Nobody’s Perfect: How to Address Your Weaknesses Head-OnLet’s face it — nobody’s perfect. Confronting your weaknesses while trying to put your best foot forward is tough, but not impossible. From lackluster GMAT scores to unexplained employment gaps, interview woes to unconventional career paths, we’ve got the secret sauce to help you take control of you…
We hate to break it to you but, when applying to business school, GPA matters. Your undergraduate GPA is an example of how you perform in an academic setting and sets a precedent for how you will fare as an MBA student.
But hold on — Don’t give up on your b-school dreams just yet...
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When it comes to the MBA admissions process, planning ahead = getting ahead. If you have big dreams of being accepted to a competitive program, it’s never too early to prep for your business school applications.
If you spend this time wisely, crafting the perfect MBA application should be a cinc…Show Content
If you think that going to business school is the next necessary step in accomplishing your goals, this is a decision that shouldn’t be taken lightly. We know you’re probably itching for a pay increase and a more impressive title, but these are not reasons enough to get an MBA!
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Getting a degree can often feel like a series of hurdles. First, the application. Second, the interview. Third, the classwork. And fourth, the internship. But if you are about to interview for jobs, you’re in the final stretch! As with any race, it’s important to finish strong. Don’t slack off and l…Show Content
Let’s cut straight to the chase: how much time does it take to apply to business school? An average application takes a minimum of 10 weeks — and that’s just for one.
Now, we know what you’re thinking...
“I work best under pressure!”
“I’m a great test taker.”
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What do we mean by school fit and why is it so important? Deciding on an MBA program is one of the few you only make once in a lifetime, so it’s critical to associate yourself with a program that you’re excited about getting up and going to in the morning and, in the long-term, with a school that ha…Show Content
HBS alum and admission coach Saundra Quinlan offers an insider perspective on HBS culture. Think it's a good fit for you? In the second half, Saundra gives advice to ace the application and answer the essays question.Show Content
Of all the things you need to decide before your first day of school, whether you’re going to pursue part-time or full-time MBA programs is one of the easiest.
Still, the decision shouldn’t be taken lightly. While many MBA students commit to going to business school full-time, we know the life y…Show Content