Presenting Niche Long-Term Goals in MBA Essays

By - Oct 18, 07:49 AM   Comments [0]

Many b-school applicants struggle to craft goals that set them apart from every other candidate. As a result, there’s a seemingly endless stream of articles and advice columns offering insight into how to make that consulting or tech management goal “unique.” But what about the...

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MBA Leadership and Teamwork From Remote Work

By - Oct 17, 12:26 PM   Comments [0]

In an increasingly globalized and technologically connected world, more and more people are getting the option of working from home… or coffee shops, bed & breakfasts, tropical locations, airplanes on the way to those tropical locations… you get the point. For those of you not tied...

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Are Your MBA Goals Complimentary?

By - Oct 16, 05:57 AM   Comments [0]

Almost every MBA application devotes at least one essay to your goals. That’s the point of an MBA, right? To help you get where you’re trying to go? Because of this, knowing your goals (and having good ones!) is one of the most important aspects...

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“Quantifying” Your Humanities Degree for an MBA

By - Oct 15, 13:25 PM   Comments [0]

The world of business is often about numbers, and MBA admissions essays aren’t so different. In your essays, you’re often pushed to quantify your claims when at all possible by using comparative statistics such as revenue growth before and after your innovation was implemented, percent decrease...

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Highlighting Soft Skills in MBA Essays

By - Oct 12, 06:49 AM   Comments [0]

A 2017 Financial Times survey of the most important and least important skills that employers look for in MBA graduates reveals some surprising findings. Among the least important skills that employers who hire MBAs are looking for are stalwarts of the MBA curriculum, including specialized finance,...

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Using Old Experiences in Your MBA Essays

By - Oct 9, 07:04 AM   Comments [0]

When is it okay to use examples from your “deep past”—college, high school, even your childhood—in your MBA essays? There’s a short answer to that question: hardly ever. Unless you’re a superhero, in which case the whole reason you are “super” is that (probably traumatic) event...

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The Current State of the MBA

By - Oct 8, 08:02 AM   Comments [0]

Are MBA students getting a different deal than they were 10 years ago, or 20 years ago? Are the students themselves different? What about their post-graduate employment outlook? Embarking on a post-graduate degree is a big decision, and before shelling out hundreds of thousands for a...

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Making the Move from Military to MBA

By - Oct 7, 14:10 PM   Comments [0]

We have plenty of experience helping clients that want to transition from military service to the private sector by getting an MBA. Candidates with military backgrounds have unique experiences that they can utilize to differentiate themselves from the majority of applicants who have largely worked...

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Selling Your Social Media Chops In Your MBA App

By - Oct 4, 09:05 AM   Comments [0]

Are you great at posting? Do your Instagram photos look like they were taken by a professional photographer? Do you have thousands of followers on Twitter? A new study conducted by the Financial Times suggests that you might be able to use that social media...

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Focus on Impact When Selling Your Experience

By - Oct 3, 18:56 PM   Comments [0]

While great GMAT scores and killer application essays are a big part of making your elite MBA admissions dreams come true, interviews and resumes are also an essential part of securing your spot, getting that key internship, and, eventually, nabbing that full-time position. You can never...

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