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The Business School Twitter Application Is No Longer

After two years, the University of Iowa business school’s headline-making “application tweet” contest has seen its last days.

Back in summer 2011, the Tippie School of Management announced a pilot program asking applicants to explain, via one tweet, why they would be a good Tipple candidate and future MBA hire.

The initiative was a success, and the school made it a formal part of the application process as of last year. Students could either write a second essay, or write a thought-provoking tweet. Those who chose the “twessay” were entered into a contest for a full-tuition Tippie scholarship.

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Applying For A Job? You Need To Clean Up Your Twitter

More often than not these days, potential employers will take a look at a prospect’s Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and other social media profiles. If you’re on the job hunt, you’ve got to make sure you look good not just in an interview, but online, too.
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