Posts Tagged ‘standing out’

IV With an Overrepresented Minority MIT Sloan Admit!

By - Mar 1, 14:45 PM   Comments [0]

This interview is the latest in an blog series featuring interviews with MBA applicant bloggers, offering readers a behind-the-scenes look at the MBA application process. And now…introducing our anonymous blogger, “John Thunder”… Accepted: We'd like to get to know you! Where are you from? Where and what...

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How Being More Like Beyonce Can Make You a Better MBA Applicant

By - Feb 24, 08:28 AM   Comments [0]

Getting the attention of an admissions committee at a top MBA program is no easy task. That’s why in this blog post we decided to turn to one of the most recognizable figures in today’s pop culture for lessons in how to stand out as...

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4 Application Strategy Tips: Stand Out AND Fit In

By - Oct 10, 13:34 PM   Comments [0]

It can be confusing: Half of the advice you read urges you to stand out in your application, while the other half advises you to explain how you’ll fit in. So which is it? Should you stand out or fit in? The answer, unsurprisingly, is BOTH....

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3 Common Hurdles for International MBA Applicants

By - Oct 4, 06:03 AM   Comments [0]

Nearly a third of students in some of the top MBA programs are international, which offers great professional and cultural diversity and enriches the classroom experience. Applying from abroad involves certain expected obstacles, such as the logistics of campus visits, securing visas and financial aid and...

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4 Tips for MBA Applicants From a Finance Background

By - Aug 29, 05:57 AM   Comments [0]

Students with finance backgrounds comprise the largest percentage of the incoming class at top business schools. Many firms require an MBA for senior level careers, leading finance industries to feed heavily into the most competitive schools. Admissions rates can be as low as 8 percent in...

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