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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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Mapping out Your MBA Prep — Post-Grad + 2

By - Feb 18, 12:45 PM   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 third of a five-part blog series with advice on how you...

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MBA Applicants: Which Round to Apply

By - Feb 15, 09:26 AM   Comments [0]

By Adam Hoff, Amerasia Consulting Group As we move through the winter months and host calls with b-school candidates for the upcoming cycle, it's interesting to note that some admissions questions come up a lot more this time of year than they do later.  We are...

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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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