How to Get Into the Top MBA Programs, 5th Edition [NOOK Book]

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Surefire Strategies for Getting Into the Top MBA Programs

Now with new and expanded information on international MBA programs, comprehensive rankings of the leading schools, and new interviews with admissions officers, How to Get Into the Top MBA Programs provides a complete overview of what the top schools look for. This book features a ...
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How to Get Into the Top MBA Programs, 5th Edition

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Overview

Surefire Strategies for Getting Into the Top MBA Programs

Now with new and expanded information on international MBA programs, comprehensive rankings of the leading schools, and new interviews with admissions officers, How to Get Into the Top MBA Programs provides a complete overview of what the top schools look for. This book features a step-by-step guide to the entire application process with in-depth advice from more than thirty admissions directors. It shows you how to:

? Develop your optimal marketing strategy
? Assess and upgrade your credentials
? Choose the programs that are right for you
? Write quality essays for maximum impact
? Choose and manage your recommenders
? Ace your interviews

Prepare for business school and get the most out of your program once you go.


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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781101189184
  • Publisher: Penguin Group (USA)
  • Publication date: 8/3/2010
  • Sold by: Penguin Group
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 640
  • File size: 3 MB

Meet the Author

Richard Montauk is the author of How to Get into the Top Law Schools and How to Get into the Top Colleges, as well as the founder and president of Degree of Difference, a firm that has helped thousands of applicants get into the world's top law and business schools. He received a B.A. from Brown University, an M.S. in Finance, and a J.D. from Stanford University. He formerly worked as a corporate lawyer and a corporate strategy consultant. He divides his time between London, Philadelphia, and San Francisco.


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Table of Contents

1 Why get an MBA? 3
2 Types of MBA programs 11
3 How to choose the right school for you 38
4 How to use the rankings 82
5 The admissions process 106
6 Application timetable 114
7 Making the most of your credentials 129
8 Marketing yourself : general principles 176
9 Understanding the key essay topics 204
10 How to write persuasive essays 261
11 Recommendations 282
12 Interviews 311
13 Responding to wait-listing, rejections, and other disappointments 365
14 What to do once you are accepted 378
15 How to get the most out of business school 398
16 Financing your MBA 410
116 essays written for top schools on thirty-seven different topics 434
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