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TOP FOUR REASONS TO ATTEND THE WHICH MBA? ONLINE FAIR September 11- 12 and 14th

By - Aug 9, 13:57 PM   Comments [0]

Whether you are just beginning to consider an MBA or ready to send out applications, the Which MBA? Online Fair allows you to take the next step in your MBA journey. Meet over a dozen business schools from across the world all in one place,...

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Flaws Make You Real

By - Aug 7, 10:00 AM   Comments [0]

A speaker recently told a story about traveling in Asia where he saw a stunning emerald. Enchanted by the stone’s beauty, he decided to buy it. On the spot. He returned home and took the emerald to a jeweller for appraisal. The jeweller began to examine...

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Executive MBA Applicants: 4 Immediate Action Items

By - Aug 7, 08:25 AM   Comments [0]

Planning to apply to Executive MBA programs this season? Well, it’s time to shift into action mode. The new EMBA applications are coming out. Also, the EMBA application process has some idiosyncrasies that, if not addressed early, can trip you up down the road, when...

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Don’t Be a Delusional MBA Candidate

By - Aug 7, 05:09 AM   Comments [0]

As you continue your business school research and narrow down your list of favorites, there are several things to keep in mind throughout the process. Here are my eight suggestions for cutting through the clutter to determine which MBA program truly is the best fit...

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2013 Forté Forum: Inspiration, Opportunity and the MBA

By - Aug 6, 10:37 AM   Comments [0]

“As a Forte Fellow, I have access to many great benefits, including networking events, webinars, and the annual Forte Conference. Even before school started, I was welcomed by my second-year Forte mentor from Georgetown who helped me navigate the first weeks of school.” – Teri...

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Three Ways to Boost Your MBA Application

By - Aug 6, 10:00 AM   Comments [0]

The MBA Tour recently swung through Los Angeles, and Linda Abraham and I were delighted to have a table there. We enjoyed meeting dozens of impressive and enthusiastic prospective MBA applicants, and thank the organizers for this great event – nearly 500 people registered and...

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MIT Sloan School of Management MBA Essay Tips

By - Aug 6, 05:09 AM   Comments [0]

On its website, MIT Sloan states that “MIT Sloan is simply more dedicated to creating effective innovation than any other leading school.” Innovation is key for MIT Sloan and seeks interesting students to build a class that can learn from each other and continue the...

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‘Leadership’ Questions

By - Aug 5, 17:18 PM   Comments [0]

Since last year, I have received number of emails from applicants telling me how my article titled  How To Show Leadership When You  Don’t Have Reporting Responsibilities helped them brainstorm ideas for their leadership stories. Recently, an applicant reached out to me with a couple...

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Does Grade Inflation Create Winners?

By - Aug 5, 14:05 PM   Comments [0]

A recent Inside Higher Ed article, “Questionable Admissions,” reveals research that indicates that graduate schools prefer students with higher grades from an institution where everyone earns high grades over applicants with lower grades from an institution that’s cracked down on grade inflation and judges student...

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Evaluate in Which Round to Submit Your B-School Application

By - Aug 5, 05:08 AM   Comments [0]

I field questions every admissions season from clients about when to submit business school applications. They ask if they have a better shot in round two rather than round one, or if it’s even worth submitting in the final round. Schools regularly address this question on...

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