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Columbia 2016 Executive MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Dec 22, 11:04 AM   Comments [0]

These essay questions focus mostly on the present and future, so don’t expect to richly portray your personal and/or professional development.  Go with the flow and give them what they ask for, in aggregate: a vivid sense of engagement; real, focused career plans; self-knowledge and...

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Can I Use Humor In My Application Essays?

By - Dec 22, 03:21 AM   Comments [0]

Want to let your funny side show in your application essays? Here is what Linda Abraham has to say about humor in admissions:     Related Resources: • Linda Abraham’s Admissions Assortment [podcast] • So These Two Grad School Applicants Walk Into A Bar . . . • First Drafts Of Personal Statements: Let Yourself...

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How To Turn The Waitlist Into Acceptance

By - Dec 22, 02:37 AM   Comments [0]

At this time of year, many applicants receive notification that they have been waitlisted, which means their candidacy will be weighed against applicants from the next rounds. This is disappointing for some applicants and the start of a nerve-wracking wait. What will you do at...

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UCLA Anderson: Cool, Chic, and Tech [Episode 133]

By - Dec 16, 11:34 AM   Comments [0]

This week: an inside look at UCLA Anderson, with Associate Director of Admissions Jessica Chung. If you’re especially interested in careers in entrepreneurship, entertainment, or media, or you’re just interested in learning more about Anderson, this is the show for you! Jessica Chung provides an overview...

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Wednesday’s MBA Essay Editing Webinar Details Below

By - Dec 15, 00:49 AM   Comments [0]

This is your last reminder! 3 Hacks to Transform Your MBA Application will air on Wednesday the 16th at 10:00 AM Pacific Time/1:00 PM Eastern Time. If you haven’t registered yet, please make sure that you do NOW or you’ll miss the boat on this important webinar...

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I Was Accepted…But Can I Do Better?

By - Dec 14, 11:43 AM   Comments [0]

If you relate to any of the following scenarios, then this article is for you: "I was accepted Early Decision at Columbia, but am considering losing my deposit and applying to Harvard next year because ED admissions at Columbia probably means I can get into HBS."  Or…  "I...

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5 Tips for Negotiating Your MBA Admissions Offer

By - Dec 12, 03:12 AM   Comments [0]

By Adam Hoff, Amerasia Consulting Group Today's blog post is about negotiating your offer of admission ... except that it's not.  Because "negotiation" is not what you do when it comes to securing more financial aid from a business school.  The term of art for what...

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Why You Just Got Dinged (Probably)

By - Dec 12, 02:12 AM   Comments [0]

By Adam Hoff, Amerasia Consulting Group Source: www.amerasiaconsulting.com/blog/reasons-why-you-just-got-dinged-from-business-school These days, in addition to helping our clients get ready for interviews we also meet a lot of new folks who didn't use admissions consulting services to apply - but now are wondering if perhaps they should have.  Most...

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3 Tips for Writing a Winning EMBA Essay

By - Dec 10, 13:24 PM   Comments [0]

You've been busy these last few years. Very busy. How will you ever fit all of your classes, extracurricular activities, awards, and job experience in your EMBA application essays? The simple answer is that you won’t, and you shouldn’t even attempt to. Trying to include...

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Editing Hacks to Make Your Essays the Best in the Pile (Upcoming Webinar)

By - Dec 9, 00:45 AM   Comments [0]

Our 3 Hacks to Transform Your MBA Application webinar will take place next week on Wednesday, December 16th at 10:00 AM PST/1:00 PM EST. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn must-know editing and proofing techniques that will boost your essay’s appeal and your chances of getting accepted. Spaces...

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