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Writing a Compelling Personal Statement

By - Feb 11, 11:32 AM   Comments [0]

Almost all top business schools and other graduate schools require applicants to write a Personal Statement or a Goals essay in which they discuss their goals as they pertain to the target school’s particular program. Personal statements, sometimes also called ‘Statements of Purpose,’ or a...

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Mapping out Your MBA Prep — Post-grad + 1

By - Feb 11, 00:57 AM   Comments [0]

”Wish I had done that a few years ago ....” We hear that frequently from MBA applicants as they’re filling out their MBA applications. We don’t want you to have to say that. This is the second of a five-part blog series with advice on how you...

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Stanford GSB Alum Transforming Online Dating for the Ambitious [Ep. 139]

By - Feb 4, 14:19 PM   Comments [0]

With a hat-tip to Valentine’s Day, this show is about a dating app for the “smart, busy and ambitious” as well as life at Stanford GSB and start-ups. Meet Amanda Bradford: [0:46] She earned her bachelors in Information Systems in 2007 from Carnegie Mellon.  After getting her degree,...

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3 Ways to Determine Which B-Schools are a Good Fit for You

By - Jan 25, 02:17 AM   Comments [0]

There are loads of MBA programs out there. How do you decide which ones are best for you? It's time to unlock the secrets to the elusive "fit" factor. “Fit” is determined by how well your needs and desires match up with what a school...

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Round 3 or Next Year Webinar Reminder!

By - Jan 24, 03:16 AM   Comments [0]

Don’t forget to register for next Wednesday’s webinar, Round 3 vs. Next Year: The MBA Admissions Debate. Remember – this is a MUST-attend webinar for anyone facing the difficult decision of applying to b-school R3 or next year. During the webinar, Linda Abraham, founder & CEO of...

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5 A’s for Your Low GPA [Episode 137]

By - Jan 21, 03:09 AM   Comments [0]

Not proud of your undergrad GPA? Concerned it will hamper your chances of graduate acceptance?  Get ready to find out what to do about it. The 5 A's for your low GPA: 1. Assess your GPA (2:40) Is it really low? I define a low GPA as one that...

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Open Letter to 2017 MBA Applicants

By - Jan 21, 02:50 AM   Comments [0]

To: All 2017 MBA Applicants From: Linda Abraham It’s time for my annual memo/harangue/plea/rant. If you are planning to apply Round 1 but have not yet thought about why you want an MBA, taken the GMAT/GRE, researched schools, or evaluated your qualifications, please please please keep reading. And...

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Should You Apply to B-School Round 3 or Next Year?

By - Jan 21, 02:04 AM   Comments [0]

The answer, as is often the case in MBA admissions, is…it depends. You didn’t think we’d give you a clear cut yes or no answer did you?  FACT: The chances of gaining acceptance decrease as the rounds progress. This means that acceptance rates during R3 are generally lower...

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Should You Apply to Business School Round 3?

By - Jan 17, 00:36 AM   Comments [0]

Still not sure if you should apply to business school Round 3 or next year? We’ll help you make that decision when at our upcoming webinar, Round 3 vs. Next Year: The MBA Admissions Debate. When the webinar is over, you’ll have a MUCH clearer idea of which...

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What Should You Do When You’re Waitlisted Without Feedback?

By - Jan 12, 11:49 AM   Comments [0]

Our blog series, 12 Terrific Tips, offers specialized advice for MBA applicants in a range of situations – from deciding between an MBA and EMBA program, to applying as a member of an overpopulated sub-group, to acing your interviews…and loads more! Here’s the next post: As unfair...

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