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How to Write the Qualifications Summary for Your Resume

By - May 8, 23:18 PM   Comments [0]

The Qualifications Summary section of the resume is, in theory, the first section of the document that the reviewer will read: it sits at the very top after the applicant’s name and contact details, exactly where the eye is naturally drawn. However, if it is a...

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A Look at Life at MIT Sloan/Harvard Kennedy

By - May 8, 12:56 PM   Comments [0]

This interview is the latest in an Accepted blog series featuring interviews with MBA students, offering readers a behind-the-scenes look at top MBA programs. And now for a chat with Jessica Bixby, a student at MIT Sloan and Harvard Kennedy School of Government. Accepted: We'd like to get to...

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10 Tips for Better Essay Writing

By - May 8, 12:14 PM   Comments [1]

Want to show the adcom that you are a master of the written word, someone who knows how to convey their thoughtful experiences and insightful ideas eloquently? Then it's time you brush up on your basic writing skills with the following 10 tips: 1. Express yourself...

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Wharton MBA Student, Single Mom, Entrepreneur

By - May 4, 12:12 PM   Comments [0]

With Mother’s Day coming up, this week’s show features a mother, MBA student, and entrepreneur. Meet Divinity Matovu, founder of MBA Mama [1:04] Divinity grew up in Wisconsin, attended USC (where she majored in Political Science and African American Studies), and got bit by the social impact and...

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Get Accepted to Columbia Business School

By - May 4, 11:53 AM   Comments [0]

Dreaming of Columbia? Worried your application won’t make the cut? Find out what you need to do to get accepted! In this FREE, 1-hour webinar, Linda Abraham, Accepted Founder & CEO, will teach you: • The 4 key principles to gaining acceptance to Columbia Business School. • How...

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Tips for Applying to Part-Time MBA Programs

By - May 1, 11:27 AM   Comments [0]

The extensive available advice about applying to MBA programs was largely created with applicants to full-time MBA programs in mind. If you are applying to part-time MBA programs, most of this advice will be pertinent for you as well. But there are some nuances to applying to part-time programs that...

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4 More Elements to Telling an Attention-Grabbing Story

By - May 1, 05:46 AM   Comments [0]

In the last post, we illustrated 5 key story elements with these opening application essay line: The moment I found the lump, I suspected my life was about to change – in a big way. It was mid-May 2011. I was a busy consultant in McKinsey’s Chicago...

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5 Ways to Cut Stress After an Admission Test

By - May 1, 05:19 AM   Comments [0]

The months, weeks, and days leading up to a major admission test can be a major source of stress for students. Unfortunately, that stress doesn’t necessarily go away once the test is over. In this post, we cover some of the best ways to manage stress...

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MBA Admissions Profile: Where Should Joe Apply?

By - Apr 27, 11:23 AM   Comments [0]

Next up in our MBA Profile Series we’ll introduce you to Joe, examine his profile, and determine the best MBA programs for him to apply to. See the fourth post in our series here. Who is Joe? It's time to learn about Joe… 1. Joe wants to go into strategy...

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5 Elements to Telling an Attention-Grabbing Story

By - Apr 25, 10:40 AM   Comments [0]

Ready to write your personal statement? Then it's time to conjure your inner storyteller. The best way to distinguish yourself from other applicants is to tell the admissions board a good story, a tale of your greatest achievements, dreams, and challenges. How do you tell a...

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