MBA

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Crafting Credible Short-Term MBA Goals

At some point on every MBA application, you will have to state a short-term goal and make no mistake this is a key piece of your…

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Some Focus Tips for MBA Scholarship Apps

Unless you’re literally made of money, an MBA costs a pretty penny. Combining tuition and living expenses with the opportunity cost of all those coins you’re…

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Discussing Startup Failures in MBA Essays

Starting a business is hard. According to Harvard Business School’s  Shikhar Ghosh, three-quarters of new startups with venture capital backing will eventually fail. We regularly work…

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How To Nail The MBA “Impact Essays”

Several MBA applications ask applicants what their plans are for making an impact on their classmates and in the school’s community. For example, Cornell’s Johnson School…

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How NOT to Name-Drop in MBA Essays

One of the most effective tools to use in an MBA admissions essay is the name drop. Whether it’s talking about an interaction you had with…

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Backing Up Career Buzzwords in MBA Applications

Every MBA application season seems to have its trending buzzwords. A couple of years ago every other applicant we worked with wanted to become an entrepreneur….

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Discussing MBA Short-Term Goal Alternatives

After asking applicants about their short-term and long-term career goals after graduation, Fuqua’s MBA application asks candidates an interesting question: Life is full of uncertainties, and…

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Discussing Humble Leadership in MBA Essays

A recent Financial Times article by London Business School Professor of Organizational Behaviour Daniel Cable argues that today’s MBA graduates need to adopt the idea of…

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Presenting Niche Long-Term Goals in MBA Essays

Many b-school applicants struggle to craft goals that set them apart from every other candidate. As a result, there’s a seemingly endless stream of articles and…

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MBA Leadership and Teamwork From Remote Work

In an increasingly globalized and technologically connected world, more and more people are getting the option of working from home… or coffee shops, bed & breakfasts,…

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