Posts Tagged ‘extra-curricular activities’

The Importance Of Extracurriculars And Community Service

By - Jun 17, 11:51 AM   Comments [0]

While business schools deeply value your academic background, work experience, and career progression, they also ascribe significant weight to your extracurricular and community service activities. Why? Because they want to see that you are an individual who is not just focused on work, that you...

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4 Tips for Writing about Last Minute Extracurricular Activities

By - Jan 15, 14:29 PM   Comments [0]

You want to write about all your fantastic non-school and non-work endeavors so that you really stand out from your competition, but when you start to think about it…you draw a blank. There must be SOMETHING you can show for how you use your free...

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Does Extracurricular Equal Extra Credit?

By - Apr 11, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

YES! Don’t underestimate the value of non-academic, non-work activities! These activities that you participate in – hobbies, sports, volunteering, etc. – do tons to liven up your otherwise one-dimensional application. Here are some reasons why you should bulk up your extracurricular quotient: • Extracurricular activities add life...

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How to Keep on Trucking Even When it Feels Impossible

By - Oct 23, 20:17 PM   Comments [0]

It’s always amazing how much shorter the day feels when the sun goes down earlier! And while the days are shorter in my part of the world, your workload is probably getting bigger.  Maybe you’re working full time. You’ve got your extra-curriculars. Not to mention, family,...

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Extracurricular Activities on your B-School Application, H/W/S Selection Criteria, H1/F1 Conversion/ General Student Visa Questions

By - Mar 18, 11:09 AM   Comments [0]

MBA Extracurricular Activities - which ones should you talk about? H/W/S Selection Criteria - learn what they are looking for in their applicants H1/F1 Conversion / General Student Visa Questions - how to convert your visa and other answers

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Extra-curriculars in MBA Admissions

By - Apr 14, 12:55 PM   Comments [0]

In "Extracurriculars: The Extras That Count" BusinessWeek's Francesca Di Meglio explores the role extracurriculars play in admissions decisions.  (I'm quoted) A few highlights: To add breadth and multiple dimensions to your profile, discuss your activities outside of work. These activities do not have to be altruistic or exotic. The...

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