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Picking examples for MBA recommendation letters

Round 1 applicants, now is the time to reflect on the questions common to all letters of recommendation: strengths, as compared to those in a similar role, and a story about receiving constructive criticism. More and more programs are moving towards the Common Letter of Recommendation. Identify the ...


MBA Recommender Selection

1 - You want a recommender who has witnessed you demonstrate those all-important attributes – teamwork, leadership, and problem solving, just to name a few. What content will they offer? Is it in line with how you want to brand yourself? The content is far more important than their status at the com...

by MBAPrepCoach

Sun Jun 12, 2022 4:05 am
Forum: Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant
Topic: MBA Recommender Selection
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Views: 542

How to Boost Your MBA Profile in Short Order

bigstock-Small-Fish-With-Ambitions-Of-A-113982668.jpg Round 1 applicants can implement many of these but Round 2 applicants can apply nearly all of them. 1. Focus on projects where you have control over the variables that culminate into a solid quantifiable result. Track everything you do and limit...

by MBAPrepCoach

Tue May 31, 2022 12:31 am
Forum: Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant
Topic: How to Boost Your MBA Profile in Short Order
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Views: 695

Re: Tips for Writing an Outstanding Essay – HBS

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by MBAPrepCoach

Tue May 31, 2022 12:28 am
Forum: Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant
Topic: Tips for Writing an Outstanding Essay – HBS
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Views: 3908

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by MBAPrepCoach

Tue May 31, 2022 12:25 am
Forum: Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant
Topic: Tips for Writing an Outstanding Essay – HBS
Replies: 7
Views: 3908

Should I get a 1 year or 2-year MBA?

I feel that in most cases, a 2-year MBA makes sense and I’ll elaborate on those reasons below. However, here are the people who could consider a one-year MBA. • Sponsored candidates • Family business • Entrepreneur • No internship needed to achieve goal • No career pivot Career goals To consider a 1...

by MBAPrepCoach

Sat May 21, 2022 11:48 pm
Forum: Research MBA Programs
Topic: Should I get a 1 year or 2-year MBA?
Replies: 0
Views: 787

INSEAD Job Essay 1 Tips

Main message when talking about work: it's easy to slip into jargon and acronyms that create a barrier to adcom understanding your greatness. Use universal language, and then run your response by people in your life who don’t know much about your job. Let's look at the short answer question: Briefly...

by MBAPrepCoach

Thu Aug 26, 2021 6:52 am
Forum: Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant
Topic: INSEAD Job Essay 1 Tips
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Views: 3408

Tips for Writing an Outstanding Essay – HBS

Keep in mind, a lot of business schools have a variation on this question, so don’t think these tips are intended for HBS alone. And, you can generally apply this information to other essay prompts as well. The prompt: As we review your application, what more would you like us to know as we consider...


Researching Post-MBA Goals

The internet is so vast, where do you start researching these things? One of the best tools out there is right at your fingertips – LinkedIn. You might be kicking around ideas like investment banking or management consulting. These are pretty different goals that are suited to different programs – b...

by MBAPrepCoach

Tue Jun 29, 2021 11:16 am
Forum: Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant
Topic: Researching Post-MBA Goals
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Views: 3937

MBA Program Research – A Complete Guide

Likely you’re at the beginning of this research process. There’s time before Round 1 deadlines, but you really need to use it wisely. I’ve laid out a guide below that will help you get your ducks in a row as you begin. Have A Plan Get focused. Don’t just walk into this process waiting for something ...

by MBAPrepCoach

Thu Jun 17, 2021 7:28 am
Forum: Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant
Topic: MBA Program Research – A Complete Guide
Replies: 1
Views: 4789

What Matters Most and Why

This is a really daunting question, and most people are lost at sea with it before coming to me. The way to tackle this is to examine the question behind the question. First of all, in becoming part of the GSB alumni, you would be an ambassador of sorts, whether you are aiming to or not. You would r...

by MBAPrepCoach

Thu May 27, 2021 3:05 pm
Forum: Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant
Topic: What Matters Most and Why
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Views: 4264

You've Been Waitlisted. Now What?

Hello to all those waitlisted! I realize this wait is agonizing and putting your life on hold. My hope is that you do what you can to put forth a great update letter and then let it all go. I really like how Cornell-Johnson has outlined the potential weaknesses and recommended strategies in their wa...

by MBAPrepCoach

Thu May 13, 2021 7:58 am
Forum: Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant
Topic: You've Been Waitlisted. Now What?
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Prepping for Round 1 Applications

Prepping MBA applications is a little like Christmas, holiday, or birthday shopping. The deadline is months away, you've got all the time in the world, you can afford to drag your feet a little bit. Then, all of a sudden, you're out of time. You might be able to find a good present at the last minut...

by MBAPrepCoach

Wed May 05, 2021 8:10 am
Forum: Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant
Topic: Prepping for Round 1 Applications
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Views: 2822

Applying to INSEAD - Round 2 vs Round 3

MBA applications can’t be rushed. They require lots of introspection, research, and iteration. So, you need to leave ample time for essay writing. That being said, it could still be in your best interest to apply in Round 2, even if that means you need to be done a little sooner than you planned. He...

by MBAPrepCoach

Tue Apr 06, 2021 6:02 am
Forum: Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant
Topic: Applying to INSEAD - Round 2 vs Round 3
Replies: 0
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Tips for Stanford GSB's Background/Perspective Essay

MBA application questions are notorious for seeming easy to answer when they actually aren’t. This one, however, actually gives you pause right away. I was recently asked, “Could you offer any advice about how to approach this short answer question from the Background section? It’s a bit unclear to ...