Applications

Business, Law and Beyond: An Interview with John Engelman

By - Nov 7, 15:27 PM   Comments [0]

Want to start a business? Partner in a law firm? Go into private equity? Run a media and entertainment company? How about all of the above? Learn from someone who has done it all. And doesn’t normally give interviews. Listen to the full recording of our interview...

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Take Command of Your MBA Interview

By - Nov 7, 15:17 PM   Comments [0]

Acing an MBA interview is no easy feat! You need to simultaneously: • exude confidence without boasting; • find the balance between being too terse and talking your interviewer’s ear off; • stay positive even when a curveball is thrown at you; and • be honest and quick thinking...

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MBA Admissions A-Z: U is for Undergrad Grades

By - Nov 6, 15:36 PM   Comments [0]

3 Steps for Handling a Low Undergraduate GPA Grades show whether you previously performed well in an academic setting. If your college GPA is low, then you need to provide evidence that even though you may have faltered back then, now you’ve got you’re A-game and...

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Exploring European Business Schools: A Virtual Panel

By - Nov 5, 13:57 PM   Comments [0]

Are you thinking about applying to a top European business school? Are you interested in discovering some of the benefits of attending an international b-school? Please join us tomorrow, Wednesday, November 6, 2013 at 9:00 AM PST / 12:00 PM EST / 5:00 PM GMT / 6:00...

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Resourceful Essay Recycling

By - Nov 5, 13:35 PM   Comments [0]

You’re applying to six different schools and each one requires 2-7 essays/personal statements which equals…a whole lot of writing. How can you draft so many essays and still maintain a fresh and original voice in each? Did you know that you can probably adapt one essay...

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The B-School Profile Drill Down: New Blog Series!

By - Nov 5, 13:26 PM   Comments [1]

We’re launching a new blog post series called “Profile Drill Down.” It’ll give you a glimpse at how we might advise an MBA prospect to start strategizing his or her application. To start, we’ve put together some fictional, composite profiles based on the profiles of applicants...

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4 Do’s and Don’ts for Presenting Yourself in Your MBA Essays

By - Nov 4, 14:32 PM   Comments [0]

Here are some helpful DO’s and DON’Ts that will help you create a distinctive MBA application essay: DON’T write an essay that simply discusses what you think the adcom wants to hear. INSTEAD… DO write about a topic that truly interests you, something that you’d genuinely like to...

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FT Ranks 2013 EMBA Programs

By - Nov 3, 13:56 PM   Comments [0]

FT Top 15 2013 Global EMBA Programs (last year’s rank in parentheses) 1. Kellogg/Hong Kong UST Business School (1) 2. Tsinghua University/INSEAD (4) 3. Columbia/London Business School (2) 4. Trium HEC Paris/LSE/NYU Stern (3) 5. UCLA Anderson/National University of Singapore (5) 6. Washington University Olin (9) 7. Wharton (8) 8. Duke Fuqua (16) 9....

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Application Essay Tip: Generic-Itis Prevention

By - Nov 1, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

Accepted’s editors have noted an epidemic. Generic-itis. The symptoms: • Mind-blowing, meaningless, and grand generic declarative statements without any substance, specifically related to why an applicant wants to attend a certain program. • Irritation to admissions readers causing them to believe that you know nothing about their school...

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Indian School of Business 2014 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Oct 31, 12:52 PM   Comments [0]

The Indian School of Business has become one of the strongest graduate business programs in Asia. While it dropped from 20th to 34th in this year’s Financial Times’ Global MBA rankings – making it only the fifth best MBA program in Asia – 100% of...

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