Posts Tagged ‘goals’

Goal Setting as an Entrepreneur

By - Feb 17, 13:26 PM   Comments [0]

I always ask my clients to state their long and short-term goals for me on our first meeting. Eighty percent of the time I hear the response, “I want to be an entrepreneur.” So I begin to peel away at the onion. • What problem is...

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Your MBA Goals Essay: Get Ready, Get Set, THINK!

By - Dec 3, 12:52 PM   Comments [0]

You’re applying to b-school and aiming for the January deadlines. You may also be working full-time, juggling a few other responsibilities, and perhaps trying to jack up your GMAT. You really don’t have time to spare. So let’s get down to business and start defining your MBA...

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4 Goals of an MBA Application

By - Oct 28, 13:52 PM   Comments [0]

Do you want to get into a top MBA program? (Silly question: Of course you do. You wouldn’t be reading this post if you didn’t.) Make sure your application fulfills each of these goals, and you’ll be much better positioned to gain the acceptance you deserve. In...

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How to Clarify Your Goals for Your MBA – and Beyond

By - Nov 5, 15:18 PM   Comments [0]

This post is excerpted from “Let Your Goals Guide You” — Chapter 1 in MBA Admission for Smarties: The No-Nonsense Guide to Acceptance at Top Business Schools, by Linda Abraham and Judy Gruen. Some applicants may be very clear about either the industry in which they...

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MBA Goals: A Must

By - Jul 16, 12:21 PM   Comments [0]

It’s amazing to me how committed someone can be to applying to b-school, as early as next fall, and still have no concrete MBA goals. Clear, defined goals are a MUST when applying to a top b-school – in terms of MBA admissions requirements, they’re...

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Stacy Blackman’s B-School Buzz

By - Jul 6, 11:01 AM   Comments [0]

Welcome back to Stacy Blackman’s B-School Buzz, our regular ramble through the MBA blogosphere to discover what’s been keeping applicants and students busy. In this edition, our Buzz contributors set goals, share summer updates, offer advice on selecting recommenders, and discuss the latest revamped applications. Second-year...

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Define Your MBA Goals Before Applying to Grad School

By - May 20, 20:25 PM   Comments [0]

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA blog on The career goals essay is perhaps the most common of all topics posed in the MBA application, so it may surprise you to learn that many prospective students don’t have clearly defined career goals....

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MAP Your Way to a Winning MBA Goals Essay

By - Nov 4, 02:08 AM   Comments [0]

If you want to prove to the adcoms that you have direction, goals, and good reason to be awarded a spot in top b-school X, then you’re going to need to make sure that you get your MBA goals essay in shape. The best way to...

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Register for Gripping MBA Goals Webinar!

By - Nov 2, 01:50 AM   Comments [0]

Having trouble figuring out how you should structure your MBA goals essay? Not even sure what qualifies as a “goal”?’s free, 45-minute webinar, The Art of a Gripping MBA Goals Essay, will teach you how to create a compelling MBA goals essay that reveals...

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Duke Fuqua 2010 MBA Application Questions, Deadlines, Tips

By - Aug 9, 23:34 PM   Comments [0]

Duke Fuqua 2010 MBA Essay Questions My comments are in red. Three essay questions must be completed before submitting your application. Prepare your essays carefully. The Admissions Committee considers your responses to the following questions important in the selection process. Please respond fully and concisely using 1.5...

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