Posts Tagged ‘standing out’

The Applicants That Stand Out at Columbia Business School

By - Aug 27, 18:00 PM   Comments [0]

My observation as a former insider at CBS is that Columbia is looking to build a diverse class of high-achieving world citizens who’ve got a bit of grit. World Citizen What do I mean by a world citizen? For a small fraction, it means applicants who are internationally famous...

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Connections Count. And You Can Create Them.

By - Jan 20, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

I worked with a client, who due to medical reasons, only earned a 2.2 GPA in a social science degree program. After graduating, he decided that the right career path for him was computer science so that he could realize his dream of becoming a...

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What’s the Trick to an HBS Acceptance?

By - Jun 8, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

If you’re planning to apply to Harvard Business School, you’re no doubt busy balancing your professional responsibilities with family and community commitments, all while researching b-schools and prepping for your application. You’re a multitasker and a leader. But how can you be sure you’re doing...

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Stand Out or Fit In? 4 Application Strategies to Help You Do Both

By - Jun 7, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

It can be confusing: Half of the advice you read urges you to stand out in your application, while the other half advises you to explain how you’ll fit in. So which is it? Should you stand out or fit in? The answer, unsurprisingly, is BOTH....

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4 Essentials for Your MBA Application

By - Apr 29, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

 Full video transcript: You’re at the beginning of the MBA application process, and it’s pretty overwhelming. The school websites provide lots of info. There are books and forums. Then there are recent and not-so-recent MBAs who all offer input freely on how to get accepted. A...

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What Should You Do If You Belong to an Overrepresented MBA Applicant Group?

By - Dec 19, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

I recently received a question – or more of a complaint – from a client who was concerned with his status as an Indian IT male. This individual was considering changing his location on his application – he was born, raised, and still lived in...

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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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3 Day-Of Tips for Acing Your MBA Interview

By - Sep 24, 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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6 Tips for MBA Applicants with a Criminal Record

By - Sep 14, 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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4 Tips for Explaining Your Status as a Serial Job Switcher

By - Sep 7, 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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