Applications

Snag Your Stanford GSB Class of 2016 Seat

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If you’re aiming to attend Stanford GSB or another top 10 MBA program in 2014, then you’ll want to view our most recent webinar, Steer Your Way to a Stanford MBA. In her presentation, Linda Abraham, CEO & Founder of Accepted.com, offers advice on how to...

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How Personal is Too Personal?

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The personal statement is a terrific opportunity to share with admissions committees an interesting and unique aspect of your life. However, many applicants are understandably frightened of having to face the “camera” and speak personally about their lives while also trying to impress. So, how...

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4 Tips for MBA Applicants From a Finance Background

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Students with finance backgrounds comprise the largest percentage of the incoming class at top business schools. Many firms require an MBA for senior level careers, leading finance industries to feed heavily into the most competitive schools. Admissions rates can be as low as 8 percent in...

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Cornell Johnson 2014 MBA Essay Tips and Deadline

By - Aug 28, 09:40 AM   Comments [0]

Like so many programs this year, Cornell Johnson has significantly reduced the number and length of essays it is requiring of applicants this year. Essay 1 was an option last year (and I think in previous years too.); this year it is required. Last year...

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2014 ISB Adcom Interview Available!

By - Aug 28, 08:30 AM   Comments [0]

Thinking about applying to the Indian School of Business? Then check out our recent Q&A with Mr. V. K. Menon, Senior Director of Placements at ISB for valuable information on career prospects for ISB grads post-MBA. Read on for an excerpt: Question: Can you explain how well...

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Maximize Your MBA Application: Every Essay Needs a Point

By - Aug 28, 07:24 AM   Comments [0]

This is the second post our new series, Maximize Your MBA Application: 5 Tips for Succinct Essays. Follow the series on the blog or download our special report to learn the tips and tricks needed to focus on the critical and trim your essays down...

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No Mute Button In An MBA Interview

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There is no mute button in an admissions interview to get into a top business school. Here are six interview tactics that will leave them wanting more of you. 1)    THERE’S NO PRIZE FOR ANSWERING THE FASTEST! Business school interviews are as much about getting to...

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MIT Sloan 2014 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Aug 27, 09:05 AM   Comments [0]

MIT Sloan dropped its cover letter requirement this year. The cover letter has been a required element in the MIT app since at least 2001, and possibly earlier. But this is the year for shorter apps. While all MBA applications are "behavioral" -- looking at your...

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Stanford GSB Applicants: Webinar Today!

By - Aug 27, 07:45 AM   Comments [0]

You have just a few hours until we go live with the Steer Your Way to a Stanford MBA webinar. If you plan on applying to Stanford GSB or another top-tier MBA program, then you’ll want to make sure you catch the important advice that Linda...

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Understanding Stanford GSB’s Interest in Personal Qualities and Contributions

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In an MBA essay on a meaningful personal experience: • Applicant A describes his ascent of Machu Picchu; we learn that it was awe-inspiring, challenging, required excellent teamwork, and that he was moved on a deep level. • Applicant B takes us on a walk around her...

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