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International Applicants: Top MBA Programs accepting IELTS

The British Council, administrator of the IELTS (International English Language Testing System), was kind enough to direct me to their comprehensive list of all universities accepting IELTS for admission. I went through it and found a surprising number of top MBA programs that now accept IELTS en lieu of the TOEFL. (Download the PDF through this page for a full ... Read More »

CMU Tepper Deadlines & Essays (Class of 2012, Starting Fall 2010)

DEADLINES *April 26, 2010 deadline reserved for U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents, as well as FlexTime and FlexMode candidates. International applicants for the FullTime MBA program must apply by March 08, 2010. **June 01 deadline reserved for FlexTime and FlexMode candidates. ESSAYS (ANALYSIS ON THE WAY) Note: Tepper does not indicate the length limitations on A & B, only that ... Read More »

LBS Deadlines & Essays (Class of 2012, Starting Fall 2010)

DEADLINES ESSAYS (ANALYSIS ON THE WAY) Question 1 (600 words) In what role do you see yourself working immediately after graduation?  Why?  How will your past and present experiences help you achieve this?  How will the London Business School MBA Programme contribute to this goal? Why is this the right time for you to pursue an MBA? Question 2 (200 ... Read More »

Michigan Ross Deadlines, Essays & Analysis (Class of 2012, Starting Fall 2010)

DEADLINES ESSAYS & ANALYSIS Provide responses to the following four essay questions, each on a separate page. At the top of each page, please include your full name and a complete statement of the question being answered. Use at least 11 point font and 1.5 line spacing. Required Questions You must answer the four questions below. Long answers: (500 word ... Read More »

Duke Fuqua Deadlines, Essays & Analysis (Class of 2012, Starting Fall 2010)

DEADLINES ESSAYS & ANALYSIS Overview: While Fuqua’s questions are not that unusual in and of themselves, the detailed and passionate buildup to them (the green highlights below) provide a great manifesto and set of guidelines for approaching any school. I’m impressed that Fuqua has laid it out so clearly – no boring answers here! So open up, dig deep and ... Read More »