Applications

Approaching the Diversity Essay Question

By - Dec 17, 13:43 PM   Comments [0]

Many applications now have a question, sometimes optional, geared to encouraging people with minority backgrounds or unusual educational or family histories to write about their background. If you are an immigrant to the US, the child of immigrants or someone whose ethnicity is a minority...

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MBA Interview Tips

By - Dec 17, 11:18 AM   Comments [0]

As the application season progresses and round 1 deadlines are behind us, many MBA candidates are receiving interview invitations. Below are some Aringo tips for doing well on the MBA interviews. Following the initial screening of applicants, most leading business schools invite candidates to the "second...

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5 Tips to Writing A Winning MBA Essay

By - Dec 17, 08:02 AM   Comments [0]

Today MBA admissions tip comes from Manhattan Review, a well-known provider of test prep and MBA Admissions Consulting in Buenos Aires, Bogota, Caracas, Lima, Mexico City, and Sao Paulo for Top Business Schools. Other than your face-to-face interview, your essay is the only other opportunity you...

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Is the Booth Challenge Getting You Down?

By - Dec 16, 08:13 AM   Comments [0]

The Chicago Booth Challenge: How to Get Accepted in 2014 webinar will be taking place later TODAY (Dec. 16th) at 10:00 AM PST/1:00 PM EST! This is a MUST-attend event for anyone thinking about applying to Booth and needing direction to meet and overcome the challenges...

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MBA Programs Host Coffee Dates Worldwide

By - Dec 15, 11:06 AM   Comments [0]

Wherever you are in the world, chances are that a current MBA student from a top school is waiting to have coffee with you. In London, Delhi, Tel Aviv, Toronto, New York, San Francisco, Singapore, Rio de Janiero, Zurich, Houston, and a host of other...

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Best B-Schools for Entrepreneurs

By - Dec 15, 11:01 AM   Comments [0]

A recent Wall Street Journal article discusses the difficult mission of finding the right b-school for entrepreneurs. It lists the different rankings sites and the variety of results they offer for top entrepreneur-focused b-school programs: Businessweek puts Stanford at the top of the list; Entrepreneur...

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Which Schools are Good for PE/VC and VC-Backed Entrepreneurship

By - Dec 12, 13:25 PM   Comments [0]

Admit it: You love the ring of ‘venture capital’ and ‘private equity.’ Enter Pitchbook, the ultimate resource for those looking for a future in PE/VC (and those looking for VCs to fund their futures). Listen to the full recording of our conversation with Andy White, Senior Research...

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Is a Chicago Booth MBA in Your Future?

By - Dec 12, 13:19 PM   Comments [0]

If you want to answer that question with a resounding “yes,” then tune in to The Chicago Booth Challenge: How to Get Accepted in 2014, a webinar that airs in just a few days, on Monday, December 16th at 10:00 AM PST/1:00 PM EST. Reserve your...

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The GMAC Summit

By - Dec 11, 13:50 PM   Comments [0]

I spent last Friday at the GMAC Test Prep Summit in Los Angeles. The conference was mostly for test prep professionals, but GMAC invited admissions consultants and I decided to go. I’m glad I did. A few takeaways I’d like to share with you: I am...

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What Are My Chances? Adopted Vietnamese-American Teach for America Alum

By - Dec 10, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

This blog post is one in a series of MBA applicant profile evaluations called “What are My Chances?” authored by Michelle Stockman. Michelle, who started consulting for Accepted in 2007 and worked previously in the Columbia Business School admissions office, will provide selected applicants with...

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