Posts Tagged ‘pre-MBA work experience’

No Work Experience. Want MBA. What Should You do?

By - Apr 8, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

When I used to travel to applicant fairs to represent London Business School, I’d commonly be approached by candidates asking, “I want an MBA but don’t have any full-time work experience. Can I study at your school?” While the answer in that instance was “no”, the...

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How an Admissions Committee Views MBA Work Experience

By - Aug 19, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

You have made the decision to apply to an MBA program (or two, or 10). Now you need to think about your past work experience and how it all fits into your story. What follows are some thoughts on how admissions committees think about certain types...

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3 Key Steps to Prepare for Business School

By - Mar 16, 07:54 AM   Comments [0]

As an admissions consultant, I am often asked, “When do I start preparing for the MBA application?”. My answer remains, “As soon as you know that you will be pursuing an MBA.” MBA admissions – especially at top-ranked institutions- is competitive, and the sooner you...

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MBA Admissions Tip: Explaining Frequent Job Switching

By - Nov 12, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

You’ve got a strong transcript, a solid GPA, and you aced the GMAT. You know you’re a strong candidate for pretty much any top MBA program. There’s just one thing standing in your way…your resume. You’ve had some good jobs—that’s not the problem. The problem is...

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13 MBA Resume Tips to Help You Get Accepted

By - Oct 3, 06:00 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. ALT:"Want to get accepted into a top business school? Check out our...

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From Hospitality to Kellogg MBA to Accepted MBA Admissions Consultant

By - Jul 29, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

Hospitality to Kellogg MBA [Show Summary] Libby Angst is a 2018 graduate of the Kellogg MBA program and Accepted’s newest MBA admissions consultant. Libby shares her experience in the hospitality industry, her motivations behind her job changes, her decision to pursue an MBA and what she...

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3 Ways to Prepare for Your 2018 MBA Application

By - Mar 22, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

You can feel it in the air: the excitement of the just-published U.S. News and other business-school rankings, the proud chatter of accepted candidates on MBA forums worldwide, the articles speculating on just how many more people will apply to business school this year and how acceptance...

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Taking MBA Admissions Feedback With a Grain of Salt – Amerasia Consulting Group

By - May 11, 18:44 PM   Comments [0]

I have been getting a lot of emails lately that center on the same basic idea: "I got feedback directly from the admissions office and they told me X about my application." Sometimes the feedback is ultra specific ("you should seriously consider retaking your GMAT") and...

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