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Overview

Now updated and revised.

Now with new and expanded information on Executive MBA programs, the most up-to-date school rankings, new interviews with admissions officers, and more detailed advice for younger applicants, Montauk offers an up-close and candid view of what leading MBA programs look for in an applicant.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780735204232
  • Publisher: Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
  • Publication date: 8/7/2007
  • Series: Prentice Hall How to Get into... Series
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 672
  • Product dimensions: 6.98 (w) x 9.18 (h) x 1.57 (d)

Meet the Author

Richard Montauk, author of How to Get into the Top Law Schools and How to Get into the Top Colleges, is the founder and president of Degree of Difference, a firm specializing in the admissions process for leading professional institutions. He divides his time between Boston and London.

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Table of Contents

Preface
How to Benefit Most from This Book
1 Why Get an MBA? 3
2 Types of MBA Programs 11
3 How to Use the Rankings 30
4 Make the Most of Your Credentials 50
5 How to Choose the Right School for You 83
6 The Admissions Process 103
7 Financing Your MBA 110
8 Marketing Yourself: General Principles 121
9 Understanding the Key Essay Topics 141
10 How to Write Persuasive Essays 179
11 Recommendations 205
12 Interviews 228
13 Application Timetable 268
14 Responding to Wait-Listing, Rejections, and Other Disappointments 283
15 What to Do Once You Are Accepted 290
16 How to Get the Most Out of Business School 309
Appendix Application Essay Examples 317
Index 435
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  • Anonymous

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    The Best B-School Book Around!

    Thanks to this book, I felt very well prepared to apply to business school and will be going to Wharton in the fall! It's a great general overview on the b-school process while also giving detailed examples of winning essays, etc. I would highly recommend this book to anyone considering business school. READ IT FIRST before you start the killer application process. It will make you much more comfortable and prepared when applying.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 21, 2000

    Best one in the genre

    I read the five most popular titles on the subject of admissions to graduate business schools as recommended by the Graduate Management Admission Council, Business Week, US News & World Report, and others. Of these five, How to Get Into the Top MBA Programs by Richard Montauk was by far the best. Montauk's advise errors on the side of throughness in the recommended exercises for preparation, writing the admissions essays, interviewing, etc. I will say that after forcing myself to do most of the exercises, I was never unprepared for anything the process threw at me. As far as results, I gained admissions to two Top 10 schools. In my mind, this book definitely deserves partial credit for my accomplishment.

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