Haas MBA Class of 2018

By - Sep 13, 05:00 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Last month, University of California, Berkeley’s Haas School of Business welcomed a cohort of 252 MBA students to campus with Week Zero, a series of orientation activities. Small by top B-school standards, the class was drawn from a pool of 4,031 applications. Haas’s...

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This Week’s MBA Essay Editing Webinar Details

By - Sep 12, 15:46 PM   Comments [0]

This is your last reminder! 3 Hacks to Transform Your MBA Application will air live on Wednesday the 31st at 10am PT/1pm ET. If you haven’t registered yet, make sure that you do so NOW or you’ll miss the boat on this important webinar that will...

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Tone Up Your Writing: Confidence vs Arrogance

By - Sep 12, 15:41 PM   Comments [0]

“Tone” is often one of the aspects of writing that applicants find most difficult to pin down. And yet, when you’re writing, it is also one of the most important to control so that you maintain an appropriate tone for your purpose. One way to think...

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Do You Know the 4 Factors for Assessing Your MBA Profile?

By - Sep 12, 15:30 PM   Comments [0]

One of the first things you'll do when choosing where to apply to business schools is assess your profile. Otherwise, how will you know which programs will be appropriate for you? It's best to evaluate the following four elements of your profile ASAP; the sooner...

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How To Ace (Or Fail) Your MBA Video Essay

By - Sep 12, 14:42 PM   Comments [0]

Matt Symonds is a Director of Fortuna Admissions and regular contributor to Forbes. The following is adapted from his original article posted September 1, 2016. Contributions by Cassandra Pittman, Expert Coach, Fortuna Admissions. This year, more than ever, business schools are including video essays as part...

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Inside the Black Box: What Happens After You Hit "Submit"

By - Sep 12, 07:41 AM   Comments [0]

A month or so ago, we atVantage Point Admissionsshared information on thecomposition of the adcomsat some of the top schools.  Knowing your audience is absolutely critical and can make the difference between getting in, or getting dinged. So, it’s crucial that as you write your...

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Beware of Friendly MBA “Advice”

By - Sep 12, 07:28 AM   Comments [0]

As Round 1 deadlines near, you’ll probably think about asking a trusted friend or family member to review your materials. There are obvious benefits to having a fresh set of eyes on your work, but there can also be a few drawbacks. The upside to someone...

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From Chile to HBS: Interview with Maximiliano Grass

By - Sep 9, 16:01 PM   Comments [0]

This interview is the latest in an Accepted blog series featuring interviews with MBA students, offering readers a behind-the-scenes look at top MBA programs. And now for a chat with Maximiliano Grass... Accepted: We'd like to get to know you! Where are you from? Where and what...

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Retaking the GMAT (Again): Is 3 Times Too Many?

By - Sep 9, 09:30 AM   Comments [0]

At Admissionado, our team hears this question time and time again regarding the GMAT: “I have taken my GMAT twice and I’m still not happy with my score. Should I accept this last score and move on, or should I try to re-take it again? Does it...

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Military MBA Applicants: It’s Not About You…Until Now

By - Sep 9, 07:45 AM   Comments [0]

In the second of our new series of guest posts directed at military applicants, army veteran and Cornell MBA Peter Sukits shares candid, actionable advice for military veterans considering a transition to a full-time MBA program. Pete is an aspiring career coach, author and finance professional living...

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