Posts Tagged ‘leadership’

Understanding Stanford GSB’s Take on Demonstrated Leadership Potential

By - Jul 4, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

What are the qualities that Stanford GSB is looking for as they build their class? How do successful applicants stand out from the crowd? At a school as competitive as Stanford, it’s a fact that many smart, accomplished applicants won’t get in—so how can you...

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What Harvard Business School Is Looking For: The Habit Of Leadership

By - May 31, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Thank you, Harvard Business School. That’s what applicants should think when they visit the program’s website and find “habit of leadership” on its “Who are we looking for?” admissions page. It’s common knowledge that HBS values leadership, but with this phrase, the adcom succinctly expresses how they...

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MBA Admissions: Why is Community Service So Important?

By - Mar 1, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

If you’re applying to b-school next year, you may not have started thinking about MBA applications yet. But now is actually an excellent time to get started – not just on test prep and boosting GPAs, but on taking time to examine your community service...

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INSEAD MBA Criterion #4: Leadership Potential

By - Feb 12, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

This is the last post in a 4-part series that examines INSEAD MBA’s admission criteria.  What is leadership potential? INSEAD is not unique among MBA programs in desiring leadership potential in applicants. All do. It is unique in how it characterizes leadership and leadership potential. The adcom has a two-pronged view...

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4 Ways to Display Teamwork in Application Essays

By - Oct 14, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

Teamwork, and its close cousin, leadership, are highly prized by graduate programs and universities. Haven’t worked in teams on any regular basis? Don’t worry! There are more ways than you may realize to prove your chops in this area. Consider the following 4 options: Remember: No...

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Understanding Stanford GSB’s Take on Demonstrated Leadership Potential

By - Jul 19, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

What are the qualities that Stanford GSB is looking for as they build their class? How do successful applicants stand out from the crowd? At a school as competitive as Stanford, it’s a fact that many smart, accomplished applicants won’t get in—so how can you...

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What Harvard Business School is Looking For: Engaged Community Citizenship

By - Jun 19, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

This is not about “community service” — it’s not about doing halo-worthy things in your free time. (Though neither Harvard Business School nor I will discourage that, and “engaged community citizenship” and “community service” certainly can overlap.) Community service is an activity that you do; engaged...

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What Does Harvard Business School Want? [Short Video]

By - Jun 17, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

Is it your dream to get your MBA from Harvard Business School? Your dream can be one step closer to becoming a reality if you have the special attributes that HBS is looking for. Let’s see what these attributes are.  Full video transcript Hi, this is Linda...

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What Harvard Business School is Looking For: The Habit Of Leadership

By - Jun 10, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Thank you, Harvard Business School. That’s what applicants should think when they visit the program’s website and find “Habit of leadership” on its “Who are we looking for?” admissions page. It’s common knowledge that HBS values leadership, but with this phrase, the adcom succinctly expresses how...

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Why Extracurricular Activities Make a Difference in Your MBA Application

By - May 31, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Don’t underestimate the value of extracurricular activities in your b-school application! Use the following Q&A to help you prioritize and then write about your extracurricular activities. What are extracurricular activities? An extracurricular activity is a non-academic, non-professional activity that you participate in. These activities include hobbies, sports,...

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