Your MBA Game Plan: Proven Strategies for Getting into the Top

Your MBA Game Plan: Proven Strategies for Getting into the Top

by Omari Bouknight, Scott Shrum
     
 

With graduates from top business schools bringing home six-figure pay packages and entering into exciting fields such as private equity, high-tech, investment banking, and management consulting, the MBA has rapidly become the world's most desired degree. As a result, the competition for admission into select programs is fierce; some admit less than 15 percent of

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With graduates from top business schools bringing home six-figure pay packages and entering into exciting fields such as private equity, high-tech, investment banking, and management consulting, the MBA has rapidly become the world's most desired degree. As a result, the competition for admission into select programs is fierce; some admit less than 15 percent of applicants.

In this challenging environment, Your MBA Game Plan is the resource you need—it has helped thousands get into the best schools and achieve their career aspirations. You could be next.

Written by the co-founders of a leading business school admissions service, this book will guide you through the demanding application process and help you differentiate yourself in the ever-growing pool of applicants.

Your MBA Game Plan will show you how to:
• Maximize your chances of admission to a top business program.
• Ace the GMAT.
• Craft compelling essays and resumes that highlight your most salient attributes and make you stand out to the admissions committee.
• Perform flawlessly during your admissions interviews.
• Prepare your recommenders to effectively support your admissions bid.
• Select target schools and highlight the personal characteristics and skill sets that they look for.

This revised edition includes sample essays and resumes from successful applicants, fresh insight on 30 leading business schools, and advice specifically tailored to international students.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781564149688
Publisher:
Career Press, Incorporated
Publication date:
09/28/2007
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
1
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.80(d)

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Meet the Author

Omari Bouknight and Scott Shrum are co-founders of MBA Game Plan, a top admissions service that provides essay and resume evaluation for a new generation of business professionals. They have been featured in a number of media outlets, such as BusinessWeek. The authors also host a popular blog about MBA admissions for BusinessWeek online. Omari Bouknight is a graduate of Harvard Business School and lives in Fremont, California. Scott Shrum is a graduate of the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern and lives in Antioch, Illinois.

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