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Jul 11, 2017 by

Admissions Tip: Addressing Unemployment or Gaps in Employment

Addressing Unemployment Gaps

Given the emphasis that schools place on a candidate’s work experience, it is important to be proactive in addressing unemployment or gaps in employment. When applying to business school, many candidates worry about how the adcom might perceive gaps in employment. We would like to take some time to discuss strategies for addressing this issue.

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Jul 7, 2017 by

Message from the Dean: Joseph A. DiAngelo, Haub School of Business

Joseph DiAngelo

Thank you for your interest in the MBA Program at the Haub School of Business at Saint Joseph’s University.

As Dean of the Haub School of Business for over ten years, I am pleased to share something well known to many in the Haub community that recently received external validation. The salary-tracking website PayScale reported that the Haub School ranks No. 5 in the nation for return on investment among business schools.

But numbers only tell part of the story. As students call for more convenient, accessible and relevant educational options, business schools around the globe are challenged to respond with innovation. At the Haub School of Business, we work hard to monitor industry trends and create academic programs that will lead students to jobs in growing fields. The value of the Haub education is built on dedicated students, devoted faculty and staff, an industry-focused curriculum, and a strong network of alumni support.

With so much good news to share, the Haub School introduced a new expression to capture the breadth of programs and recognitions – Haub has it. Haub has it:

  • AACSB accreditation in business & accounting, placing the Haub School among the top 5% of business programs in the world
  • Largest portfolio of part-time graduate programs in Philadelphia
  • Faculty engaged in cutting-edge research
  • Courses offered on campus, online, or both
  • Consistently top-ranked MBA and EMBA
  • Top ranked online MBA by

With a degree from Saint Joseph’s University, you will unlock your potential and continue along your path to success. As a Haub School of Business student, you will also have lifetime access to our career center which will connect you with over 60,000 Hawks across the globe and across industry lines.

We look forward to receiving your application materials. If you have any questions, you may contact the MBA Admissions Manager, Kate Sonstein, at or 610-660-1690.


Joseph A. DiAngelo, Jr., Ed.D. ‘70
Dean, Haub School of Business

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Jun 26, 2017 by

Admissions Tip: How to Write a Résumé that Will Get You Into Business School

Business School Resume

Your resume is not only an important component of your MBA application, it’s also a great place to start when crafting your overall positioning strategy. This document forces one to distill a candidacy into a concise summary, focusing on key aspects and themes. With that in mind, here are a few simple tips to get you started on your business school resume:

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Jun 14, 2017 by

Admissions Tip: Selecting & Preparing Recommendations

mba admissions recommendations

As we continue our focus on those of you who are applying for next year’s admissions cycle, we wanted to offer some basic tips on a critical variable in the MBA admissions equation: recommender selection.

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Jun 6, 2017 by

Defining Your Post-MBA Career Goals

Post-MBA Career Goals

Though essay prompts tend to vary year to year, the two things that nearly every prospective student can count on being asked are “What are your short-term and long-term post-MBA goals?” and “How will Business School X help you achieve these goals?” And, even though many schools have now opted to omit this question during the essay portion of their applications, rest assured that you’ll be asked this question in the data form portion or (most likely) during your interview.

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May 25, 2017 by

Admissions Tip: Considering the Campus

Admissions Tip Campus

Continuing our series of admissions tips geared towards those individuals who are just beginning to think about their MBA applications, we wanted to offer some advice on factors to consider with respect to a school’s facilities and location. Whether speaking with current students or touring the campus for yourself, it’s helpful to approach these information-gathering experiences with as clear a sense of what matters to you as possible.

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