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The Most Important Thing You Can Do This Week If You’re Worried About Your GMAT/GRE

By - Apr 26, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Applying to b-school is a challenging process – all the more so if you have any weaknesses in your profile, such as a low undergrad GPA or weak GMAT. It’s important to have a strategy, and really understand your own profile – and the role...

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Applying to B-School With a Low GMAT Score [Short Video]

By - Apr 25, 15:45 PM   Comments [0]

Do you have a low GMAT score but want to get accepted to a top business school? That is a tall order. Check out Linda Abraham's advice for this difficult predicament: For more in-depth advice, register for our webinar, Get Accepted to B-School With Low Stats. Get...

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Tips For MBA Video Essay Questions

By - Apr 25, 15:29 PM   Comments [0]

"Tips for video MBA Essay Questions" is the latest post in our series Navigate the MBA Maze. Worried about being literally on stage? Here are my tips if you need to respond to a question in a short 1-2-minute video. First, realize that these video essays, like...

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Laying the Foundation for Your MBA Application

By - Apr 24, 13:29 PM   Comments [0]

By being proactive and doing some advance planning, aspiring MBA candidates can remove a great deal of stress from the business school application process and substantially bolster their candidacy. We have several big picture recommendations for applicants to consider to help them be as competitive...

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6 Tips for Applying to Business School with Low Stats

By - Apr 24, 08:45 AM   Comments [0]

For most business school applicants, “low stats” refer to GMATs and GPAs at the lower end of or below the mid-80% range for a given school. It may be difficult to find average GPAs on your target school’s website, but if you have a 2.6,...

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How to Choose X Essay Questions to Answer from Y Choices

By - Apr 24, 08:22 AM   Comments [0]

If you face multiple essay questions on an application, how are you going to choose which one(s) you should answer and which one(s) you should skip? What factors should you consider when choosing the best essays for you? Appreciate Your Options! First, options are good! But they...

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Your GMAT Isn’t You – Is It?

By - Apr 23, 08:00 AM   Comments [0]

Every year, MBA applicants call us to ask whether their profile (GPA, GMAT, work experience) is competitive at the schools they’re targeting. It’s a question we take seriously and address individually, because there are so many factors that impact competitiveness. We understand that deciding where...

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How Forté Helps Women Get into Business and Stay in Business [Episode 200]

By - Apr 23, 07:30 AM   Comments [0]

Today’s episode is an extra special show. This is AST’s 200th episode! It’s fitting that we welcome back Elissa Sangster, who was the very first guest on AST almost five years ago. Today she is the first guest to come back for a third time. This...

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Accepted Applicants: Got 2 Minutes? Help Us Out & Help Fellow Applicants

By - Apr 23, 04:54 AM   Comments [0]

The AIGAC survey will be closing on April 24, which means you're running out of time to participate in this important research endeavor AND you may lose your chance at winning $500! Share your application experience with us now by filling out this survey –...

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How To Make Your Job Work Harder For You!

By - Apr 19, 12:23 PM   Comments [0]

If you are dreaming of joining the MBA class of 2020, there are a number of things you should be doing now! Check-out my blog post on early MBA planning and see below to learn how you can beef up your professional experience. Many applicants worry...

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