Applications

4 Application Strategy Tips: Stand Out AND Fit In

By - Mar 22, 11:55 AM   Comments [0]

It can be confusing: Half of the advice you read urges you to stand out in your application, while the other half advises you to explain how you’ll fit in. So which is it? Should you stand out or fit in? The answer, unsurprisingly, is BOTH....

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You CAN Get into B-School with Low Stats…Yep, Even YOU!

By - Mar 22, 11:39 AM   Comments [0]

We want to see you get into your dream school, even with a less-than-ideal GPA or GMAT score. Think it's impossible? Think again. We've been in the biz long enough to know with certainty that this is a goal that's within your reach. You certainly won't be...

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5 Things the Adcoms Hate

By - Mar 21, 01:34 AM   Comments [0]

When I was admissions director there were some things applicants would do that were apparently minor, but that I found to be very annoying. Here are my top 5 “hates” that I’m sure are shared by many AdComs: 1. Asking for information that can be easily...

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New admission test for EMBA programs – Executive Assessment

By - Mar 20, 06:48 AM   Comments [0]

GMAC is introducing a new admission test – Executive Assessment – which will replace the GMAT in the admission process to EMBA programs. The Executive Assessment was specifically designed for busy, mid-to-late career professionals. It helps schools understand: Your business school readiness Your reasoning skills What areas you need...

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University of Michigan Ross 2016 Executive MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Mar 17, 12:23 PM   Comments [0]

The Ross EMBA essay questions are straightforward and succinct. Your essays should embody these qualities – and indeed they’ll have to be succinct, given the 400-word length limits. Taken together, the questions are actually holistic, encompassing both professional and personal dimensions. Each question focuses on...

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5 Ways to Optimize Your Online Presence Before Submitting Applications

By - Mar 15, 12:34 PM   Comments [0]

You’ve filled out your entire application, perfected your essays, secured killer recommendations, and written a CV that truly shows off your skills and experiences. You’re ready to submit, right? WRONG! There’s one more thing you need to do, and you should do it NOW, before the adcoms start googling....

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3 Tips for Showing Strengths in Your Application Essays

By - Mar 15, 00:55 AM   Comments [0]

One of most important pieces of advice I can give you regarding your personal statements and application essays is this: Show, don’t tell. Here are three tips to help you achieve this must-have writing goal: 1. Show the steps you’ve taken. If you are writing about a goal...

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The New GMAC Executive Assessment for EMBA Applicants

By - Mar 15, 00:47 AM   Comments [0]

GMAC just launched the new Executive Assessment (EA) test which EMBA applicants can take instead of the GMAT or GRE. Applicants can still take and submit GMAT/GRE scores, but according to GMAC, the EA will become the new industry standard. Here are some key features...

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UCLA Anderson Executive MBA 2016 Application Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Mar 13, 13:02 PM   Comments [0]

For its essay questions, the UCLA EMBA adcom is bucking the “less is more” trend in terms of length. The two main essays are both a hefty 750 words, long enough to allow – indeed to require – some in-depth exposition, reflection, analysis, and description....

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Test Your MBA Reapplication IQ!

By - Mar 12, 13:13 PM   Comments [0]

Our blog series, 12 Terrific Tips, offers specialized advice for MBA applicants in a range of situations – from deciding between an MBA and EMBA program, to applying as a member of an overpopulated sub-group, to acing your interviews…and loads more. Here's the next post! Last...

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