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Choosing Topics for the B-School Essay

By - Mar 8, 04:06 AM   Comments [0]

“Choosing Topics For The B-School Essay” is the latest post in our series, Navigate the MBA Maze. In your applications, the schools are attempting to get to know you through your essays. So what should you write about? Write about what is most important to you...

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One Hour to Your Best MBA Strategy

By - Mar 7, 08:30 AM   Comments [0]

If you’re thinking ahead to next year’s MBA application process, you already have some sense of the sheer volume of information out there – piles of research about individual schools, forests of career tips, and mountains of admissions advice. It’s a lot to navigate –...

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From Brand Management in Panama to Tech at Booth, Just the Right Fit

By - Mar 7, 07:21 AM   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 second year MBA student at Chicago Booth, Valerie Angelkos... Accepted: We'd like to get to...

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What Asians Should Know When Applying to Top U.S. Business Schools

By - Mar 7, 06:13 AM   Comments [0]

Three Challenges Asian Applicants Must Overcome when applying to Top U.S. MBA Programs When I moved to Hong Kong in 2012, I spent much of my free time advising coworkers on getting into a top U.S. business school. Combined with my experience working for MIT Sloan...

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Does Your Recommendation Have to Be Written by Someone with a Flashy Title?

By - Mar 6, 14:03 PM   Comments [0]

In the past, we have addressed (and debunked!) the myth that you must personally know alumni from the top MBA programs to gain acceptance into those schools. Another admissions myth that is somewhat similar—in that it pertains to who you know instead of who you are—is that your...

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HEC Paris MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Mar 6, 08:22 AM   Comments [0]

These essays give the adcom a well-rounded view of you – they go beyond what you’ve done to capture how you think and respond, even how you imagine. Moreover, they require you to communicate complex thoughts and experiences in few words. For the four short...

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Will Your Graduate Education Pay? [Episode 195]

By - Mar 6, 07:20 AM   Comments [0]

Saving money on your student loans, ranking grad programs based on salary-to-debt ratios, plus life as a Columbia Business School grad. All in today’s show. Today’s guest, Amanda Wood, graduated from Vassar College in 2009 with a degree in social psychology and economics. After graduation, she...

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Tu Perfil para el MBA: El Rendimiento Académico

By - Mar 6, 06:49 AM   Comments [0]

En mi artículo anterior observábamos los cinco elementos que todo aplicante a un programa de MBA debe analizar. En este artículo abordaremos el primero: el rendimiento académico. Tu rendimiento académico en la universidad, desde el primer hasta el último año, es muy importante para cualquier aplicación...

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6 Steps to Better Self Knowledge & a Successful MBA Interview

By - Mar 1, 08:28 AM   Comments [0]

  Congratulations! You’ve been invited to interview at your top choice MBA program. You want to be sure to ace the interview the same way that you aced your application and essay. You need to prepare for your interview. No matter how solid your past interview...

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Oxford Said MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Mar 1, 07:22 AM   Comments [0]

Oxford Said expects its graduates to address the world’s great challenges, such as energy and food and water security. Whether such challenges are one’s actual focus, the work of a business professional will inevitably overlap with such issues. This reality leads the adcom to seek...

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