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How to Approach Freelance Work and Layoffs in Your MBA Application

If you do mostly short-term, project-based work, you might struggle with how to structure your resume so that it does not give the impression that you switch jobs every few months. If you list each job separately, not only will your resume be too long, but you also run the risk that your reader will … Read More  

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MBA Admissions Myths Destroyed: I Do Not Have to Rework My Resume

Many MBA candidates do not thoroughly consider and revise their resumes for their applications, often dismissing this element because an existing version may already be saved on their computer. We strongly caution you not to underestimate the value of this document—the admissions committees, in fact, review applicants’ resumes carefully because they serve as a road map … Read More  

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How to Build the Ideal Resume for Your MBA Application

Present Both Responsibilities and Results In your MBA resume, be sure to showcase your accomplishments, rather than 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 role you are describing. For example, consider the following entry, in which only responsibilities … Read More  

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The Ideal MBA Application Timeline

Applying to business school is certainly not something to be taken lightly or put off until the last minute! It is a significant decision, and the process is time-consuming, but it certainly has the potential to provide meaningful returns, both financially and personally. If you are by nature a planner and like to thoroughly evaluate … Read More  


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