IESE Business School

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IESE Business School – Instituto de Estudios Superiores de la Empresa has several international campuses and has been consistently ranked one of the top B-schools in Europe. IESE offers both MBA and Executive MBA programs.
 

  • Facts and Figures

An Overview

 

Rank 7
Program Duration 2 Years
Class Size 170
Average GMAT Score 700
Average Age 22 Years
Program Cost €81,600

 
 

  • Recruitment at IESE Business School

 

Companies
McKinsey & Company, Inc.
The Boston Consulting Group, Inc.
Bain & Company, Inc.
Amazon.com, Inc.
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
A.T. Kearney
INFOSYS Technologies
American Express

 
 

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The deadlines for the 2020 admissions at have been announced. Mark your calendars for these dates:

Early Action – September 3rd, 2019

 2 months, 23 days, 11 hours, 37 minutes ago

Round 1 – October 10th, 2019

 1 month, 16 days, 11 hours, 37 minutes ago

Round 2 – January 8th, 2020

 in 1 month, 10 days, 12 hours, 22 minutes

Round 3 – March 3rd, 2020

 in 3 months, 3 days, 12 hours, 22 minutes

Round 4 – May 5th, 2020

 in 5 months, 9 days, 12 hours, 22 minutes

 
 

  • Essay Topic 2019-20

 
Essay 1
How do you expect to be changed by your experience at IESE and what impact you would like to make after your MBA? (word limit 300 max)
 
Essay 2
What are your short and medium term post MBA career goals and how will IESE help you achieve them? (word limit 300 max)
 
Optional Essay
I wish the admissions committee had asked me… (word limit 300 max)

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HEC Paris

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HEC Paris – Hautes études commerciales de Paris is the business school division of ParisTech and is consistently ranked one of the best B-schools in Europe. Known for its highly selective decision process, HEC offers an MBA, as well as an Executive MBA program.

  • Facts and Figures

An Overview

Rank 10
Program Duration 12/16 Months
Class Size 260
Average GMAT Score 690
Program Cost €69,500

Source: http://poetsandquants.com/school-profile/hec-paris/

  • Recruitment at HEC Paris
Companies
Amadeus
Accenture
Deloitte
Amazon.com, Inc.
Samsung
Apple
Uber
Goldman Sachs Group Inc.
Wipro
  • Apply to HEC Paris

HEC has 2 INTAKES IN JANUARY AND SEPTEMBER

The deadlines for the 2019-20 admissions at have been announced. Mark your calendars for these dates:

Round One – June 1st, 2019

 5 months, 26 days, 11 hours, 34 minutes ago

Round Two – July 1st, 2019

 4 months, 26 days, 11 hours, 34 minutes ago

Round Three – August 15th, 2019

 3 months, 12 days, 11 hours, 34 minutes ago

Round Four – September 15th, 2019

 2 months, 12 days, 11 hours, 34 minutes ago

October 15th, 2019

 1 month, 12 days, 11 hours, 34 minutes ago

November 15th, 2019

 12 days, 11 hours, 34 minutes ago
  • Essay Topic 2019-20

Essay 1: Why are you applying to the HEC MBA Program now? What is the professional objective that will guide your career choice after your MBA, and how will the HEC MBA contribute to the achievement of this objective? (500 words)

Essay 2: What do you consider your most significant life achievement? (250 words)

Essay 3: Leadership and ethics are inevitably intertwined in the business world. Describe a situation in which you have dealt with these issues and how they have influenced you. (250 words)

Essay 4: Imagine a life entirely different from the one you now lead, what would it be? (250 words)

Essay 5: Please choose from one of the following essays (250 words):

a) What monument or site would you advise a first-time visitor to your country or city to discover, and why?

b) Certain books, movies or plays have had an international success that you believe to be underserved. Choose an example and analyze it.

c) What figure do you most admire and why? You may choose from any field (arts, literature, politics, business, etc).

Essay 6: Is there any additional information you would like to share with us? (900 words) (Optional)

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Cambridge Judge Business School

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Cambridge Judge Business School – Ranked one of the best schools internationally, Judge Business School continues the Canbridge legacy that began in 1954. Named after Sir Paul Judge, the chief benefactor of the school, it is part of the Engineering division of Cambridge.

Facts and Figures

An Overview

Rank 13
Program Duration 1 Year
Class Size 208
Average GMAT Score 696
Average Work Experience 6 Years
Program Cost £51,000

Recruitment at Judge Business School

Here is a brief list of companies that recruited from Judge, Cambridge:

Companies
The Fung Group
The Boston Consulting Group, Inc.
A.T. Kearney
Amazon.com, Inc.
Google
HSBC
KPMG
Philips

 

  • Apply to Cambridge Judge Business School

 

The deadlines for the 2020 admissions at Judge Business School have been announced. Mark your calendar for these dates:

Round 1 – September 9th, 2019 – Deadlines are Over

 2 months, 20 days, 11 hours, 32 minutes ago

Round 2 – October 28th, 2019

 1 month, 1 day, 11 hours, 32 minutes ago

Round 3 – January 13th, 2020

 in 1 month, 13 days, 12 hours, 27 minutes

Round 4 – March 9th, 2020

 in 3 months, 10 days, 12 hours, 27 minutes

Round 5 – May 5th, 2020

 in 5 months, 5 days, 12 hours, 27 minutes

 

  • Essay Topic 2019-20
  • *The admissions for 2020 intake will start in July.

1. Please provide a personal statement. It should not exceed 500 words and must address the following questions:

-> What are your short and long term career objectives and what skills/characteristics do you already have that will help you achieve them?
-> What actions will you take before and during the MBA to contribute to your career outcome?
-> If you are unsure of your post-MBA career path, how will the MBA equip you for the future?

2. What did you learn from your most spectacular failure? (200 words)

3. Describe a situation where you had to work jointly with others to achieve a common goal. What did you learn from the experience? (up to 200 words)

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Saïd Business School

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Saïd Business School  is one of the youngest top-tier business schools world wide. Saïd is famous for its 1 year MBA program with numerous Rhodes and Marshall Scholars completing their programs at Saïd.

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An Overview

Rank 8
Program Duration 1 Year
Class Size 334
Average GMAT Score 690
Average Work Experience 5.5 Years
Program Cost £52,000

Source: http://www.sbs.ox.ac.uk/programmes/degrees/mba/our-students/class-profile

  • Recruitment at Saïd Business School

The companies that hired the most from Saïd Business School are listed below:

Companies
McKinsey & Company, Inc.
Accenture
Johnson & Johnson
Amazon.com, Inc.
Adidas
KPMG
Shell Foundation
Tata Communications
Vodafone Group
  • Apply to Saïd Business School

The deadlines for the 2019 admissions have been announced.

Round 1 – September 7th, 2018

 2 months, 20 days, 11 hours, 30 minutes ago

Round 2 – November 2nd, 2018

 25 days, 11 hours, 30 minutes ago

Round 3 – January 11th, 2019

 in 1 month, 13 days, 12 hours, 29 minutes

Round 4 – April 5th, 2019

 in 4 months, 7 days, 12 hours, 29 minutes
  • Essay Topic 2018-19

Mandatory essays:

1. Consider a statistic or trend that shocks you. Why it is important to you and how could it be changed for the better? (Maximum 500 words)

2. Is there anything not covered in the application form which you would like the Admissions Committee to know about you? (Maximum 250 words)

If you are applying under the 1+1 scheme you also need to submit the following essay:

Explain why you see this as particularly beneficial for you and how it fits with your career and personal development aims. (Maximum 250 words)

Re-applicants will need to submit an additional essay as below:

What improvements have you made in your candidacy since you last applied to the Oxford MBA? (Maximum 250 words)

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INSEAD

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INSEAD – Ranked 3 among the European B-schools, INSEAD truly stands tall in its credibility! It has three global campuses situated in France, Asia, and the Middle-East. The school offers a unique opportunity to its students to study on all 3 campuses during their courses.

Its MBA program is highly regarded and the school raises the bar with alliances with American B-schools such as Kellogg and Harvard. These schools through a collaborative effort, share their databases which helps their students access more resources for being hired.

  • Facts and Figures

An Overview

Rank 3
Program Duration 2 Years
Class Size 1003
Average GMAT Score 709
Average Work Experience 5.5 Years
Program Cost €73,500
  • Recruitment at INSEAD

Here are just a few of the companies that recruit from INSEAD:

Companies
McKinsey & Company, Inc.
Accenture
Johnson & Johnson
Amazon.com, Inc.
Deutsche Bank
Samsung
Apple
Uber
Microsoft
  • Apply to INSEAD

The deadlines for the September 2019 admissions have been announced. Mark your calendars for these dates:

Round 1 – September 19th, 2018

 2 months, 8 days, 11 hours, 28 minutes ago

Round 2 – November 14th, 2018

 13 days, 11 hours, 28 minutes ago

Round 3 – January 9th, 2019

 in 1 month, 11 days, 12 hours, 31 minutes

Round 4 – March 6th, 2019

 in 3 months, 8 days, 12 hours, 31 minutes

 

 

  • Essay Topic 2018-19

 

 

Job description Essays

Essay 1: Briefly summarise your current (or most recent) job, including the nature of work, major responsibilities, and where relevant, employees under your supervision, size of budget, clients/products and results achieved. (short answer)

Essay 2: What would be your next step in terms of position if you were to remain in the same company? (short answer)

Essay 3: Please give a full description of your career since graduating from university. Describe your career path with the rationale behind your choices. (short answer)

Essay 4: Discuss your short and long term career aspirations with or without an MBA from INSEAD. (short answer)

Optional Essay: If you are currently not working or if you plan to leave your current employer more than 2 months before the programme starts, please explain your activities and occupations between leaving your job and the start of the programme.
Motivation Essays

Essay 1 Give a candid description of yourself (who are you as a person), stressing the personal characteristics you feel to be your strengths and weaknesses and the main factors which have influenced your personal development, giving examples when necessary. (500 words max.)

Essay 2 Describe the achievement of which you are most proud and explain why. In addition, describe a situation where you failed. How did these experiences impact your relationships with others? Comment on what you learned. (400 words max.)

Essay 3 Describe all types of extra-professional activities in which you have been or are still involved for a significant amount of time (clubs, sports, music, arts, politics, etc). How are you enriched by these activities? (300 words max.)

Essay 4 (optional) Is there anything else that was not covered in your application that you would like to share with the Admissions Committee? (300 words max.)

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London Business School

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London Business School – Established in 1964, the elite B-school is a part of the University of London, located in London. The school remains home to some 2000 students all year round and has a large endowment of GBP 11.8 million.

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An Overview

Rank 2
Program Duration 2 Years
Class Size 425
Average GMAT Score 709
Average Work Experience 5 Years

 

  • Specialization

Though London Business School is ranked the best in the world for its MBA program in Europe, it is particularly renowned for certain areas:

  1. Economics
  2. Finance
  3. Marketing
  4. International Business
  5. Strategy
  • Recruitment at London Business School

London Business School has several companies visiting its campus to hire its alumni. Here is a list comprising of the top recruiters that hired last year:

Companies
McKinsey & Company, Inc.
The Boston Consulting Group, Inc.
Bain & Company, Inc.
Amazon.com, Inc.
A.T. Kearney
Deutsche Bank
Millward Brown Vermeer
Goldman Sachs Group Inc.
Google

Source: https://www.london.edu/-/media/files/programme%20files/master%20courses/mba/072501mbaemploymentreport2015final.pdf

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The deadlines for the 2019 admissions at LBS have been announced. Mark your calendars for these 3 dates:

Round 1 – September 14th, 2018

 2 months, 13 days, 11 hours, 24 minutes ago

Round 2 – January 3rd, 2019

 in 1 month, 5 days, 12 hours, 35 minutes

Round 3 – March 1st, 2017

 in 3 months, 3 days, 12 hours, 35 minutes

Round 4 – April 17th, 2019

 in 4 months, 19 days, 12 hours, 35 minutes
  • Essay Topic for 2018-19

1. What are your post-MBA goals and how will your prior experience and the London Business School programme contribute towards these? (500 words)

2. Is there any other information you believe the Admissions Committee should know about you and your application to London Business School? (Optional) (500 words)

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EADA Business School

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EADA Business School is ranked among the Top 25 Business Schools in Europe by The Financial Times based on MBA, MiM and Executive Education, with programmes consistently being ranked in the top 10 in the world in Careers Rank. Furthermore, EADA has been awarded the internationally prestigious accreditations of EQUIS and AMBA and is a full partner with the CFA Institute and ACCA. EADA also collaborates with Bloomberg and the Financial Times to offer the most up-to- date resources and training opportunities. EADA´s multicultural environment brings together participants from over 50 different countries who entrust their training to us. Moreover, EADA is one of the few business schools in Europe with a Residential Training Centre and a campus in the city centre of Barcelona.

An Overview

Rank 33rd in Europe
Program Duration 11 months
Class Size 25-30
Minimum GMAT Score 650
Minimum TOEFL IBT Score 100
Minimum IELTS Score 7
Average Age 28
Average Work Experience 6 Years
Program Cost €36,000
  • Recruitment at EADA

Here are just a few of the companies that recruit from EADA:

Companies
Deloitte
American Express
Google
Vueling
IBM
P&G
HSBC
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The deadlines for the 2018 admissions have been announced. Mark your calendars for these dates:

Rolling Admission policy from June 9th, 2017

It will be served on a first come first serve basis.

 1 year, 5 months, 18 days, 11 hours, 19 minutes ago

 

  • Essay Requirement 2017-18

Candidates are required to complete 4 essay questions with a word count of 250-300.

1. What are your short-term (1 year) and medium-term (5 years) career goals after the MBA?

2. Describe how pursuing an MBA at EADA relates to your career goals.

3.  What three qualities do you bring to a team?

4. If you were to establish a set of values and beliefs on which to build a business, what would they be?

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