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"Just one essay?" MBA applicant beware

By - Feb 19, 21:39 PM   Comments [0]

This guest post is by Jean-Phillippe Odunlami, a senior admissions consultant at The MBA Exchange.   A number of high-profile MBA programs – most significantly HBS – have recently reduced their essay requirements to a single, open-ended, often ambiguous question.  To many potential applicants, it suddenly appears...

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5 reasons why it’s not "too soon" to launch MBA admissions campaign

By - Feb 19, 21:39 PM   Comments [0]

The old fable of "the tortoise and the hare" was never more applicable.  Many future applicants believe that there's nothing they can or should do before the new applications are published in spring 2015. And, sadly, many admissions consultants reinforce this procrastination by discouraging individuals...

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8 Questions for International MBA Applicants to Ask

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We're pleased to share this guest post from Prodigy Finance.   It's been said that the hardest thing about a top MBA program is getting admitted. However, there's another major hurdle that awaits international applicants -- getting financed.    The reality is that most banks don't make cross-border loans....

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"Now what?" 5 tips for rejected MBA applicants

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1. Get over it. Sure, it hurts when your dream doesn't come true. You put so much time and effort into that application. You felt so confident when you submitted it. So, how could the admissions committee possibly say no? But they did. And re-reading your...

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9 great "stress busters" for MBA applicants

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There's no shortage of reasons why people applying to top business schools feel some anxiety. Tight deadlines, cryptic essay questions, and tough competition are more than enough to distract -- or even overwhelm -- the most competent individual. So, what can you do to overcome,...

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4 tips for overcoming word-count limits on essays

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This guest post is by Jessica Burlingame, a senior admissions consultant with The MBA Exchange     “The present letter is a very long one, simply because I had no leisure to make it shorter,” wrote philosopher Blaise Pascal in 1657.   “How can I answer this essay question in...

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Is your MBA application REALLY done?

By - Feb 19, 21:39 PM   Comments [0]

At work. At home. Weekends. Nights. In your dreams (and nightmares).   You've devoted countless hours to tweaking your resume, pondering the short questions, crafting your essays through dozens (if not hundreds) of iterations.   You've had your family, friends and associates review the entire application ad nauseam to...

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Are you a MARVEL?

By - Feb 17, 12:09 PM   Comments [0]

People often ask me what our clients are like. Are they straight-A students from top undergraduate universities? Do they work for the top global firms? Do they have particular weaknesses in their profile they have to overcome? Are they passionate about saving the world? Do...

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Global EMBA 2015 Essay Tips

By - Feb 9, 11:50 AM   Comments [0]

The Global EMBA has 2 program options: EMBA-Global Americas & Europe which combines the strengths of Columbia University and London Business School; and EMBA-Global Asia, with Columbia University, London Business School, and Hong Kong University Business School. Of course all MBA and EMBA applications are...

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myEssayReview Interviews an LBS Student

By - Feb 3, 16:24 PM   Comments [0]

  Poonam, CEO and founder of myEssayReview, , is publishing   interviews of her successful students.  This is the latest in the series. Here is a chat with Manual who recently graduated with distinction from the MiF program of the prestigious London Business School. Poonam: First of all,...

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