Posts Tagged ‘mba resume’

5 Most Common Mistakes I See in MBA Resumés

By - May 26, 20:00 PM   Comments [0]

When assisting my students with their MBA applications, I have found that some applicants ignore résumé and focus all their attention on GMAT and essays.  Please note that Resume is a critical component of application package and it demands as much of your attention as...

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18 Do’s And Don’ts For Your Application Resume

By - Mar 19, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Your application resume is usually the first opportunity admissions readers have to get to know you, your experience, and your skills. Because of the number of other application components they need to review (both yours and those belonging to the thousands of other applicants), most...

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Optimize Your LinkedIn Profile for Your MBA Application

By - Jun 19, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

The Cornell Tech MBA made waves when it offered applicants to its unique program in New York City the opportunity to apply with their LinkedIn profiles instead of filling in the tedious employment history section of the application. Other MBA programs like MIT Sloan and...

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MBA CV/Resume: 1 or 2 pages?

By - Jun 5, 19:04 PM   Comments [0]

I know this topic has been long discussed, but I still get questions from applicants who are confused about this and think that submitting a 2-page CV/Resume will automatically disqualify them. So here in this post, I just would like to share my 2 cents on...

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What Does Your Work Experience Reveal About You in Your MBA Application

By - May 22, 08:00 AM   Comments [0]

“What Does Your Work Experience Reveal About You in Your MBA Application” is excerpted from MBA Admission for Smarties: The No-Nonsense Guide to Acceptance at Top Business Schools, by Linda Abraham and Judy Gruen. Work experience is important because of what it reveals about you in...

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MBA Admissions Interview: Walk Me Through Your Resume

By - Feb 4, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

You’ve made it to the interview stage of the MBA admissions process. Now what? How can you prep for the your interview so that you enter the scene prepared, confident, and ready to answer those questions? This video will get your started: Video transcript: Congratulations! You’ve been...

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5 Tips for Creating Your Stand-Out MBA Resume

By - Sep 28, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

It’s your job to demonstrate to the adcom that you stand out from the applicant pool and are exactly the person they want in their next MBA class. In this series, you’ll learn how to dig deep to unearth your unique character traits, experiences, skills,...

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Work Experience in Your MBA Admissions Profile

By - Jun 13, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

The last two articles explored the importance of the academic portion of your MBA application, including your undergraduate performance as well as your GMAT. This article will focus on the other, equally important, side of the coin: your work experience. Although more schools are now open...

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One Size Does NOT Fit All – Resume Writing Tips

By - Mar 27, 07:15 AM   Comments [0]

“I don’t understand….. I already have a perfect resume…. I have used it in all of my job searches….. I don’t need to make any changes….. I really don’t need help with this.” This was from Carina, a prospective Master in Environmental Engineering student. I...

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Aligning Your Resume With Your Application Essays

By - Mar 26, 13:17 PM   Comments [0]

"Aligning Your Resume With Your Application Essays" is the latest post in our series, Navigate the MBA Maze. MBA and other graduate school applicants frequently submit a resume with their applications. Many schools require it, and some schools, such as Columbia Business School, even specify a...

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