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I Was Accepted…But Can I Do Better?

By - Dec 14, 11:43 AM   Comments [0]

If you relate to any of the following scenarios, then this article is for you: "I was accepted Early Decision at Columbia, but am considering losing my deposit and applying to Harvard next year because ED admissions at Columbia probably means I can get into HBS."  Or…  "I...

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3 Ways to Beat the Rejection Blues

By - Dec 13, 12:19 PM   Comments [0]

For some 'tis the season for hearing good admissions news; but for others, this holiday season may be more grim. If you've received a rejection letter from your target school (or – sigh – from all your target schools), then you may be feeling more...

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Fuqua Forever: Enrique’s Continued Journey

By - Dec 13, 02:28 AM   Comments [0]

This interview is the latest in an Accepted blog series featuring interviews with MBA students, offering readers a behind-the-scenes look at top MBA programs. And now for a chat with Enrique Toubes, a graduate of Duke Fuqua. (We first met Enrique last year – you can read...

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3 Tips for Writing a Winning EMBA Essay

By - Dec 10, 13:24 PM   Comments [0]

You've been busy these last few years. Very busy. How will you ever fit all of your classes, extracurricular activities, awards, and job experience in your EMBA application essays? The simple answer is that you won’t, and you shouldn’t even attempt to. Trying to include...

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Prepare for Interviews with Positive Imagery

By - Dec 10, 12:50 PM   Comments [0]

In the conference room, I imagined myself standing on a tennis court: I tossed the ball into the air then smashed an ace serve right past my opponent. Back in real life, I smiled to myself when the assistant came to tell me the McKinsey...

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Forbes Top 10 International MBA Programs

By - Dec 9, 11:59 AM   Comments [0]

Top 1-Year International MBA Programs: Top 2-Year International MBA Programs: 1. London Business School – London, UK 2. IESE – Barcelona, Spain 3. HEC Paris – Paris, France 4. CEIBS – Shanghai, China 5. Hong Kong UST – Hong Kong, China 6. Manchester – Manchester, UK 7. NUS Business School – Singapore 8. IPADE –...

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Insights into MIT Sloan MBA Admissions with Dawna Levenson [Episode 132]

By - Dec 9, 11:41 AM   Comments [0]

Ho-hum and dry theory isn’t for you. You’re looking for an elite MBA program firmly grounded in practice but capable of soaringly creative innovation. Then you need to learn more about MIT Sloan. In today’s episode, meet Dawna Levenson, MIT Sloan’s Director of Admissions. Introduction to...

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Editing Hacks to Make Your Essays the Best in the Pile (Upcoming Webinar)

By - Dec 9, 00:45 AM   Comments [0]

Our 3 Hacks to Transform Your MBA Application webinar will take place next week on Wednesday, December 16th at 10:00 AM PST/1:00 PM EST. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn must-know editing and proofing techniques that will boost your essay’s appeal and your chances of getting accepted. Spaces...

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Forbes Top 20 U.S. MBA Programs in 2015

By - Dec 8, 03:21 AM   Comments [0]

Here are the top 20 MBA programs in the U.S. according to Forbes: A Few Points (from the Lead Article) • The average five-year gain at the top 25 U.S. business schools was $61,700. That's down $6300 from two years ago, and down $56,300 since 2003.  • The average debt...

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3 Essential Components of a Personal Statement

By - Dec 7, 01:53 AM   Comments [0]

While listening to a podcast, I started thinking about the essential components of a strong personal statement, statement of purpose, or MBA goals essay. Basically, the adcoms want a map of where you’ve been, where you are, and where you’re going for the statement of...

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