Posts Tagged ‘Admissions Tips’

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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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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One Hour to Your Best MBA Strategy

By - Mar 7, 08:30 AM   Comments [0]

If you’re thinking ahead to next year’s MBA application process, you already have some sense of the sheer volume of information out there – piles of research about individual schools, forests of career tips, and mountains of admissions advice. It’s a lot to navigate –...

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What Should I Write About? Making a Difference

By - Feb 20, 15:10 PM   Comments [0]

In my non-admissions life, I once went to a lecture given by a biographer whose work I admire. In the course of his talk he mentioned that while writing about genius has merit, writing about typical folks and their extraordinary achievements is more valuable. The...

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How to Write About Overcoming Challenges Without Sounding Like a Whiner

By - Feb 19, 14:56 PM   Comments [0]

It’s a classic MBA essay question: Write about a time when you overcame a challenge. How did you handle it? What did you learn from the experience? Let’s start by easing one worry you may have. Not everyone has faced a significant challenge at work by...

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5 Steps to Becoming Your Target B-School’s Valentine

By - Feb 14, 15:39 PM   Comments [0]

Looking for swoon-worthy MBA application tips that will help you capture the hearts of even the stoniest admissions committee members? Read on! 1. Demonstrate your natural ability to succeed in the b-school classroom. Present an outstanding undergrad transcript and competitive test scores. Don’t have the stats you...

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8 Things MBA Applicants Should do After Submitting Their Applications

By - Feb 12, 13:39 PM   Comments [0]

Within twelve hours I heard the same question from three clients, so I suppose this question may be on the minds of more than three, "now that I've submitted my applications, what should I do?" The following are a list of suggestions of what you...

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Two Grad School Applicants Walk Into a Bar…

By - Feb 12, 12:57 PM   Comments [0]

This might be a great opening line for a comedy night at a university student center, but can you use humor in a graduate school application essay? Should you even try? If You Have a Funny Bone, Use It The answer is…maybe. If you can use humor...

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IE MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Feb 8, 06:45 AM   Comments [0]

Often times applicants to MBA programs go through a bit of an identity crisis when they start the application process as they try to sum themselves and their careers up within tight word limits and limited spaces. Applicants to the IE International MBA program in...

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