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MBA Application Advice: Paying for Business School — Amerasia Consulting Group

By - Mar 16, 02:06 AM   Comments [0]

Business school is one of the most lucrative of all graduate degrees in terms of its potential and proven history for embellishing salary.  It’s not just in dollars and cents, either, but manifests itself in sheer employment statistics as well. During the great recession which started...

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Do Alumni Connections Help You Gain Admission?

By - Mar 13, 13:41 PM   Comments [0]

From time to time, we at mbaMission visit admissions officers at top-ranked business schools, which gives us the opportunity to ask rather frank questions. On one such visit to a prestigious MBA program, we pushed an admissions officer on the extent of alumni influence in...

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MBA Applicants: Which Round to Apply

By - Mar 13, 04:26 AM   Comments [0]

By Adam Hoff, Amerasia Consulting Group As we move through the winter months and host calls with b-school candidates for the upcoming cycle, it's interesting to note that some admissions questions come up a lot more this time of year than they do later.  We are...

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Does Your Recommendation Have to Be Written by Someone with a Flashy Title?

By - Mar 6, 14:03 PM   Comments [0]

In the past, we have addressed (and debunked!) the myth that you must personally know alumni from the top MBA programs to gain acceptance into those schools. Another admissions myth that is somewhat similar—in that it pertains to who you know instead of who you are—is that your...

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Download mbaMission’s Complete Start-to-Finish Admissions Guide for Free Now!

By - Feb 27, 15:03 PM   Comments [0]

For more than a decade, our Complete Start-to-Finish Admissions Guide has been an essential tool for MBA applicants, helping them to create standout business school applications. Replete with brainstorming exercises, application advice, writing tips, and numerous sample essays, resumes, waitlist letters, recommendations, interview questions, and...

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Two Years After My Harvard MBA

By - Mar 17, 13:52 PM   Comments [0]

Graduation day is fast approaching for business school students, which means most are asking: What’s next? What is my life going to look like after school? Or should I go back and attend more schooling? These were questions I was asking myself two years ago...

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Top 6 Tips for Visiting Business Schools

By - Mar 1, 02:40 AM   Comments [0]

Now is a great time for business school applicants to visit their top choice programs – classes are in session, students and professors aren't yet stressed by exams, recruiting may be in action, and the weather is warming up (well, in some places). Rule for...

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The Price of Higher Ed: 10 B-Schools with Astronomical Out-of-State Tuition Fees

By - Jan 7, 13:55 PM   Comments [0]

Staying local is the general trend for budget-conscious MBA students, and there’s a good reason for this. According to the stats over at U.S. News, out-of-state students could pay close to $60,000 a year above average local tuition fees at some public universities. Here are...

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An HBS Student who Keeps on Giving

By - Dec 24, 01:01 AM   Comments [0]

It's the Season of Giving, and what better way to celebrate that by replaying one of our most popular podcasts of 2015. Listen to our conversation with current Harvard Business School student and Products Manager at The Harbus, Alula Eshete, as he shares excellent admissions and interview tips...

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UCLA Anderson: Cool, Chic, and Tech [Episode 133]

By - Dec 16, 11:34 AM   Comments [0]

This week: an inside look at UCLA Anderson, with Associate Director of Admissions Jessica Chung. If you’re especially interested in careers in entrepreneurship, entertainment, or media, or you’re just interested in learning more about Anderson, this is the show for you! Jessica Chung provides an overview...

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