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How to Edit Your Application Essays

By - Dec 19, 13:52 PM   Comments [0]

In an exclusive interview with… well, herself, Linda Abraham shares some advice that she’s learned over the course of almost two decades of application essay editing. Listen to the full recording of this excellent episode to learn concrete steps you can take right now to ensure...

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4 Reasons You Got Dinged (And What You Can Do About It)

By - Dec 18, 14:39 PM   Comments [0]

Harvard, Stanford, Chicago, and Cornell (among others) released decisions this past week. More schools release decisions next week. Did your app hit the chopping block? Here’s why: 1) You didn’t qualify. You gotta call a spade a spade sometimes (or always, really). If you had weak test scores,...

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When the MBA Optional Essay is No Longer Optional

By - Dec 18, 14:30 PM   Comments [0]

You’ve already written the required essays that most business schools ask for – do you really need to write the optional essay? If you’re a strong applicant who doesn’t need to explain weaknesses or application inconsistencies, then you may be able to skip the optional question. But...

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Approaching the Diversity Essay Question

By - Dec 17, 13:43 PM   Comments [0]

Many applications now have a question, sometimes optional, geared to encouraging people with minority backgrounds or unusual educational or family histories to write about their background. If you are an immigrant to the US, the child of immigrants or someone whose ethnicity is a minority...

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Is the Booth Challenge Getting You Down?

By - Dec 16, 08:13 AM   Comments [0]

The Chicago Booth Challenge: How to Get Accepted in 2014 webinar will be taking place later TODAY (Dec. 16th) at 10:00 AM PST/1:00 PM EST! This is a MUST-attend event for anyone thinking about applying to Booth and needing direction to meet and overcome the challenges...

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MBA Programs Host Coffee Dates Worldwide

By - Dec 15, 11:06 AM   Comments [0]

Wherever you are in the world, chances are that a current MBA student from a top school is waiting to have coffee with you. In London, Delhi, Tel Aviv, Toronto, New York, San Francisco, Singapore, Rio de Janiero, Zurich, Houston, and a host of other...

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Best B-Schools for Entrepreneurs

By - Dec 15, 11:01 AM   Comments [0]

A recent Wall Street Journal article discusses the difficult mission of finding the right b-school for entrepreneurs. It lists the different rankings sites and the variety of results they offer for top entrepreneur-focused b-school programs: Businessweek puts Stanford at the top of the list; Entrepreneur...

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Which Schools are Good for PE/VC and VC-Backed Entrepreneurship

By - Dec 12, 13:25 PM   Comments [0]

Admit it: You love the ring of ‘venture capital’ and ‘private equity.’ Enter Pitchbook, the ultimate resource for those looking for a future in PE/VC (and those looking for VCs to fund their futures). Listen to the full recording of our conversation with Andy White, Senior Research...

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Is a Chicago Booth MBA in Your Future?

By - Dec 12, 13:19 PM   Comments [0]

If you want to answer that question with a resounding “yes,” then tune in to The Chicago Booth Challenge: How to Get Accepted in 2014, a webinar that airs in just a few days, on Monday, December 16th at 10:00 AM PST/1:00 PM EST. Reserve your...

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The GMAC Summit

By - Dec 11, 13:50 PM   Comments [0]

I spent last Friday at the GMAC Test Prep Summit in Los Angeles. The conference was mostly for test prep professionals, but GMAC invited admissions consultants and I decided to go. I’m glad I did. A few takeaways I’d like to share with you: I am...

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