Applications

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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NYU Stern 2016 Executive MBA Essay Tips

By - Mar 28, 01:33 AM   Comments [0]

Reflecting the character of the university at large, NYU Stern has always sought applicants who bring not just requisite accomplishment, but also intellectual energy and engagement with the world – people who have a point of view and are willing to express it. Stern’s EMBA...

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What to Do About a Low GPA

By - Mar 24, 12:55 PM   Comments [0]

This week, join us for a rebroadcast of one of our most popular shows – our discussion of how to address a low GPA. Many applicants are concerned about their undergrad GPAs, and nervous that their GPA might be too low for their target graduate program. If...

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4 Application Strategy Tips: Stand Out AND Fit In

By - Mar 22, 11:55 AM   Comments [0]

It can be confusing: Half of the advice you read urges you to stand out in your application, while the other half advises you to explain how you’ll fit in. So which is it? Should you stand out or fit in? The answer, unsurprisingly, is BOTH....

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You CAN Get into B-School with Low Stats…Yep, Even YOU!

By - Mar 22, 11:39 AM   Comments [0]

We want to see you get into your dream school, even with a less-than-ideal GPA or GMAT score. Think it's impossible? Think again. We've been in the biz long enough to know with certainty that this is a goal that's within your reach. You certainly won't be...

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5 Things the Adcoms Hate

By - Mar 21, 01:34 AM   Comments [0]

When I was admissions director there were some things applicants would do that were apparently minor, but that I found to be very annoying. Here are my top 5 “hates” that I’m sure are shared by many AdComs: 1. Asking for information that can be easily...

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New admission test for EMBA programs – Executive Assessment

By - Mar 20, 06:48 AM   Comments [0]

GMAC is introducing a new admission test – Executive Assessment – which will replace the GMAT in the admission process to EMBA programs. The Executive Assessment was specifically designed for busy, mid-to-late career professionals. It helps schools understand: Your business school readiness Your reasoning skills What areas you need...

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University of Michigan Ross 2016 Executive MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Mar 17, 12:23 PM   Comments [0]

The Ross EMBA essay questions are straightforward and succinct. Your essays should embody these qualities – and indeed they’ll have to be succinct, given the 400-word length limits. Taken together, the questions are actually holistic, encompassing both professional and personal dimensions. Each question focuses on...

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5 Ways to Optimize Your Online Presence Before Submitting Applications

By - Mar 15, 12:34 PM   Comments [0]

You’ve filled out your entire application, perfected your essays, secured killer recommendations, and written a CV that truly shows off your skills and experiences. You’re ready to submit, right? WRONG! There’s one more thing you need to do, and you should do it NOW, before the adcoms start googling....

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3 Tips for Showing Strengths in Your Application Essays

By - Mar 15, 00:55 AM   Comments [0]

One of most important pieces of advice I can give you regarding your personal statements and application essays is this: Show, don’t tell. Here are three tips to help you achieve this must-have writing goal: 1. Show the steps you’ve taken. If you are writing about a goal...

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