NTU Invites Applications for MBA Fellows Scholarship (Singapore MBA News: Jan 2-15)

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EMBA Opens New Doors (Sunday Times) – NTU’s Executive MBA is only EMBA in Singapore offering specialized tracks in Small and Medium Sized Enterprises, Shipping and Aviation. The full-time EMBA option includes stints at MIT’s Sloan School of Management and Wharton.

NTU Invites Applications for MBA Fellows Scholarship (Minglebox) – the Nanyang Fellows MBA program is targeted with a mid to senior level executives with over 8 years of work experience. They have a number of scholarships (deadline Jan 31 2012) for foreign applicants.

Achieving MBA Admission is More About “Why” than “What and How” (The MBA Exchange) – answering “why” in your essays is definitely moving, but answering “what and how” type essay questions are also important when applying to Singapore MBA programs.  “What and how” often show your professionalism and maturity.

“…the most significant difference among MBA applicants is not ‘what’ they’ve achieved, or ‘how’ they’ve accomplished it.  Rather the biggest point of difference is ‘why’ they have done what they’ve done.  Revealing the inspiration, vision, raison d’etre behind their past actions and future plans is the best way to differentiate and elevate a business school candidacy.”

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