What's the Online MBA Experience Like?

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Want many of the benefits and a similar experience of an in-residence MBA, but need the flexibility on an online program? It may be more possible than you think.

John A. Byrne, editor-in-chief of Poets & Quants, will tackle this question (and many others) as he goes inside the online MBA experience at the #1-ranked Kelley School of Business.

Through a series of exclusive panels, John will talk to the Dean and Program Chair to help you decide if an online MBA fits your needs; he’ll connect with faculty and students to reveal what the everyday experience is really like; and he’ll get answers from Career Services and actual alums to find out what an online MBA can really do for your career.

Get an All-Access pass to go behind the scenes of the online MBA experience. Watch this exclusive online live event on Wednesday, March 27, beginning at 11am EST.

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Expert tips for getting into a top MBA or graduate program [Livecast 3.20.19]

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It's getting more competitive by the year to be accepted at the top graduate and business programs, and yet there are plenty of things you can be doing right now to separate yourself from your peers and put your best foot forward during the admissions process.

Dominate Test Prep is excited to host a special presentation on March 20, 2019 with MBA admissions expert Hillary Schubach, President of Shine/ MBA Admissions Consulting, to give you an edge in the admissions process and a plan to get admitted to the business or graduate school of your choice.

During this LIVE webcast event, Hillary will cover:

  • What the top business schools are looking for
  • When to take (or retake) the GMAT/GRE
  • Securing the strongest recommendations
  • Tips for writing the best essays and résumé
  • Standing out from the increasingly competitive applicant pool
  • Common application mistakes and how to avoid them
  • Handling employment gaps, career switches, and other potential "red flags"
  • Nailing your...
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Tips for 3 Common MBA Interview Questions

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Interview season is here for Round 2 MBA applicants, and we thought you'd benefit from these helpful tips from Stacy Blackman of Stacy Blackman Consulting about how to answer three of the most common interview questions you're likely to encounter.

1. Tell me about yourself.

Our first piece of advice: don’t go on and on. It’s easy to do when you’ve been asked such an open-ended question, so make sure you practice your response out loud a few times. There’s no need to recite your life story — talking about where you were born, your family, or your childhood is not what they’re looking for here.

We recommend approaching this question as if they’d asked you to walk them through your resume: quickly summarize the highlights of your college years and then move on to your professional career. Explain why you took the roles you did, what your main responsibilities were, and what you enjoyed or took away from each position. If you’ve...

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MBA Festival - Washington, D.C. (Sept. 20, 2018)

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In 2017, 32 of the top 40 ranked business schools participated in CentreCourt. You’ll have a chance to meet them at CentreCourt 2018. This is a free event and space is limited.

CentreCourt's co-founders, two of the world's foremost authorities in business education, have created this MBA Festival with you in mind. Choosing which schools to target requires some effort and some soul searching. Then there's the question everyone is dying to ask: How do I get in? CentreCourt is designed to help you get answers and ask the better questions by providing the highest quality content of any MBA event to date. 

WHAT: CentreCourt 2018 MBA Festival
DATE: Thursday, September 20, 2018
WHERE: Union Station, Washington, D.C.
WHO: View the full agenda and speaker panel HEREhttps://poetsandquants.com/event/2018-centrecourt-mba-festival/washington-dc/

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MBA Admissions Fair - Washington, D.C. (Jan. 23, 2018)

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The QS MBA World Tour is coming to Washington, D.C. on January 23rd. Meet with admissions committee members face-to-face at this MBA event. Ask questions and get advice from UC Davis Associate Director of Admissions Joel Pulliam, among others. Gain an insider’s perspective on any and all topics that are important to you.

Learn more and register HERE:

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Specializations in an MBA Program (Jan. 24, 2018)

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CentreCourt MBA Festival is launching a webinar series ahead of the Admissions Festival for 2018. The second of the 3-part series will take place on Wednesday, January 24th, 2018 on the topic of "Specializations in MBA Programs."

Join us for a 30 minute webinar with John A. Byrne, founder and editor-in-chief of Poets&Quants, and Matt Symonds, co-founder and director of Fortuna Admissions, as they discuss the characteristics of each MBA Specialization. Stay for the last 10 minutes for a Q&A with Matt and John.

WHAT: Specializations in an MBA Program - Free Webinar
DATE: Wednesday, January 24, 2018
TIME: 7:00pm London Time (2:00pm EST U.S.)
REGISTER: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_SdOI_t3hS7Ku2EUqm3UJtg

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Ace Your MBA Video Interview - Live Chat (Nov. 3, 2017)

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Let's face it. Video interviews can scare even the bravest. But they shouldn't. In fact, you can stand out as a top applicant if you follow the right steps. Pre-recorded video interview questions can offer unique opportunities for MBA applicants like you.

Join BeatTheGMAT and host Julee Conrad, Senior Assistant Director of MBA admissions at The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business, for a live chat on the "10 Do's and Don'ts to Ace Your Video Interview." Julee's seen it all—from applicants who ace the interview to those whose major mistakes threaten their chances of admission. Now, she'll give you the inside perspective you need to succeed.

WHAT: Live Chat - 10 Do's and Don'ts to Ace Your Video Interview
DATE: Wednesday, November 3, 2017
TIME: 12:00pm - 1:00pm EST (9am Pacific)
REGISTER: http://www.beatthegmat.com/mba/event/10-dos-and-donts-to-ace-your-video-interview-live-chat

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UMD Part-Time MBA Admissions Webinar (Oct. 17, 2017)

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Join the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business for a free informative webinar to learn more about the admissions process, their part-time MBA program, and the Smith Community.

Date: Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Time: 12:00pm Eastern Time U.S.
Register: https://www.smith.umd.edu/events/part-time-mba-admissions-webinar-1

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MBA Festival - San Francisco (June 24, 2017)

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Meet 30 of the World's Top 40 MBA Programs

Going to business school is one of the biggest investments you are going to make, both in time and money. So you want to make sure that you meet with the top schools, learn how to shine in the competitive admissions process, and turn your MBA dreams into reality.

The CentreCourt MBA Festival has been designed for MBA applicants by two of the world’s foremost authorities on business schools. John A. Byrne, editor-in-chief of Poets&Quants and Matt Symonds, bestselling MBA author and columnist for Forbes and The Economist are pulling together exceptional content and guest speakers – interviews, panels, workshops and school interaction – everything you need to know about the MBA.

Meet many of the world’s top business schools in one day.

This powerful event just wrapped up its New York and London stops, but they're still taking registrations for San Francisco on June 24, 2017. Learn more about the lineup of speakers...

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Get Accepted to B-School with Low Stats (April 26, 2017)

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A LOW GMAT OR GPA ISN’T AN MBA DEATH SENTENCE.
YOU JUST NEED TO KNOW HOW TO HANDLE IT.

In this webinar, presented by Accepted’s CEO and founder, Linda Abraham, you’ll learn:

  • What the adcoms seek besides a high GMAT score and GPA
  • How to divert the spotlight away from your weaknesses
  • How to position your unique strengths against your competitors’ high stats

…and most importantly, how to get accepted to business school!

Click HERE to reserve your spot now!

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