Posts Tagged ‘MBA application advice’

Duke Fuqua 2016 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jul 30, 10:39 AM   Comments [0]

Leadership, teamwork, ethics, and a global approach to business are essential elements of the Duke Fuqua MBA, which is why you’ll need to make sure you express your passion for these ideals in your application essays. Impress the Fuqua adcom by positioning yourself as an innovative leader and...

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The 4 Must-Haves Of A Grad School Application

By - Jul 29, 12:07 PM   Comments [0]

Linda Abraham has been living and breathing admissions for over 20 years. Does she know the secret to getting accepted to graduate school? Well, since you asked – yes she does. Listen to the show (and takes notes!) for the four things you need to know...

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MBA Admissions Decisions: Should You Go Full-Time Or Part-Time?

By - Jul 27, 01:05 AM   Comments [0]

When I was applying to b-school, I contemplated part-time vs. full-time, and one of my best friends, Colleen, had to make the same decision at the same time. Ultimately, I decided to attend the full-time program at the University of Michigan. Colleen decided to attend a...

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UC Berkeley Haas 2016 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jul 26, 23:31 PM   Comments [0]

The supplemental information that Haas requests is almost unchanged. The essays are different from last years. For #1 they returned to an essay question two years ago. And for #2, they give you a choice of prompts. My tips are in blue below. Essays: At Berkeley-Haas, we seek...

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Kellogg 2016 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jul 22, 11:34 AM   Comments [0]

In September 2014, Kellogg "rebranded" itself and adopted a more concrete (and in my opinion better) mission statement: "Inspiring growth." The video below explores and clarifies this mission as well as the values Kellogg holds dear. I highly recommend that you watch it to grasp Kellogg's fundamental principles.  A...

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Waitlisted – What Now?

By - Jul 20, 11:09 AM   Comments [0]

"Waitlisted - What Now?" is the latest post in our series Navigate the MBA Maze. First, a word of introduction: Realize that receiving a wait-list letter means you qualify for admission. You pass. You are probably on the wait-list (and not admitted) because they have already...

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Chicago Booth 2016 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jul 19, 13:27 PM   Comments [0]

Chicago Booth has always prided itself on valuing applicants who can handle ambiguity and lack of structure. And it's application reflects that principle. In spades. This year's Booth application also mirrors Chicago's pride in its distinctive culture. This essay/presentation question, which is new for this year,...

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7 Tips For MBA Applicants From Family Businesses

By - Jul 16, 12:45 PM   Comments [0]

Show the adcom how you got your voice heard in your family business! You work for the family business and are applying for an MBA. Will this background be a net plus for you, or a minus? How can you make the most of this experience? I...

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Understanding Stanford GSB’s Interest In Personal Qualities And Contributions

By - Jul 16, 01:55 AM   Comments [0]

What are the qualities that Stanford GSB is looking for as they build their class? How do successful applicants stand out from the crowd? At a school as competitive as Stanford, it’s a fact that many smart, accomplished applicants won’t get in—so how can you...

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Don’t Miss Out On Stanford Advice!

By - Jul 15, 00:37 AM   Comments [0]

A quick reminder that our  webinar, Get Accepted to Stanford GSB, is happening next Tuesday, July 21 at 10am PT/1pm ET. There’s still time to sign up. If you’re  applying to Stanford, you won’t want to miss this! The webinar is free, but registration is required....

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