Posts Tagged ‘admissions advice’

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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Showing You Can Do the Work [Fitting In & Standing Out]

By - Jun 25, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

Two key goals of every application reflect a tension if not an actual conflict: you must show the admissions committee that you fit in – that you’re a perfect fit with their program and the exact type of candidate they’re looking for – while simultaneously...

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English Language Skills & Your MBA Admissions Profile

By - Jun 19, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

In the previous articles of this series we explored the first four elements of your MBA Profile: your Academic Performance, your GMAT, your work experience, and your extracurricular activities. The topic of the last post of this series is probably the most under-rated in business...

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Extracurricular Activities in Your MBA Admissions Profile

By - Jun 14, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

While business schools deeply value your academic background, GMAT, and work experience, they also ascribe significant weight to your extracurricular and community service activities. Why? Because they want to see that you are an individual who is not just focused on work, that you have...

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Work Experience in Your MBA Admissions Profile

By - Jun 13, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

The last two articles explored the importance of the academic portion of your MBA application, including your undergraduate performance as well as your GMAT. This article will focus on the other, equally important, side of the coin: your work experience. Although more schools are now open...

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From the Mouths of MBA Adcom Members

By - May 26, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

Looking for the best possible admissions advice? How about admissions advice from the admission committee members themselves? Linda Abraham, founder of Accepted and host of the Admissions Straight Talk podcast has a collection of highly enlightening interviews with directors of admissions and adcom members of top business...

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Taking MBA Admissions Feedback With a Grain of Salt – Amerasia Consulting Group

By - May 11, 18:44 PM   Comments [0]

I have been getting a lot of emails lately that center on the same basic idea: "I got feedback directly from the admissions office and they told me X about my application." Sometimes the feedback is ultra specific ("you should seriously consider retaking your GMAT") and...

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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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Getting an MBA While the World Falls Apart

By - Mar 23, 10:11 AM   Comments [0]

There are times when things feel so crazy, out of control, and even hopeless that our own individual pursuits start to feel trivial, selfish, and even misguided. I can remember vivid moments over the past 10 years where I had a distinct feeling of living the...

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How to Handle the HBS Waitlist – Amerasia Consulting Group

By - Mar 22, 18:37 PM   Comments [0]

Going quick and nothing fancy here, just looking to get the word out on "HBS Waitlist Day" as it will likely become known in the future. I stunning number of candidates appear to have been WL'd today, just based on what I'm seeing stream across my...

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