Dos and Don’ts for Choosing MBA Recommenders

By - Mar 2, 15:34 PM   Comments [0]

So many people think choosing a well-known or prestigious individual will be the ticket to acceptance at the b-school of their dreams. The key when selecting recommenders is to think about about their placement in your life. Can they write about you thoughtfully and with...

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GMAC Survey: B-School Alums Often End Up in Unexpected Jobs

By - Mar 2, 06:03 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions According to GMAC’s newly released Alumni Perspectives Survey, business school grads are happy with their careers overall, but their degrees often take them down paths they hadn’t anticipated. In fact, 52 percent of alumni surveyed reported working in jobs or industries that they’d...

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7 Key Differences Between U.S. and European MBA Programs

By - Mar 2, 05:00 AM   Comments [0]

The MBA degree made its way from America to Europe about seventy years ago with the founding of INSEAD. European MBA programs have flourished ever since, offering countless opportunities to study in breathtaking Old World cities while mastering business in the world’s largest trading bloc. However,...

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Alumni Call MBA Experience Rewarding, Expands Career Possibilities

By - Mar 1, 12:55 PM   Comments [0]

More than half of graduate business school alumni are currently employed in an industry or job function they did not have experience in prior to entering business school, according to a report released today by the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), a nonprofit organization of...

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6 Steps to Better Self Knowledge & a Successful MBA Interview

By - Mar 1, 08:28 AM   Comments [0]

  Congratulations! You’ve been invited to interview at your top choice MBA program. You want to be sure to ace the interview the same way that you aced your application and essay. You need to prepare for your interview. No matter how solid your past interview...

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Oxford Said MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Mar 1, 07:22 AM   Comments [0]

Oxford Said expects its graduates to address the world’s great challenges, such as energy and food and water security. Whether such challenges are one’s actual focus, the work of a business professional will inevitably overlap with such issues. This reality leads the adcom to seek...

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Evaluate MBA Career Services When Selecting Possible B-Schools

By - Feb 28, 11:35 AM   Comments [0]

Guest post provided by our friends at Prep Adviser MBA career services have not generally been considered pivotal to your choice of the right business school for your management studies. However, some career centers cater so well to MBA students’ future vocations that they have become...

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Six Things to do in March to Prepare for MBA Applications

By - Feb 28, 09:25 AM   Comments [0]

Six months may seem like a long lead time to prepare for applying to business school, but there is a LOT more than just writing essays that needs to be done between now and September submission deadlines. If you weren’t following along last month, check...

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Download mbaMission’s Complete Start-to-Finish Admissions Guide for Free Now!

By - Feb 27, 15:03 PM   Comments [0]

For more than a decade, our Complete Start-to-Finish Admissions Guide has been an essential tool for MBA applicants, helping them to create standout business school applications. Replete with brainstorming exercises, application advice, writing tips, and numerous sample essays, resumes, waitlist letters, recommendations, interview questions, and...

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Choosing And Visiting Business Schools [Navigating the MBA Maze]

By - Feb 27, 14:59 PM   Comments [0]

“Choosing and Visiting Business Schools” is the latest post in our series, Navigate the MBA Maze. In deciding whether to apply to specific MBA programs, you need to understand how the schools differ. What are their relative strengths and weaknesses? And it isn’t easy to get...

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