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Writing the MBA Application Essay

By - Mar 17, 08:00 AM   Comments [0]

“Writing the MBA Application Essay” is the latest post in our series, Navigate the MBA Maze. You’ve decided which schools to apply to, and you even know what you want to write about, but you’re staring at a blank screen…What now? Follow these three steps to...

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Booth Appoints Madhav Rajan New Dean

By - Mar 17, 07:45 AM   Comments [0]

Chicago Booth has just appointed a new dean, Madhav Rajan, former senior associate dean at Stanford GSB. Rajan will take his post July 1, 2017. He will succeed Sunil Kumar who was named provost of Johns Hopkins University in July 2016. Some of Rajan’s accomplishments and...

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The Importance of Extracurriculars and Community Service

By - Mar 17, 07:30 AM   Comments [0]

While business schools deeply value your academic background, work experience, and career progression, they also ascribe significant weight to your extracurricular and community service activities. Why? Because they want to see that you are an individual who is not just focused on work, that you...

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Why You Just Got Dinged (Probably)

By - Mar 16, 14:04 PM   Comments [0]

Why You Just Got Dinged (Probably) By Adam Hoff, Amerasia Consulting Group These days, in addition to helping our clients get ready for interviews we also meet a lot of new folks who didn't use admissions consulting services to apply - but now are wondering if perhaps...

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7 Tips to Jumpstart Your 2018 MBA Mission – Ready, Set, Go!

By - Mar 16, 07:57 AM   Comments [0]

It’s not even spring yet. So why am I nagging you to get moving on your MBA application prep? Not just because those Round 1 deadlines creep up with wicked stealth and speed. But also because there is so much you can still do between now...

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Tu Perfil para el MBA: La Importancia del GMAT

By - Mar 16, 07:30 AM   Comments [0]

El GMAT (Graduate Management Admissions Test) es el examen más usado por las escuelas de negocios como requisito básico para admisión, y en base a él pronostican, junto con el rendimiento académico que hayas tenido en la universidad, cómo será tu desempeño en las clases...

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MBA Application Advice: Paying for Business School — Amerasia Consulting Group

By - Mar 16, 02:06 AM   Comments [0]

Business school is one of the most lucrative of all graduate degrees in terms of its potential and proven history for embellishing salary.  It’s not just in dollars and cents, either, but manifests itself in sheer employment statistics as well. During the great recession which started...

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Advice for Applying to MBA Programs in Round 3

By - Mar 14, 04:13 AM   Comments [0]

By Adam Hoff, Amerasia Consulting Group The common myth surrounding Round 3 of the MBA application process is that you can't, or shouldn't, apply late in the admission cycle. "The class is pretty much full" is one refrain.  "You have to be a truly unique applicant" is...

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Monday MBA Resource: Behavioral Interview Questions

By - Mar 13, 14:32 PM   Comments [0]

By Adam Hoff, Amerasia Consulting Group Time for another edition of Monday MBA Resource, where we share the things we are reading, watching, and listening to that might be helpful to people in the MBA community.  Some are more focused on applicants, others are better for...

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Do Alumni Connections Help You Gain Admission?

By - Mar 13, 13:41 PM   Comments [0]

From time to time, we at mbaMission visit admissions officers at top-ranked business schools, which gives us the opportunity to ask rather frank questions. On one such visit to a prestigious MBA program, we pushed an admissions officer on the extent of alumni influence in...

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