Posts Tagged ‘Video’

MBA Video Essays: A Conversation with Rotman’s Niki da Silva

By - Sep 4, 10:52 AM   Comments [0]

A new era has dawned in the land of MBA admissions. Fewer essays. Shorter word limits. And mandatory video essays – introduced to the admissions scene by Rotman, Canada’s leading MBA program. Want to know more about how the video essays came about, how they work,...

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Tips for Video MBA Essay Questions

By - Aug 4, 12:58 PM   Comments [0]

Rotman led the charge least year with a video essay question. This year Yale and Kellogg (so far) have decided to try it out. I saw a rumor that INSEAD is also considering the format. Worried about being literally on stage? Here are my tips if...

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Video, Let’s Get Technical

By - Nov 7, 14:22 PM   Comments [0]

Paper application? That’s like, so yesterday. Now you Gen X, Y and Millennial candidates get a chance to wow the admissions committee with your dope multimedia “skillz.” This blog post is excerpted from Accepted.com's special report, Audio & Video in Admissions: Get Ready for Prime...

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2012 Applicants: Time to Poke the Box

By - Apr 1, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

I just finished Seth Godin's Poke the Box, an ode to initiative, innovation, and overcoming fear of risk and failure. In this short book, which Godin alternately and accurately refers to as a "manifesto" and a "rant," he motivates the reader to just do...

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Knewton Video and Discount

By - Jun 10, 07:50 AM   Comments [1]

Remember how to find the volume of a cylinder? It's okay most people don't; grade school was a long time ago! Knewton teacher Cole Entress helps you refresh your memory. Also, in honor of the World Cup(!), we're discounting our GMAT course by 10% through Monday night...

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Application Boxes Should Do the Heavy Lifting

By - May 23, 10:31 AM   Comments [0]

For one of Accepted's first forays into video, I decided to focus on application boxes, the mundane, pedestrian elements of an application that frequently are not given appropriate attention. Please watch the video to see how you make make the ordinary into extraordinary, value-added...

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Part IV: The Do’s and Dont’s of Audio and Video–Application Style

By - Mar 25, 13:35 PM   Comments [0]

Let's get Technical . . . with Audio. As your story is the most compelling part of your audio clip, there's no need to sweat the technical stuff.  Several inexpensive, user-friendly recording options are probably sitting right in front of you, on your computer. For Mac users,...

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Part II: The Do’s and Dont’s of Audio and Video–Application Style

By - Mar 22, 17:41 PM   Comments [0]

Content is King (or Queen)! . . . for Audio “My life has a superb cast but I can't figure out the plot.” -- Ashleigh Brilliant, English cartoonist. For your clip, you've already got the superb cast (you!). Now you need to concentrate on telling a compelling...

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Part I: The Dos and Don’ts of Audio and Video–Application Style

By - Mar 19, 19:58 PM   Comments [0]

Paper application?  That's like, so yesterday.  Now you Gen X, Y and Millennial candidates get a chance to wow the admissions committee with your dope multimedia "skillz." According to a recent article in Businessweek, UCLA Anderson School of Management (Anderson Full-Time MBA Profile) already gives candidates...

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