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What Executive Assessment (EA) Score is Good?

By - Dec 28, 12:34 PM   Comments [0]

Many candidates are nervous about their Executive Assessment (EA) scores because the exam is new and information about the ideal score remains limited. How high is good enough to be competitive at top EMBA programs like Columbia, Booth, and Wharton? Is 152 good enough? 155?...

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Is MIT the Hardest U.S. EMBA Program To Access?

By - Dec 28, 12:27 PM   Comments [0]

Is MIT the hardest U.S. EMBA program to access? Many observers would say yes, for multiple reasons. • No standardized test – broader pool. MIT's EMBA program does not require any standardized test for admission, therefore it attracts a broader range of applicants than...

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Columbia EMBA NY-Saturdays Deadline 5 Weeks Away: How to Prepare

By - Dec 28, 12:21 PM   Comments [0]

Columbia Business School’s NY-Saturdays EMBA program has its final submission deadline for the 2019-2020 admissions cycle on February 8, 2020 – approximately five weeks away. Columbia operates with rolling admission, which means that it reviews applications as they are submitted. So, you should try to...

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6 Weeks to Wharton EMBA Final Deadline (Feb 5): How to Prepare

By - Dec 28, 12:07 PM   Comments [0]

The second and last of Wharton's deadlines for the 2019-2020 EMBA admissions cycle is on February 5, 2020 – only six weeks away. You have plenty to do to prepare for a successful admissions outcome. Since many candidates will try to use their winter break...

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Columbia Business School Essay Analysis, 2019–2020

By - Jun 3, 16:21 PM   Comments [0]

One of the first top programs to release its essay questions for this season, Columbia Business School (CBS) is again hitting candidates with a mix of old and new prompts. Its goal statement from 2018 has been relabeled as a short-answer question but has changed...

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Harvard Business School Essay Analysis, 2019-2020

By - May 15, 07:56 AM   Comments [0]

At last the 2019–2020 MBA admissions season has kicked off, with Harvard Business School (HBS) releasing (or shall we say rereleasing) its single application essay prompt. Once again, HBS has made no changes to its question. HBS Managing Director of MBA Admissions Chad Losee, now entering...

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Wharton Team-Based Discussion 2019: What to Expect and How to Prepare

By - Feb 11, 13:40 PM   Comments [0]

The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania sent out Round 2 interview invitations on February 7, and once again, the school is using its team-based discussion format rather than a traditional admissions interview to evaluate its candidates. Understandably, Wharton applicants get anxious about this...

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Tips from Inside the HBS Interview Experience

By - Feb 4, 14:30 PM   Comments [0]

Devi Vallabhaneni, an HBS graduate and former HBS MBA interviewer, is now mbaMission’s HBS Interviewer in Residence, conducting HBS Intensive Interview Simulations. Congrats—you received an invitation to interview with Harvard Business School (HBS)! Suddenly, your heart rate picks up because entry into HBS’s hallowed grounds seems that...

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January 2019 Event Roundup

By - Jan 7, 13:00 PM   Comments [0]

Are you applying to business school this year? If so, you can enroll in one of our free business school workshops, which are offered both online and in person in major cities across the country! This January, the event lineup includes the following sessions: January 14 Assessing Your...

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How to Introduce Without an Introduction and Own Your Story in MBA Application Essays

By - Dec 17, 13:56 PM   Comments [0]

Most high school students in the United States are taught to write essays that have a formal introduction, a body that supports that introduction, and a conclusion that reinforces the main point presented in the introduction. Although this approach and structure yield easily comprehensible academic...

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