Posts Tagged ‘advice for MBA applicants’

MBA Application Deadline Calendar (all-in-one)

By - Jul 12, 08:23 AM   Comments [0]

Round 1 deadlines are on the horizon The Fourth of July holiday has come and gone in the United States, and Round 1 MBA application deadlines are on the horizon. There are basically eight weeks between the publication of this post and Harvard Business School's Round 1 deadline...

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What Harvard Business School is Looking For: The Habit Of Leadership

By - Jun 10, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Thank you, Harvard Business School. That’s what applicants should think when they visit the program’s website and find “Habit of leadership” on its “Who are we looking for?” admissions page. It’s common knowledge that HBS values leadership, but with this phrase, the adcom succinctly expresses how...

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A Second Year MBA Student at Kellogg Shares his Experience and Advice-Part 1

By - May 4, 15:22 PM   Comments [0]

Poonam, founder and president of MER (myEssayReview), is publishing   interviews of her successful students as well as first year and second year students.  This is the latest in the series. Here is a chat with Eduardo, a second-year student at Kellogg. In a candid video interview with...

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Preparing to Apply to B-School? Learn The 7 Steps to MBA Acceptance

By - Feb 22, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Every year, we speak with applicants who’ve started too late in the application process and shortchanged themselves (starting your essays a week before the deadline is not usually a recipe for success). An MBA is a serious investment in your future – and approaching the...

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MBA Applicants: How to Get Accepted in 2018-19

By - Jan 8, 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...

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Choosing a Theme for Your Statement of Purpose

By - Dec 10, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

In our How to Write Exemplary Application Essays blog series, you’ll learn how to create outstanding essays by analyzing sample successful application essays. All effective essays have a distinctive voice and theme. Referring back to the essays we looked at in the first post in this series, we...

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Your Chicago Booth Roadmap: Available for On-Demand Viewing

By - Dec 8, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Our webinar, Get Accepted to Chicago Booth, was a great success! Attendees learned tips they can implement right away in their applications. If you missed it – or if you’d like to see it again – you’re in luck: it’s now available on-demand. Watch it...

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7 Tips For MBA Applicants From Family Businesses

By - Sep 4, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

You work for the family business and are applying for an MBA. Will this background be a net plus for you, or a minus? How can you make the most of this experience? Whether you work for your family’s tiny startup with headquarters in your home’s...

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What’s The Rush? Round 1 vs. Round 2 For MBA Applicants

By - Aug 30, 06:23 AM   Comments [0]

Right now, most of my clients are scurrying about trying to complete their round 1 applications. Many of them will be ready to submit for round 1, but there are a handful of clients I’ve suggested wait until round 2, and we’ve discussed whether or...

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5 Ways to Make the Most of B-School Visits, Fairs & Receptions

By - Jul 13, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Applying to MBA programs in the Fall? Then you’re probably planning to meet with MBA admissions committee members at various types of events – school visits, MBA fairs, school receptions, etc. – as part of that process. Adcom members are preparing for you as well. In...

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