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The 3 Biggest Mistakes When Studying for the GMAT

By - Sep 26, 13:40 PM   Comments [0]

Today’s post comes from Manhattan Review South Africa, a well-known provider of test prep and MBA Admissions Consulting in Cape Town and Johannesburg for Top Business Schools. So you’re scheduled to take the GMAT. Where do you begin? The first item to address is that the...

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What’s the Deal with HBS and Gender Equality?

By - Sep 24, 13:52 PM   Comments [0]

This post is a little late. I’ve been mulling over the New York Times article and started drafting this piece almost immediately. However, work and pleasure prevented me from completing it earlier. In any case, here’s my 2¢. It all began one early Sunday morning when...

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CMU Tepper 2014 MBA Essay Tips and Deadlines

By - Sep 24, 13:30 PM   Comments [0]

The key to admissions success here is to exhibit your keen analytical capabilities through your essays—that and your strong passion for learning and your desire to expand your role as an innovative leader. Get those points across to the adcom members and you could be...

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Harvard Business School Student Blogger Interview with Keima Ueno

By - Sep 23, 14:51 PM   Comments [0]

We’d like to introduce you to Keima Ueno, an MBA candidate at Harvard Business School who blogs about his b-school experience at Two Years at HBS. Read on for tried-and-true tips on getting into your top choice business school. Thank you Keima for sharing your...

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Personal Statement Tip: Story Time

By - Sep 23, 14:42 PM   Comments [0]

The moment I found the lump, I suspected my life was about to change—in a big way. Good enough for an opening line? Want to read more? I hope it’s yes on both counts. Because I’m going to tell you a story. A short one. A...

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The MBA Essay Editing Funnel [Recording Available!]

By - Sep 22, 15:05 PM   Comments [0]

Did you miss last week’s live webinar, The MBA Essay Editing Funnel? Bummed out? Don’t be! You can now catch this important webinar on-demand on our website any time you want! Some of the topics that Linda addresses during the webinar include: • How to edit your MBA...

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Georgetown McDonough 2014 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Sep 17, 11:35 AM   Comments [0]

Georgetown McDonough, the top MBA program at the intersection of business and government, clearly articulates its principles: Learning, International Mindset, Integrity, Professionalism, Community. Make no mistake. It wants students who are guided by those same values.Your application should show that you need the education provided...

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The 5 Most Common MBA Admissions Myths

By - Sep 17, 02:15 AM   Comments [0]

Today’s post comes from Manhattan Review, a well-known provider of test prep and MBA Admissions Consulting in Irvine, Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco, and San Jose for Top Business Schools. Doesn’t every industry have its urban legends and unfounded myths? The MBA admissions arena is...

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The Importance of Obstacles

By - Sep 16, 09:20 AM   Comments [0]

When my clients write about their accomplishments, whether in personal statements for graduate school or b-school essays that ask for greatest accomplishments, challenges, and the like, they almost always come up with real accomplishments: driving innovations that led to revenue boosts for their firms, conducting...

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2014 ISB Adcom Interview on Career Switching Available!

By - Sep 16, 08:30 AM   Comments [0]

Are you considering applying to the Indian School of Business AND switching careers post-MBA? Then you’ll want to read the following excerpt from our recent Q&A with Mr. V. K. Menon, Senior Director of Placements at ISB, as he discusses important information for career switchers...

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