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Encore: Your Past Doesn’t Define You [Episode #228]

By - Oct 16, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

  This week we are airing an encore of one of the most populars shows of 2017. Many applicants focus on the past - both the good and the bad - to the detriment of their applications. Find out the role your past plays in admissions and...

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Six Must-Know Steps for International Students

By - Oct 15, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

If you’re an international applicant preparing to study in the abroad, you may be asking yourself, “How will I pay for my degree?” Well, we can’t pay for it for you, but we can help answer your questions about how to navigate the funding process. To...

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Paying for Your MBA as an International Student

By - Oct 15, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

If an international MBA has crossed your mind, you’ve probably taken a minute to look at the price tag of a programme or two. Now that you’ve picked yourself up off the floor and still can’t manage to shake your desire to pursue this amazing experience,...

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Reasons to Take the GMAT (Beyond Getting into B-School)

By - Oct 15, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Let's face it: very few people actually take the GMAT unless they're applying to business schools that require it. The GMAT is notoriously difficult, and no other type of grad school uses it for admissions practices. If you are filling out b-school apps, you already...

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6 Tips for Talking About Your Weaknesses

By - Oct 9, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

How do you react when you read/hear the weakness question? With this question, schools are assessing how well you self evaluate. Like a business problem, they want to hear your plan of action, your implementation, and your success rate. Here are some tips to help you...

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Former Investment Bankers, Current Admissions Experts [Episode 227]

By - Oct 8, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

About a year ago I received an email from someone interested in working for Accepted. She had admissions office experience, an MBA from a top business school, and investment banking experience on Wall Street and in Hong Kong. About a week later, I received another email...

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Indian School of Business MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Oct 8, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

For MBA aspirants who want to build or advance their careers in India, the Indian School of Business PGP program offers excellent preparation. While there was a significant drop in the class of 2017’s rate of international job offers (down from 101 to just 12...

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International Student? How Will You Pay for Your Degree?

By - Oct 6, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

If you’re an international student considering graduate study in the US, it’s easy to be daunted by the financial side of things. You’re bound to have questions – what types of financial aid are you eligible for? Will you need a cosigner for private loans?...

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Forbes Releases 2017 Ranking of Best Business Schools

By - Oct 6, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Is it worth it to pursue an MBA, especially when the cost of tuition and lost wages can be more than $300,000? Most prospective MBAs apply to school planning to make a career change and/or obtain a higher salary. Forbes’ tenth biennial rankings of the...

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NUS MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Oct 3, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

National University of Singapore offers a 17-month MBA program offering specializations in 5 distinct areas (Finance, Marketing, Healthcare Management, Strategy & Organization, and the recently added Innovation & Entrepreneurship). If you are looking for an Asian-focused program with strong placement in the Technology (29%), Financial...

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