An Insider’s Perspective on Columbia Business School

By - Nov 26, 10:18 AM   Comments [0]

There are a lot of MBA aficionados roaming the Knewton office, so we recently sat down with David Liu, our Chief Operating Officer and a Columbia Business School grad, to talk to him about his MBA experience. Q: Why did you choose Columbia Business School? What...

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Clear Admit Admissions Tip: MBA Interview Etiquette

By - Nov 24, 10:35 AM   Comments [0]

With interview invites going out for Round One applicants, we wanted to turn our attention to this important step in the admissions process and share a few very basic pointers on interview etiquette. Though the content of your application materials and comments during the interview...

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7 Tips to Help You Ace Your MBA Interview

By - Nov 23, 09:23 AM   Comments [0]

Congratulations! You've been invited to interview at your top-choice school! All that hard work that went into composing the perfect application paid off; now it's time to move to the next stage. Here are some tips to help your interview prep progress smoothly and effectively: Take...

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How to impress admission officers with your knowledge about their school

By - Nov 10, 11:12 AM   Comments [0]

By Chris Aitken, MBA Prep School, Co-Founder One question that comes up again and again is some variation of "What are the best ways to do in-depth research about schools and their programs?" Most candidates will tackle this by visiting the school's website and/or reading the...

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Personal Statement Lessons from Stephen Sondheim

By - Nov 10, 02:49 AM   Comments [0]

Last night I saw Maestro: The Art of Leonard Bernstein, a one-man show on the life of Leonard Bernstein,  composer of West Side Story and noted conductor. I enjoyed the show immensely, but there was one line that particularly resonated and I want to share...

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Cornell Johnson Admissions Director Interview Available Online

By - Nov 1, 00:55 AM   Comments [0]

We had an excellent Q&A last week with Randall Sawyer, Cornell Johnson's Assistant Dean of Admissions, Financial Aid and Inclusion. The excerpt below should give you an idea of how thorough, informative, and enjoyable the session was: Linda Abraham: Entreman asks, "What is the core strength...

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Consortium Admissions Director Interview

By - Oct 26, 23:57 PM   Comments [0]

If you attended our recent Consortium Q&A, then you know that we had an overwhelming number of questions and simply not enough time to address them all. Rebecca Dockery and Stacy Thomas, Consortium Recruiting Directors, have agreed to answer the remaining questions here on our...

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MBA Interview Tip: Have Questions Prepared

By - Oct 12, 13:45 PM   Comments [0]

During an MBA interview (or really any interview), you're going to want to be prepared to answer any questions the interviewer throws your way. That means you'll want to make sure you know why you want to attend your target school, why now is the...

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Interview with ZoomInterviews

By - Sep 20, 00:47 AM   Comments [0] interviewed ZoomInterviews’ founders Alon Karmiel and Misha Medvedev. ZoomInterviews provides interview preparation videos to help you prepare for your MBA interview. How did you come to start ZoomInterviews? Alon: The inspiration for came primarily from my personal experience during the admissions process. While...

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MIT Sloan MBA Admissions: Interview with Rod Garcia

By - Sep 17, 12:56 PM   Comments [0]

Last week I had the pleasure of speaking with Rod Garcia, Director of Admissions at the MIT Sloan School of Business. He was kind enough to provide an update on MIT Sloan admissions, and insight into Sloan’s evaluation process. What’s new at MIT Sloan?...

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