Posts Tagged ‘career goals’

A Brazilian Entrepreneur Makes it to MIT Sloan

By - May 18, 17:04 PM   Comments [0]

Introduction: MER Client Eduardo Schuch feels strongly about social issues and has a passion for using technology to improve human lives. As an entrepreneur in the field of technology, he has worked on many life-changing projects. He applied to 3 M-7 schools- Stanford, MIT Sloan,...

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Personal MBA Coach: Advice for Career Changers or Those with Jobs at Risk

By - Apr 23, 18:31 PM   Comments [0]

Many candidates pursue an MBA with the hopes of altering their career paths. In our current environment with declining economic conditions, this is likely to be an increasingly common strategy. However, applicants looking to change careers should put in some extra work now to show...

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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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Your MBA Goals Essay: Get Ready, Get Set, THINK!

By - Aug 6, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

You’ll be applying to b-school this fall, aiming for the Round 1 deadlines. You may also be working full-time, juggling a few other responsibilities, and perhaps trying to hike up that GMAT score. What should you be doing now? Thinking about why you want to go to...

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The Reality of Unrealistic MBA Goals

By - Jun 17, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Business school candidates (depending on career stage) will often look to advanced graduate degrees for one of three reasons: (a) to accelerate in their current career, (b) to make a career switch, or (c) to start a business. Whatever the reason, it’s important that the adcom...

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5 Things Engineers Have to Do to Get Accepted to B-School

By - May 21, 08:00 AM   Comments [0]

You are a highly skilled technical expert in your engineering field, and in recent years you have been asked to (or anticipate being asked to) take on a leadership role, which has required you to evaluate your skillset. You are no longer just writing code...

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Considering a Career in Finance? Due Diligence on Top MBA Programs

By - Apr 25, 06:58 AM   Comments [0]

Photo by Markus Spiske on Unsplash When considering and selecting an MBA program, having clear professional goals is vital. For those considering a career in Finance, especially Private Equity (PE) or Wealth Management, a top MBA program may help you attain a job in the highly competitive...

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How to Get Into Grad School, and Get Jobs After Grad School [Episode 281]

By - Oct 21, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Interview with Dr. Shirley Chan, Accepted Admissions Consultant [Show Summary] In this episode you’ll hear Accepted’s own Dr. Shirley Chan share her soup-to-nuts perspective for graduate school applicants. She has worked as an academic advisor, career advisor, and admissions committee member and views the process holistically....

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3 Ways to Determine Which B-Schools Are a Good Fit for You

By - Jul 22, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

There are loads of MBA programs out there. How do you decide which ones are best for you? It’s time to unlock the secrets to the elusive “fit” factor. “Fit” is established by the relationship between your needs and desires and what a given program...

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Making Connections that Matter in Your MBA Essays

By - Mar 11, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Outstanding MBA application essays have several things in common. One of the most important among them is successfully making connections between your past and your present, and between your present and your future. The decision makers will want to see you make persuasive connections between...

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