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2 Reasons Why You Love Columbia that You SHOULDN’T Share in Your App (and 2 that You SHOULD)

By - Oct 19, 14:48 PM   Comments [0]

Let’s face it, even if Columbia weren’t smack in the middle of NYC, it would still be an amazing business school, so you need to make sure that when you explain why CBS is the school of you, you don’t focus exclusively on the city,...

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2015 University of Michigan Ross Executive MBA Admissions Tips

By - Oct 19, 14:41 PM   Comments [0]

Ross Executive MBA students have, on average, about ten years of “progressive work experience” that include about five years as a hands-on manager. Such students are people who know where they’re going and why. So this year the EMBA essays give you the benefit of...

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Why Your Resume Deserves Your Attention

By - Oct 19, 14:37 PM   Comments [0]

Many adcom readers will begin their review of an application by going over an applicant’s resume. That’s right – your resume isn’t just some quick document that’s there for show! It’s really your unique one-page introduction to the admissions board. This is not something you...

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The Popularization of the Joint MD/MBA Degree

By - Oct 14, 14:46 PM   Comments [0]

A recent The Atlantic article talks about the rise of the combined MD/MBA degree and increased demand for doctors with both degrees. Previously, MBAs held leadership positions in hospital administration, and MDs filled the middle management positions – now, with the dual degree, the lead...

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2015 Kellogg Executive MBA Admissions Tips

By - Oct 14, 14:41 PM   Comments [0]

The Kellogg Executive MBA questions are among the most comprehensive, thorough, and numerous of any EMBA application. It takes significant effort to put together a strong set of Kellogg EMBA essays, and that fact weeds out potential students who are not seriously interested in this...

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HEC Paris: Why to Go and How to Get In

By - Oct 14, 14:35 PM   Comments [0]

What do you know about Europe’s top business school? If the answer to that question is ‘Not much,” then you’ve come to the right place. Listen to the recording of our conversation with Philipe Oster, Director of Communication, Development and Admissions at HEC Paris MBA to...

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Emory Goizueta 2015 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Oct 7, 14:42 PM   Comments [0]

To ace your Goizueta essays, you’ll need to show—not just tell—that you have the skills, passion, and motivation to excel in a rigorous academic environment, and in the business world at large. Illustrate who you are, what you want, and where you are going. These essays...

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CMU Tepper 2015 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Oct 7, 14:36 PM   Comments [0]

The key to admissions success here is to exhibit your keen analytical capabilities through your essays—that and your strong passion for learning and your desire to expand your role as an innovative leader. Get those points across to the adcom members and you could be...

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Toronto Rotman 2015 MBA Essay Tips and Deadlines

By - Oct 5, 10:52 AM   Comments [0]

The University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Business is one of the leading business schools in Canada. Known for its design approach to MBA education and strong emphasis on problem solving, Rotman’s program is growing in size and renown. My tips are in blue below. Essay...

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Chicago Booth: A Social Experience Outside of My Comfort Zone

By - Oct 5, 07:30 AM   Comments [0]

This interview is the latest in an Accepted.com blog series featuring interviews with current MBA students, offering readers a behind-the-scenes look at top MBA programs. And now for a chat with Cheetarah1980, a student at Chicago Booth. Accepted: We'd like to get to know you!...

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