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Four Ways to Craft a Compelling MBA Essay

The essay section of an MBA application presents a unique opportunity for applicants to show that they are more than just a GMAT score, a GPA or the jobs outlined on a resume. Be sure to follow these tips on how to write a compelling business school essay.

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How to Secure Strong Letters of Recommendation for Your MBA Application

Letters of recommendation offer third-party credibility and are looked at closely by the admissions committee. This post provides tips for selecting references to write your letters of recommendation.

GMAT or GRE: Which Is Better for Your MBA Application?

Applying to MBA programs can prove to be challenging. View MBA@UNC’s application guide for tips on the application process.

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How to Strengthen Your MBA Application Resume

A detailed and up-to-date resume is a critical component of your MBA application. By showcasing key accomplishments on your resume, you can help convince the admissions committee that you are a strong candidate for the program. This post provides tips to take into consideration, and you’ll be one step closer to strengthening your MBA application.

MBA@UNC Immersion: Mumbai, India- Day Three

On day three of the Mumbai immersion, students wrapped up the weekend by hearing from UNC Kenan-Flagler faculty on topics ranging from innovation in developing markets to the dynamics of family businesses in India.

MBA@UNC Immersion: Mumbai, India – Day Two

On day two of the Mumbai immersion, MBA@UNC visited Dharavi, India’s largest slum and the third largest in the world.

MBA@UNC Global Immersion: Mumbai, India – Day One

On day one of the Mumbai immersion, 37 MBA@UNC students learned about the evolution of the Indian business landscape over the past several decades, as well as the impact on business strategy and entrepreneurship going forward.

Pursuing an MBA While Living Abroad

As a current student at MBA@UNC, Salmon is able to live abroad while also earning a degree that will help make her dreams possible.

Continuing the Tar Heel Legacy Through Online Education

Lindsay Chason’s family is chock full of University of North Carolina alumni, including her father, mother, grandmother and even her aunts and uncles. In addition, many of Chason’s colleagues and managers at Home Depot attended UNC, and they have been known to shout “Go Heels” when they see her wearing a UNC shirt at the gym. For Chason, this common bond translates into an inexplicable yet instant alliance. Because of the strength of UNC’s network, Chason’s heart was always set on attending UNC if she decided to pursue an MBA—which is exactly what she did in 2012.

A Global Perspective: An MBA@UNC Student in Hong Kong

When Lauren Abraham was offered a management position at TransPerfect Translations International, she had 48 hours to decide whether or not she would accept the offer. While she was eager to move into such a role, the job would require her to uproot her life and move to Hong Kong. Through MBA@UNC, Abraham was able to accept this new opportunity and pursue an MBA from Kenan-Flagler from across the world.

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