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LBS, INSEAD & HEC Paris: Inside the MBA Admissions Essay Masterclass 4

Aug. 22nd, 2020 | by: Matt Symonds

If you missed our MBA Admissions Essay Masterclass featuring London Business School, INSEAD & HEC Paris, not to worry! You can now access all the wisdom and advice from our conversation by viewing the webinar recording. You’ll come away with tangible advice and ideas for how to stand out in what is looking to be […]

Berkeley Haas, Duke, UCLA & Yale: Inside the MBA Admissions Essay Masterclass 3

Aug. 20th, 2020 | by: Judith Silverman Hodara

If you missed our MBA Admissions Essay Masterclass featuring the Berkeley Haas, Duke Fuqua, UCLA Anderson & Yale SOM, not to worry! You can now access all the wisdom and advice from our conversation by viewing the webinar recording. You’ll come away with tangible advice and ideas for how to stand out in what is […]

Tell me about yourself: 5 Tips for Your MBA Elevator Pitch

Aug. 18th, 2020 | by: Sharon Joyce

So, tell me about yourself. This is a question you can expect to receive, in various forms, from any personal interaction related to the business school application process – from virtual coffee chats with second year students or alumni to your MBA admission interview. While the Covid-19 crisis has relegated networking to an online experience, […]

INSEAD Essays: Strategy & Tips for Conquering all 7 prompts

Aug. 17th, 2020 | by: Cassandra Pittman

With seven essays ringing in at a collective 2,000 words, the INSEAD essays are among the longest of any top-tier MBA application. And that’s not including the two optional essays. This can seem daunting when you’re first starting out and staring at a blank page. But what I have found working with over 100 applicants […]

Booth, CBS, MIT Sloan & Kellogg: Inside the MBA Admissions Essay Masterclass 2

Aug. 13th, 2020 | by: Matt Symonds

If you missed our MBA Admissions Essay Masterclass featuring Kellogg, Chicago Booth, Columbia & MIT Sloan, not to worry! You can now access all the wisdom and advice from our conversation by viewing the webinar recording. You’ll come away with tangible advice and ideas for how to stand out in what is looking to be a […]

How to Get Into INSEAD: Advice for 6 Common MBA Profiles

Aug. 13th, 2020 | by: Caroline Diarte Edwards

During my seven years at INSEAD, where I served as director of MBA admissions, marketing & financial aid, I oversaw all aspects of candidate evaluation and policy decisions. In what’s looking to be the most competitive admissions season on record, here’s my advice for positioning a stand-out application for six typical profiles. 6 TYPICAL PROFILES […]

HEC Essays & Interview Presentation: Strategy & Tips

Aug. 12th, 2020 | by: Brendan Kramp

HEC Paris is one of the leading MBA programs in Europe, offering a 16-month program of study with two intakes: January and September. Last year, Forbes crowned HEC Paris #2 in its biannual Ranking of International MBA programs for 2019. HEC occupies a unique space between the one-year programs like INSEAD and traditional two-year programs, and […]

UCLA Anderson Essay Strategy: Tips for Tackling the New Essay

Aug. 11th, 2020 | by: Jessica Chung

Over the last few years, UCLA Anderson has amended its required essays with ever-slimmer word counts, challenging applicants to be as direct and incisive as possible. This year it makes the bold move by wiping the slate clean and replacing its slate of essays with a singular question. NEW Required Essay: How have events of the […]

HBS, Stanford GSB & Wharton: Inside the MBA Admissions Essay Masterclass

Aug. 4th, 2020 | by: Matt Symonds

If you missed our inaugural MBA Admissions Essay Masterclass featuring the HBS, Stanford GSB and Wharton, not to worry! You can now access all the wisdom and advice from our conversation by viewing the webinar recording. From Adaptability Quotient (AQ) to leadership with a ‘lowercase l’, defining WHY to then show HOW something is unique […]

MIT Sloan MBA Strategy: How to Tackle the Application

Aug. 3rd, 2020 | by: Brittany Maschal

MIT Sloan’s MBA application typifies the institution’s innovation ethos and forgoes the norms of its M7 peers. It’s a beast of an application, and tackling it successfully requires a different strategy than any other program. The usual materials requested by the majority of business schools include the application biodata, a one-page resume, essays and typically two […]

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