Posts Tagged ‘goals’

Personal MBA Coach: How to Think About MBA Goals

By - Apr 16, 09:50 AM   Comments [0]

“What do you want to do after you graduate from business school?” This seemingly simple question can actually be one of the most difficult to eloquently answer. With a few exceptions, articulating your post-MBA goals is a crucial part of the application process. Most business schools...

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Do You Know the 4 Factors You Need to Assess in Your MBA Profile?

By - Nov 12, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

One of the first things you’ll do when choosing where to apply to business schools is assess your profile. Otherwise, how will you know which programs will be appropriate for you? It’s best to evaluate the following four elements of your profile ASAP; the sooner you...

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The Importance of Defining Your MBA Goal

By - Apr 25, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

The Importance of Defining Your MBA Goal You should never view your goals as an afterthought when it comes to your MBA application. Admissions members view MBA goals as lead-role performers, so you certainly shouldn’t push them to a supporting role as you prepare to apply to...

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Why Write a Series About MBA Goals?

By - Nov 11, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

  A few years ago, in the good old days when Wharton still offered feedback to rejected applicants, I talked with a potential client who was reapplying to Wharton. I asked him whether he’d obtained feedback on his application, and he said yes. Well? “Actually they...

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Stand Out or Fit In? 4 Application Strategies to Help You Do Both

By - Jun 7, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

It can be confusing: Half of the advice you read urges you to stand out in your application, while the other half advises you to explain how you’ll fit in. So which is it? Should you stand out or fit in? The answer, unsurprisingly, is BOTH....

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4 Essentials for Your MBA Application

By - Apr 29, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

 Full video transcript: You’re at the beginning of the MBA application process, and it’s pretty overwhelming. The school websites provide lots of info. There are books and forums. Then there are recent and not-so-recent MBAs who all offer input freely on how to get accepted. A...

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5 Key Elements for Your Executive MBA Application

By - Apr 22, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

Each Executive MBA program is different. And each applicant is different. But nearly every program will require every applicant to exhibit these 5 key elements in their applications. Let’s see what you need to cover in your application in order to get accepted. Full video transcript Ok....

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Why Should I Apply to Graduate School Now?

By - Feb 26, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

When is the best time to apply to graduate school? This is going to depend on a number of very individual factors – your goals, your experience, your qualifications, and others. Are you ready to take on the application process? Are you ready to go...

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3 Tips for Highlighting Your Strengths in Your Application Essays

By - Feb 20, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

One of most important pieces of advice I can give you regarding your personal statements and application essays is this: Show, don’t tell. Here are three tips to help you achieve this essential writing goal: 1. Show the steps you’ve taken. If you are writing about a...

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16 Grad School Application Mistakes You Don’t Want to Make [Episode 237]

By - Dec 16, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

The application cycle is in full swing in early December, when I’m recording this podcast. In reflecting on the many applications that my colleagues and I review here at Accepted and the problems we help our clients deal with, I thought it might be a...

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