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Should You Retake the GMAT?

By - May 1, 18:18 PM   Comments [0]

That depends (obviously you couldn't have expected a clear yes or no answer here). What was your score? What is the GMAT average at your target MBA program? How many times have you retaken the test in the past? Are you a...

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MBA Admissions News Roundup

By - Apr 29, 18:00 PM   Comments [0]

An INSEAD press release reports on the international b-school's new dual degree MBA/MA program in collaboration with Johns Hopkins University's Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS). The joint MBA/MA program will allow students to complete both degrees simultaneously "with...

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Clear Admit Admissions Tip: Addressing Academic Weaknesses

By - Apr 28, 05:15 AM   Comments [0]

To follow up on last month’s advice about GMAT preparation and timing, we wanted to offer some general comments about the role of academics in the admissions process. Many candidates considering business school focus on the credentials they will...

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How to Turn Your Business School Rejection into a Success

By - Apr 27, 11:00 AM   Comments [0]

It's a fact of life: Top business schools can't accept everyone. And here's another fact of life: A rejection doesn't mean the end of the world. It may feel like it at first, but give it time—soon you may even be able...

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MBA Action Plan, Part 4: Determine Your MBA Goals

By - Apr 26, 10:59 AM   Comments [0]

Once you've assessed who you are and what your skills are, you'll need to determine why it is that you want an MBA. Before you apply to a top MBA program, you’ll need to have a rather clear (albeit flexible) idea of where...

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MBA Admissions News Roundup

By - Apr 25, 10:58 AM   Comments [0]

The Chronicle presents an interesting article on the physically active, improvisational nature of one of MIT Sloan's courses, "Improvisation and Influence: An Experiential Leadership Lab." Among other things, the class stresses the importance of flexibility in business relationships. (Source: "Future Business Leaders...

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How to Save Room on Your Resume: Change the Formatting

By - Apr 24, 12:28 PM   Comments [0]

This resume tip comes to us from Igor Khayet, founder of My Resume Shop. As a professional resume writer, one of the most common questions I get asked is how to shorten a resume to one page without losing critical information. The first tip of this...

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Winning Tips for a Successful Business School Interview

By - Apr 24, 10:22 AM   Comments [0]

For some Round 2 and Round 3 applicants, business school interview season is still in full swing, which means you still have time to prepare for and ace the interview that will help you gain acceptance to your top choice MBA program. There...

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MBA Admissions: Research the B-Schools

By - Apr 22, 14:20 PM   Comments [0]

Get your goals. Study the schools. Evaluate your qualifications. Check off the items on this list, and you will be ready to choose your target programs and begin work on those applications. Skip any of these steps, and your MBA applications will be weaker. This video,...

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Clear Admit Admissions Tip: Avoiding Red Flags

By - Apr 21, 08:00 AM   Comments [0]

When applying to the top schools, it is important to avoid “red flags” in your application. For the uninitiated, red flags are negative items that stand out in your file and may result in rejection from business school. While...

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