MBA

5 reasons why it’s not "too soon" to launch MBA admissions campaign

By - Feb 19, 21:39 PM   Comments [0]

The old fable of "the tortoise and the hare" was never more applicable.  Many future applicants believe that there's nothing they can or should do before the new applications are published in spring 2015. And, sadly, many admissions consultants reinforce this procrastination by discouraging individuals...

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8 Questions for International MBA Applicants to Ask

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We're pleased to share this guest post from Prodigy Finance.   It's been said that the hardest thing about a top MBA program is getting admitted. However, there's another major hurdle that awaits international applicants -- getting financed.    The reality is that most banks don't make cross-border loans....

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"Now what?" 5 tips for rejected MBA applicants

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1. Get over it. Sure, it hurts when your dream doesn't come true. You put so much time and effort into that application. You felt so confident when you submitted it. So, how could the admissions committee possibly say no? But they did. And re-reading your...

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9 great "stress busters" for MBA applicants

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There's no shortage of reasons why people applying to top business schools feel some anxiety. Tight deadlines, cryptic essay questions, and tough competition are more than enough to distract -- or even overwhelm -- the most competent individual. So, what can you do to overcome,...

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4 tips for overcoming word-count limits on essays

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This guest post is by Jessica Burlingame, a senior admissions consultant with The MBA Exchange     “The present letter is a very long one, simply because I had no leisure to make it shorter,” wrote philosopher Blaise Pascal in 1657.   “How can I answer this essay question in...

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Is your MBA application REALLY done?

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At work. At home. Weekends. Nights. In your dreams (and nightmares).   You've devoted countless hours to tweaking your resume, pondering the short questions, crafting your essays through dozens (if not hundreds) of iterations.   You've had your family, friends and associates review the entire application ad nauseam to...

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Overcome Stiff B-School Competition as an International Applicant

By - Feb 19, 18:45 PM   Comments [0]

The number of international students applying to MBA programs in the United States has tripled over the last thirty years. Take Harvard Business School for example, the school reports that in 1985 their international bids made up 13% of their application pool. In 2015, the...

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B-School Alumni Report Boost to Earning Power, Career Trajectory

By - Feb 19, 12:04 PM   Comments [0]

Business school alumni earn increased compensation, exercise enhanced purchasing power, consistently climb to the executive ranks, and give overall high marks to the value of their education in driving their professional success, according to new research findings from more than 12,000 graduate business school alumni...

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Entrepreneurship at UCLA Anderson

By - Feb 18, 12:38 PM   Comments [0]

Well before “entrepreneurship” was a household word, UCLA Anderson was one of the first b-schools to teach it. Decades later, they are still going strong. Listen to the full recording of our podcast interview with Elaine Hagan, Executive Director of the Price Center at UCLA Anderson,...

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IE MBA Essay Tips and Deadlines

By - Feb 18, 12:34 PM   Comments [0]

IE is a top-ranked international MBA program in Madrid, Spain. The Financial Times ranks the program 12th in the world and Bloomberg Business Week ranks it 2nd among non-US programs. Graduates enjoy job placement around the world – with the help of IE’s 50,000 global...

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