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Low GMAT Score Change Business SchoolWhile starting the GMAT test, applicants are expected to pick five schools to send the GMAT scores. However, no one is stopping applicants from changing their target B-School. It is true that you have to pay $50 to send the scores to each additional school. It is little costly but do not be too rigid with your plans. The research for Business School (where you might fit in) is a continuous process and the list should change with your GMAT score and interaction with Business School representatives. Many experts would discourage you from doing so and will ask you to write a stellar essay and get in. For people who have scored below target school’s average by more than 50 points – think about changing your target business school.

Meet Business school representatives through events like The MBA Tour (you will get a real sense of what the b-school has to offer). You might have heard stories of candidates with low GMAT score getting into...

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MBA Tour Questions to AskMBA Tour sessions will generally be divided into three sections: Business School presentation, Q&A with Admissions Officer (and Alumni) & Networking. As you might have read in the post – Tips during MBA Tour, asking questions is a critical aspect of MBA Tours. Here are the four Best practices about preparing and asking questions during an MBA Tour.

1) Categorize Questions

When you are researching about Business Schools and MBA programs, categorize the questions into four sections – Business School (reputation among recruiters), MBA Program (Curriculum, Teaching Methodology, Funding, and Flexibility), Career Opportunities (Post MBA Career Opportunities & Job Placement Trends among Alumni), and Experience (Class Environment, Exchange, Professors, City, People, Job Search, Recruiters and Alumni Network). Make sure that you write down the questions in your notepad, and categorize them accordingly. If the Business School...


The MBA Tour - USA and Latin America
The MBA Tour
will be conducting their Tours in United States and Latin America on July and August 2013. The tour will also cover valuable MBA Admission topics including comparison of MBA programs. MBA candidates will get the opportunity to interact with school representatives and alumni. The events are free. Click here to register for the MBA Tours. The tour will also have bonus workshops on GMAT and MBA Application.

United States July 2013

CHICAGO - THURSDAY JULY 18
NEW YORK - SATURDAY JULY 20
BOSTON - MONDAY JULY 22
WASHINGTON DC - TUESDAY JULY 23
ATLANTA - THURSDAY JULY 25
SAN FRANCISCO - SATURDAY JULY 27
LOS ANGELES - SUNDAY JULY 28
HOUSTON - TUESDAY JULY 30

Latin America August...

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  1. Suit-up. This is basically a mini-interview; so dress for one. Just like in an interview, refrain from chomping on the Bubblelicious.

  2. Get your bearings. When you arrive, take a few minutes to review the map and schedule.  Use your scouting report to plan the school presentations you want to attend.

  3. Pleased to meet you. Greet each rep with a smile, a firm handshake and a positive attitude.  Psychologists have proven that people who smile are better liked than those who don’t.   Make eye contact immediately during the introduction.

  4. Establish rapport. Be outgoing; it is imperative to establish a...

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1. In retrospect. Take time to reflect on your experience—did you accomplish your goals?  If not, why not?  What would you do differently next time?  What might you undertake to improve your skills? Write all of this down to help prepare for next time or help make you a better b-school candidate.

2. Thanks for the insight.  Send a brief email to key people that you met, particularly if they went out of their way to help you. Personalize the thank you by mentioning something you got out of the conversation or their presentation.  This will also put your name in front of them once more, and put you a notch above the prospects who failed to follow-up.

 
3. A match made in Heaven. Hopefully you will get a better sense of your business school options. If you have used the event correctly, you will have made contact with several schools that match your profile and interests. In thinking about their needs and your background, evaluate...

F1GMAT: One of the most time consuming task for an MBA candidate is researching about Business Schools. What are some of the best practices an MBA candidate should consider for this?

Christophe Access MBA The best way to search for a school is to take as much time as possible to think about the right selection criteria for you. There are plenty of choices, but you don’t need to consider hundreds of schools. It is probably more useful to first think about what you need and then eliminate the schools which are out of your scope. There are six or seven questions that need to be answered clearly. What kind of ranking do you really need: top 10, top 100 or a local school? Do you need an international or local network and of what kind of people? Do you need general management knowledge or strength in entrepreneurship or finance? What are your realistic chances of getting a high Gmat score and which schools are likely to admit you? Where do you feel at ease in terms of location and do you have any interest in pursuing your career in a specific country or region? These questions are linked to one: how do you see your career within a couple of years and basically...

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  1. Eyes on the prize. Make concrete connections between the value the tour represents and your personal and professional goals. Outline several goals that you are committed to and keep them in mind throughout this process.

  2. Who RSVP’d? Review the agenda to see what schools will be in attendance.  Plan your schedule, be selective and strategize your time.

  3. Google it. Research the schools that might be of interest to you.  If you spend a little time getting some background, then you can ask focused and specific questions. Showing a genuine interest in a program will impress representatives.

  4. ...

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Before attending an event, start your MBA search by learning your top program preferences and finding your ideal business school with MBA Spotlight Survey!

Survey Benefits:    

• Survey results reveal your top 5 most IMPORTANT PREFERENCES when choosing a business school
• Before your event you receive ALERT MESSAGES from business schools that MATCH your preferences
• At your event you attend a SPECIAL SESSION to meet your matches (exclusively for survey takers)
• FREE ADMISSION to event!

You can take the survey once you register for an event.

At the event, you will participate in unique event formats that help answer your MBA questions and connect you with business schools.

The event starts with: MBA Panel Presentations cover valuable business school admissions topics and answer a wide range of MBA applicant questions. Panelists are experts in the field and admission representatives. Topics include: How Admission Decisions are Made, Managing Your MBA Career Search, and Financing Your MBA. A 2009 Chicago event attendee said, “Prior to attending the MBA Tour, I was slightly intimidated about going back to school to get my MBA full time, however, after sitting through the admissions process panel presentation and meeting with schools...

Top 31 MBA Programs + Analysis of 24 Industries (United States)


We analyze the MBA Curriculum, Class Profile, Total Cost and Post-MBA Salary of Top 31 MBA programs in the US.

+ Industry Trends

+ Future of Aerospace, Agriculture, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Automobile, Clean Tech, Education, Energy, Fashion, Financial Services, Insurance, FinTech, Government, Healthcare, Life Sciences, Military, Manufacturing, Maritime, Media/Advertising, Technology, Tourism, Trade, Transportation and Logistics, Virtual Reality (VR), and Augmented Reality (AR).


Pages: 327

Reviews

"I have not reviewed many books for MBA Admission consulting companies but doing it now to give all applicants a brief idea on what the book covers. The book includes 31 top MBA programs - almost all the top schools you have heard or considering for your MBA application. Each chapter is categorized by US States where there is at least one top MBA program. So you have California and Massachusetts with the most number of MBA programs and several states with one top program (Washington, Minnesota, Washington D.C., Connecticut, Virginia, and Maryland) and other states with two to three MBA programs. The book focuses on four aspects of an MBA program - curriculum, cost, class profile and post-MBA salary. For me, the breakdown of the cost and post-MBA industry was useful to make my decision on selecting the top 5 programs for 2017-18. It is a fascinating read in an industry where consultants overprice for their expertise. I recently bought a 30-page guide for $49. Compared to the obvious observation in that book, the 300+ page, MBA in US - the Ultimate guide is a goldmine of information and analysis." - Verified Purchase (21st June 2017)

"I bought the ultimate guide after a friend recommended it for me. The guide covers a lot of ground on the history of each prominent US states and goes into the reasons why a certain industry emerged from each state. In addition to the analysis of the economy, trends and expected changes in the next 5 years, the book features top MBA programs in each state with an extensive study of its curriculum. Ultimate guide is an essential reference book for MBA Applicants if they want to shortlist MBA programs based on value and cost, and not just ranking. " - Verified Purchase (14th June 2017)

"Should be a required reading before applying for an MBA. School events and MBA Tours are PR events disguised as a Q&A. On the contrary, the book is an unbiased analysis of each Top MBA program in the US supported by a large dataset and historical context on each industry. The guide builds a case for indstries that are likely to emerge as favourite for MBA graduates. Thorough and a valuable book." - Verified Purchase (15th June 2017)

"What I liked: The breadth of the information. Some of my favorite nonfiction books have taken the same approach as the ultimate guide have - cover background information in-depth. In the book, the author uses parallel threads to demonstrate the history of the state and the rise of industries. Will make you think how schools thrive based on the policy set by the state. California's obsession with Technology has revolutionized how we do Business and changed post-MBA trends. Many MBA applicants will be consulting or doing marketing for a Technology company. That is one key finding from the book. The latest development in AI, FinTech, and Automation is an additional context that I found valuable in the book.

Very informative. I would recommend that you read the book at least once in chronological order before using Table of Contents." - Verified Purchase (2nd July 2017)

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