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How Family Business Applicants Can Win Over MBA Admissions Boards

By - Feb 3, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Growing up amidst the hubbub of a family business is a unique experience that can shape your character for many years to come. I have worked with many MBA applicants hailing from family businesses, and often found them to have an extraordinary sense of commitment...

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Smart GMAT Test Prep – Are You Doing it Right?

By - Feb 2, 09:30 AM   Comments [0]

A smart GMAT test-taker will: (a) Start prepping for the GMAT months in advance. (b) Take time to understand the psychology, content, and scoring metrics of the GMAT. (c) Register for Accepted’s upcoming webinar, Your 3-Part Game Plan to Dominate the GMAT. (d) All of the above. Be smart about...

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UCLA Anderson Student Interview: Enjoying the MBA Whirlwind

By - Feb 2, 09:15 AM   Comments [0]

This interview is the latest in an Accepted.com blog series featuring interviews with current MBA students, offering readers a behind-the-scenes look at top MBA programs. And now for a chat with Tom Winterton, a first year student at UCLA Anderson. Accepted: We'd like to get to...

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How To Write the HBS Post-Interview Reflection

By - Jan 30, 20:30 PM   Comments [0]

This year, Harvard Business School is requiring MBA applicants to complete a Post-Interview Reflection within 24 hours of their MBA admissions interview. The school has given very little guidance on formatting or content, saying only that the HBS post-interview reflection is intended to be informal, more like an email than...

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MBA Admissions: Is Community Service Important?

By - Jan 30, 07:58 AM   Comments [0]

It’s winter, and many of you probably haven’t started thinking about next year’s MBA applications yet. But now is actually an excellent time to get started – not just on test prep and boosting GPAs, but on taking time to examine your community service. At...

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6 Types of MBA Interview Questions You Must Be Prepared For

By - Jan 30, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

We’re coming up on MBA interview season, and it’s time to start getting down to the details. What are the most common MBA interview questions? What do you need to get across in your answers? MBA interview questions can be broadly divided into six general categories: professional,...

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Choosing Your Recommenders

By - Jan 29, 21:42 PM   Comments [0]

  This article was first published in  the January 2015 issue of  Valley India Times. Letters of recommendation are a critical part of the MBA application package. They provide the only outside information to the admissions committee about you. A recommendation can validate claims you have...

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An MBA Applicant’s Guide To Behavioral Interviews – Expartus

By - Jan 29, 17:23 PM   Comments [0]

More and more, MBA admissions boards are faced with a large pool of impeccably qualified candidates- great test scores, great work experience, great transcripts. They need to differentiate, and they are using behavioral interviews to do so. So, what is a behavioral interview? Behavioral interviews focus on...

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Entrepreneurship at Stanford GSB: Carlypso Drives Down the Startup Street

By - Jan 29, 09:36 AM   Comments [1]

Thinking of launching a disruptive start-up? Dying to attend a leading entrepreneurial MBA program? Well meet Nick Hinrichsen and Chris Colemen, founders of the start-up Carlypso, which Tech Crunch calls a “brilliant concept.” Oh, and they earned their MBAs in 2013 from Stanford GSB. Listen to...

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Post-Submission Action Items

By - Jan 27, 09:07 AM   Comments [0]

So, you've submitted your application and probably think that all hard work is done? think again! Here are some post-submission tips from Aringo that can help you complete the application process successfully: Thank your recommenders, who played an important role in your application. Continue researching the MBA programs,...

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