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UC Berkeley Haas 2014 MBA Application Tips & Deadlines

By - Jul 9, 13:14 PM   Comments [0]

Haas' application is largely unchanged from last year. It has cut one question about questioning an established practice. Given Haas' culture and defining four principles, I'm a little surprised this was cut; don't be shocked if it, or a close cousin, becomes a popular Haas...

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Michigan Ross MBA Essay Tips

By - Jul 3, 05:36 AM   Comments [0]

Michigan Ross is a program that emphasizes learning both inside and outside the classroom, and is seeking candidates that are intellectually curious and able to accomplish their goals. At the same time, fit is a crucial part of the Ross evaluation process and Ross wants...

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Michigan Ross 2014 MBA Essay Tips

By - Jun 26, 09:20 AM   Comments [0]

Essays 1. Introduce yourself to your future Ross classmates in 100 words or less. What’s your elevator pitch? What do you want them to know first about you? That’s not what do you think they want to read, but what do you want your classmates (and yes...

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NYU Stern MBA Essay Tips

By - Jun 26, 05:55 AM   Comments [0]

As the NYU Stern MBA website states, “we seek students with strong intellectual ability and superior interpersonal skills (IQ + EQ)” The individual components of your application will be academic ability, professional achievements and career aspirations, and personal characteristics. While your academics will be evaluated...

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Columbia Business School MBA Application Essay Tips 2013

By - Jun 24, 08:53 AM   Comments [0]

Columbia Business School has posted the essay questions for this fall’s application. Columbia has updated several questions with an increased focus on New York City as a defining feature. As usual, Columbia is highly concerned about fit and your knowledge of the program. Before you...

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What is an Accomplishment?

By - Jun 23, 09:08 AM   Comments [0]

Accomplishments constitute the bread and butter of personal statements and application essays. Nothing too exciting in that statement. However, a fascinating brainstorming session on Accepted’s Editor Mailing List reveals that applicants don’t always know what an accomplishment is. What goes into this application staple? The bread:...

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Harvard Business School MBA Application Essay Tips 2013

By - Jun 21, 21:49 PM   Comments [0]

This year Harvard Business School has streamlined the essay process even further by limiting the usual batch of essays to one question. While one question for HBS makes coming up with topics somewhat easier (in prior years Harvard often asked applicants for three accomplishments) the...

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Against the Odds: Indian MBA Applicants — Speak to Your Audience (In Their Language)

By - Jun 19, 08:50 AM   Comments [0]

What I wouldn’t give right now to munch on a plump gol gappa from a local street vendor, or to hop into a tuk tuk and take a ride to Khan Market, where I would order a mouthwatering Mutton Seekh Kabab romali roll from Khan...

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UNC Kenan-Flagler 2014 MBA Essay Tips and Deadlines

By - Jun 17, 09:20 AM   Comments [0]

Are you a team leader? Are you committed to sustainable enterprise? Are you seeking resources and intellectual capital needed to shape both business and government? Are you a motivated, goal-oriented, innovative individual? UNC Kenan-Flagler adcoms are interested in seeing your multidimensional personality traits and capabilities....

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Columbia Business School 2014 MBA Essay Tips

By - May 26, 08:20 AM   Comments [0]

  With its application questions this year, Columbia continues the industry-wide trend towards ever shorter essays, although it did not reduce the number of essays. Specifically: • Its question about your immediate post-MBA goal has gone from 200 to 100 characters. Yes, that was characters, not...

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