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Riordan MBA Fellows Program interview with Margie Cruz-Hassan, Senior Assistant Director | ApplyMBA Blog

One of the main focus for business schools is to include diversity in the classrooms and one way to do that is to have candidates from underrepresented and minority groups. The Riordan MBA Fellows program is one such initiative whose aim is to create a pipeline of such deserving candidates for top MBA programs.

MIT Sloan Admissions Interview | Apply MBA Blog

Jeff Carbone, Associate Director, MIT Sloan MBA Admissions & Scott Edinburgh, Founder, Personal MBA Coach

I was fortunate enough to sit down with Jeff Carbone, Associate Director of MIT Sloan MBA Admissions, to learn how he is thinking about this upcoming application season. See below for a transcript of our interview. Sloan has not released their essay questions yet for the 2016-2017 application season, but stay tuned as they will come out soon. 

Wharton Releases Essays and Deadlines for 2016-2017 Application Cycle | ApplyMBA Blog

Deadlines

Round 1: September 27, 2016

Round 2: January 5, 2017

Round 3: March 28, 2017

From Wharton’s blog

New Essays

This year’s application will require the completion of two mandatory essays.

Essay 1:  What do you hope to gain professionally from the Wharton MBA? (500 words)

INSEAD Launches New Website – Why You Should Check It Out | ApplyMBA Blog

INSEAD has recently launched new websites for all of its programs. If you are searching for information about the school, it is now easier to find everything you need.

Full-Time One Year MBA: http://www.insead.edu/master-programmes/mba

Global Executive MBA: http://www.insead.edu/master-programmes/gemba

Master in Finance: http://www.insead.edu/master-programmes/master-in-finance

Yale SOM Applications Up 30% This Year As It Continues To Rise In The Rankings | ApplyMBA Blog

With an MBA program that started only 17 years ago, Yale SOM has been making great strides. SOM opened a new $243M building two years ago, Indra Nooyi gave a generous donation last month and applications are up almost 30% this year. While there are many different ranking systems, Yale is ranked higher on most of them today than it was 5-10 years ago.