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Tips for Writing Your MBA Essay

Posted by Erica Zendell on 7/15/15 11:00 AM

Makes ya wanna proofread, huh?

 Taken your GMAT and gotten a score you like? Great. Picked the schools where you want to apply and maybe planned a campus visit or two? Awesome. Asked some people who know you well and whom you trust to write on your behalf? Brilliant. Now for the big to-do: writing the essays.

You might be feeling a little anxious—this is your future

we’re talking about here. Your mind may be flitting about wondering how to squeeze all your professional accomplishments into 100 characters or how to fill the page with 750 words about your post-MBA hopes and dreams. Now pause, close your eyes, and take a deep breath. Breathe it out. You can do this.

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Tags: MBA admissions

Guide to Your MBA Recommendation Letters

Posted by Erica Zendell on 6/22/15 1:38 PM

Go ahead, ask him for a letter! [Image source: The Office} 

Letters of recommendation, those sneaky devils. Despite being a critical component of the application, a lot of prospective MBAs pay little mind to obtaining their letters of recommendation. As a b-school hopeful, you might be more concerned with taking the GMAT or crafting the perfect application essay. Totally understandable, but I’m here to tell you that your letters of recommendation deserve a bit more attention than you might be giving them. 

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Tags: MBA admissions

MBA Admissions: The 4 Keys to Business School Selection

Posted by Erica Zendell on 10/20/14 9:00 AM

One of the less effective business school selection methods

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Tags: MBA admissions