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Be The Mosquito!

By - May 4, 20:36 PM   Comments [0]

“If you think you are too small to be effective, you have never been in bed with a mosquito.” – Betty Reese In the current environment, as the days slowly tick by and an underlying sense of fear seems unavoidable, it is easy to feel helpless and yearn...

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Researching MBA Programs When You Can’t Visit

By - May 1, 06:40 AM   Comments [0]

A big part of putting together a winning MBA application is demonstrating that you are the perfect “fit” for the school you are applying to, and that you are excited about that specific program and school. The schools’ websites only get you so far; they...

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How to Be a Leader at Work, Even When You’re Not “At Work”

By - Apr 7, 14:05 PM   Comments [0]

Every MBA hopeful is, or should be, considering how he or she can step-up and lead at work, no matter your title or even role. This has been an essential differentiator for those hoping to demonstrate what many b-schools call a “habit of leadership”. But...

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How to Position Your Career for the Current Uncertainty: You Need Options

By - Mar 25, 19:49 PM   Comments [0]

Melody and I have held off on sending out advice over the last week as the right “advice” has seemed like a moving target. However, it looks like uncertainty will be the new “situation normal” for a while; and as two banker girls who lived...

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Networking For Your MBA Applications

By - Feb 25, 19:15 PM   Comments [0]

  Last week, Vantage Point MBA Senior Consultant, Katie M., hosted a webinar on GMAT Club’s YouTube channel on a very timely topic: networking for your MBA applications. In the already subjective application process, “networking” can seem particularly abstract or can be simply another “thing” on...

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How To Stand Out In The Wharton TBD

By - Feb 16, 22:21 PM   Comments [0]

First of all, if you were invited to interview with Wharton, congrats! You’re one step closer to getting accepted. You might wonder what your odds are from here. Well, Wharton interviews roughly half of all applicants, but only accepts one in five. So, they’re looking...

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Five Things You Can Be Doing Right Now

By - Feb 10, 03:47 AM   Comments [0]

  It’s already February, and while it may seem like you have plenty of time before the first round of MBA application deadlines, there are several things that you can be doing right now to give yourself a leg up on applications this year (and reduce...

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Should You Apply in Round 3?

By - Feb 5, 17:29 PM   Comments [0]

  If you’re wondering where the last six months went, how they flew by in a blur, you’re not alone! If the first two application deadlines for the top MBA programs somehow got away from you, you’re also not alone! And now you’re probably questioning if...

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Still in College? HBS 2+2 and Other Deferred MBA Programs May Be For You

By - Jan 27, 19:34 PM   Comments [0]

  As a college senior, are you wondering, “If I take this job over another, will my chances of getting into grad school be higher or lower?” or “Will this job give me enough experience to be appealing to the top MBA programs when I graduate?” These...

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What Matters in Choosing an MBA Program

By - Dec 19, 16:45 PM   Comments [0]

  The rankings, such as those published by U.S. News & World Report, Forbes, The Economist, and several others, are a logical starting point when evaluating MBA programs and can provide a general pulse on how the market feels about the school. That said, have you...

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