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How One MBA Blogger Chose His Recommenders

By - Jun 11, 04:08 AM   Comments [0]

A blogger known as KT discussed his strategy for choosing people to write his letters of recommendation for his MBA candidacy. "Selecting recommenders is a tough job," KT wrote. "This task not only reflects your judgment ability (as to who can write favorably for you)...

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UCLA Anderson 2011 MBA Application Questions, Tips.

By - Jun 4, 02:35 AM   Comments [0]

UCLA Anderson 2011 MBA Essay Questions My comments are in red: GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS: Please be introspective and authentic in your responses. Content is more important than style of delivery. We value the opportunity to learn about your life experiences, aspirations, and goals First-time applicants -- 2 required essays:...

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Learn Vital Self Assessment Tricks to Help You Apply Right…and Get Accepted

By - Jun 1, 10:55 AM   Comments [0]

A few weeks ago Natalie Grinblatt Epstein, editor and consultant and former b-school admissions dean, presented the popular webinar, Reality Check, hosted by the Association of International Graduate Admission Consultants (AIGAC). In Reality Check, Natalie provides soup to nuts advice on how to measure b-school...

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Free Essays that Stick Webinar Recording Up and Running!

By - Jun 1, 10:50 AM   Comments [0]

A few weeks ago Linda presented the packed-to-capacity presentation of Essays that Stick for AIGAC's Graduate Admissions Summit. The first-run, “sold-out” webinar was followed by a second heavily-attended presentation. People just couldn't get enough of Linda's helpful tips and advice on how to create application...

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MBAs Make it Big in Vegas, Behind-the-Scenes

By - May 30, 10:27 AM   Comments [0]

Harrah's, and other big Las Vegas casinos, are recruiting new MBAs to work behind-the-scenes to improve their businesses, reports a Bloomberg Businessweek article entitled "Viva Las Vegas: MBAs Catch the Gaming Bug." With extensive knowledge and experience in marketing, refinancing, human resources, and management, these...

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2010 Beautiful B-School Photo Contest Winners

By - May 25, 11:45 AM   Comments [0]

The winners of this year's Beautiful B-School photo contest are… The First Prize ($200 Amazon gift certificate) goes to BizWiz for his shot of Stanford GSB's Oval Park: Second Prize ($100 gift certificate) goes to Matt Thieleman for his picture of Tappan Street and Michigan Ross amidst...

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Admissions Resume: What to Include

By - May 25, 11:41 AM   Comments [0]

Recently in “MBA Admissions:The May-October Romance,” I suggested that applicants for Fall 2011 entry begin assembling materials for their applications now – a full five months in advance of the first fall deadlines. One of the ideal documents to begin now is a resume, something...

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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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College and MBA Admissions Round Up

By - May 23, 10:03 AM   Comments [0]

As top universities strive to become more affordable, many have agreed to maintain their no-loan pledges again this year. (52 schools made no-loan pledges last year; 50 have committed to renew that pledge again this year.) This decision saves low-income (and some middle- and upper-class...

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Kellogg: A Current MBA Student Interview

By - May 19, 11:28 AM   Comments [0] has started a new blog series offering our readers a behind-the-scenes look at selected MBA programs. We hope to offer you a candid picture of student life, and what you should consider as you prepare your application. Here are some excerpts from an interview with...

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