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LinkedIn and Your Application, Part 2

By - May 25, 12:07 PM   Comments [0]

Earlier this week, I talked about the importance of updating your LinkedIn profile and shared tips for a strong Headline and Summary. Today, I’m going to address the Experience and Education sections of a powerful LinkedIn profile. Experience LinkedIn allows you to list every position you’ve...

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GMAT & MBA Admissions: True or False?

By - May 25, 10:58 AM   Comments [0]

It’s time to test your GMAT knowledge. How much do you know about this important b-school entrance exam? 1. The GMAT is one of the first elements in your application the adcoms will look at. True!  While the GMAT is not always the determining factor for admission, it can be...

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Last Call for Columbia Business School Admissions Webinar!

By - May 23, 11:57 AM   Comments [0]

Wednesday is the day we share our application-changing tips on how to apply successfully to Columbia Business School! Do you have questions about optimizing your CBS application? Do you need concrete tips on how to answer the essay questions? Do you need help evaluating your profile to...

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How LinkedIn Can Help You Get Accepted

By - May 23, 00:06 AM   Comments [0]

The Cornell Tech MBA made waves when it offered applicants to its unique program in New York City the opportunity to apply with their LinkedIn profiles instead of filling in the tedious employment history section of the application. Other MBA programs like MIT Sloan and UT...

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GMAC Prospective Students Report Highlights

By - May 22, 12:47 PM   Comments [0]

GMAC (Graduate Management Admission Council) recently released its 2016 mba.com Prospective Students Survey Report. The survey, conducted throughout 2015, analyzes the motivations, planned career paths, and program choices of more than 10,000 business school candidates worldwide. Here are some highlights of the report. • Applicants are becoming...

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The Applicants That Stand Out At Columbia Business School

By - May 19, 11:32 AM   Comments [0]

My observation as a former insider at CBS is that Columbia is looking to build a diverse class of high-achieving world citizens who’ve got a bit of grit. World Citizen  What do I mean by a world citizen? For a small fraction, it means applicants who are internationally...

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HBS 2016 Grad Reflects on Her Experience as a Harvard MBA

By - May 18, 11:31 AM   Comments [0]

What’s it like to be about to graduate from Harvard Business School? Listen to today’s episode for an insider perspective. [0:38] Meet Anndrea Moore, a member of HBS’s class of 2016. She graduated from the University of Cincinnati in 2010 with a degree in Marketing and...

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Stanford GSB 2017 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - May 17, 11:49 AM   Comments [0]

Stanford's Knight Center earned the highest LEED Platinum rating for environmental sustainability. And the focus on recycling has apparently carried over to Stanford GSB's MBA essays. Stanford has recycled its 2015-16 essays for the 2016-17 application cycle. This recycling is done for good reasons: These are excellent questions...

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Columbia Applicants – Have You Registered?

By - May 17, 10:43 AM   Comments [0]

Hey future Columbia students, have you signed up for our upcoming webinar? The event will take place at 10am PT/1pm ET on Wednesday, May 25th. During the webinar, Linda Abraham, Accepted CEO & Founder, will explain the do’s and don’ts of applying to CBS. This is important...

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London Business School September 2016 Executive MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - May 17, 00:54 AM   Comments [0]

In the LBS EMBA website landing page, a short introduction to the program includes the words “transformation,” “journey,” and “catalyst.”  Also, “engagement” and “inspirational” (the last referring to its faculty!).   This is a clear message: the program goes beyond delivering necessary skills for senior managers;...

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