Your MBA Game Plan: Proven Strategies for Getting Into the Top Business Schools

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Career Press, 2007 - Business & Economics - 285 pages
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"Your MBA Game Plan" provides business school applicants with a holistic approach to getting into the most prestigious programs in the world. It shows readers how to get the upper hand using a thorough marketing and action plan. The Revised Edition includes more sample Apllication Essays and MBA Resumes.
 

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- Interview preparation
- Difference between each b-school
- Recommendations Sample
- Sample resumes (not in a quite formatted way)
- some of the sample essays are good 

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It provides a very systematic way of preparing a successful application for a top business school.

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Contents

New Game New Rules
9
The Four Dimensions of a Perfect Applicant
21
Applicant Profiles
35
Understanding the Application Components
53
Developing Strategies for the Top Programs
125
Assembling Your Game Plan
197
Game Over
211
Appendix
227
Index
279
About the Authors
285
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Scott Shrum and Omari Bouknight have been helping applicants get into the world's most competitive business schools since 2003, when they authored the first edition of Your MBA Game Plan. In 2005 they co-founded the MBA Game Plan essay and resume evaluation service, which later merged with Veritas Prep's admissions consulting business (www.veritasprep.com), for which both are now directors. They have assisted thousands of applicants and been interviewed by a number of media outlets, including Bloomberg Businessweek, the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, and the Financial Times. Bouknight is a graduate of Harvard Business School and resides in Fremont, CA. Shrum is a graduate of the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and resides in Westlake Village, California.

Scott Shrum began preparing his business school application strategy four years ago, applying his marketing experience to develop a unique application. He works as a Senior Marketing manger for The Motley Fool, a personal finance Website. He currently serves as a professional editor for business school applicants, helping them to set themselves apart from a competitive applicant pool with personal unique essays.

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