year. That’s right, this year UVA Darden asks only ONE question. Here are Sara’s thoughts on the issue: Linda Abraham: I have... 

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Be Smart MBA Admissions Q&A Transcript Available Online

Jan 20, 2012 59:38

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Our recent Be Smart MBA Admissions Q&A was a huge success with tons of excellent questions asked and detailed answers given by Linda Abraham, founder & CEO of Accepted.com. Here’s a particularly good question about the connection between the application essays and the MBA resume: Miriam Berlin: J asks, “How much overlap should there be... 

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Kellogg MBA Admissions Director Interview Available Online

Jan 4, 2012 58:21

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Thank you Jennifer Hayes, Senior Associate Director of Admissions at Kellogg, and Erik Mazmanian, a second-year student at Kellogg, for an excellent Q&A about life and admissions at Northwestern Kellogg. Jennifer and Erik covered a wide range of topics, including the following advice on how to avoid some common Kellogg application mistakes: Linda Abraham: What... 

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INSEAD MBA Admissions Interview Available Online

Dec 29, 2011 58:52

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If you attended our recent INSEAD Q&A then you know that Kara Keenan, the Assistant Director of Marketing for the Americas from INSEAD, covered a wide range of admissions topics, offering some excellent advice to our INSEAD applicants. Here’s an excerpt from the conversation in which Kara discusses the benefits of an INSEAD MBA –... 

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Consortium MBA Admissions Director Interview Available Online

Dec 21, 2011 1:03:25

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Thank you for attending our recent Consortium Strategy Q&As with Travis McAllister and the reps from participating Consortium schools UT McCombs, University of Wisconsin, UC Berkeley Haas, Yale SOM, Michigan Ross, CMU Tepper, Indiana Kelley, and Rochester Simon. The school adcom representatives each talked about what’s new at their schools and how their programs view... 

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Duke Fuqua MBA Admissions Director Interview Available Online

Dec 3, 2011 59:14

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We hope you enjoyed our recent Duke MBA Q&A with Megan Lynam, Director Admissions, and Catherine Tuttle, Associate Program Director of Career Services from Duke’s Fuqua School of Business. You all asked excellent questions, including this one on MBA application mistakes: Linda Abraham: What are the most common mistakes MBA applicants make? Megan Lynam: One... 

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Penn Wharton JD/MBA Admissions Director Interview Available Online

Nov 28, 2011 53:17

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We had an excellent conversation with Penn/Wharton‘s Colleen France, Associate Director for JD/MBA Recruitment & Administration. Colleen answered loads of questions, including the following two questions about JD/MBA career opportunities: Linda Abraham:  What are the typical careers that graduates of the Joint degree program go into and does it differ? Do you see some patterns... 

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Cornell Johnson Admissions Director Interview Available Online

Nov 24, 2011 1:04:08

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We hope you enjoyed our recent Q&A with Cornell Johnson‘s Christine Sneva, Director of Admissions & Financial Aid, and Ann Richards, Associate Director of Admissions & Director of Financial Aid – we know we did! The following excerpt offers applicants advice on how to approach the MBA application essays, particularly those that may ask applicants... 

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The Consortium Admissions Director Interview Available Online

Nov 8, 2011 55:55

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We had an excellent Q&A last week with Consortium‘s Kellie Sauls, Libby Livingston, and Shandra Jones. The excerpt below provides advice on what Consortium applicants can do to make their applications stand out: Linda Abraham: Angela asks, “What helps make the application stand out and get the attention of those making the selection? Kellie Sauls: ... 

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2012 UC Berkeley Haas Admissions Director Interview Posted

Nov 3, 2011 58:49

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The UC Berkeley Haas Q&A was a huge success, with Stephanii Fujii, Executive Director of Full-Time MBA Admissions, answering questions on a wide variety of topics. You can read the whole Haas Q&A transcript or listen to the full audio clip online. (You can also catch previous Q&As for other top programs on our MBA... 

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2012 Yale SOM Admissions Director Interview Posted

Oct 19, 2011 37

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We covered a wide range of admissions-related topics during our recent Yale SOM Q&A. Thank you to Bruce DelMonico, Director of Admissions at Yale SOM, for an excellent conversation! You can read the whole Yale Q&A transcript or listen to the full audio clip online. (You can also catch previous Q&As for other top programs... 

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2012 UCLA Anderson Admissions Director Interview Posted

Oct 17, 2011 1:01:09

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Our recent admissions Q&A with UCLA adcom members Dean Andrew Ainslie, Jessica Chung and Craig Hubbel covered lots of admissions topics and proved extremely helpful for those applicants interested in applying to UCLA Anderson. You can read the whole Anderson Q&A transcript or listen to the full audio clip online. (You can also catch up... 

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London Business School Admissions Director Interview Available Online

Oct 12, 2011 1:02:32

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We had an excellent Q&A last week with Mary Ferreira, Karen Benge, and Payal Patel from the London Business School. The excerpt below provides an insider look at how the adcom readers determine fit, especially when it comes to how applicants relate their career goals in their essays. Linda Abraham: Do you look for students... 

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Wharton Admissions Director Interview Available Online

Sep 21, 2011 58:52

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We had an excellent Q&A last week with Ankur Kumar and Anthony Penna, admissions directors at Wharton. The excerpt below provides an insider look at how the adcom readers approach your goal essays – how you should bridge your past and present experiences to what you’d like to be doing in the future. Linda Abraham:... 

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IE Admissions Director Interview Available Online

Sep 17, 2011 50:52

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We had an excellent Q&A last week with Jean-Marie Winikates and Nita Sinsick, admissions directors at IE. The excerpt below summarized key differences between the international IE experience and the typical US b-school experience: Linda Abraham: IE obviously is a leading international business school. It is located in Spain. What distinguishes the IE experience from... 

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2012 Indian School of Business MBA Admissions Q&A with Hima Bindu Posted

Aug 23, 2011 57:30

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   Have you been trying to figure out how some MBA programs fit everything you need to know into one year instead of two? Then check out the 2012 Indian School of Business MBA Admissions Q&A with Hima Bindu and Linda Abraham. You can read the transcript and access the audio of the Q&A on... 

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2011 IMD Admissions Director Interview Posted

Jun 22, 2011 54:25

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  If you attended our recent conversation with IMD’s Lisa Piguet, Associate Director of MBA Admissions and Marketing, then you know what a success it was. You can review the Q&A by reading the whole IMD Q&A transcript, by listening to the full audio clip online, or by subscribing to our podcast in iTunes and... 

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2011 INSEAD Admissions Director Interview Posted

Jun 2, 2011 59:22

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   If you attended our recent conversation with INSEAD‘s Kara Keenan and Melissa Jones, Assistant Directors of Marketing, then you know what a success it was. You can review the Q&A by reading the whole INSEAD Q&A transcript, by listening to the full audio clip online, or by subscribing to our podcast in iTunes and... 

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2011 London Business School Admissions Director Interview Posted

Mar 22, 2011 59:24

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  We’d like to extend a hearty thank you to the London Business School representatives who helped make our recent Masters in Management Admissions Q&A a huge success. We discussed a wide range of topics, including London Business School admissions policies, the differences between the MiM and the MBA programs, student life, scholarships, and more.... 

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2011 UNC Kenan-Flagler Admissions Director Interview Posted

Mar 2, 2011 55:49

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  We hope you enjoyed our recent Q&A with Sherry Wallace of UNC Kenan-Flagler. During the session we discussed a number of important topics related to UNC admissions, student life, scholarships, and more. If you missed this informative event, or if you’d like to review, you can read the whole UNC Kenan-Flagler Q&A transcript, listen... 

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2011 UT McCombs Admissions Director Interview Posted

Feb 28, 2011 59:20

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  If you attended our recent conversation with UT McCombs‘s Vicki Duran, Director of MBA Admissions, Jolene Ashcraft, Senior Associate Director, and Jaryn Creasy, a second-year student at UT, then you know what a success it was. You can review the Q&A by reading the whole UT McCombs Q&A transcript, by listening to the full... 

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2011 Dartmouth Tuck Admissions Director Interview Posted

Feb 26, 2011 1:04:09

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  We covered a wide range of admissions-related topics during our Dartmouth Tuck Q&A last week. Thank you to Dawna Clarke, Director of MBA Admissions, and Pat Harrison and Amy Mitson, Associate Directors at Tuck, for an excellent conversation! To review, you can read the whole Tuck Q&A transcript, listen to the full audio clip... 

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2011 USC Marshall School of Business Admissions Director Interview Posted

Feb 17, 2011 54:46

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  We had an excellent conversation about admissions, student life, and MBA curriculum last week with USC Marshall‘s Kellee Scott, Senior Associate Director of MBA Admissions, and Ashley Dyer and Michael Fowler, Associate Directors at USC. To review, you can read the whole Marshall Q&A transcript, listen to the full audio clip online, or subscribe... 

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2011 Indian School of Business Admissions Director Interview Posted

Feb 3, 2011 1:04:20

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  Last week’s conversation with Hima Bindu, the assistant director of admissions and financial aid at the ISB, and current ISB students Atma Shivalanka and Chandrasekhar Ghoda, was yet another Q&A success. If you missed the ISB event or if you wish to review it, you can read the whole transcript, listen to the full... 

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