Posts Tagged ‘mba admissions tips’

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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Should You Take the GMAT or GRE Exam?

By - Apr 26, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Most b-schools now accept the GRE (you can see the full list here), which means you can weigh your options and decide whether the GRE or GMAT will increase your chances of acceptance. Here are a few factors to consider when making this decision. You're an...

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Putting Together Your Initial List of B-Schools to Apply To

By - Feb 1, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

In our Choosing the Best MBA Program for You series, you’ll learn how to create a list of business schools that are the best fit for your educational, social, and professional preferences and how creating this list will boost your chances of getting accepted. In the last seven...

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Stand Out in Your MBA Applications!

By - Jan 30, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

You’ve heard the stories about a friend of a friend with a 780 GMAT who wasn’t accepted to Harvard, or a family member with stellar work experience at Goldman Sachs who wasn’t accepted at Stanford, and you’ve wondered how that could be. An acceptance to a...

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What Should I Write About? Making a Difference

By - Feb 20, 15:10 PM   Comments [0]

In my non-admissions life, I once went to a lecture given by a biographer whose work I admire. In the course of his talk he mentioned that while writing about genius has merit, writing about typical folks and their extraordinary achievements is more valuable. The...

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How to Write About Overcoming Challenges Without Sounding Like a Whiner

By - Feb 19, 14:56 PM   Comments [0]

It’s a classic MBA essay question: Write about a time when you overcame a challenge. How did you handle it? What did you learn from the experience? Let’s start by easing one worry you may have. Not everyone has faced a significant challenge at work by...

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5 Steps to Becoming Your Target B-School’s Valentine

By - Feb 14, 15:39 PM   Comments [0]

Looking for swoon-worthy MBA application tips that will help you capture the hearts of even the stoniest admissions committee members? Read on! 1. Demonstrate your natural ability to succeed in the b-school classroom. Present an outstanding undergrad transcript and competitive test scores. Don’t have the stats you...

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Two Grad School Applicants Walk Into a Bar…

By - Feb 12, 12:57 PM   Comments [0]

This might be a great opening line for a comedy night at a university student center, but can you use humor in a graduate school application essay? Should you even try? If You Have a Funny Bone, Use It The answer is…maybe. If you can use humor...

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IE MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Feb 8, 06:45 AM   Comments [0]

Often times applicants to MBA programs go through a bit of an identity crisis when they start the application process as they try to sum themselves and their careers up within tight word limits and limited spaces. Applicants to the IE International MBA program in...

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4 Tips for Demonstrating Professional Growth in a Flat Organization

By - Feb 6, 08:00 AM   Comments [0]

If you work in a flat organization, how do you demonstrate advancement and growth? After all, your progress will be compared to that of other candidates who have regular promotions with clearly delineated expanded responsibilities. In a flat organization, you may hold the same title...

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