MBA

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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Tuesday Q&A: How Does Getting an MBA Benefit your Career?

By - Feb 3, 04:00 AM   Comments [0]

Question: What do you think is the number one advantage of an MBA? How does getting an MBA benefit your career? Answer: The number one advantage? Well that’s hard. A ton come to mind: contacts, access to professors, name brand on your resume, access...

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(VIDEO) GMAT Tips That Will Increase Your MBA Admissions Chances

By - Feb 2, 17:39 PM   Comments [0]

How do MBA admissions boards at top MBA programs really feel about the GMAT? How much weight is it given in the MBA application process? Will a lower score really hurt your chances? Find out the answers to these questions and more tips about timing,...

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Round 2 Updates from MIT Sloan

By - Feb 2, 11:56 AM   Comments [0]

The admissions team at MIT Sloan School of Management will be ready to send out Round 2 interview invitations starting the week of February 16th, a recent post on the MIT Sloan MBA admissions blog reveals. These interviews are conducted by MIT Sloan admissions staff only,...

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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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Wharton’s Advice for the Team-Based Discussion

By - Feb 2, 06:01 AM   Comments [0]

The University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School plans on sending out Round 2 team-based discussion invites on February 12th, and deputy vice dean of MBA admissions Maryellen Reilly Lamb shared a few tips about the experience in her most recent blog post. Here’s a quick refresher on...

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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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Get Involved: Community Leadership Can Enrich Your MBA Application

By - Jan 30, 17:00 PM   Comments [0]

Every year the crop of candidates applying to top MBA programs becomes more and more competitive. Many applicants may think that the ideal candidate from the perspective of the admissions committee is largely based on a formula of numbers such as GPA and GMAT score....

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Endowment Creates Social Enterprise Center at Columbia

By - Jan 30, 17:00 PM   Comments [0]

A new center created at Columbia Business School will help develop the next generation of business leaders’ understanding of how management impacts society and the environment. In a statement released Wednesday, Columbia Business School announced that Sandra and Tony Tamer made a “transformative endowment gift” that...

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