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MIT Sloan Fellow, User Experience Expert, and Busy Mom [Episode 259]

By - May 18, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

[powerpress] Show Summary Katie Luby will be graduating this spring from the MIT Sloan Fellows program, and can’t say enough good things about the experience. Coming from Salesforce, and with an anthropology and design educational background, business school was a whole new animal. Katie feels her experience...

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4 Qualities Top MBA Programs Seek

By - May 15, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Business schools aren’t looking for intelligent robots! There are four main qualities that top b-schools look for when reviewing MBA applications. If you’re aiming for the top 10, then you’ll want to make sure not only that you possess these 4 qualities, but that you’ve highlighted...

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Not Sure If You Should Retake the GMAT?

By - May 14, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

There’s still time to register for our upcoming webinar, The GMAT: Low Scores, Retaking & Strategies for Success, and learn how to view your scores from the adcom’s perspective and to answer that painful, nagging question: Should you retake the GMAT? But time is running out...

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What GMAT Score Do I Need to Get Accepted to Top MBA Programs?

By - May 14, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Do you need a perfect score on your GMAT to gain acceptance to a top-tier business school? No. But you definitely need your score to be high enough so that your application is seriously considered and so that the rest of your application isn’t fighting...

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Meet Dr. Nadia Afridi, Plastic Surgeon, Recent Columbia EMBA, and Mom [Episode 258]

By - May 13, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Our guest today, Dr. Nadia Afridi earned her bachelors and MD in Canada and then did a residency in plastic surgery at Dalhousie University. She also earned her Executive MBA from Columbia in 2017. Can you tell us about your background?  Where you grew up? What...

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Should You Retake the GMAT?

By - May 11, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

There’s no yes or no answer here, but I will give you some points to consider that will help make your decision easier. Retake the GMAT if… 1. You have other weaknesses in your profile and you feel a high GMAT score will help you compensate...

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5 Things the Adcoms Hate

By - May 10, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

When I was admissions Director there were some things applicants would do that were minor, but that I found to be very annoying. Here are my top 5 “hates” that I’m sure are shared by many adcoms: 1. Asking for information that can easily be found...

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Stanford Reliance Dhirubhai Fellowship Application Essay Tips

By - May 8, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Indian students considering applying to the Stanford MBA program should check out the Reliance Dhirubhai Fellowship. The scholarship covers approximately 80% of the Stanford MBA’s tuition and fees for up to five Indian students to attend Stanford GSB, and the top 50 finalists for the...

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GMAT Myths and Facts

By - May 7, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

Is the GMAT a make-or-break part of your application? Does it predict your future success? Your success in b-school? When should you retake the GMAT? When should you cancel a score? What should you do if you can’t raise your score? Join Linda Abraham on Wednesday,...

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Millennium Tower and the GMAT

By - May 7, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

San Francisco’s Millennium Tower was hailed as one of Worth magazine’s top 10 residential buildings in the world. It earned nine engineering and architectural awards, from everyone from the American Society of Civil Engineers to California Construction magazine. The condominiums in this luxury building were...

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