Posts Tagged ‘career goals’

How to (Actually) Differentiate Yourself on your MBA Applications

By - Nov 24, 18:09 PM   Comments [0]

By Adam Hoff, Amerasia Consulting Group Time to break out an annual PSA here.  I'm talking all alarms ringing, sirens, whatever it takes to get your attention.  By "you" I mean: anyone applying to business school.  You need to stop doing something immediately.  Here it is: STOP...

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5 Tips for Negotiating Your MBA Admissions Offer

By - Nov 24, 17:14 PM   Comments [0]

By Adam Hoff, Amerasia Consulting Group Today's blog post is about negotiating your offer of admission ... except that it's not.  Because "negotiation" is not what you do when it comes to securing more financial aid from a business school.  The term of art for what...

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3 Common Myths that Derail MBA Applications

By - Aug 4, 10:20 AM   Comments [0]

Welcome to the Critical Square version of Mythbusters - MBA admissions edition! While we don't feature any explosions or cool science experiments like the actual show, our team at Critical Square has identified 3 common myths that are worth busting to help get you one step...

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Quick Tips to Improve Your MBA Goals Essays on Joining a Management Consulting Firm

By - Jun 9, 13:27 PM   Comments [0]

Getting that golden ticket into a top management consulting firm is a dream of many MBA applicants. After all, it's another great brand on your resume, you get to bounce from project to impact-driving project, and you accelerate your career even more. Who wouldn't want...

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Final Miscellany – Plan B, Research, Professional Support

By - Jul 30, 09:34 AM   Comments [0]

"Final Miscellany – Plan B, Research, Professional Support” is excerpted from the Accepted.com special report, Why MBA? To download the entire free special report, click here. I will wrap up this series with a few miscellaneous points. Plan B Think you’re done with MBA goals? Think again… In...

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The Goals Essay: Writing Nitty-Gritty

By - Jul 23, 08:14 AM   Comments [0]

"Goals Essay - Writing Nitty-Gritty” is excerpted from the Accepted.com special report, Why MBA? To download the entire free special report, click here. Short- and long-term goals Before you start drafting your goals essays, work out three levels of goals: short-term, intermediate, and long-term. It helps to...

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Goals on Steroids

By - Jul 16, 08:10 AM   Comments [0]

"Goals on Steroids” is excerpted from the Accepted.com special report, Why MBA? To download the entire free special report, click here. First, I must thank Linda Abraham for this wonderful phrase. I had previously used the blander designation, “goals plus.” By following the advice in the previous...

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Exactly What Are Goals?

By - Jul 9, 08:20 AM   Comments [0]

"Exactly What Are Goals?” is excerpted from the Accepted.com special report, Why MBA? To download the entire free special report, click here. “I want to move from the buy side to the sell side.” “I want to shift from technology consulting to investment banking.” Not goals. An engineer once...

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Why Write A Blog Post Series on MBA Goals?

By - Jul 2, 11:44 AM   Comments [0]

"Why Write A Blog Post Series on Goals?” is excerpted from the Accepted.com special report, Why MBA? To download the entire free special report, click here. A few years ago, in the good old days when Wharton still offered feedback to rejected applicants, I talked with...

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Goal Setting as an Entrepreneur

By - Feb 17, 13:26 PM   Comments [0]

I always ask my clients to state their long and short-term goals for me on our first meeting. Eighty percent of the time I hear the response, “I want to be an entrepreneur.” So I begin to peel away at the onion. • What problem is...

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