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Decisions, Decisions, Decisions – Round 1


Do you really want to know how our W&M MBA Admissions Committee makes decisions? Is it a toss of files into the air with outcomes based on where they land? Is it a game of darts with the luck of

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Interviewing the Interviewer

Randy K. Tripp, Jr.

How often do you get to interview someone whose profession involves a lot of interviewing! BizBeat took some time and caught with the new member of Admissions team – Randy Tripp! Q: To start with, can you talk about your

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Getting To Know You

Hopefully we can all agree on at least one thing – first impressions are crucial. From the old adage “you never get a second chance at a first impression” to Mr. Darcy’s famous assertion that his “good opinion once lost

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MBA Admissions Interviews: Insider Tips from William & Mary

Congratulations, you have submitted (or are preparing to submit) your application to B-School! If you are a candidate who met an early deadline, you may have already received your official invitation to interview. If you haven’t had the chance to

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Diwali: The Celebration of Lights


This past Friday I was able to participate in my first student organized event since joining the Mason School of Business. Our ISA (International Student Association) put on our annual Diwali Celebration and it was a night of good food,

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Homecoming 2012!


On October 26-27, William & Mary played host to alumni and friends for its Homecoming weekend 2012. One uninvited guest tried to (literally) rain on our parade, but Hurricane Sandy spared us and the weekend was a success. Williamsburg did

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‘Tis the Season for Campus Visits

As you are filling out your application to business school, one very important component in finding the right school for you will not be required – your campus visit. While not mandatory, a campus visit is perhaps the single best

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Helpful Tips for a Successful Application for Admission

That’s a wrap! W&M MBA Admissions has just completed an exciting four months of recruitment travel and our focus has shifted to application season. The Mason School operates on admissions rounds, with five unique deadlines for candidate evaluation which allows

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I’m coming home – literally this time!

This blog title might look a little familiar.  The first blog I wrote after joining the Mason family was called “I’m coming home.”  This time, however, I will not be speaking metaphorically of my return to William & Mary, but

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6 cities down, 8 more to go!


Sawasdee krub  – greetings from Bangkok, Thailand! I have been traveling on The MBA Tour now for a little over two weeks and so far, so good! The first leg of the tour took me from Tokyo to Taipei, Seoul,

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  • Veterans Day Celebration  
    On behalf of the MBA Program at the Raymond A. Mason School of Business, thank you to our military students, faculty, staff, and executive partners for your patriotism, love of country, and willingness to serve and sacrifice for the common good.  Friday, November 10th 12:30 pm - 1:30pm Alan B. Miller Hall, Common Lounges
  • MBA International Student Association DIWALI
    MBA's ISA is hosting Diwali. Join for a night of great food, music, dance and performances. Friday, November 3rd 6:00 pm - 9:30pm Trinkle Hall
  • MBAA Net Impact Introductory Meeting
    This will be the introductory meeting for the Net Impact club. Friday, September 22nd 12:30 pm - 2:00pm Alan B. Miller Hall, Room 1008