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Want to Study Data Analytics But Don’t Have Relevant Experience or a Quantitative Degree?

By - Jul 21, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

In my experience guiding applicants to data and business analytics programs, I have often encountered applicants who really want to get into data but have little to no experience in the field. Others might have some experience, but lack the quantitative background that is preferred for...

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Harvard Kennedy School: An Interview with Admissions Director Matt Clemons [Episode 320]

By - Jul 21, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Interview with Matt Clemons, Director of Admissions for the Harvard Kennedy School of Government [Show Summary] Matt Clemons is the Director of Admissions for the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, and he shares what the school is looking for in its applicants, what to expect while...

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UC Berkeley Haas MBA Application Essay Tips & Deadlines [2019 – 2020]

By - Jul 19, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Haas changed both of its required essay questions this year. Applicants face a new MBA application and new MBA essay tips. Haas tossed out last year’s six-word story about a memorable experience and does not ask for your post-MBA goals. Don’t be surprised, however, if...

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Heads Up: Price Increase Ahead!

By - Jul 18, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

We wanted to give you a head’s up that we’ll be increasing our prices August 1, which means that you have until Wednesday, July 31, 2019 at 11:59pm PT to lock in a service at our current rate. Browse our catalog of services today to get an...

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Can You Get Accepted to Wharton?

By - Jul 18, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Wharton. It’s one of the top-ranked business schools in the world – with a rigorous curriculum and amazing resources that will help you accelerate your career in any direction you desire. It’s also very selective. When you’re up against the hard reality of stats like Wharton’s...

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EMBA-Global Application Essay Tips & Deadlines [2019 – 2020]

By - Jul 16, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

The Global EMBA has 2 program options: EMBA-Global Americas & Europe which combines the strengths of Columbia University and London Business School; and EMBA-Global Asia, with Columbia University, London Business School, and University of Hong Kong. Of course, all EMBA applications are about “fit.” The Global EMBA is too...

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The Miraculous 15-Minute ROUGH, ROUGH Draft

By - Jul 16, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Having trouble getting those first few words and sentences of your application essay up on your computer screen? Don’t fret – even the most accomplished novelists or famous journalists have a tough time getting started. Tempted to get up and do something – anything! – rather than...

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Data Analytics Master’s Programs: What Do They Want in Applicants?

By - Jul 15, 18:30 PM   Comments [0]

In the last five years, and driven by the tremendous growth of data gathered by companies and institutions across all industries, we have experienced a sharp rise in demand for data analytics jobs, and with that, the birth and expansion of master’s programs in data analytics,...

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UC Berkeley Haas EMBA Application Essay Tips & Deadlines [2019 – 2020]

By - Jul 15, 18:00 PM   Comments [0]

These Haas EMBA essay questions reflect the larger Haas (and, even further, Berkeley) community and culture: they draw out the multi-faceted individual. Your professional goals and your prospective fit with the Haas EMBA program are expressions of, and extend from, that core individuality. Even though part-time, the...

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UCLA Anderson Executive MBA Application Essay Tips & Deadlines [2019 – 2020]

By - Jul 15, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

For its essay questions, the UCLA EMBA adcom is bucking the “less is more” trend in terms of length. The two main essays are both a hefty 750 words, long enough to allow – indeed to require – in-depth exposition, reflection, analysis, and description. These two questions...

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