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Columbia Business School MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines [2019 – 2020]

By - May 26, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

There is a moderate amount of change in this year’s Columbia MBA application. As they did last year, they are changing the questions for Essays #2 and #3. The short-answer question, Essay #1, and the optional essay are all unchanged. The character and word limits...

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How I Helped My Clients Get Accepted to HBS This Year

By - May 23, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

It is not easy waiting those 12 weeks to hear back from Harvard Business Schoolafter hitting the application’s “Submit” button. Luckily, it was worth the wait for three of the four clients I worked with this year who ultimately received a call with the news they...

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5 Things Engineers Have to Do to Get Accepted to B-School

By - May 21, 08:00 AM   Comments [0]

You are a highly skilled technical expert in your engineering field, and in recent years you have been asked to (or anticipate being asked to) take on a leadership role, which has required you to evaluate your skillset. You are no longer just writing code...

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Tips for Your Stanford Knight-Hennessy Scholars Program Application

By - May 20, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Do you aim to improve the world? Would you like to earn your graduate degree at Stanford — tuition free? Then you may be an ideal candidate for Stanford University’s Knight-Hennessy Scholars program, a program that will cover 100 Stanford graduate students’ tuition for up to three...

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“I Wish the Admissions Committee Had Asked Me…”

By - May 19, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

A number of schools have variations on this question, and clients regularly ask what they are supposed to do with a topic like this. The answer: It depends. The role of the optional essay Ask yourself: Does the application offer an optional essay space as well as asking this...

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Ida Valentine: Investment Banker, Inspirational Speaker, HBS 2021 [Episode 311]

By - May 19, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Interview with Ida Valentine, Associate at Barclays Investment Bank and Member of the HBS MBA Class of 2021 [Show Summary] Our guest today is Ida Valentine. She earned her BA from UNC-Chapel Hill IN 2014, majoring in business administration and minoring in Spanish for the Professions....

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Harvard Business School MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines [2019 – 2020]

By - May 16, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

HBS Kicks Off the 2019-20 MBA Application Cycle? Harvard announced last week its application due dates for 2019-20 and its essay question. In doing so it became the first top MBA program to provide that information, thus kicking off the 2019-20 application cycle.  Go Harvard! HBS presented...

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Harvard Business School Essay Analysis, 2019-2020

By - May 15, 07:56 AM   Comments [0]

At last the 2019–2020 MBA admissions season has kicked off, with Harvard Business School (HBS) releasing (or shall we say rereleasing) its single application essay prompt. Once again, HBS has made no changes to its question. HBS Managing Director of MBA Admissions Chad Losee, now entering...

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Wondering Whether to Retake the GMAT?

By - May 14, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

There’s still time to register for The GMAT: Low Scores, Retaking & Strategies for Success and learn how to view your scores from the adcom’s perspective and to answer that painful, nagging question: Should you retake the GMAT? But time is running out – register now. This article was originally...

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What GMAT Score Do I Need to Get Accepted to Top MBA Programs?

By - May 14, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Do you need a perfect score on your GMAT to gain acceptance to a top-tier business school? No. But you definitely need your score to be high enough so that your application is seriously considered and so that the rest of your application isn’t fighting...

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