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How to Answer the HBS MBA Admissions Essay Prompt

By - Jun 13, 17:27 PM   Comments [0]

Valuable advice every Harvard Business School candidate should read to craft a winning essay. The question HBS poses to its prospective students this year is, on the surface, very simple: “As we review your application, what more would you like us to know as we...

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Planning to apply to a top MBA program? Here’s what you should be doing right now.

By - Jun 8, 16:30 PM   Comments [0]

How do you actually start the process of applying to an MBA program? Drivers start your engines… While our discussion of preparing for business school admissions has until now been somewhat fluid, with the publishing of essay questions and due dates, the green flag has...

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5 Tips on Great Grad School Recommendations

By - Jun 7, 16:29 PM   Comments [0]

How to recognize the right recommenders. Grad School applications have risen in record numbers in the past few years.  A higher education study conducted from 2004-2014 showed a rise in enrollment by over 150,000 students. Last year, over 2 million people applied to grad school...

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6 Keys to Successful MBA Application Essay

By - Jun 4, 03:38 AM   Comments [0]

How to Write A Great Essay For Business School. Business school application volume has increased around the globe and the elite schools are tougher than ever to crack. In this climate, a successful business school application requires significant time, planning, and self-reflection. One of the...

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5 Myths about applying to top MBA programs, busted!

By - May 18, 14:09 PM   Comments [0]

As you begin the arduous process of putting together your MBA applications, you might wonder which of the conventional wisdom you hear from your friends or read on the Internet is actually true. Many times different sources lead you in different directions causing additional angst....

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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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It’s May! Top 7 Steps All MBA Applicants Should Be Taking Now

By - May 3, 10:48 AM   Comments [0]

By Harold Simansky, Stratus Prep MBA Admissions Consultant & MIT Sloan MBA As May arrives and the weather improves, application deadlines feel about a thousand years away… and here is where the trouble begins. Much as the old adage describes, “complacency breeds mediocrity,” so too...

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How the Admissions Committee Builds a MBA Class

By - Apr 25, 06:11 AM   Comments [0]

Find out who you are really competing against One of the most popular questions that I get from MBA applicants is how do admissions committees create a class? To answer this question, it is most easily explained with one of my favorite hobbies, cooking, and...

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Are You Prepared for MBA Application Season?

By - Jun 9, 09:34 AM   Comments [0]

MBA Application season is here.   If we look to the trends, admission to a top MBA program remains as daunting as ever—despite the very minimal increases in admit rate when compared with last year.  In fact, the admit rate remained on par with last year’s...

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