Posts Tagged ‘admissions advice’

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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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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