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2012 Columbia Executive MBA Admissions Tips

By - Nov 1, 10:34 AM   Comments [0]

This set of executive MBA essays requires a range of skills: succinct expression, self-reflection and self-understanding, synthesizing threads of your experience and knowledge, and organizational understanding. The questions are not only on different topics, as would be expected, but also different types – it’s as...

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2012 CEIBS Executive MBA Admissions Tips

By - Oct 30, 11:19 AM   Comments [0]

CEIBS (China Europe International Business School), located in Shanghai, is the longest-running MBA program in China, boasting the largest MBA alumni pool in China and over 10,000 alumni around the world. Ranked 2nd in China by the Financial Times and 17th in the world, the...

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UCLA Opens Door Wider for International MBA Applicants

By - Oct 23, 08:31 AM   Comments [0]

Evolving international academic systems have motivated The Anderson School of Management at UCLA to change their requirements for international applicants. According to a post on their MBA Insider Blog, Anderson will now consider applicants with three-year undergraduate degrees. The school will also admit some international...

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Current Full-Time UVA Darden Student Interview

By - Oct 19, 08:27 AM   Comments [0]

Accepted.com is continuing a blog series featuring interviews with current MBA students, offering readers a behind-the-scenes look at selected MBA programs. We hope to offer you a candid picture of student life, and what you should consider as you prepare your MBA application. Here’s a...

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Why Columbia Video: What You Can Learn

By - Oct 18, 05:59 AM   Comments [0]

The creator of this video combined a little bit of Twitter with a dash of Columbia Business School's MBA essay questions to create a video with lots of succinct reasons to attend CBS. I have no idea if he was encouraged, abetted, or aided...

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He Scored 700 on the GMAT—and He Retook It?

By - Oct 13, 19:31 PM   Comments [0]

MissionGMAT probably raised a few eyebrows among his readers when he revealed that he recently scored 700 on the GMAT, but decided to retake it. “I could not resist my urge to retake it simply because I had a wonderful time studying (and great...

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Exactly What are Goals?

By - Oct 13, 19:28 PM   Comments [0]

This post is the second of five posts in our Why MBA series. “I want to move from the buy side to the sell side.” “I want to shift from technology consulting to investment banking.” Not goals. An engineer once really said to me, “I want to go...

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MBA Essay Questions: The Jokers

By - Oct 12, 19:32 PM   Comments [0]

What should you do if you have to answer a question with no question? No guidelines? No direction?It's wide open. You have wildcard. A joker. Watch this video to learn how best to play that colorful card. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qjgQ489BB38&w=320&h=240&rel=0[/youtube]   Have more questions about writing great MBA essays? Review MBA...

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MBA Dictionary: How To Talk Like a CEO, Part 2

By - Oct 12, 13:33 PM   Comments [0]

In the second MBA Dictionary post, we cover 16 more corporate and academic terms you should know if you want to fit in in the boardroom and understand your CEO’s jokes. At the same time, make sure not to overuse them, or you’ll...

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Consortium 2012 MBA Application Questions, Deadlines, Tips

By - Oct 10, 05:41 AM   Comments [0]

Consortium 2012 MBA Application Essay Questions My comments are in blue. This year’s core application questions are identical to last year’s, and I’ve posted their guidelines from 2009 as well below:* The following essay questions provide us with an opportunity to evaluate your strengths...

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