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MBA News Roundup – Chicago Booth Admissions, Interview Prep, and… Horseplay?

Posted in Test Prep on January 24, 2011 by

This week’s MBA news roundup has articles that provide advice to applicants who are eagerly awaiting admissions decisions as well as those who are still thinking about applying in the upcoming year.  Enjoy!

1. What do business schools want?

If you’re trying to figure out whether b-school is right for you, check out this Washington Post article for an interesting perspective.

2. Chat transcript: Chicago Booth admissions

If your heart is set on University of Chicago for an MBA degree, be sure to read this interview for Businessweek with the school’s senior director of admissions.

3. Preparing for your M.B.A. interview

If you’re lucky enough to land an interview at a school of your choice, Stacy Blackman provides some tips in this U.S. News article on how to sail through this part of the selection process.

4. Horseplay: B-school takes students to the barn

How can a horse help with your b-school school learning experience?  Grenoble Graduate School of Business in France has their consulting students work with horses to develop their leadership skills (the students’ skills, not the horses’).  Find out more about this in this Businessweek article.

5. Why I chose to do my MBA in Europe

If you’re contemplating an MBA in Europe, read this Globe and Mail article on one student’s decision to study at INSEAD.

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