MBA News & Around the Web Blog – #72
This week’s stories: Dartmouth’s MBA Program Is Looking for “Niceness”, Applying For An MBA With No Business Experience? Here’s 4 Questions To Ask Yourself and How to Highlight Diversity as an MBA Applicant
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Here are the findings for the week prior to July 23rd, 2018
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Applying For An MBA With No Business Experience? Here’s 4 Questions To Ask Yourself
“Admissions committees generally understand that a key goal of an MBA program is professional and personal growth, which is difficult to attain without diversity of thought, background, and character in the mix of the cohort.
For this reason, emphasizing—rather than hiding or distorting—your unique background can strengthen your application.”
How to Highlight Diversity as an MBA Applicant
“Jay Bryant, director of graduate recruitment and admissions with the Rady School of Management at the University of California—San Diego, says LGBT B-school applicants are sometimes reluctant to reveal their sexual orientation or gender identity to MBA admissions officers…But nowadays business schools tend to be inclusive and accepting institutions, Bryant says, emphasizing that LGBT business school applicants can actually benefit from being out during the MBA admissions process.”