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Columbia Business School MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jun 5, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

Columbia slightly changed its first short answer question and materially changed all its essay questions. CBS also re-instituted word limits as opposed to the somewhat flexible ranges it gave last year. Overall, the word limits are less than the maximums were last year. Apparently the...

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Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans: Funding, Community for Immigrants [Episode 206]

By - Jun 5, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

Let’s learn about the $90K fellowships awarded by The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans. Today’s guest, Dr. Craig Harwood, earned his BA in Music from Queens College and then a PhD in Music Theory from Yale University in 2002. Dr. Harwood went on...

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Having Trouble Securing a Loan for Your International MBA?

By - Jun 4, 07:37 AM   Comments [0]

Getting a seat in an international MBA program isn’t easy. If you’ve sat for the GMAT or submitted even a single application, you know it (you can feel it in your bones as you dream of acceptance letters). Even though a positive response from an admissions...

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How Personal is Too Personal?

By - Jun 4, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

The personal statement serves as a terrific opportunity to share with admissions committees an interesting and unique aspect of your life. How much should you tell, and how much is too much? When I applied to college, I wrote a personal statement describing some challenging family...

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Join a Free Webinar – 6 Core Questions MBA Candidates Ask on June 4

By - May 31, 12:00 PM   Comments [0]

On June the 4th, 10 AM EST, MBA Strategy invites GMAT Club members to join a free webinar "6 Core Questions MBA Candidates Ask", where you can learn about: 1) Successful MBA applicant profile – webinar speaker’s own case 2) MBA in USA specifics: what is more...

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The GMAT and Your MBA Admissions Profile

By - May 29, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

The GMAT, along with your undergraduate academic performance, is the most commonly used predictor of how you will do in the MBA coursework and plays a key role in the MBA application. Your GMAT score is sometimes also used by prospective employers (consulting firms and investment...

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Why Cornell Tech was the Perfect Fit for This Londoner

By - May 29, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

This interview is the latest in an Accepted blog series featuring interviews with business students, offering readers a behind-the-scenes look at top programs. And now, introducing Tosin Adeniji... Accepted: We'd like to get to know you! Where are you from? Where and what did you study...

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Stanford GSB MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - May 27, 15:46 PM   Comments [0]

Stanford is once again re-using it's essay questions. And there's good reason for the recycling: These are excellent questions that succinctly get to the heart of what Stanford wants to know about you. They are not easy questions, but they are thoughtful, probing ones. Stanford gives...

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The Importance of Creating a Strong MBA Budget

By - May 27, 15:23 PM   Comments [0]

You’ve heard that an MBA is an investment dozens of times. And after you’ve got those letters in hand, you will say the same. It’s not a cliché; it’s just truth. But, it is a steep investment for many students. Figuring out how you afford a degree...

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From the Mouths of MBA Adcom Members

By - May 26, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

Looking for the best possible admissions advice? How about admissions advice from the admission committee members themselves? Linda Abraham, founder of Accepted and host of the Admissions Straight Talk podcast has a collection of highly enlightening interviews with directors of admissions and adcom members of top business...

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