Posts Tagged ‘admissions advice’

Learn Key Secrets to MBA Admissions Success!

By - Apr 8, 14:49 PM   Comments [0]

Shh…I’d like to tell you a secret… Wait – you didn’t think I’d give anything away here, did you? To learn the secret to choosing the best MBA programs for you (and gaining acceptance to them), I’d like to invite you to attend our upcoming webinar,...

Tags: , , , , , , , . Read More

Do You Know the 7 Steps to a Successful MBA Application?

By - Mar 26, 08:23 AM   Comments [0]

We’d like to remind you about tomorrow’s webinar, Get Accepted in 2015: 7 Steps to a Successful MBA Application, which will take place at 5 PM PT / 8 PM ET (that’s on Thursday the 27th). The webinar is a must for anyone planning on...

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , . Read More

Can You Get Accepted After Doing Something Stupid?

By - Mar 19, 08:17 AM   Comments [0]

The point of this article is not to tell you that you shouldn’t engage in disorderly conduct, petty theft, or other minor (or major) infractions (though you really shouldn’t…); what we want to discuss here is how you should overcome the obstacle of a criminal...

Tags: , , , , , , . Read More

How to Get Accepted in 2015: FREE WEBINAR!

By - Mar 19, 07:30 AM   Comments [0]

That’s right – we’re already talking about 2015 MBA applications! You may feel like you’ve got loads of time, but believe me…you’ve got loads to do! We’d like to help you start out on the right foot by inviting you to our upcoming live webinar, Get...

Tags: , , , , , , . Read More

4 Application Strategy Tips: Stand Out AND Fit In

By - Oct 10, 13:34 PM   Comments [0]

It can be confusing: Half of the advice you read urges you to stand out in your application, while the other half advises you to explain how you’ll fit in. So which is it? Should you stand out or fit in? The answer, unsurprisingly, is BOTH....

Tags: , , , , , . Read More

“I’m Smart, Really I Am!” How to Prove Character Traits in Essays

By - Aug 20, 12:00 PM   Comments [0]

When you write an application essay or statement of purpose, you’re trying to accomplish several goals at once: You are trying to prove your worthiness to be accepted to your target school, while also trying to impress upon the adcom that you have desirable character...

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , . Read More

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...

Tags: , , , , , , , . Read More

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...

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Read More

NYU Stern 2014 MBA Essay Tips and Deadlines

By - Aug 6, 09:27 AM   Comments [0]

Like most MBA programs this year, NYU Stern has reduced the number of required essays (from three to two), and it gives you two options for the second question. One of which I used to consider Stern’s signature “personal experession” question. Since it’s now optional,...

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Read More

What Should I Write About? Making a Difference

By - Aug 4, 12:49 PM   Comments [0]

In my non-admissions life, I once went to a lecture given by a biographer whose work I admire. In the course of his talk he mentioned that while writing about genius has merit, writing about typical folks and their extraordinary achievements is more valuable. The...

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Read More

1 2 Page 1 of 2