Posts Tagged ‘MBA application advice’

A Merchant Navy Professional’s Journey to Oxford

By - Aug 24, 11:01 AM   Comments [0]

Rishi Raj, a merchant navy professional, partnered with MER (myEssayReview) for his application for Oxford SAID and was accepted into it. Rishi is all set to begin his MBA education at the Oxford SAID. In a candid chat with Poonam, Rishi shares the following: His backgroundCareer goalsChallenges faced...

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Six Advantages of Starting Your MBA Application Early

By - Jun 2, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

How much time is too much time to prepare your MBA application? The answer: there is never too much time! To apply successfully to business school, you can’t be hasty. You need to clarify your goals, take the GMAT or GRE, research schools, prepare your essays, fill...

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How Do You Show Demonstrated Interest to MBA Programs?

By - Feb 18, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

An article recently published by the Wall Street Journal recently reported that many undergraduate institutions are now tracking how quickly prospective students opened their emails, how long they kept them open, and whether they clicked on any of their links. They include these metrics in...

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3 Mistakes Successful MBA Applicants Don’t Make

By - Dec 6, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

You already know what you need TO DO. Now let’s take a look at three things you DON’T want to do if you want to get accepted to your top-choice MBA program. Don’t make these mistakes when applying to b-school: Mistake #1: Applying without a clear idea...

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Getting Your MBA Goals in Shape

By - Sep 27, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

  Knowing they’ll have to write essays about their goals, most b-school applicants have identified their goals prior to starting the application process. But I’ve found that “identified” often has a misconstrued scope, either too narrow or too broad to effectively serve the purpose of the...

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When the MBA Optional Essay is No Longer Optional

By - Sep 26, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

  You’ve already written the required essays that most business schools ask for – do you really need to write the optional essay? If you’re a strong applicant who doesn’t need to explain weaknesses, low stats, or application inconsistencies, then you may be able to skip the...

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MBA Application Deadline Calendar (all-in-one)

By - Jul 12, 08:23 AM   Comments [0]

Round 1 deadlines are on the horizon The Fourth of July holiday has come and gone in the United States, and Round 1 MBA application deadlines are on the horizon. There are basically eight weeks between the publication of this post and Harvard Business School's Round 1 deadline...

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The Most Overlooked Elements of the MBA Application Process

By - Jul 2, 14:08 PM   Comments [0]

The MBA application process can feel like it touches every corner of your life and career. Applicants need to take the GMAT (or GRE), conduct school research, develop their story and and career goals, write and revise essays and resumes, request recommendations, and attend interviews,...

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MBA Admissions: Does Extracurricular Equal Extra Credit?

By - Apr 30, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

YES! Don’t underestimate the value of non-academic, non-work activities! These activities that you participate in – hobbies, sports, volunteering, etc. – do tons to liven up your otherwise one-dimensional application. Here are some reasons why you should bulk up your extracurricular quotient: 1. Extracurricular activities add...

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How to Improve Your B-School Stats in 1 Hour

By - Apr 17, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

Applying to b-school is a challenging process – all the more so if you have any weaknesses in your profile, such as a low GPA or weak GMAT. It’s important to have an application strategy and an understanding of the role that low stats play...

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