Harvard Business School MBA Essay 2013-2014: Tips and Assessment

By - May 30, 14:24 PM   Comments [0]

Today, Harvard Business School caused a lot of buzz by reducing the number of its MBA application essays questions to one – and one with no word limit! This is the essay question: “You’re applying to Harvard Business School. We can see your resume, school transcripts,...

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Stanford GSB Essay Tips

By - May 30, 14:04 PM   Comments [1]

Stanford Graduate School of Business has just published the essay questions without changes for this new application cycle, maintaining the theme of candid self-evaluation and authenticity. The Stanford GSB MBA admissions website provides clear guidance and advice for what to do, and what not to...

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Harvard Business School: There is Only ONE Essay Question

By - May 30, 12:28 PM   Comments [0]

HBS hopefuls, the moment you've been waiting for has arrived. Today, the Admissions Director's Blog announced the one and only essay question of the 2014 Harvard Business School application: “You’re applying to Harvard Business School.  We can see your resume, school transcripts, extra-curricular activities, awards, post-MBA career goals, test...

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Only one essay question for HBS 2014

By - May 30, 11:04 AM   Comments [0]

Harvard announced their essay question for the MBA program that starts in 2014. There will be only one essay question with no word limit! "There is one question for the Class of 2016: You’re applying to Harvard Business School.  We can see your resume, school transcripts, extra-curricular...

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HBS 2+2 Application Deadline THIS SUMMER

By - May 30, 08:30 AM   Comments [0]

I hope you HBS 2+2 applicants are ready to pounce on the Summer Round of applications. Because ready or not…here they come! The deadline for these applications is on MONDAY, JULY 15, 2013 at Noon EDT. Need help getting it all together before the buzzer? Contact us...

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Stanford MBA Essay Questions

By - May 30, 05:51 AM   Comments [0]

The Stanford Graduate School of Business has posted the essay questions and updated guidelines for letters of recommendation for the 2013-2014 MBA admissions season. The questions remain unchanged from last year's application. Essay 1: What matters most to you, and why? The best examples of Essay 1...

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GMAT Question of the Day (May 30): Word Problem and Critical Reasoning

By - May 30, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) Two cities, Kensington MD and Reston VA are 30 km apart. From both of these cities, simultaneously, two hikers start their journeys towards each other. They are walking at a constant speed of 5 km/hour each. Simultaneously, a fly leaves the city of Kensington....

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Notable Essay Mistake to Avoid: Tasks vs. Skills

By - May 29, 16:47 PM   Comments [0]

Notable Essay Mistake to Avoid: Tasks vs. Skills As an MBA applicant, are you aware of the difference between tasks and skills? Equally importantly, do you understand how focusing on skills rather than tasks in your MBA admissions essays can help you present a much more...

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Short-Term and Long-term Goals: Changes? Transitions? …Does it Matter?

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Short-Term and Long-term Goals: Changes? Transitions? ...Does it Matter? I have received emails from MBA applicants who did not receive admission to one of their top choice schools when they applied on their own last year, and they indicate that when the admission committees supplied feedback,...

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With a 700, Should I Retake the GMAT?

By - May 29, 16:43 PM   Comments [0]

With a 700, Should I Retake the GMAT? Many candidates work hard to prepare for the GMAT, yet they are disappointed with scores in the 620-700 range, rather than the hoped-for 710 or above. If a score is beneath 660, most candidates will go back to...

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