5 Key Qualities of Successful MBA Applications

By - Jun 9, 09:59 AM   Comments [0]

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA Blog on U.S.News.com Every MBA candidate brings something unique to the table, but business schools are always on the lookout for specific qualities as they review the thousands of applications that cross their desks each season. If...

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Are You Prepared for MBA Application Season?

By - Jun 9, 09:34 AM   Comments [0]

MBA Application season is here.   If we look to the trends, admission to a top MBA program remains as daunting as ever—despite the very minimal increases in admit rate when compared with last year.  In fact, the admit rate remained on par with last year’s...

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12 Steps on How to Apply to Business School – Step 7: MBA Application Essays ‒ Addressing The Most Common Questions

By - Jun 9, 07:30 AM   Comments [0]

Once you’ve spent the required time identifying your target schools’ admissions criteria, self-reflecting and identifying some of your key traits, and focusing on the personal narrative you want to depict in your applications, it’s time to dive into the essay questions. There are several themes...

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Interview Invitation: "Willy Wonka Ticket" for MBA Applicants

By - Jun 9, 06:31 AM   Comments [0]

We are extremely pleased to share this guest post by Master Admissions Consultant Pauline Jennett.   You may recall the iconic children’s movie, Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory, when Charlie received the lucky “Golden Ticket” granting him access to the famed candy factory. Likewise, at the...

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GMAT Question of the Day (June 9)

By - Jun 9, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math The sequence , , ..., , ... is such that for all integers and for some constant . If the sum of the second and the fifth terms of the sequence...

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Improving GMAT vocab when English is not your first language

By - Jun 8, 09:50 AM   Comments [0]

I just started preparing for the GMAT.

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Improving GMAT vocab when English isn’t your first language

By - Jun 8, 09:50 AM   Comments [0]

I just started preparing for the GMAT.

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MBA Application Essays: Avoid Too Many Cooks

By - Jun 8, 06:16 AM   Comments [0]

Let’s set the scene: You’re home for thanksgiving. You’ve just finished draft one of your MBA application essay. “Hey, everyone,” you say, “I just finished my essay. I sure could use some notes.” “Sure,” says your Mom, Dad, Uncle Farley, Aunt Monica, Great Uncle Craig and even Mr....

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What to Do if You’re Light on Extracurriculars

By - Jun 8, 05:42 AM   Comments [0]

If you’re applying to business schools in Round 1, the process of pulling your materials together will consume much of your life in the coming months. Of particular focus will be planning how to best position yourself. If you’ve taken on leadership roles in volunteer...

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GMAT Question of the Day (June 08)

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Math Lionel left his house and walked towards Walt's house, 48 miles away. Two hours later, Walt left his house and ran towards Lionel's house. If Lionel's speed was 4 miles per hour and Walt's 6 miles per hour, how many miles had Lionel walked when...

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