The Haskayne School of business at the University of Calgary in Canada is another wonderful option for serious MBA aspirants. Though not as highly ranked as the US Ivy leaguers or the UK London Business School, the Haskayne MBA still holds its own in the global MBA pileup. A major advantage is the cultural and adventurous potpourri of the city of Calgary with the Rocky mountains less than an hour away.
The daytime Haskayne MBA has a twenty month long duration, with the option to choose a specialization after a year or go in for a combined degree with another faculty. . The Haskayne experience includes hands-on mentoring by a seasoned professional and interactive and live business projects. The session starting in September has deadlines ending on March 1 for international candidates. A minimal score of 550 in the GMAT is required to seek admission.
Application deadlines for September 2009 are :
- November 15
- January 15
- March 1
- May 1
Please attach two copies of a comprehensive statement, in which the following three questions are answered in essay form: why do I want an MBA from Haskayne? What am I bringing to the class? What am I going to do once I finish the MBA program?
If you believe you are a good candidate for a donor-sponsored scholarship where there is a specific 'field of study' requirement, note the award in your statement and explain how your background/career objectives qualify you.
Include unique experience or abilities not indicated in your transcript, resume, or letters of appraisal.
The ideal length of the statement of career learning goals is pref