Posts Tagged ‘fit’

From the Mouths of MBA Adcom Members: How to Get Accepted

By - Jan 23, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Looking for the best possible admissions advice? How about admissions advice from the admission committee members themselves? Linda Abraham, founder of Accepted and host of the Admissions Straight Talk Podcast has a collection of highly enlightening interviews with directors of admissions and adcom members of top business schools! Listen in...

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Which MBA Program is Right for Me? The Ultimate Guide to Choosing an MBA Program

By - Jan 21, 18:30 PM   Comments [0]

In 18+ years of MBA admissions consulting, I have found that otherwise highly capable and focused people often basically wing it when it comes to creating their target list of business schools. I’ve heard things like: “I’m just applying to all the top ten.” Top ten according...

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

By - Jan 16, 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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Top MBA Programs for Entrepreneurs

By - Nov 21, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Poets & Quants has just released their inaugural rankings for the top MBA programs for entrepreneurs, and Washington University’s Olin Business School tops the list. 20.7% of its graduates from 2016-2018 launched companies within three months of graduation, and has a whopping $1 million in annual...

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Finding and Articulating Fit with the Booth MBA

By - Oct 24, 18:00 PM   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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Encore: Focus on Fit in Admissions [Episode 334]

By - Oct 20, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

I am taking time off for family this week, and as a result I decided to air an encore of one of our most popular shows ever, Focus on Fit. I chose it not only because of its popularity, but because the topic is relevant to...

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7 Ways to Distinguish Between Similar MBA Programs

By - Feb 24, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

  School marketing materials/presentations/websites superficially sound very much the same. So how can applicants wisely research their options and discern the points of difference? When doing MBA research, pay special attention to the following differentiating features: Employment Profile See where graduates find jobs. Which schools send the most...

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7 Ways to Distinguish Between Similar MBA Programs

By - Dec 20, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

School marketing materials/presentations/websites superficially sound very much the same. So how can applicants wisely research their options and discern the points of difference? When doing MBA research, pay special attention to the following differentiating features: Employment Profile See where graduates find jobs. Which schools send the most grads...

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The Chicago Booth Approach – and You

By - Nov 30, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

Freedom and culture. These are the two operative factors for Booth’s MBA program. And they are not unrelated: Both forge a connection between the inner person and the outer world. Freedom is prominent in the full-time Booth MBA landing page and is portrayed in 3 facets: “academic...

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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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