Yesterday was Thanksgiving, an important American holiday that brings friends and families together. I want to remind applicants to stay positive and thankful as they go through the application process regardless of the outcome.

Here are a few reminders of this.


Were you rejected from your round one schools? This is a blow. But it isn’t the end of your B-School dream….

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Harvard Business School has held onto its first-place spot in Bloomberg Businessweek’s ranking of MBA programs in the United States. Meanwhile, Wharton and Sloan are ascendant, taking over second and third place respectively.

Here are Bloomberg’s top ten:

– Harvard Business School
The Wharton School
Sloan School of Management
Booth School of Business
Stanford Graduate School…

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What do FastFloss, the “comfortable, easy and quick way to floss all your teeth at once” and Waypoint, a system that uses “augmented reality to train frontline workers on complex process using holographic workflows,” have in common?

That’s easy – both are projects that have been selected to participate in Harvard Business School’s Rock Accelerator Program!

The founders of…

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University of California, Berkeley’s Haas School of Business has announced that 13 MBA students are the recipients of this year’s Haas Finance Fellowships. These fellowships provide funding to students who have demonstrated an interest in various areas of finance.

This year’s awardees include three Investment Banking Fellow, four Entrepreneurial Finance Fellows, and four Investment Management and Quantitative Finance…

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So much has been written about when you should apply to business school. There are tons of articles about the average age for US schools (27-28 years) and international schools (29 years). A lot has been written about when to apply, round one versus round two. And articles abound on the transformative impact of the MBA degree.

All these articles…

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15 minutes! That’s what your business school application gets.

It’s tempting to want to pack your application with as much information as possible. After all, there are so many reasons why you should be accepted!

But the reality is that you have a quarter of an hour to catch adcoms’ attention. As much as you might feel the urge to go…

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Are you thinking of applying for a Wharton MBA? With Round 1 rejections and interview invitations rolling out this week, now is the time for candidates to start seriously preparing for their Round 2 applications.

While the essays questions that Wharton asks have not changed since last year, there are two important parts of the application process that applicants do…

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