Make Your MPP Dream a Reality

By - Mar 22, 09:37 AM   Comments [0]

Changing the world is now in your hands! Dreamers look out their window and see an opportunity for improvement, a chance at providing future generations a better tomorrow. Visionaries understand the complex intersection of what is and what could be. While many of us have an...

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5 Things the Adcoms Hate

By - Mar 20, 09:55 AM   Comments [0]

When I was admissions director there were some things applicants would do that were apparently minor, but that I found to be very annoying. Here are my top 5 “hates” that I’m sure are shared by many AdComs: 1. Asking for information that can be easily...

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Two Years After My Harvard MBA

By - Mar 17, 09:54 AM   Comments [0]

Graduation day is fast approaching for business school students, which means most are asking: What’s next? What is my life going to look like after school? Or should I go back and attend more schooling? These were questions I was asking myself two years ago...

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5 Ways to Optimize Your Online Presence Before Submitting Applications

By - Mar 15, 09:41 AM   Comments [0]

Analyze your online presence before the adcoms do! You’ve filled out your entire application, perfected your essays, secured killer recommendations, and written a CV that truly shows off your skills and experiences. You’re ready to submit, right? WRONG! There’s one more thing you need to do, and you should do it NOW,...

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3 Tips for Showing Strengths in Your Application Essays

By - Mar 14, 09:44 AM   Comments [1]

Paint a picture that truly depicts the creative workings of your mind. One of most important pieces of advice I can give you regarding your personal statements and application essays is this: Show, don’t tell. Here are three tips to help you achieve this must-have writing goal: 1....

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Grad School Admissions: When Should You Apply?

By - Feb 28, 11:04 AM   Comments [0]

Goals set? Start now! When is the best time to apply to graduate school? Now: Here’s Why… Here are a few factors that indicate that NOW is the time for you to apply. 1. You have a specific goal that requires a graduate degree, be it an MBA, MD,...

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Saving Money on Your Student Loan Debt: The CommonBond Story

By - Feb 24, 11:10 AM   Comments [0]

Today’s show: a conversation for anyone with student loans. We’re talking with CommonBond’s Phil DeGisi about options to save money by refinance outstanding student loans and financing your education, as well as CommonBond’s MBA Accelerator and Social Impact Award and his own MBA experience. Meet Phil...

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6 Tips for Talking About Your Weaknesses

By - Feb 21, 10:53 AM   Comments [0]

Are you prepared to discuss your weaknesses? What do you do when you read/hear the weakness question? Schools are assessing how well you self evaluate. Like a business problem, they want to hear your plan of action, your implementation, and your success rate. Here are some...

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Ask Away at Your Admissions Interview!

By - Feb 11, 11:16 AM   Comments [0]

Ask questions that show you’re attempting to connect the features of the program and your individual goals, needs and interests. An interview works in two directions: The interviewer asks you questions to see if you’d be a good fit for the school in question, and you...

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Magoosh’s Free Practice Questions for the TOEFL

By - Feb 8, 10:23 AM   Comments [0]

Are you preparing for the TOEFL? If so, you know how important it is to practice questions that are similar to those you’ll see on the actual exam. But, it can be hard to find quality (free!) materials to study with. That’s where this resource...

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