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Harvard Business School MBA Essay Analysis, Your 2015 App

By - May 23, 10:03 AM   Comments [0]

Are you ready to dig into your essays? Application essays are specifically and cleverly designed to get into your head. We like to turn the tables on the admissions committees and get inside their heads. Why are they asking these questions? What are they looking...

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MBA Hiring Up in 2014, Says New GMAC Survey

By - May 23, 05:39 AM   Comments [0]

More companies plan to hire MBAs and other business school graduates in 2014, according to a recently published global survey of employers. Some 80% of business school recruiters plan to hire MBAs in 2014, up seven percentage points from last year and 30% points higher...

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My Thoughts on the HBS Essay

By - May 22, 19:59 PM   Comments [0]

By Adam Hoff of the Amerasia Consulting Group Unlike Columbia and Stanford, HBS did not make any changes to its essay from last year.  As explained by Dee Leopold in her blog, they were quite simply happy with the content that this prompted generated.  Those handful...

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HBS R1 News for Class of 2017

By - May 22, 14:16 PM   Comments [0]

Last week, Dee Leopold, Harvard Business School’s Admissions Director, made three important announcements regarding the HBS MBA application for the class entering in August 2015. First, the optional essay question, or as Leopold refers to it, “the (optional) ‘essay’ question.” The question for the 2015 application...

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Analyze 4 GMAT Score Case Studies in Thursday’s Webinar

By - May 21, 13:09 PM   Comments [0]

You’re running out of time to reserve your spot for tomorrow’s free webinar, That GMAT Score: Implications for Your MBA Application. Linda Abraham is going to analyze 4 different applicant case studies focusing on their GMAT scores and the question of retaking or not. So register for...

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Low GMAT Score? Don’t Panic…Yet.

By - May 21, 12:36 PM   Comments [0]

A low GMAT score or a low GPA is not necessarily an MBA deal breaker. No adcom is going to admit or dismiss a candidate based solely on one semester’s poor GPA or a low verbal GMAT score without also reflecting on other numbers as...

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What My MBA at Harvard Did NOT Teach Me

By - May 21, 12:31 PM   Comments [0]

This is a guest post by Harvard Business School MBA student Ben Faw, who posted it on LinkedIn last week. Linda saw it and liked it, and was thrilled when Ben allowed us to post it here. It provides a wonderful perspective on the MBA...

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Developing Engaging Stories for Your Essays- Week #1 Tip # 1

By - May 21, 09:46 AM   Comments [0]

The next application season is fast approaching, and B-school aspirants have already started gearing up for putting together various aspects of their application package. Some of you must be preparing for your GMAT while some must be busy researching schools and reaching out to the...

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Columbia Business School 2014-2015 MBA Essays

By - May 20, 13:56 PM   Comments [0]

The Columbia Business School Class of 2016 MBA application is now live, and here is a preview of the essay questions for the 2014-2015 admissions season. Applicants must complete one short answer question and three essays. Short Answer Question: What is your immediate post-MBA professional goal? (75 characters...

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Reaches, On-Pars, and Safeties

By - May 20, 13:02 PM   Comments [0]

“Reaches, On-Pars, and Safeties” is excerpted from the Accepted.com special report, Best MBA Programs: A Guide to Selecting the Right One. To download the entire free special report, click here. It’s now time to determine what types and levels of MBA programs you’re competitive and...

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