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IE MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Nov 1, 13:19 PM   Comments [0]

IE is a top-ranked international MBA program in Madrid, Spain. The Financial Times ranks the program 12th in the world and Bloomberg Business Week ranks it 4th among non-US programs. Graduates enjoy job placement around the world – with the help of IE’s 50,000 global alumni...

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MIT Sloan Executive MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Oct 31, 12:11 PM   Comments [0]

These essay questions show that MIT seeks applicants who have the judgment and practical skills to take on the challenges that will fly at them as they re-define industries and functions. It admits applicants who push the boundary of what’s possible and exercise “principled leadership”...

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London Business School MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Oct 30, 02:57 AM   Comments [0]

London Business School boasts one of the most diverse student bodies, with 92% of its 400+ students hailing from a total of 69 countries outside of England. If you are looking for a globally focused MBA program in a city bursting with culture, finance, and...

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Connections Count. And You Can Create Them.

By - Oct 27, 11:30 AM   Comments [0]

When working with clients who are applying to graduate programs, I often observe that they focus 100% of their energy on perfecting their resume and essays. Written documents are critical components of a successful application, as are standardized test scores and college grades. What can differentiate...

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Cambridge Judge MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Oct 26, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

If you are seeking a one-year MBA program that will enable you to transition to a new country, function, or industry, then the Cambridge Judge MBA program may be the program for you. Judge is particularly strong at placing its graduates in the Consulting (29%)...

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4 Ways to Display Teamwork in Application Essays

By - Oct 9, 10:48 AM   Comments [0]

Teamwork, and its close cousin, leadership, are highly prized by graduate programs and universities. Haven’t worked in teams on any regular basis? Don’t worry! There are more ways than you may realize to prove your chops in this area. Consider the following 4 options: 1. Remember: No...

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Writing a Lead That Pops

By - Oct 6, 10:42 AM   Comments [0]

How many times have you wandered through a bookstore, opening up a book to read the first few lines only to quickly close it again? How often have you read one of those free samples on your Kindle, only to decide after a paragraph that...

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The Goals Essay: Writing Nitty-Gritty

By - Oct 5, 11:24 AM   Comments [0]

Short- and long-term goals Before you start drafting your MBA goals essays, work out three levels of goals: short-term, intermediate, and long-term. It helps to have this whole picture in your mind regardless of where you’ll “zoom in” for a particular essay. Short-term is immediately post...

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Chicago Booth Student on Finding the Right Fit, Achieving His Goals

By - Sep 30, 14:48 PM   Comments [0]

This interview is the latest in an Accepted blog series featuring interviews with MBA students, offering readers a behind-the-scenes look at top MBA programs. And now for a chat with a first year MBA student at Chicago Booth, Delano Saporu…. Accepted: We’d like to get to know you! Where...

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UCLA Anderson Executive MBA Application Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Sep 29, 16:20 PM   Comments [0]

For its essay questions, the UCLA EMBA adcom is bucking the “less is more” trend in terms of length. The two main essays are both a hefty 750 words, long enough to allow – indeed to require – some in-depth exposition, reflection, analysis, and description....

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