Friday Links: HBS 2 + 2 Program, MBA Resumes, and More!


iStock_000012655127XSmallCatch up on some business school news and tips with a few of this week’s top stories:

Reneging on an MBA Job Offer? It May Cost You $20,000 (Bloomberg Businessweek)

As two MBA students from Georgia Tech learned recently, reneging on an internship offer can have consequences.

Wharton Drops Application Essay (Poets and Quants)

The University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School has cut the number of application essays in its 2013/2014 application to two, down from three in the previous application cycle.

B-Schools Get Serious About Writing (Bloomberg Businessweek)

Many students come to business school with writing skills that are lacking, and few MBA programs do much to improve them.

2+2 Program- A Change in Eligibility (Harvard Business School Admission Director’s Blog)

This week, Harvard Business School announced a change to their 2 + 2 Program, which is designed to give college students an opportunity to apply to HBS before entering the world of work.

Mission Admission: The MBA Resume, Part 3 (mbaMission)

Here are some great tips from our friends at mbaMission on ways to cut down and format your resume concisely.

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