Applications

Admissionado Application Basic Training Bootcamp

By - Apr 17, 09:29 AM   Comments [0]

If you’re serious about applying to bschool in Round 1 this year, it’s time to dig in. While the essay prompts won’t be released until June, smart applicants use this extra time to their advantage – building their profiles, coming up with their strategy, and...

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Weigh Fit to Choose Between Multiple B-School Admissions Offers

By - Apr 16, 05:10 AM   Comments [0]

Round Two business school decisions are pouring in and some MBA applicants face not just two, but three or more offers of admission from their target schools. While the adage is “There’s never too much of a good thing,” the reality is that a bounty of b-school...

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Introducing Stanford Africa MBA Fellowship Program

By - Apr 15, 10:30 AM   Comments [0]

Last week Stanford Graduate School of Business announced its new Stanford Africa MBA Fellowship Program. Some details about the program: • The fellowship will award up to eight African students per year with full tuition for the two-year program (approx. $140,000). • Students will be required to work...

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Getting Your MBA Goals in Shape

By - Apr 14, 11:48 AM   Comments [0]

Knowing they’ll have to write essays about their goals, most b-school applicants have identified their goals prior to starting the application process. But I’ve found that “identified” often has a very narrow scope, too narrow to effectively serve the purpose of the essays. With some moderate...

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MIT Sloan MBA Interview with Kartik Mishra

By - Apr 12, 09:30 AM   Comments [0]

Here’s a talk with Kartik Mishra, a first-year MBA student at MIT Sloan. Kartik shares his past application and current b-school experiences, and offers some timely advice about starting those b-school application essays early! Thank you Kartik for your insights! This interview is the latest in...

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Does Extracurricular Equal Extra Credit?

By - Apr 11, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

YES! Don’t underestimate the value of non-academic, non-work activities! These activities that you participate in – hobbies, sports, volunteering, etc. – do tons to liven up your otherwise one-dimensional application. Here are some reasons why you should bulk up your extracurricular quotient: • Extracurricular activities add life...

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Jumpstart Your 2014 MBA Applications: Live Webinar

By - Apr 9, 13:36 PM   Comments [0]

Are you planning on applying to the top b-school class of 2016? Think you’ve got plenty of time before you need to start worrying about applying? Think again! Those applications will be published before you know it, and if you want to complete them efficiently...

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Four Tips for the Wharton Interview

By - Apr 8, 09:15 AM   Comments [0]

We’ve offered advice on the Wharton team-based discussion a few times (like here and here), but it seems like applicants are still struggling to wrap their heads around this interview experience. Here I will reinforce some key points, as well as let you know about our...

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Updated EMBA Special Report Released!

By - Apr 7, 10:36 AM   Comments [0]

Are you applying to a top EMBA program? Stumped by those essay questions? Not sure where to start? Well not anymore! With our newly updated special report, 2013 Top Executive MBA Essay Questions: How to Answer Them Right, you’ll get the tools you need to...

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Practice MBA’s Ivan Kerbel: Ready for Bschool & Business

By - Apr 7, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

Practice MBA’s CEO and Founder, Ivan Kerbel, joins us this week for an excellent episode of Admissions Straight Talk. Be sure to listen to the full recording to be in the know about Practice MBA, and get some great advice for MBA applicants, future applicants,...

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