Applications

Helpful Tips for Reapplicants

By - May 4, 11:47 AM   Comments [0]

Well, you had applied to your target schools last year and your applications were not accepted. We all know that every year it is getting harder to get into top MBA programs; the seats are few and the competition is fierce. Every single season, the...

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4 More Elements to Telling an Attention-Grabbing Story

By - May 1, 05:46 AM   Comments [0]

In the last post, we illustrated 5 key story elements with these opening application essay line: The moment I found the lump, I suspected my life was about to change – in a big way. It was mid-May 2011. I was a busy consultant in McKinsey’s Chicago...

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5 Ways to Cut Stress After an Admission Test

By - May 1, 05:19 AM   Comments [0]

The months, weeks, and days leading up to a major admission test can be a major source of stress for students. Unfortunately, that stress doesn’t necessarily go away once the test is over. In this post, we cover some of the best ways to manage stress...

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How Many B-Schools Should You Apply To?

By - Apr 24, 12:03 PM   Comments [1]

How many schools should you apply to? How do you strike the balance between too many and too few? And how do you know the exact right number for you? It Depends Yep – this question gets one of those frustrating “it depends” answers. It depends on...

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Columbia Business School 2017 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Apr 24, 10:40 AM   Comments [0]

Columbia Business School tweaked last year's questions for this year. The changes in wording are minor, and I discuss below. The most significant change is that CBS is bucking the bschool trend of the last five years and allowing you a little more room to tell your...

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MBA Applicants- Get Ready for Round-1

By - Apr 21, 17:58 PM   Comments [0]

Are you planning to apply to Business school this year? If yes, you should start gearing yourself   for Round 1 applications in Fall. We all understand that MBA application process is an extremely time-consuming and challenging journey. So if you haven’t yet embarked on your...

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Stanford GSB Announces 2016-2017 Application Deadlines

By - Apr 19, 01:43 AM   Comments [0]

Stanford is the first top MBA program to announce its application deadlines for the 2016-17 application cycle. This year's deadlines are essentially the same as last year's. the decision notification dates and reply/deposit due dates still need to be announced. And you know what all this means…...

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Applying to Business School Next Year?

By - Apr 8, 01:39 AM   Comments [0]

Check out the recording of our recent webinar, Get Accepted in 2017: 7 Steps to a Strong MBA Application. In the webinar, Linda Abraham paves the way to acceptance to a top b-school by exploring the things you can do NOW to increase your chances of...

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3 Tips for Discussing Failure in Your MBA Application Essays

By - Apr 3, 13:54 PM   Comments [0]

“Business schools only want to accept candidates who are perfect, so I am going to make sure I show myself in the best possible light. Crickey. One of the essay questions is to tell them about a failure. What do I do now?” While this...

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MBA Applicants: Start Your Engines!

By - Mar 30, 00:10 AM   Comments [0]

You can feel it in the air: the excitement of the just-published US News and other business-school rankings, the proud chatter of accepted candidates on MBA forums worldwide, the articles speculating on just how many more people will apply to business school this year and how acceptance...

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