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Spreen Gives Tip To Biz School Applicants

Before you're accepted to your chosen master's of business administration program, you'll need to jump through multiple hoops. For many applicants, b-school interviews are the most stressful leap of all. Typically, these sessions last 30 minutes to an hour and are designed to assess qualities that aren't easily detected on your written application. "We're using the interview to get a better feel for some of the more subjective elements of the applicants that are pretty difficult to get just by looking at the paper application," says MARY SPREEN, director of M.B.A. admissions and financial aid at the University of Iowa's Henry B. Tippie College of Business. College Journal is an online publication produced by the publishers of the Wall Street Journal.

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