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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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Core Wharton MBA Courses to be Offered on Coursera

By - Sep 16, 07:34 AM   Comments [0]

According to a recent Daily Pennsylvanian article, Wharton will be offering its MBA Foundation Series (four core business classes) on Coursera. The courses begin in the next few weeks and will run from six to ten weeks long. While UPenn has already launched 18 courses on...

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Weakness, What Weakness?

By - Sep 15, 10:38 AM   Comments [0]

I saw it. The question was looming in an essay and hiding behind a corner in the brain and/or instruction sheet of my interviewer. “So Natalie, tell me about your weaknesses and what you did to overcome them”? Gosh, there are so many, I don’t even...

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Cambridge Judge 2014 Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Sep 15, 09:24 AM   Comments [0]

Founded in 1990, the Judge Business School at University of Cambridge has powered its way up the international rankings, mainly because of its strength in entrepreneurship, particularly in technology and the sciences. A deeply collaborative school, it enjoys strong ties to the many companies in...

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