MBA

Northwestern Kellogg MBA Essay Analysis, Your 2015-2016 Application

By - Aug 5, 07:59 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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3 Ways to Show Business Schools You’ll Make an Impact

By - Aug 5, 06:51 AM   Comments [0]

 This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA Blog on U.S.News.com Most candidates approach the MBA application process by putting their own needs first. Perhaps you have decided to pursue an MBA because you want to achieve something new, change careers or advance more than you would...

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Innovative Leadership Learning: The “Wharton Difference” And Fit With The Program

By - Aug 4, 11:40 AM   Comments [0]

My previous post on defining your fit with Wharton addressed two of the four components of “The Wharton Difference” (Largest Global Network and Culture of Engagement).  Here I’ll look at the third component: Innovative Leadership Learning. On the Wharton website, the short paragraph introducing this component...

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3 Common Myths that Derail MBA Applications

By - Aug 4, 10:20 AM   Comments [0]

Welcome to the Critical Square version of Mythbusters - MBA admissions edition! While we don't feature any explosions or cool science experiments like the actual show, our team at Critical Square has identified 3 common myths that are worth busting to help get you one step...

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Tuesday Tips: UCLA Anderson MBA Essay Tips

By - Aug 4, 09:27 AM   Comments [0]

UCLA Anderson is a small and close-knit school with particular focus on entrepreneurship, entertainment, real estate and other major industries in Southern California. While UCLA has a dominant position in the region it is also a nationally known program that will position you well in...

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So These Two Grad School Applicants Walk Into A Bar . . .

By - Aug 3, 11:28 AM   Comments [0]

If used right, humor can help you stand out from your competitors in an unexpected way.  This might be a great opening line for a comedy night at a university student center, but can you use humor in a graduate school application essay? Should you even...

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Get to the Point in Your MBA Essays

By - Aug 3, 06:33 AM   Comments [0]

Have you heard of the STAR interview technique? It’s when an interviewer asks you a behavioral question (which usually begins, “Tell me about a time when you…”) and you respond by laying out the Situation, the Task you were given, the Action you took, and...

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How Do I Improve My GMAT Verbal Score?

By - Aug 3, 01:00 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% Are you planning to take the GMAT to get into business school? These days, many schools are looking for a well-rounded candidate. One who is able to score well on both the verbal and the quantitative sections of the test. There are many tips, tricks,...

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Chicago Booth Essay Question: 2015 Analysis and Advice

By - Aug 3, 00:02 AM   Comments [0]

This July 2015, Chicago Booth MBA Admissions announced that the program would no longer use its classic “Who Are You?” question, thereby retiring the essay that had defined the Booth application process for seven years. This year’s applicants choose from sixteen iconic and emblematic Chicago Booth...

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Should You Retake The GMAT? [Short Video]

By - Aug 2, 00:59 AM   Comments [0]

Not sure if you should retake the GMAT? Check out this video for the three key factors to examine when evaluating your GMAT score: Related Resources: • That GMAT Score: Implications for Your MBA Application [webinar] • Low GMAT Score? Don’t Panic…Yet. • GMAT, GRE, SAT, and All Things Test Prep [podcast]

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