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How to Become a Management Consultant

By - Jun 2, 07:38 AM   Comments [0]

Consulting is one of the hottest destinations for b-school graduates and is becoming increasingly popular for PhD and grad students. If you dream of McKinsey, Bain, and BCG, then this show is for you. Listen to the recording of our conversation with Michael Boricki, Managing Partner...

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GMAC Survey Finds More Employers Eager to Hire MBAs

By - May 29, 08:17 AM   Comments [0]

Last week GMAC released the findings of its annual Corporate Recruiters Survey of 565 employers from 44 countries around the world – and results are looking good for business school graduates! Employers around the world are placing more value on the MBA degree, proving that...

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Researching MBA Programs

By - May 27, 08:02 AM   Comments [0]

“Researching MBA Programs” 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. You may be researching schools already. Going through the steps previously outlined in this guide will...

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B-Schools with the Highest ROIs

By - May 26, 10:49 AM   Comments [0]

When determining an MBA’s return on investment (ROI), it makes a big difference whether you’re considering the short-term or long-term gain. The Economist recently released data that measures the ROI (measured by taking the difference between pre- and post-MBA salaries and dividing it by the...

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An International Student and Career Changer at UC Berekeley Haas

By - May 25, 07:17 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, introducing Max Anisimov, a first year student at UC Berkeley Haas… Accepted: First, can you tell us a little...

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Cognitive Bias and Tuck’s 2014 Application Essays

By - May 23, 12:58 PM   Comments [0]

By the Amerasia Consulting Group Tuck released its new essays and they feature no changes to Essay 1, the removal of one word from Essay 2, and the cutting of their old Essay 3 (on setback/failure).  No doubt everyone in this space will be analyzing those...

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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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Handling a Low GMAT Verbal Score

By - May 20, 07:25 AM   Comments [0]

Recently I talked about overcoming the challenge of a low GMAT quant score. Today we’ll discuss how to handle a less-than-perfect verbal score. With such a strong emphasis on teamwork and communication in b-school (and for the rest of your life as a successful businessperson), it’s...

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