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Stanford GSB Demystifies Recommendation Requirements

By - Nov 29, 21:44 PM   Comments [0]

The Stanford Graduate School of Business offers a new post this week attempting to clarify any misconceptions or confusions related to the letters of recommendation required as part of the MBA admissions process. Here, Allison Davis sets the record straight so you have plenty of time...

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UNC Kenan-Flagler Offers Essay Advice

By - Nov 29, 21:41 PM   Comments [0]

The Kenan-Flagler Business School at University of North Carolina has begun a series of tips from the MBA admissions office, the first of which tackles the essay portion of the application. Unless you’re a natural writer, the essays are perhaps the most stressful component for most...

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INSEAD’s Alternative Admissions Exam

By - Nov 29, 21:28 PM   Comments [0]

For applicants contemplating an executive MBA from INSEAD, know that the school introduced its own specially designed EMBA admissions test in February of this year that seems to be garnering a very positive response from test-takers. If you’re still wondering whether to do the GMAT or...

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Stanford GSB Debunks MBA Interview Myths

By - Nov 29, 21:22 PM   Comments [0]

Allison Davis from the admissions office at Stanford Graduate School of Business recently updated the MBA admission blog with this information, designed to sooth the frayed nerves of those suffering from pre-interview angst. Here, she dispels three persistent myths surrounding this part of the admissions process...

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Last 3 Days to Get Your MBA Smarts On!

By - Nov 28, 14:54 PM   Comments [0]

Happy birthday MBA Admission for Smarties! To celebrate the first birthday of Linda and Judy’s book, Accepted.com is offering a $5 off coupon on paperback and Kindle editions of Smarties. Paperback: Use coupon code GETSMART5 on our site through November 30th to receive your $5 discount...

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Ingredients of a Great Letter of Recommendation

By - Nov 28, 14:47 PM   Comments [0]

In honor of the first birthday of MBA Admission for Smarties: The No-Nonsense Guide to Acceptance at Top Business Schools, by Linda Abraham and Judy Gruen, we are posting a series of excerpts from the book throughout November. This post is excerpted from Chapter 8:...

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MBA Admissions: Stanford GSB & Finance

By - Nov 28, 14:27 PM   Comments [0]

A quick glance at Stanford Graduate School of Business: It currently ties in first place (with Harvard Business School) as the best business school, according to US News & World Report (March 2012). It is ranked #6 for finance). Stanford GSB Class of 2014 Class Profile:...

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Live Essay Writing Workshop, presented by Admissionado

By - Nov 27, 16:21 PM   Comments [0]

Sigh. The MBA Application essays. Who thought it was a good idea to ask people to write 2000 words before they even get INTO school? Turns out, it doesn’t matter, because someone did… and now you have to come up with the most compelling...

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Indian School of Business MBA Admissions Committee Interview Available Online

By - Nov 27, 13:54 PM   Comments [0]

Did you miss our recent ISB MBA Q&A? No problem! Read the excerpt below on the Indian job market for ISB MBAs and then check out the full transcript for more details. Thank you VK Menon, Senior Director of Placements at the Indian School of...

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Real-Life Knowledge You Need to Know for the GMAT

By - Nov 27, 13:47 PM   Comments [0]

For the GMAT Verbal section, on Critical Reading and Reading Comprehension, you are not expected to have specialized expertise in the topics they discuss. Sometimes, though, it is particularly helpful to have general real world knowledge. If you make a habit of reading regularly– either...

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