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Purdue Krannert 2014 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Nov 14, 14:15 PM   Comments [0]

First, the statement of purpose will introduce you to Krannert –it is in essence a classic goals essay. Then you must address an issue clearly of high interest to Krannert in the required essay: integrity. That essay will illuminate not only what you think about...

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On-Demand Webinar for Wharton Applicants Available

By - Nov 13, 13:43 PM   Comments [0]

Wharton hopefuls – this one’s for you! Our recent webinar, What’s Right with Wharton (and How to Get In), is now available on our website for instant downloading or on-demand viewing. Who is this webinar for? This webinar is geared towards all Wharton applicants – U.S. applicants,...

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Indiana Kelley 2014 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Nov 12, 08:45 AM   Comments [0]

These questions are a mix of straightforward (the goals essay) and imaginative (the personal or open-topic essays). The adcom wants assurance that you have a clear professional focus and a solid plan for using the Kelley MBA resources. Beyond that, they’re looking for engaging applicants...

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The 6 Best Ways to Prepare for the GMAT

By - Nov 11, 16:26 PM   Comments [2]

Today’s post comes from Manhattan Review, a well-known provider of test prep and MBA Admissions Consulting in Bangkok, Ho Chi Minh City, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Manila, and Singapore for Top Business Schools. After hours of research and soul-searching, you’ve decided to get an MBA. Good for...

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5 Keys to Concreteness

By - Nov 11, 15:37 PM   Comments [0]

I like to apply the principles established in Chip Heath and Dan Heath’s Made to Stick to personal statements and application essays. In this post I focus on concreteness. The third of Made to Stick's six key principles, concreteness, doesn’t seem to apply to intangibles like...

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Salaries Up for Berkeley Haas Class of 2013

By - Nov 11, 15:33 PM   Comments [0]

An optimistic article on the Berkeley Haas website discusses the strong hiring market for its most recent graduating class. Here are some stats from the report: • 95% of the class reported that they received job offers by or within three months of graduation – this is...

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NYU Stern Offers New Scholarship

By - Nov 10, 14:05 PM   Comments [0]

NYU Stern received a $10 million gift that will go towards a scholarship fund for college seniors who wish to pursue their MBAs at Stern after they graduate. The scholarship is named for the donor, William R. Berkley, NYU alumnus and vice chairman of the...

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Thou Shalt Not Forget Tomorrow’s Webinar!

By - Nov 10, 13:59 PM   Comments [0]

Spaces for tomorrow’s webinar, The 10 Commandments of MBA Interviews, are filling up! The webinar will take place TOMORROW (Monday, Nov. 11th) at 10:00 AM PT / 1:00 PM ET. Learn how to ace your MBA interview – sign up for The 10 Commandments of MBA Interviews...

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2014 MIT Executive MBA Application Essay Tips

By - Nov 8, 10:00 AM   Comments [0]

This set of essay questions shows that MIT seeks applicants who have a vision for the career they are building, who understand the impacts of their actions, and who have the judgment and practical skills to effectively handle the challenges that will come at them...

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MBA Interview Tip 3: Phone and Skype MBA Interviews

By - Nov 7, 15:34 PM   Comments [0]

[NOTE: This post is part of a series; if interested please view the introduction. Links to the first two advice tips are below.] Phone and Skype are often used for MBA interviews when an in-person interview isn’t feasible. A phone interview is simply a conversation by phone;...

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