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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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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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At the Nexus of Business & Law: Penn/Wharton’s JD/MBA

By - Oct 2, 16:01 PM   Comments [0]

Is your future in the place where law and business collide? Meet the woman who juggles the two worlds of law and business school (and she has two offices to show for it!). Listen to the recording of our conversation with Colleen France, Associate Director of...

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Harvard Kennedy School 2015 Application Essay Tips

By - Oct 2, 15:56 PM   Comments [0]

The HKS application serves applicants to the MPP and the various MPA programs (PhD applicants use the Harvard GSAS application). The essays discussed below are for the MPP and the two-year MPA applications (essay questions are different for the MPA/ID and mid-career MPA applications). HKS seeks...

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What You Should NOT Include in Your MBA Essays

By - Sep 28, 13:36 PM   Comments [0]

Do this. Write that. Include the other. What TO put in your MBA essays is the topic of many discussions. But what NOT to include is a less talked about conversation. Until now… Check out these three things that you should NEVER include your MBA application...

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