Posts Tagged ‘MBA Application Tips’

Short And Sweet: Tips For Writing “Mini” MBA Essays

By - Jul 26, 13:34 PM   Comments [0]

What is an admission committee’s message, intent, behind limiting an “essay” answer to 100, 200, or 300 characters? Just the facts, please. In fact, just the key facts. No adornment, no backstory, no extended rationale. Columbia Business School has had such a goals question for a few...

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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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How To Earn A Spot On Team Fuqua

By - Jul 16, 02:09 AM   Comments [0]

For an extra-strong dose of concrete MBA admissions advice, tune in to our conversation with Liz Riley Hargrove, Associate Dean for Admissions at The Fuqua School of Business. She is the woman responsible for all elements of the applicant evaluation process at one of the...

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UVA Darden 2016 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jul 14, 01:45 AM   Comments [0]

Darden led the way with a one-essay application.  Some may feel that fewer essays indicate that essays are losing importance. My suspicion is that the remaining essays and short-answers are as important or even more important than they ever were. Especially at a program emphasizing...

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NYU Stern 2016 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jul 11, 23:59 PM   Comments [0]

Last year Stern gave you a choice for its second question. This year all three questions are required and what I call Stern's "signature question" (#2) is once again required. Your essays will need to highlight your qualities as a successful, leadership-driven, creative thinker and businessperson....

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Emory Goizueta 2016 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jul 9, 10:19 AM   Comments [0]

Taken together, these essay questions cover a lot of ground: your professional path and plans, your alignment with the program’s core values, and who you are as a person.  Moreover, this vast ground is covered in few words – these essays are short, requiring tough...

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Georgetown McDonough 2016 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jun 21, 00:15 AM   Comments [0]

Georgetown McDonough, the top MBA program at the intersection of business and government, takes advantage of its Washington D.C. location, its connections to the greater Georgetown University community, and its Jesuit roots while at the same time focusing on the global nature of twenty-first century business.  Your...

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Applying To Business School Next Year?

By - May 12, 23:34 PM   Comments [0]

Then you’ll want to check out the recording of our recent webinar, Get Accepted in 2016: 7 Steps to a Strong MBA Application. In the webinar, Linda Abraham paves the way to acceptance to b-school by exploring the things you can do NOW to increase your...

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MBA Admissions A-Z: U is for Undergrad Grades

By - Apr 16, 00:19 AM   Comments [0]

3 Steps for Handling a Low Undergraduate GPA Grades show whether you previously performed well in an academic setting. If your college GPA is low, then you need to provide evidence that even though you may have faltered back then, now you’ve got you’re A-game and...

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