Posts Tagged ‘admissions advice’

A Brazilian Entrepreneur Makes it to MIT Sloan

By - May 18, 17:04 PM   Comments [0]

Introduction: MER Client Eduardo Schuch feels strongly about social issues and has a passion for using technology to improve human lives. As an entrepreneur in the field of technology, he has worked on many life-changing projects. He applied to 3 M-7 schools- Stanford, MIT Sloan,...

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Could COVID-19 Derail your MBA Dreams?

By - Apr 27, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

During this unprecedented time of global disruption, it’s natural to feel anxious. The MBA application process is daunting in the best of times, and all the more so when factoring in a pandemic. However, you don’t have to navigate this alone; there are people who...

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Is 10 Days Per Business School Application Enough?

By - Apr 23, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

There are a number of steps involved in the MBA application essay writing process: contemplating the questions, choosing the topics, and crafting a collection of short stories that tell a tale and appeal to an admissions committee. Each of these steps takes time. But HOW MUCH...

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MBA Application Timeline: How to Get Accepted in 2020

By - Jan 5, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

It’s time for my annual harangue/plea/rant. If you are planning to apply Round 1 in the fall, but have not yet thought about why you want an MBA, taken the GMAT/GRE, researched schools, or evaluated your qualifications, please please please keep reading. And then get started! I would...

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Dawna Levinson, Assistant Dean of Admissions at MIT Sloan, Answers Applicant Questions

By - Nov 26, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Our AMA (Ask Me Anything) with MIT Sloan’s Assistant Dean of Admissions Dawna Levinson was fantastic! After outlining MIT Sloan’s application process and providing some great tips for success, Dawna answered participant questions and offered the real inside scoop. If you missed the AMA, or if...

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Identifying and Articulating Fit With the Booth MBA: Do Your Work Experience and Career Goals Jibe With Booth’s Mission?

By - Nov 14, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

The Booth MBA admissions committee focuses on three key dimensions in evaluating applicants: Intellectual fit in terms of ability and motivation to optimize its CurriculumPersonal and cultural fit in terms of synergy with its CommunityProfessional fit in terms of past and future Career This short series of posts will explore...

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Identifying and Articulating Fit with the Booth MBA: How Will You Contribute to the Booth Community?

By - Nov 4, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

The Booth MBA admissions committee focuses on three key dimensions in evaluating applicants: Intellectual fit in terms of ability and motivation to optimize its CurriculumPersonal and cultural fit in terms of synergy with its CommunityProfessional fit in terms of past and future Career This short series of posts will explore...

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3 Essentials for Success in Your Business School Interview

By - Apr 2, 10:38 AM   Comments [0]

Photo by Johanna Buguet on Unsplash It is normal to boast about your accomplishments and your intellect in an MBA interview, and we wholeheartedly encourage that. However, a critical element of this kind of boast is how the message is conveyed to the MBA interviewer. Demonstrating understanding...

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INSEAD MBA Criterion #3: Academic Capacity

By - Feb 2, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

This is the third post in a 4-part series that examines INSEAD MBA’s 4 admission criteria.  The operative word in this criterion is capacity. This word conveys the adcom’s perspective on the academic component of the application: it’s dynamic, focusing on how you can grow and perform and achieve...

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3 Tips for Standing Out as an IT MBA Applicant

By - Aug 7, 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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