Applications

What to Do at an MBA Fair

By - Jun 26, 12:17 PM   Comments [0]

If you are considering making the major investment that a b-school education requires, then you’ll certainly want to research into MBA programs seriously. One excellent way to learn more about your MBA options (and to help prospective programs learn more about you) is by attending...

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Developing Engaging Stories for MBA Essays- Week # 6- Tip # 6

By - Jun 25, 21:16 PM   Comments [0]

Do Not Use Jargon It has been a common experience for me to review essays filled with technical terms of the applicant’s industry. Whether it is ‘leadership’ essay, ‘setback’ essay, ‘goals’ essay, ‘ethical dilemma’ or even ‘background’ essay, some applicants inadvertently provide lengthy technical details which...

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Adapting Your List of B-Schools as the Season Progresses

By - Jun 25, 08:50 AM   Comments [0]

“Adapting Your List of B-Schools as the Season Progresses” is excerpted from the Accepted.com special report, Best MBA Programs: A Guide to Selecting the Right One. To download the entire free special report, click here. As I noted earlier, your initial school list isn’t set...

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Columbia Business School Hosts AIGAC!

By - Jun 25, 07:30 AM   Comments [0]

On May 30, Association of International Graduate Admissions Consultants (AIGAC) conference attendees had the privilege and pleasure of learning firsthand from Columbia Business School admissions officials, professors, students, and administrators about latest developments at CBS. One big takeaway for me – CBS admissions has become friendlier,...

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2014 B-School Grads Flock to Jobs in Tech, Healthcare, and Manufacturing

By - Jun 24, 09:16 AM   Comments [0]

A GMAC press release presents the results of the most recent global student exit survey (of 3049 grads from 111 schools who responded in February and March), revealing that those students seeking jobs in traditional fields like consulting, products/services, and finance/accounting were more likely to...

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MBA Essay Writing Tips – Part II

By - Jun 24, 09:09 AM   Comments [0]

Most MBA programs have already published their updated essay questions for Fall 2015. Writing the MBA application essays is usually the hardest part of the MBA admission process. In the next few weeks we’ll bring here a few MBA essay tips and guidelines to help...

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HBS 2014 Class Profile

By - Jun 24, 08:13 AM   Comments [0]

Let’s take a look at who comprises the 2014 incoming class at Harvard Business School (from the HBS site): • Percent admitted: 12% • Percent of women: 41% • Percent of international applicants: 35% • Median GMAT: 730 • Complete GMAT range (lowest and highest scores): 580-790 (note that there...

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Michigan Ross 2015 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jun 24, 07:28 AM   Comments [0]

Ross completely redid the essay part of its MBA application this year. Getting rid of its long-standing goals essay, a fairly new "elevator pitch" question, and a question about dealing with frustrating or disappointing situations, it added two questions on achievements. The overall word count...

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Review of The Economist’s GMAT Tutor

By - Jun 23, 08:55 AM   Comments [0]

The Economist’s GMAT Tutor is a highly navigable GMAT test prep option for test-takers who are looking for a balanced combination of self-study and interaction. The program enables you to read up on loads of GMAT topics, rank your strengths and weaknesses, and take practice...

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Is a Harvard MBA in your future?

By - Jun 23, 08:10 AM   Comments [0]

If you want to answer that with a resounding “yes” then you need to tune in to our upcoming webinar, Get Accepted to Harvard Business School. The webinar will take place on Thursday June 26th at 10 AM PT/1:00 PM EST. You can look up...

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