Posts Tagged ‘application tips’

INSEAD MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines [2019 – 2020]

By - Sep 1, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Communication is key for INSEAD – in part because it is a key factor that their recruiters look for. Hence the INSEAD application elicits your communication effectiveness. First, INSEAD asks you to write reflective essays – and to do so succinctly. Balancing this emphasis on written communication is...

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The Applicants That Stand Out at Columbia Business School

By - Aug 27, 18:00 PM   Comments [0]

My observation as a former insider at CBS is that Columbia is looking to build a diverse class of high-achieving world citizens who’ve got a bit of grit. World Citizen What do I mean by a world citizen? For a small fraction, it means applicants who are internationally famous...

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“I Wish the Admissions Committee Had Asked Me…”

By - May 19, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

A number of schools have variations on this question, and clients regularly ask what they are supposed to do with a topic like this. The answer: It depends. The role of the optional essay Ask yourself: Does the application offer an optional essay space as well as asking this...

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Preparing for an MBA Interview

By - Mar 17, 04:00 AM   Comments [0]

    If you have been invited to interview, your application has enticed the admissions committee – you are on the right path towards a potential admission. That said, there are no guarantees that interviewed applicants are admitted (each school’s interview to admissions ratio varies) and must...

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Cornell EMBA Application Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Sep 4, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

The Cornell Executive MBA Program has three required essay questions and one optional question in its application. One of the most important things to keep in mind is brevity. While no one is going to be counting individual words, the short word count guideline is a...

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Show Intellectual Vitality to Get into Stanford GSB

By - Jul 10, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Are you vying for a spot at one of America’s most elite business schools? Well then you need to understand what Stanford GSB’s admissions criteria of “Intellectual Vitality” is and how you can demonstrate it to the admissions committee. View this short video for more...

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The Most Overlooked Elements of the MBA Application Process

By - Jul 2, 14:08 PM   Comments [0]

The MBA application process can feel like it touches every corner of your life and career. Applicants need to take the GMAT (or GRE), conduct school research, develop their story and and career goals, write and revise essays and resumes, request recommendations, and attend interviews,...

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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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University of Washington Foster School of Business MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Oct 30, 06:45 AM   Comments [0]

Are you seeking an MBA program with a strong record of job placement in the technology industry or consulting? Then the University of Washington Foster School of Business may make an excellent choice for you. A full 52% of the class of 2016 joined the...

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MIT Sloan Fellows Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Sep 4, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

In my decade-plus of experience assisting MIT Sloan Fellows applicants (successes every year), I have seen that the adcom values applicants who, among other things, demonstrate consistent, outstanding impact and are on track to become leaders in their company and even industry (“high performing” per...

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