Posts Tagged ‘MBA application advice’

The Importance of Extracurriculars and Community Service

By - Mar 17, 07:30 AM   Comments [0]

While business schools deeply value your academic background, work experience, and career progression, they also ascribe significant weight to your extracurricular and community service activities. Why? Because they want to see that you are an individual who is not just focused on work, that you...

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What is an Accomplishment?

By - Jan 16, 11:46 AM   Comments [0]

Accomplishments constitute the bread and butter of personal statements and application essays. That may sound straightforward, however, a fascinating brainstorming session of Accepted admissions consultants reveals that applicants don’t always know what an accomplishment is. What goes into this application staple? And how can you analyze your own...

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5-Step Checklist Before Submitting Your Applications

By - Jan 12, 11:36 AM   Comments [0]

Whether you're applying to b-school, law school, med school, grad school, or college, this checklist will be the same. Don't hit that "submit" button until you've completed the following 5 steps: 1.  You’ve made sure that your application presents a holistic, multi-dimensional picture of you. Each section of your application should not just present you as a strong candidate on its own,...

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You Need These Transformative MBA Editing Hacks

By - Jan 1, 03:07 AM   Comments [0]

Did you miss our webinar, 3 Hacks to Transform Your MBA Application? Bummed that your essay will suffer a slow death without these reviving editing secrets? Don’t be so glum! You can now catch this important webinar on-demand on our website any time you want! Some of the topics...

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Self-Employed MBA Applicant? Here’s How to Present Your Work Experience

By - Dec 28, 12:39 PM   Comments [0]

Creating a resume as a self-employed individual presents some challenges. If you already have an established business, some of this information is superfluous, but if you have been doing contract work, there are details to manage beyond the summary of the work you have been...

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How to Give Your Application as Much Weight as Possible

By - Dec 21, 01:19 AM   Comments [0]

Although you may think that your grades, test scores, resume and application essay carry the most weight, the actual application form is important too. The boxes should contain valuable information that helps convince the admissions readers you will thrive at their school and add to their...

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Get an NYU Stern MBA: Interview with Admissions Dean Isser Gallogly

By - Dec 15, 12:15 PM   Comments [0]

It gives me great pleasure to have back on Admissions Straight Talk Isser Gallogly, Associate Dean of MBA Admissions at NYU Stern School of Business. Isser earned his MBA from Duke Fuqua in 1995. He then worked in brand management for Unilever and L’Oreal before...

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Detailed Instructions for Getting into Chicago Booth

By - Dec 13, 00:52 AM   Comments [0]

  Are you looking for an experienced mentor to guide you through the Chicago Booth application process? Do you need advice on how to approach Booth’s questions efficiently and intelligently? Do you need help taking on the Chicago Booth challenge? Check out the video recording of our most recent...

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USC Marshall MBA Application Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Dec 12, 00:05 AM   Comments [0]

Along with academic excellence, the USC Marshall MBA program is characterized by a powerful global network with special emphasis on the Pacific Rim, a close-knit and passionate community, and a strong regional presence. Together, your essays should address these qualities directly or indirectly, and the...

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Application Essay Tip: The Devil is in the Details

By - Dec 8, 11:40 AM   Comments [0]

You can argue about the devil, but certainly the substance, distinctiveness, and success of your essays depends on the details. Bringing Out Your Uniqueness in the Details Many applicants tend to bury their uniqueness and success under vague assertions. You don’t want to hide your achievements; you want to trumpet...

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