Tag Archives: Application Strategy

Should You Change Your Application Strategy?

If you applied to MBA programs in Round 1 and are continuing to submit materials to other schools in Round 2, you may be tempted to mix things up for a couple of applications—especially if …

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How Reading Can Help You Get Into Business School

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA blog on U.S.News.com Setting aside time to read over the next few months is one of the smartest things you can do to enhance your candidacy …

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How to Stand Out When You Have The Same ‘Ol Story As Everyone Else

Hi There! Could the leaves changing color be any prettier?   Even though it’s not that cool yet in Los Angeles, my sweaters and fireplace are beckoning me. At this time of year, I always find …

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How to Squeeze Everything into Just a Few Short Essays

Happy September, Everyone! I must admit, I always feel a bit teary-eyed after Labor Day, not quite sure how summer whizzed by so fast.   I guess it’s still that schoolgirl in me who knows this …

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Define Your MBA Goals Before Applying to Grad School

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA blog on U.S.News.com The career goals essay is perhaps the most common of all topics posed in the MBA application, so it may surprise you …

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Tuesday Tip: Selecting the Right “Recommender”

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=28lwGcLjNtk[/youtube]   We have already established the the recommendations are important.  This week, I discuss the first step in managing your recommendations – choosing the right person to write them.

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