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Harvard Business School Essay Analysis, 2019-2020

By - May 15, 07:56 AM   Comments [0]

At last the 2019–2020 MBA admissions season has kicked off, with Harvard Business School (HBS) releasing (or shall we say rereleasing) its single application essay prompt. Once again, HBS has made no changes to its question. HBS Managing Director of MBA Admissions Chad Losee, now entering...

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Considering a Career in Finance? Due Diligence on Top MBA Programs

By - Apr 25, 06:58 AM   Comments [0]

Photo by Markus Spiske on Unsplash When considering and selecting an MBA program, having clear professional goals is vital. For those considering a career in Finance, especially Private Equity (PE) or Wealth Management, a top MBA program may help you attain a job in the highly competitive...

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Assess Your Rejection Before Reapplying to Business Schools

By - Apr 10, 08:29 AM   Comments [0]

Pounce on an opportunity to target weaknesses and come back stronger than ever! Photo by Bruno Cervera on Unsplash Rejections are always disheartening. They are especially discouraging when a great deal of time, money, and effort has been invested, like in the MBA application. Psychologists from the University of...

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Wharton Team-Based Discussion 2019: What to Expect and How to Prepare

By - Feb 11, 13:40 PM   Comments [0]

The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania sent out Round 2 interview invitations on February 7, and once again, the school is using its team-based discussion format rather than a traditional admissions interview to evaluate its candidates. Understandably, Wharton applicants get anxious about this...

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January 2019 Event Roundup

By - Jan 7, 13:00 PM   Comments [0]

Are you applying to business school this year? If so, you can enroll in one of our free business school workshops, which are offered both online and in person in major cities across the country! This January, the event lineup includes the following sessions: January 14 Assessing Your...

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How to Introduce Without an Introduction and Own Your Story in MBA Application Essays

By - Dec 17, 13:56 PM   Comments [0]

Most high school students in the United States are taught to write essays that have a formal introduction, a body that supports that introduction, and a conclusion that reinforces the main point presented in the introduction. Although this approach and structure yield easily comprehensible academic...

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Deciding How Many Business Schools to Target and Choosing a “Safe” School

By - Dec 10, 14:41 PM   Comments [0]

When candidates consider their strategies for applying to MBA programs, many have a logical question in mind: To how many business schools should I apply? The answer, of course, varies dramatically from applicant to applicant, but the golden rule is that you should only apply to an...

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December 2018 Event Roundup

By - Dec 3, 13:53 PM   Comments [0]

Are you applying to business school this year? If so, you can enroll in one of our free business school workshops, which are offered both online and in person in major cities across the country! This December, the event lineup includes the following sessions: December 3 Writing a...

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How to Take Ownership of Your Post-MBA Goals and Show They Are Attainable

By - Nov 19, 14:54 PM   Comments [0]

When admissions officers read your MBA application, they want to feel inspired by your personal statement; they want to know that you have a strong sense of purpose and will work energetically to attain your objectives. Thus, you must ensure that you are not presenting...

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Wharton Team-Based Discussion 2018: What to Expect and How to Prepare

By - Oct 29, 14:40 PM   Comments [0]

The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania plans to send out Round 1 interview invitations on October 30, and once again, the school is using its team-based discussion format rather than a traditional admissions interview to evaluate its candidates. Understandably, Wharton applicants get anxious...

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