Applications

Goals Essay-Writing Nitty-Gritty

By - Oct 27, 05:56 AM   Comments [0]

This post is the fourth of five posts in our Why MBA series. Short- and long-term goals Before you start drafting your goals essays, work out three levels of goals: short-term, intermediate, and long-term. It helps to have this whole picture in your mind...

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Gearing up for Round 2: Get 15-20% off Precision Essay Services

By - Oct 24, 06:50 AM   Comments [0]

Round 1 deadlines are coming to an end and that means it’s time to celebrate. And by “celebrate” I mean “step away from the computer, put on some sweatpants and catch up on the 437 hours of TV you’ve missed in the last 2 months.” Right? Hm....

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UCLA Opens Door Wider for International MBA Applicants

By - Oct 23, 08:31 AM   Comments [0]

Evolving international academic systems have motivated The Anderson School of Management at UCLA to change their requirements for international applicants. According to a post on their MBA Insider Blog, Anderson will now consider applicants with three-year undergraduate degrees. The school will also admit some international...

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Goals on Steroids

By - Oct 20, 08:30 AM   Comments [0]

This post is the third of five posts in our Why MBA series. First, I must thank Linda Abraham for this wonderful phrase. I had previously used the blander designation, “goals plus.” By following the advice in the previous post you can create goals that...

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Current Full-Time UVA Darden Student Interview

By - Oct 19, 08:27 AM   Comments [0]

Accepted.com is continuing a blog series featuring interviews with current MBA students, offering readers a behind-the-scenes look at selected MBA programs. We hope to offer you a candid picture of student life, and what you should consider as you prepare your MBA application. Here’s a...

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Why Columbia Video: What You Can Learn

By - Oct 18, 05:59 AM   Comments [0]

The creator of this video combined a little bit of Twitter with a dash of Columbia Business School's MBA essay questions to create a video with lots of succinct reasons to attend CBS. I have no idea if he was encouraged, abetted, or aided...

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He Scored 700 on the GMAT—and He Retook It?

By - Oct 13, 19:31 PM   Comments [0]

MissionGMAT probably raised a few eyebrows among his readers when he revealed that he recently scored 700 on the GMAT, but decided to retake it. “I could not resist my urge to retake it simply because I had a wonderful time studying (and great...

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Exactly What are Goals?

By - Oct 13, 19:28 PM   Comments [0]

This post is the second of five posts in our Why MBA series. “I want to move from the buy side to the sell side.” “I want to shift from technology consulting to investment banking.” Not goals. An engineer once really said to me, “I want to go...

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Use The STAR Method With Your Business School Essays

By - Oct 13, 12:32 PM   Comments [1]

When you are writing your business school application letters, remember that the two most important parts of the story are the actions you took and the results you achieved. The actions taken show your approach to a situation and provide some insight into your strengths...

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Four Types of BS That Won’t Work in an MBA Application

By - Oct 13, 11:10 AM   Comments [0]

Putting the finishing touches on those Round 1 applications? Finally sitting down to get started on your apps for Round 2? Great! Now…stop. Before you send those things off or get too deep into your work, take a moment and make sure you’re not committing one of...

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