The Best Business Schools' Admissions Secrets: A Former Harvard Business School Admissions Board Member Reveals the Insider Keys to Getting In (Google eBook)

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Sourcebooks, Inc., Jul 1, 2008 - Study Aids - 336 pages
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Top MBA programs reject more than 80 percent of the applicants. When trying to beat the tough business school competition, how do you know what will get you fast-tracked to the "yes" pile (or the dreaded "no" pile)? No insider is better suited to set you on the right track than Chioma Isiadinso, a former Harvard Business School MBA Admissions Board Member and the founder of Expartus, an admissions consulting firm specializing in helping candidates get into the top MBA programs. The Best Business Schools'Admissions Secretsis the ultimate collection of insider advice, direct from one of the country's toughest admissions boardrooms. Centered around the concept of branding yourself, Isiadinso covers all the essential topics you need to master to stay ahead, including: Understanding the admissions criteria Essay essentials Resumes and professional records How to nail the interview Critical mistakes to avoid And much more No other business school admissions advice guide can claim this level of authority. The Best Business Schools'Admissions Secretsis sure to give you the edge you need to shine in the eyes of admissions boards everywhere.
  

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This book is a great reference for prospective business school students. I would highly recommend reading this book 2-3 years before applying to business school. This book questions whether or not ... Read full review

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This is a must for anyone trying to get into the top business schools in the US They have some great tips on how to write essays and develop your application so that you are noticed and accepted to the school of your dreams. Read full review

Contents

Deciding on the MBA
1
Personal Branding and the MBA Application Process
17
Building and Selling Your Brand
39
Admissions Full Cycle
57
Understanding the Admissions Criteria
73
Essay Fundamentals
103
The Resume and Professional Record
153
Interviews How Interviews are Viewed by the MBA Board
171
More MBA Applicants Backgrounds
239
Admissions Decisions
249
Funding the MBA
265
Final Thoughts
273
Application Insights
275
MBA Resources
307
Index
313
About the Author
319

Transforming Your Recommenders into Brand Champions
191
MBA Applicants Backgrounds
221

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About the author (2008)

Chioma Isiadinso was an Assistant Director of Admissions and a Member of the Admissions Board at Harvard Business School. Prior to working at Harvard, she was Director of Admissions at Carnegie Mellon University School of Public Policy and Management. She lives in New York.

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