Posts Tagged ‘Interview’

From US Military to IE MBA Student

By - Nov 28, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

  This interview is the latest in an Accepted blog series featuring interviews with business students, offering readers a behind-the-scenes look at top programs. And now, introducing Nick… Accepted: We'd like to get to know you! Where are you from? Where and what did you study as an undergrad? Nick: My...

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Can The Consortium and Forte Foundation Boost Your Goals? [An Interview]

By - Nov 14, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

This interview is the latest in an Accepted blog series featuring interviews with business students, offering readers a behind-the-scenes look at top programs. And now, introducing Jasmine... Accepted: We'd like to get to know you! Where are you from? Where and what did you study as...

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5 Steps to Follow After You Receive Your MBA Interview Invite

By - Oct 30, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Congratulations! You have made it through one colossal hurdle. Follow these 5 steps to best prepare for the next stage of the MBA admissions process: 1. Relax! Take a deep breath. Anxiety will not help you in the interview or for your next step in the process:...

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How This Leader Knew MIT’s Sloan Fellows Program Was Right for Her

By - Oct 24, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

  Accepted: We'd like to get to know you! Where are you from? Where and what did you study as an undergrad? Asha: I pursued my Bachelor’s in Business Administration (BBA) in Finance at The George Washington University in Washington, DC. Following graduation, I developed a career...

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6 Tips for Talking About Your Weaknesses

By - Oct 9, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

How do you react when you read/hear the weakness question? With this question, schools are assessing how well you self evaluate. Like a business problem, they want to hear your plan of action, your implementation, and your success rate. Here are some tips to help you...

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Former Investment Bankers, Current Admissions Experts [Episode 227]

By - Oct 8, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

About a year ago I received an email from someone interested in working for Accepted. She had admissions office experience, an MBA from a top business school, and investment banking experience on Wall Street and in Hong Kong. About a week later, I received another email...

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Ask Away at Your Admissions Interview!

By - Oct 2, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

An interview works in two directions: The interviewer asks you questions to see if you’d be a good fit for the school in question, and you ask the interviewer questions to help you determine if this program is right for you. In order to come up...

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Prepare for Interviews with Positive Imagery

By - Sep 18, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

Imagine yourself standing on a tennis court: Picture yourself tossing the ball into the air and then smashed an ace serve right past your opponent. Then, walk into your interview and nail that too. Why should you think about tennis when you could be spending...

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The Columbia MBA Interview – A Fresh Lens

By - Sep 3, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

“Do I want this person in my network for the rest of my life?” In a recent Q&A session, Emily French Thomas, Columbia MBA Admissions Director, provided insight into the current Columbia MBA application interview process. A key takeaway: social and emotional IQ are key. Columbia interviews...

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The Art of Interviewing—Are You a “Can” or a “Cannot”?

By - Aug 20, 08:33 AM   Comments [0]

“I am doomed…. This is a disaster….I really never expected this… What am I going to do?” This from Daniel, a prospective PH.D student. I couldn’t imagine what had happened to cause such a negative response, especially as Daniel is a very strong candidate with...

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