For those on their way to business school, an MBA is the classic option, and for many it’s still the best option. But it’s not the only one.

Top business schools also offer a variety of master’s degrees. Some, like the Master in Management, are general management degrees while others, like the Master in Finance, target specific skills.

Recently, business master’s…

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Stanford Graduate School Business has named a list of students that it is recognizing with awards and fellowships for social innovation.

Of these awards, the one that packs the most financial punch is the Social Innovation Fellowship, which provides a stipend of $110,000 over the course of the year to a graduating Stanford GSB student.

This year, two…

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A good recommendation letter is a key part of an effective business school application package. Unfortunately, far too many applicants focus on entirely the wrong things. They don’t know who to ask to write them a recommendation letter, they don’t know when to ask, and they don’t know how to follow up.

The reality is, recommendation letters are extremely…

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If you’re planning on making business school a part of your career path, it can be challenging to decide when to start the actual application process. How much time do you need to prepare for the GMAT? When should you ask people if they will write a recommendation letter for you? How long does it take to write a good MBA…

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One point for “Cal” in their running rivalry with Stanford.

The occasion is the University of California, Berkeley Haas School of Business’s victory over Stanford Graduate School of Business in the annual “Golden Shovel” competition.

In the competition, sponsored by the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties, teams representing Haas and Stanford GSB develop proposals…

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2018-2019 Harvard Business School MBA Application Essay Tips

Harvard Business School MBA application for the 2018-2019 season is ready! The essay question is staying the same. The HBS essay that applicants have to answer this year is:

As we review your application, what more would you like us to know as we consider your candidacy for the Harvard Business…

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HBS has moved to two application deadlines instead of three by eliminating the third round deadline.

Only 2+2 candidates can apply during the third round.

Historically, most top MBA programs in the US have had three rounds and this recent move by HBS is a departure from the norm for US schools. It will be interesting to see if other schools…

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