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TopMBA Weekly Pulse November 20

By Mike Grill

Updated November 20, 2014 Updated November 20, 2014

Test scores, interviews, business school acceptances and rejections; it’s certainly a good time to be a follower of MBA blogs!

Some test results to kick things off. My Life of Bliss recently got her TOEFL scores, and let’s just say we’re looking forward to getting some tips. Top Dog MBA is practicing his interview technique, in what we can only picture as a Karate Kid-esque video montage, with the interview questions dropping like so many Cobra Kai.

Pulling That MBA Trigger has finally narrowed down her round 2 schools, and the top contenders are

If you are considering attending a business school event, EF Essays has some tips – well, for one thing, we can tell you now – don’t show up in your prom duds

Tired of waiting to hear from the schools you applied to? So is Naija Girl MBA – who is sick of negativity in admissions forums, but has some kind words to say about Clear Admit.

A little further down the line, My Journey to Business School has some insights from her interview experience at UCLA Anderson.

If you thought the application process was a roller coaster ride, wait till you see what Archana has been up to! Winter is coming to Duke, says Reaching the Thirties, who needs to stock up on warm clothes and, naturally, blue paint. Edel Kennedy discusses her new-found juggling ability on the UCD Smurfit blog, while Journey of a GMATer discusses (Indian prime minister) Narendra Modi’s awesome ‘Make in India’ campaign.

And finally, we wrap up, with a blog that the Pulse is very excited about (and a meta moment, as it traditional): the No-Pay MBA. Laurie Pickard is crafting her own MBA education using only MOOCs – intruded? You can read more about it on the blog

This article was originally published in November 2014 .

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