Applications

5 Key Qualifying Factors the EMBA Adcoms Look For

By - Mar 7, 00:03 AM   Comments [0]

This is the fifth post in our Ace the EMBA series on how to apply successfully to a top executive MBA program. Get need-to-know EMBA basics down with these important tips. After you decide which programs you’ll apply to, you’re ready to start the hands-on application work. As...

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Cornell Executive MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Mar 2, 01:13 AM   Comments [0]

The Cornell Executive MBA Program has three required essay questions and one optional question in its application. One of the most important things to keep in mind is brevity. While no one is going to be counting individual words, the short word count guideline is a...

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Important MBA 2017 Webinar on Wednesday!

By - Feb 29, 12:32 PM   Comments [0]

We’d like to remind you about Wednesday’s webinar, Get Accepted in 2017: 7 Steps to a Strong MBA Application, which will take place at 10am PT/1pm ET (that’s March 2nd). It is essential that you attend if you are planning on applying to a competitive...

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Grad School Admissions: When Should You Apply?

By - Feb 29, 02:03 AM   Comments [0]

When is the best time to apply to graduate school? Now: Here's Why… Here are a few factors that indicate that NOW is the time for you to apply. 1. You have a specific goal that requires a graduate degree, be it an MBA, MD, JD, or any...

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Tips for Executive MBA Reapplicants

By - Feb 28, 12:28 PM   Comments [0]

If you have been rejected from an Executive MBA program, it often comes down to one of three reasons (or combination thereof): 1. Your academic record was not strong enough to convince the admissions committee you could handle the rigor of an EMBA program, 2. Your work...

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4 Qualities Top MBA Programs Seek

By - Feb 28, 12:15 PM   Comments [0]

There are four main qualities that top b-schools look for when reviewing MBA applications. If you’re aiming for the top 10, then you’ll want to make sure not only that you possess these qualities, but that you’ve highlighted them in your application. 1. Problem Solving Skills. This is probably...

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2017 MBA Applicant: Where will You Be on March 2?

By - Feb 27, 12:34 PM   Comments [0]

Applying last minute is never a good idea. In fact, doing anything last minute rarely pays off, but especially when it comes to something like securing your future, we recommend that you give yourself plenty of time to get the job done right. Step 1: Attend...

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How to Get Accepted in 2017: FREE WEBINAR!

By - Feb 24, 03:07 AM   Comments [0]

That’s right – we’re already talking about 2017 MBA applications! You may feel like you’ve got loads of time, but believe me…you’ve got loads to do! We’d like to help you start out on the right foot by inviting you to our upcoming live webinar, Get...

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London Business School 2016 Executive MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Feb 23, 04:11 AM   Comments [0]

In the LBS EMBA website landing page, a short introduction to the program includes the words “transform,” “transition,” and “catalyst.”  Also, “accelerate” and “propel.”  This is a clear message from the adcom: the program goes beyond conveying necessary skills for senior managers; it is for...

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6 Tips for Talking About Your Weaknesses

By - Feb 22, 02:15 AM   Comments [0]

What do you do when you read/hear the weakness question? Schools are assessing how well you self evaluate. Like a business problem, they want to hear your plan of action, your implementation, and your success rate. Here are some tips to help you a) think...

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