Posts Tagged ‘goals’

Exactly What Are Goals?

By - Sep 20, 14:32 PM   Comments [0]

“I want to move from the buy side to the sell side.” “I want to shift from technology consulting to investment banking.” Not goals. An engineer once really said to me, “I want to go into either finance or consulting.” Not goals. A goal isn’t something you want, it’s something...

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Why Write a Series About MBA Goals?

By - Sep 13, 16:24 PM   Comments [0]

A few years ago, in the good old days when Wharton still offered feedback to rejected applicants, I talked with a potential client who happened to be reapplying to Wharton. I asked him whether he’d obtained feedback on his application, and he said yes. Well? “Actually...

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One Easy Way to Personalize your MBA Essay Content

By - Nov 18, 22:36 PM   Comments [0]

By Adam Hoff, Amerasia Consulting Group This is a post I write basically every year because it comes from what I'm seeing each round, every day, on basically every application.  That drum beat is really rigid, hard-to-read Why School X sections on essays.  I give the...

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Linking Your Chicago Booth Presentation Essay to the School’s Introduction Content

By - Nov 16, 00:03 AM   Comments [0]

By Adam Hoff, Amerasia Consulting Group I have received the following question a lot lately: "Should my presentation reflect the ideas that Booth espouses when introducing the presentation question?"  The short answer is "yes," but the long answer is more complicated than that and is worthy...

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MBA Candidate Differentiation: Do NOT Try This at Home | Amerasia Consulting Group

By - Jun 22, 06:53 AM   Comments [0]

By Adam Hoff | Amerasia Consulting Group | MBA Admissions Consultants | Originally published at www.amerasiaconsulting.com Time to go full PSA here.  I'm talking all alarms ringing, sirens, whatever it takes to get your attention.  By "you" I mean: anyone applying to business school.  You need to...

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What is a Goal? (And What is Not)

By - Mar 8, 12:48 PM   Comments [0]

Let’s start by talking about what ISN’T a goal. When an applicant says something along the lines of: “I’m interested in investment banking or consulting or marketing,” then I know there’s significant work to be done, because THIS is NOT a goal. A strong, clear MBA goal should...

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Final Miscellany – Plan B, Research, Professional Support

By - Jul 30, 09:34 AM   Comments [0]

"Final Miscellany – Plan B, Research, Professional Support” is excerpted from the Accepted.com special report, Why MBA? To download the entire free special report, click here. I will wrap up this series with a few miscellaneous points. Plan B Think you’re done with MBA goals? Think again… In...

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The Goals Essay: Writing Nitty-Gritty

By - Jul 23, 08:14 AM   Comments [0]

"Goals Essay - Writing Nitty-Gritty” is excerpted from the Accepted.com special report, Why MBA? To download the entire free special report, click here. Short- and long-term goals Before you start drafting your goals essays, work out three levels of goals: short-term, intermediate, and long-term. It helps to...

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Goals on Steroids

By - Jul 16, 08:10 AM   Comments [0]

"Goals on Steroids” is excerpted from the Accepted.com special report, Why MBA? To download the entire free special report, click here. First, I must thank Linda Abraham for this wonderful phrase. I had previously used the blander designation, “goals plus.” By following the advice in the previous...

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Exactly What Are Goals?

By - Jul 9, 08:20 AM   Comments [0]

"Exactly What Are Goals?” is excerpted from the Accepted.com special report, Why MBA? To download the entire free special report, click here. “I want to move from the buy side to the sell side.” “I want to shift from technology consulting to investment banking.” Not goals. An engineer once...

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