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IMD Announces New President

By - May 10, 13:34 PM   Comments [0]

Jean-François Manzoni will assume the role of IMD president starting January 1, 2017 for a five-year term. Manzoni is a French and Canadian citizen with a PhD from Harvard Business School. He was the Professor of Leadership and Organizational Development at IMD from 2004 to...

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How to Select Your MBA Recommenders

By - May 10, 10:12 AM   Comments [0]

With services that help candidates with MBA applications increasing in popularity, business schools have gotten very good at vetting candidates. Schools are able to detect personality, authenticity, and originality. These trends make letters of recommendation a highly critical piece of an application. Therefore, you want to choose...

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4 Tips for Selecting the Right MBA Recommenders

By - May 10, 10:12 AM   Comments [0]

What every MBA candidate should know to select the right persons to write your letters of recommendation. The right choice can be the difference between being accepted and getting turned down. With services that help candidates with MBA applications increasing in popularity, business schools have...

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Stacy Blackman’s 2016 B-School Application Survey

By - May 10, 08:25 AM   Comments [0]

2016 could be a life-changing year for you: You may already know that you’ll be headed to business school in the fall, or you might be planning to start your MBA journey now. Either way, exciting things lie ahead. With Round One deadlines just a few...

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How to Use a Huge Failure to Your Advantage in Your B-School Application

By - May 10, 05:00 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions A couple weeks ago, NPR ran a segment called When a Resume of Failure Becomes a Recipe for Success. Listening to it got me thinking about the role of failures and embracing failures in the MBA application process. When you apply to business...

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MBA Admissions Advice for Career Changers

By - May 9, 13:11 PM   Comments [0]

As an IT consultant, how do you know equities research is the right career for you? How do you know you can handle the hours, the more Darwinian industry and company culture, the stress of having a pivotal impact on huge investment decisions? The MBA applicant...

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Don’t Be ‘Joe MBA’

By - May 9, 09:51 AM   Comments [0]

As you begin to work on your Round 1 MBA materials, we have some advice for you: don’t try to be “Joe MBA.” One of the biggest mistakes we see applicants make is assuming that the surest route to business school admission is playing it safe...

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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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