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Leadership Immersion at Cornell Johnson

By - Feb 19, 15:09 PM   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 Mitch Brummer, second year MBA student at Cornell Johnson... Accepted: We'd like to get to know...

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How to Write About Overcoming Challenges Without Sounding Like a Whiner

By - Feb 19, 14:56 PM   Comments [0]

It’s a classic MBA essay question: Write about a time when you overcame a challenge. How did you handle it? What did you learn from the experience? Let’s start by easing one worry you may have. Not everyone has faced a significant challenge at work by...

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Dealing with Impostor Syndrome at B-School

By - Feb 17, 13:26 PM   Comments [0]

When you have your sights set on one of the top business schools in the world, you probably feel rather confident that your skills and experiences will sufficiently sway the admissions committee to take a closer look at your application. However, despite that confidence, many accepted...

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3 Things You Absolutely Must Have Before You Apply To An EMBA Program

By - Feb 17, 05:00 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% Have you been weighing whether an Executive MBA (EMBA) program is the right next move for your career? Designed for mid-career professionals with more than ten years of work experience, typically including managerial experience, an EMBA can be a great way to...

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Choosing the Best Business School: Where to Start

By - Feb 17, 05:00 AM   Comments [0]

So you’ve decided to get an MBA… now comes the hard part! There are hundreds of schools out there, each one bombarding candidates with huge quantities of surprisingly similar marketing material. The decision can feel complex and difficult, hinging on ambiguous factors like “fit,” “culture” and...

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Different Dimensions of Diversity [Episode 193]

By - Feb 16, 15:50 PM   Comments [0]

In reviewing our stats for last year, I noticed that one of our most visited pages is an article on writing about diversity. That’s not shocking since Accepted’s consultants are frequently asked by stressed, panicked clients from well-represented groups in the applicant pool, “How can...

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NUS MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Feb 16, 15:10 PM   Comments [0]

National University of Singapore offers a 17-month MBA program offering specializations in 4 distinct areas (Finance, Marketing, Healthcare Management, or Strategy & Organization). If you are looking for an Asian-focused program with strong placement in the Consulting (21%), Finance (23%), or Technology (29%) industries in...

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Harvard Celebrates New Venture Competition’s 20th Anniversary

By - Feb 16, 11:23 AM   Comments [0]

In April, Harvard Business School students and alumni will compete for $300,000 in cash prizes to fund their startup dreams in the 20th Anniversary New Venture Competition. Past competition winners and participants will also return to campus for programs and a celebratory 20th Anniversary New...

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How to Apply Successfully to Harvard Business School’s 2+2 Program

By - Feb 16, 05:00 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% In last week’s article, we talked about what college seniors and other early-career professionals can do to prepare for eventual business school admission. But what if you’d prefer to head to business school as soon as possible – like immediately after college...

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Navigating Proper Interview Etiquette

By - Feb 15, 14:20 PM   Comments [0]

Making a good impression on your MBA admissions interviewer goes beyond simply answering questions well. Knowing how to dress properly and how to navigate certain etiquette issues is also crucial. You want to leave your interviewer confident that you have the maturity and professionalism necessary...

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