Applications

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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The New GMAC Executive Assessment for EMBA Applicants

By - Mar 15, 00:47 AM   Comments [0]

GMAC just launched the new Executive Assessment (EA) test which EMBA applicants can take instead of the GMAT or GRE. Applicants can still take and submit GMAT/GRE scores, but according to GMAC, the EA will become the new industry standard. Here are some key features...

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UCLA Anderson Executive MBA 2016 Application Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Mar 13, 13:02 PM   Comments [0]

For its essay questions, the UCLA EMBA adcom is bucking the “less is more” trend in terms of length. The two main essays are both a hefty 750 words, long enough to allow – indeed to require – some in-depth exposition, reflection, analysis, and description....

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Test Your MBA Reapplication IQ!

By - Mar 12, 13:13 PM   Comments [0]

Our blog series, 12 Terrific Tips, offers specialized advice for MBA applicants in a range of situations – from deciding between an MBA and EMBA program, to applying as a member of an overpopulated sub-group, to acing your interviews…and loads more. Here's the next post! Last...

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3 Key Ways to Stand Out Through Your EMBA Essays

By - Mar 9, 12:09 PM   Comments [0]

After demonstrating that you’re a well qualified applicant comes the biggest challenge: differentiating yourself. You must show your uniqueness and value as an individual and as an applicant in a way that is relevant to the EMBA program. Essentially, you’re giving the adcom the reason to...

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MBA 2017 – Ready, Set, Go!

By - Mar 7, 12:59 PM   Comments [0]

It’s not even spring yet. So why am I nagging you to get moving on your MBA application prep? Not just because those Round 1 deadlines creep up with wicked stealth and speed. But also because there is so much you can still do between now...

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IMD 2016 Executive MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Mar 7, 00:33 AM   Comments [0]

The IMD EMBA essay questions will generate a comprehensive view of you as a businessperson and a professional – in very succinct form. Although the essays are not long, be prepared to put good thought into deciding what to write. Also spend time deciding what...

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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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