Posts Tagged ‘addressing weaknesses’

15 Reasons MBA Applicants are Rejected

By - Oct 22, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

If you are reading this, you are most likely considering applying or in the midst of applying to business school. Your goal is to be admitted, of course, and eliminate any obvious reasons to be rejected. What follows are several of the common reasons people...

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6 Tips for Talking About Your Weaknesses

By - Oct 9, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

How do you react when you read/hear the weakness question? With this question, schools are assessing how well you self evaluate. Like a business problem, they want to hear your plan of action, your implementation, and your success rate. Here are some tips to help you...

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6 Tips for MBA Applicants with a Criminal Record

By - Sep 14, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

It’s your job to demonstrate to the adcom that you stand out from the applicant pool and are exactly the person they want in their next MBA class. In this series, you’ll learn how to dig deep to unearth your unique character traits, experiences, skills,...

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Can You Get Accepted After Doing Something Stupid?

By - Aug 9, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

The point of this article is not to tell you that you shouldn’t engage in disorderly conduct, petty theft, or other minor (or major) infractions (though you really shouldn’t…); what we want to discuss here is how you should overcome the obstacle of a criminal...

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Flaws Make You Real

By - Aug 2, 12:21 PM   Comments [0]

A speaker recently told a story about traveling in Asia where he saw a stunning emerald. Enchanted by the stone’s beauty, he decided to buy it. On the spot. He returned home and took the emerald to a jeweler for appraisal. The jeweler began to examine...

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6 Tips for Talking About Your Weaknesses

By - Feb 22, 02:15 AM   Comments [0]

What do you do when you read/hear the weakness question? Schools are assessing how well you self evaluate. Like a business problem, they want to hear your plan of action, your implementation, and your success rate. Here are some tips to help you a) think...

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What an Aspiring MBA Can Learn from Daily Fantasy Sports

By - Nov 13, 23:50 PM   Comments [0]

By Adam Hoff, Amerasia Consulting Group If you are alive and still use a television to consume your shows, you have surely seen the ad blitz from Daily Fantasy Sports (or "DFS") sites like FanDuel and DraftKings.  And if you follow the news, you may have...

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How Do You Deal With Criticism? MBA Admissions Committees Want to Know

By - Jul 1, 12:57 PM   Comments [0]

Many MBA essays ask you to write about a time you faced criticism. This may not be the kind of question you wished they had asked, but it is one that provides an excellent opportunity to show the highly prized quality of emotional intelligence, or...

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Linda Abraham on Overcoming Weaknesses

By - Mar 31, 07:20 AM   Comments [0]

So… your MBA applicant profile has a weakness. What now? Listen to the full recording of the latest episode of Admissions Straight Talk for Linda Abraham's time-tested advice on ameliorating weaknesses. 00:01:46 – The 4 pillars of a successful MBA application. 00:04:07 – What should I do if...

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Weakness, What Weakness?

By - Sep 15, 10:38 AM   Comments [0]

I saw it. The question was looming in an essay and hiding behind a corner in the brain and/or instruction sheet of my interviewer. “So Natalie, tell me about your weaknesses and what you did to overcome them”? Gosh, there are so many, I don’t even...

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