MBA

Approaching The Diversity Essay Question

By - Apr 4, 07:30 AM   Comments [0]

Many applications now have a question, sometimes optional, geared to encouraging people with minority backgrounds or unusual educational or family histories to write about their background. How Are YOU Diverse? First the easy answer: If you are an immigrant to the US, the child of immigrants or...

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MBA Admissions: Selecting Your Recommenders

By - Apr 4, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

"MBA Admissions: Selecting Your Recommenders" is the latest post in our series, Navigate the MBA Maze. The best letters of recommendation come from people who have seen you perform. The weakest letters are of the “character reference” variety (from the clergy member who knows you only...

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5 Steps for Negotiating Your Offer of MBA Admission (Updated) — Amerasia Consulting Group

By - Apr 4, 06:54 AM   Comments [0]

By Adam Hoff, Amerasia Consulting Group Today's blog post builds on a post I've been working on for years, where I continue to add thought about the art of negotiating your MBA offer of admission.  I've long said that "negotiation" is not what you do when...

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Harvard, Stanford, Wharton: What’s the Difference?

By - Apr 4, 03:11 AM   Comments [0]

True, Harvard, Stanford, and Wharton have a lot in common. But what if you are in the enviable position of having to choose between the three? What really differentiates the programs and how can you decide which is best for you? Are you applying to business...

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Advice on How to Navigate the MBA Waitlist

By - Apr 3, 21:24 PM   Comments [0]

Despite the name “waitlist,” there are several things you can do besides simply wait for your dream school to call. Regardless of which school you're waiting for, from a strategic standpoint, sitting in a state of limbo gives you the opportunity to improve your profile or...

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How to Decide Between Multiple Offers of Admission

By - Apr 3, 09:20 AM   Comments [0]

If you’ve been accepted into more than one MBA program, you already know you’re in a very enviable position, so congratulations! Before we go any further, let’s stop and take a moment to appreciate how many people wish they were you right now. We certainly hope...

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5 Ways To Pay For An MBA

By - Apr 3, 04:30 AM   Comments [0]

Your dream came true! You got into the MBA program of your choice! You’re already fantasizing about the stock options you will get as a CEO, and the amazing opportunities you will have. There’s only one little thing to sort out… you’re going to need to...

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Monday MBA Resource: “Happy Ambition” by Ben Casnocha

By - Apr 3, 02:03 AM   Comments [0]

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 students, some for both - but...

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Consider the 3 C’s of Fit When Choosing a Business School

By - Mar 31, 08:54 AM   Comments [0]

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA Blog on U.S.News. One piece of advice you’ll hear often as an MBA applicant is to consider fit when deciding fitwhich business schools to target. Many factors go into determining fit, and many candidates focus too heavily...

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Grad School: Better In Your Thirties?

By - Mar 31, 07:30 AM   Comments [0]

When it comes to timing the grad school plunge, students often find that it’s beneficial to wait a few years. Many graduate programs favor applicants with career experience, offering benefits like a GMAT waiver if you meet certain criteria. In addition, since graduate school can...

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