Category Archives: Tips from the Admissions Office

Graduate business school admissions officers offer their advice for the GMAT and business school admissions.

How do I get into business school without work experience?

Work experience is an important part of your application for business school. If you don’t have work experience, you may find it to be more difficult to get into business school, but it is not impossible. If you intend to go … Continue reading

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Reminder — Application Deadlines

It’s that time of year again! No, not Flag Day. Application deadlines! Just a friendly reminder from us here at Testmasters that it’s already July, and the first round of application deadlines will likely be sometime in September. Deadlines are … Continue reading

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Full-Time vs. Part-Time vs. Executive MBA

The MBA, or the Master of Business Administration, is most often begun several years after completing your undergraduate education. In fact, many if not most MBA program students will have an average work history of between 4 to 7 years … Continue reading

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3 Tips on Writing a Great Statement of Purpose

A strong statement of purpose can push a business school application from solid to phenomenal. A statement of purpose is an opportunity to express exactly what is motivating you to pursue an MBA. In fact, it’s often one of the … Continue reading

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My Personal Statement & Me – What is a Personal Statement & How do I get Started?

Writing a personal statement is an integral part of the business school application process; however, many applicants are not exactly sure as to what a personal statement is (or should be) or how to get started on their personal statement. … Continue reading

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Tips for International Applicants to U.S. M.B.A. Programs (Part 2)

As we recently discussed in Part 1 of this series, applying to business school as an international student can be a bewildering process.  Here are some more tips to make the entire application process a little bit smoother. Allocate enough … Continue reading

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Tips for International Applicants to U.S. M.B.A. Programs (Part 1)

Are you an international student applying to M.B.A. programs in the U.S.? Here are some tips and tricks to make the application process a little less bewildering. Know what’s required.  Applying to business school as an international student can be … Continue reading

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10 Business Schools With Most International Students

Over the past few years, the number of international students applying to all forms of graduate school has been steadily increasing, and business school has been no exception.  In fact, business school is one of the most popular graduate school … Continue reading

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UNC – Chapel Hill: Tips from the Admissions Office

University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill Kenan-Flagler Business School  We spoke with Admissions Director Sherry Wallace about advice she had for applicants to the Kenan-Flagler Business School.  Here is what she said.   Q: What makes a candidate stand … Continue reading

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University of Michigan: Tips from the Admissions Office

Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan We spoke with admissions officers at the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business about any advice they had for new applicants.  Here is what we found.     Q: What … Continue reading

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