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MBA Admissions A-Z: U is for Undergrad Grades

By - Apr 16, 00:19 AM   Comments [0]

3 Steps for Handling a Low Undergraduate GPA Grades show whether you previously performed well in an academic setting. If your college GPA is low, then you need to provide evidence that even though you may have faltered back then, now you’ve got you’re A-game and...

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Finding Your ‘Fit’ with an MBA Program

By - Apr 15, 12:43 PM   Comments [1]

This article was first published in the February, 2015 issue of  Valley India Times. “I want to apply to top 10 schools? What are my odds for acceptance into top 10 schools?” This is the most common query I receive from many prospective applicants to business...

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Selling Yourself Short?

By - Apr 12, 12:56 PM   Comments [0]

“I founded a small candy company.”  I could see in the faces of my fellow admissions committee members that they were not that impressed with the candidate; none of them had ever heard of “Del Sol Candy,”* and Roberto’s modest description did not make it...

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Got a Low GMAT or GPA? Top B-Schools Are Still Within Reach!

By - Apr 6, 07:12 AM   Comments [0]

Join us live on Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at 10:00 AM PST/1:00 PM EST for Get Accepted to Top B-Schools with Low Stats – a webinar that will teach you how to overcome a low GMAT/GPA and apply successfully to top business schools. Registration is required (and free)....

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Why Do You Need an MBA?

By - Apr 2, 13:35 PM   Comments [0]

Reason for asking the question: The interviewer wants to make sure your reasons for getting an MBA match up with what the MBA degree will provide you. How to prepare: This is hopefully one of the easiest questions for you to answer. Coming from almost any function, the likely answer...

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Will the Final 4 be Your Top Choice Schools?

By - Mar 31, 23:37 PM   Comments [0]

One story-line that pops up frequently this time of year is the idea that a school that does well in the NCAA tournament will see an increase in application numbers, or in the number of students enrolling. This is popularly known as the Flutie Effect,...

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Columbia Jterm App to be Released Early

By - Mar 30, 11:42 AM   Comments [0]

For those of you who can’t wait to move forward with your 2016 MBA applications — especially those of you interested in Columbia Business School‘s January entry option (AKA Jterm)–I’ve got good news: The Columbia Jterm application for the 2015-16 application cycle will be available on April...

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MBA School Visits: Start Off Right

By - Mar 30, 11:28 AM   Comments [0]

Last season I was often asked, “How should I act during my MBA visits?”  It’s wise to consider, because adcom members start to assess your social intelligence even at this early stage. Having an effective “elevator pitch” will enable you to attend such visits without anxiety, show...

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March Madness and Story Time

By - Mar 25, 12:54 PM   Comments [0]

Is your bracket busted yet? (Probably.) One of the things that draws even casual sports fans to March Madness is the storylines—the last-minute excitement, the players’ personal stories, the upsets, the Cinderella runs deep into the tournament. And during the tournament, absolutely everything becomes a story. As...

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Exploring the Part-Time MBA Options at NYU Stern

By - Mar 25, 12:15 PM   Comments [0]

Not all b-school students are career changers. Not all seeking an MBA want a full-time program that requires them to leave the work force. Enter the part-time MBA, specifically the part-time MBA program at NYU Stern Langone, the option for students who want to keep their...

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