MBA

Two Weeks Until the Deadlines – What Can You Do?

By - Dec 21, 13:56 PM   Comments [0]

More so than any other year, this year we’ve had a ton of calls from people who the deadlines have snuck up on. Whether you were (or still are) engrossed in the election, busy at work, or simply having too much fun, you’re not alone...

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Two Weeks Until the Deadlines – What Can You Do?

By - Dec 21, 13:56 PM   Comments [0]

More so than any other year, this year we’ve had a ton of calls from people who the deadlines have snuck up on. Whether you were (or still are) engrossed in the election, busy at work, or simply having too much fun, you’re not alone...

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Online or Traditional MBA Program: Which is Right for You?

By - Dec 21, 08:30 AM   Comments [0]

Business schools have become increasingly innovative in their approaches to management education in recent years, and it comes as little surprise that we’re seeing an increased interest in online MBA programs as more and more schools now offer this option to meet the needs of...

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How to Give Your Application as Much Weight as Possible

By - Dec 21, 01:19 AM   Comments [0]

Although you may think that your grades, test scores, resume and application essay carry the most weight, the actual application form is important too. The boxes should contain valuable information that helps convince the admissions readers you will thrive at their school and add to their...

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Four Ways to Enhance Your Brand Name Work Experience for MBA Admission

By - Dec 21, 01:11 AM   Comments [0]

In my last blog post I wrote that brand name company experience matters less than having substantive experience. I am not changing my tune on that in this post, but will let you know how brand name experience might be viewed by members of an...

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MBA Admissions Tip: Explaining Frequent Job Switching

By - Dec 20, 12:25 PM   Comments [0]

You’ve got a strong transcript, a solid GPA, and you aced the GMAT. You know you’re a strong candidate for pretty much any top MBA program. There’s just one thing standing in your way…your resume. You’ve had some good jobs—that’s not the problem. The problem is...

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Showing Leadership in Your B-School Application

By - Dec 20, 09:14 AM   Comments [0]

At Stacy Blackman Consulting, we do a lot of thinking about leadership – what is leadership, how best to showcase it, why it matters, and more. If asked what is the single most important quality for business school applications, I would say leadership. While some...

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3 MBA Essay Mistakes That Cost You Admission To Your Dream School

By - Dec 20, 04:57 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% Many of the top MBA programs have recently released their admissions decisions. If you were one of the lucky ones to get admitted, congratulations! Getting into business school is no small feat and you should feel proud of this achievement. I also recognize...

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Tips for Video Interviews

By - Dec 19, 09:55 AM   Comments [0]

An increasing number of MBA programs are making use of online video-interview platforms, where you must record responses to one or more short-answer prompts before your application is considered complete. Sometimes, the system will allow for an extra try if you’re not thrilled with your...

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10 Key Tips for Creating Compelling Business School Essays

By - Dec 18, 14:46 PM   Comments [0]

The Round 2 application deadlines are only 2-3 weeks away.  Some applicants are already half way through the application process while some are still at the beginning stage.  Whichever stage of the application process you are, you are still working on showcasing your best personal...

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