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Admissions Resumes: Putting it All Together

By - Jun 12, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

This post is taken from The Quick Guide to Admissions Resumes. Click here to download the full guide. MBA and other graduate school applicants frequently submit a resume with their applications. Many schools require it, and some schools, such as Columbia Business School, even specify a...

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Three reasons why you should do your MBA before you start your own business:

By - Jun 12, 04:56 AM   Comments [0]

I get it – the force is strong with you. You are young, perhaps 2 – 3 years out of college, full of energy, and brimming with ideas.  As far as the element of risk is concerned, you are completely unconcerned.  You have enough confidence in...

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Yale SOM MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jun 11, 08:00 AM   Comments [0]

As you did for the last two years applying to Yale SOM, you need to make the most of its single required essay, but you also need to take the time to make every box in the application a home run. They are not after-thoughts....

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Understanding Stanford GSB’s Core Value of Intellectual Vitality

By - Jun 11, 07:30 AM   Comments [0]

Do you have the smarts that Stanford GSB is looking for? What are the qualities that Stanford GSB is looking for as they build their class? How do successful applicants stand out from the crowd? At a school as competitive as Stanford, it’s a fact...

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UCLA’s MS in Business Analytics: Prep for the Sexiest Job of the 21st Century [Episode 208]

By - Jun 11, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

Are you a quant jock with a bit of a poet in you? Learn about UCLA Anderson’s new MS in Business Analytics! Harvard Business Review declared in 2012 that being a data scientist is the “sexiest job of the 21st century.” Glassdoor last year claimed it’s...

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Our Privacy Policy

By - Jun 11, 01:52 AM   Comments [0]

At August Academy, we value the privacy of our current, past and prospective students.  The counseling process requires our candidates to open up to us, in order to ensure the best results.  This might include them sharing extremely private information.  We promise that the information...

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Our Privacy Policy

By - Jun 11, 01:52 AM   Comments [0]

At August Academy, we value the privacy of our current, past and prospective students.  The counseling process requires our candidates to open up to us, in order to ensure the best results.  This might include them sharing extremely private information.  We promise that the information...

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MBA over 30 – is it too difficult to get accepted?

By - Jun 10, 10:15 AM   Comments [0]

MBA over 30 – how many people actually apply? We get asked this question often by students who’ve just turned the other side of 30.  Will business schools consider me too old, and will I be disqualified as a result?  Is it possible to do an...

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Top Five Tips on Smart Social Media for MBA Applicants

By - Jun 9, 09:37 AM   Comments [0]

Are there blush-worthy photos of you on Instagram? Have you ever taken to Twitter in a moment of frustration with a thinly veiled insult directed at your boss? Does your inattention to LinkedIn make you seem unconnected? Maybe you’re tagged in a Facebook photo from...

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Four Tips for Committing to Yale SOM

By - Jun 9, 08:59 AM   Comments [0]

Yale SOM wants to know who you are beyond the application, what makes you tick and to what you are devoted.  The best way to understand this is by asking about your biggest commitment. The Yale SOM essay prompt, “Describe the biggest commitment you have...

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