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Tell Me About Your Weaknesses [MBA Interview Questions Series]

By - Feb 1, 07:30 AM   Comments [0]

This blog post is part of a series of articles analyzing some of the most popular MBA interview questions and how to best respond to them. In this post, we’ll address "What is your weakness?": Reason for asking the question: To ensure the applicant is humble...

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INSEAD MBA Criterion #3: Academic Capacity

By - Jan 30, 13:43 PM   Comments [0]

This is the third post in a 4-part series that examines INSEAD MBA’s 4 admission criteria. The operative word in this criterion is capacity. This word conveys the adcom’s perspective on the academic component of the application: it’s dynamic, focusing on how you can grow...

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Are You Selling Yourself Short?

By - Jan 29, 15:26 PM   Comments [0]

“I founded a small candy company.” I could see in the faces of my fellow admissions committee members that they were not that impressed with the candidate; none of them had ever heard of “Del Sol Candy,”* and Roberto’s modest description did not make it...

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Making Friends With the GRE: How To Overcome Test Anxiety and Perform at Your Best

By - Jan 29, 13:35 PM   Comments [0]

“I can’t stop trembling….can’t eat….cry for little or no reason….I am so nervous.” All of this from Janelle, a prospective graduate student on her response to scheduling a GRE test date. I was not surprised that Janelle was nervous as almost all prospective graduate students...

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Suhas: IT and Software -> HEC Paris

By - Jan 29, 05:19 AM   Comments [0]

Working with Karthik feels like doing a smart and a critical introspective. He has put in a great effort to understand my profile, to the minute detail, question every tall claim I made and made sure I had substantial information to back my achievements. If I...

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Priyal: Consulting -> Rotman

By - Jan 29, 05:00 AM   Comments [0]

The advice and constructive criticism I received from Karthik while practicing my video essays and my mock interviews was extremely useful. I completely aced both my interviews – infact my Rotman interview was the best interview I had ever given in my life, even before...

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Avi: Consulting -> Duke

By - Jan 29, 04:52 AM   Comments [0]

He is going to give you great advice on how best to structure your essays, what the aspects of yourself you should highlight, what anecdotes and life experiences fit in well – all in all make sure that you put your best foot forward. And...

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Saurabh: Manufacturing -> IE

By - Jan 29, 04:46 AM   Comments [0]

August academy stood out as clear winner for various reasons: I started to understand the admission process early this year. I was overwhelmed and confused. Some guidance came in the form of GMATclub, but it was clear I would need a proper guide for navigating these...

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Riyaz: Oil and Gas industry -> MSU Broad

By - Jan 29, 04:39 AM   Comments [0]

His style will make you do a lot of introspection thinking about what you have done in your career and what you want to do ahead. After my GMAT, as my score was not that great, I did not want to take any chances. So I...

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Which B-Schools Dominate Entrepreneurship?

By - Jan 27, 13:42 PM   Comments [0]

Are you itching to start your own company and wondering which business schools would best help you achieve that dream? Entrepreneurship is a super popular course of study at today’s b-schools. As someone who has started more than one successful company, I can attest that I...

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