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Mission Admission: What If I Have No Supervisor?

Mission Admission is a series of MBA admission tips; a new one is posted each Tuesday. “I am self-employed.” “I am a vice president in my family’s business.” “I am a freelancer.” “I am a contract consultant.” If you can describe your professional situation using any of these statements—or something very similar—you may very well … Read More →

Mission Admission: Will I Get In?

Mission Admission is a series of MBA admission tips; a new one is posted each Tuesday. Not surprisingly, one of the most common questions MBA candidates ask is “Will I get in?” Of course, this is an important question to consider before applying, and we suggest that you honestly assess and understand your candidacy and … Read More →

Mission Admission: Are You Employable?

Mission Admission is a series of MBA admission tips; a new one is posted each Tuesday. Are You Employable?  We believe that asking MBA candidates about their goals is plainly absurd, because so many students change their goals while they are in business school. Further, an MBA is supposed to be about career development and … Read More →

Mission Admission: The MBA Resume, Part 3

Mission Admission is a series of MBA admission tips; a new one is posted each Tuesday. Ideally, your resume should be only one page long; admissions committees generally expect and appreciate the conciseness of this format. If you choose to submit a resume consisting of two pages or more, your reader may have difficulty scanning … Read More →

Mission Admission: The MBA Resume, Part 2

Mission Admission is a series of MBA admission tips; a new one is posted each Tuesday. Presenting quantifiable results in your resume is preferred, because such results clearly convey your success in the actions you undertook. However, in some instances, you simply cannot quantify your success. In such cases, you can instead demonstrate nonquantifiable or … Read More →

Mission Admission: The MBA Resume, Part 1

Mission Admission is a series of MBA admission tips; a new one is posted each Tuesday. In your MBA resume, make sure that you are showcasing your accomplishments, not merely stating the responsibilities of your position. When your responsibilities are presented with no accompanying results, the reader has no understanding of whether you were effective in the … Read More →


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