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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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Goals Essay-Writing Nitty-Gritty

By - Oct 27, 05:56 AM   Comments [0]

This post is the fourth of five posts in our Why MBA series. Short- and long-term goals Before you start drafting your goals essays, work out three levels of goals: short-term, intermediate, and long-term. It helps to have this whole picture in your mind...

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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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Goals on Steroids

By - Oct 20, 08:30 AM   Comments [0]

This post is the third of five posts in our Why MBA series. First, I must thank Linda Abraham for this wonderful phrase. I had previously used the blander designation, “goals plus.” By following the advice in the previous post you can create goals that...

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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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