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Wharton MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jul 25, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Last year, Wharton didn't change its essays after years of shrinking its application. This year it's steady state, at least in terms of the essay questions. However, Wharton has made significant changes to its recommendations. It asks recommenders to choose from two lists of positive...

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Writing About Overcoming Obstacles in Your Application Essays

By - Jul 24, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

What does the adcom actually want to know about the challenges you've overcome? In this short video, Linda Abraham shares the answer to this often-asked question: Do you have questions about addressing obstacles you've overcome in your application essays? Leave a comment below and we'd love...

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Indiana Kelley MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jul 24, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

These questions are a straightforward mix of professional and personal. The adcom wants assurance that you have a clear professional focus and a solid plan for making productive use of the Kelley MBA resources. Beyond that, they’re looking for engaging applicants who are willing to...

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A Proven Strategy to Get Accepted to Wharton

By - Jul 23, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

Wharton. It’s one of the top-ranked business schools in the world – with the rigorous curriculum and amazing resources to help you accelerate your career in nearly any direction you can imagine. It’s also very selective. When you’re up against the hard reality of stats like...

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Can You Get Into a Top Grad School if You Didn’t Attend a Top University?

By - Jul 23, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Abhishek from India recently asked on our blog what Indian applicants who graduated from undergraduate programs not among the elite Indian IIT’s can do to gain acceptance to the top global MBA programs. While Abhishek was particularly focused on Indian MBA aspirants, this question applies...

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Kellogg Executive MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jul 20, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

Kellogg’s EMBA application essay questions may seem deceptively simple. They’re short – but complex, and together they draw out a holistic view of you as a person and as a professional, including both what you’ve done and how you think and perceive. To the extent...

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UCLA Anderson MBA Admissions According to Dean Alex Lawrence [Episode 215]

By - Jul 19, 12:28 PM   Comments [0]

Come learn about UCLA Anderson’s full-time MBA program with Assistant Dean of MBA Admissions and Financial Aid Alex Lawrence. It gives me great pleasure to welcome Alex Lawrence, Assistant Dean of MBA Admissions and Financial Aid at UCLA Anderson School of Management, which just happens to...

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MIT Sloan MBA Application Tips & Deadlines

By - Jul 19, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

This year's MIT Sloan MBA application, like most MIT applications in the last fifteen years, includes its signature cover letter and resume. Brand new this year is a video requirement. This year you are given an additional 50 words for your cover letter, so the...

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What is CBS Really Looking for in Your Application?

By - Jul 18, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

Is it us, or does summer seem to go by in a flash? Especially when you’ve been telling yourself, “No worries – I have plenty of time to work on my Columbia MBA application over the summer.” Well, here’s an opportunity you really don’t want...

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AIGAC 2017 MBA Applicant Survey Results Released

By - Jul 18, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

AIGAC (the Association of Independent Graduate Admissions Consultants) released the results of their 2017 MBA Applicant Survey, which shows an interesting paradox about millennials: they love the instantaneous availability of information in today’s digital world, yet also feel that personal attention and human contact are...

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