Great Applications for Business School, Second Edition

Author: Paul Bodine

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071746560

Category: Study Aids

Page: 256

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Get into the elite professional school of your dreams with a college application that will capture the attention of admission boards! Business school essays and admissions interviews are perhaps the most challenging parts of being an MBA candidate. With competition to the nation's top business schools being so fierce, you must stand out. Great Applications for Business School helps you play up strengths and talents to distinguish yourself from the rest of the competition. Features: The 8 most common admissions essay topics--and how to answer them 22 actual essays by successful applicants to top schools Self-marketing strategies to highlight your talents Candid insights from admissions officers at top-ranked business schools Topics include: Getting Started, Scoring the Goals Essay, Getting to Know You: The Non-Goals Essays, The Required Optional Essay, Credible Enthusiasm: Letters of Recommendation
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The Business School Buzz Book

Author: Vault Editors,Vault (Firm)

Publisher: Vault Inc.

ISBN: 1581314000

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 519

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In this new edition, Vault publishes the entire surveys of current students and alumni at more than 100 top business schools. Each 4-to 5-page entry is composed of insider comments from students and alumni, as well as the school's responses to the comments.
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The Business School Buzz Book

Author: Carolyn C. Wise,Stephanie Hauser

Publisher: Vault Inc.

ISBN: 1581314361

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 687

View: 951

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In this updated guide, Vault publishes the entire surveys of current students and alumni at more than 100 top business schools. Each 4- to 5-page entry is composed almost entirely of insider comments from students and alumni. Each school profile features surveys of about 10 students or alumni. These narratives provide applicants with detailed and balanced perspectives and insider information on admissions and employment prospects, which is lacking in other business school guides.
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Your MBA Game Plan, Third Edition

Proven Strategies for Getting Into the Top Business Schools

Author: Omari Bouknight,Scott Shrum

Publisher: Red Wheel/Weiser

ISBN: 160163644X

Category: Study Aids

Page: 320

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The MBA has rapidly become the world’s most desired degree, with graduates of top business schools landing six-figure pay packages in private equity, high-tech, investment banking, and management consulting. As a result, the competition for admission into select programs is fierce; some schools admit less than 10 percent of applicants. This third edition of Your MBA Game Plan includes even more sample essays and resumes from successful applicants, fresh insight on 35 leading business schools from around the world, and advice specifically tailored to international applicants. It will show you how to: Select target schools and highlight the personal characteristics and skill sets they seek Navigate the “GMAT or GRE?” question Assess your own candidacy with the objective eye of an MBA admissions officer Craft compelling essays and resumes that highlight your most salient attributes and make you stand out to the admissions committee Avoid the mistakes that ruin thousands of applicants’ chances each year Perform flawlessly during your admissions interviews
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65 Successful Harvard Business School Application Essays, Second Edition

With Analysis by the Staff of The Harbus, the Harvard Business School Newspaper

Author: Lauren Sullivan,The Staff of The Harbus

Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin

ISBN: 1429935529

Category: Study Aids

Page: 240

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YOUR LIFE . . . IN 300 WORDS OR LESS It's a daunting task. Even the most seasoned professionals find business school application essays to be among the hardest pieces they ever write. With a diverse pool of talented people applying to the nation's top schools from the most successful companies and prestigious undergraduate programs in the world, a simple biography detailing accomplishments and goals isn't enough. Applicants need clear and compelling arguments that grab admissions officers and absolutely refuse to let go. To help them write the essays that get them accepted into Harvard or any of the country's other top programs, the staff of The Harbus---HBS's student newspaper---have updated and revised their collection of sixty-five actual application essays as well as their detailed analysis of them so that applicants will be able to: * Avoid common pitfalls * Play to their strengths * Get their message across Wherever they are applying, the advice and tested strategies in 65 Successful Harvard Business School Application Essays give business professionals and undergraduates the insider's knowledge to market themselves most effectively and truly own the process.
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The College Buzz Book

Author: Carolyn C. Wise,Stephanie Hauser

Publisher: Vault Inc.

ISBN: 158131437X

Category: Study Aids

Page: 982

View: 1758

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A guide to the nation's colleges publishes extensive surveys--all written by current or past students--from over three hundred educational institutions, covering admission, academics, quality of life, social life, and employment prospects.
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The Best 301 Business Schools, 2010 Edition

Author: Princeton Review

Publisher: Princeton Review

ISBN: 9780375429590

Category: Study Aids

Page: 816

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Get everything you need to know to make the right decision about where to go to business school! This insider’s perspective on the nation’s top business schools provides rankings based on student surveys, just like those made popular by The Princeton Review’s acclaimed Best 371 Colleges guide. Best 301 Business Schools also includes student reviews on classes, professors, social scenes, dorm life, and more, as well as a complete index of schools throughout the country with essential information on their programs. Plus, it covers the ins and outs of admissions and financial aid, and the schools get an opportunity to talk back by including their own profiles. Best 301 Business Schools has all the information you need to find the perfect match in a business school.
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IPhone and IPad Apps for Absolute Beginners

Author: Rory Lewis,Laurence Moroney

Publisher: Apress

ISBN: 143026361X

Category: Computers

Page: 332

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This update of an Apress bestseller walks you through creating your first app, with plain English and practical examples using the latest iOS 7 software development platform and more. It cuts through the fog of jargon and misinformation that surrounds iPhone and iPad app development, and gives you simple, step-by-step instructions to get you started. Teaches iPhone and iPad apps development in language anyone can understand Provides simple, step-by-step examples that make learning easy, using iOS 7 Offers bonus videos from the author that enable you to follow along—it’s like your own private classroom The iPhone is the hottest gadget of our generation, and much of its success has been fueled by the App Store, Apple’s online marketplace for iPhone apps. Over 1 billion apps were downloaded during the nine months following the launch of the App Store, ranging from the simplest games to the most complex business apps. Everyone has an idea for the next best-selling iPhone app—that’s why you’re reading this now! And with the popularity of the iPad, this demand will just continue to grow. What you’ll learn Get both yourself and your computer set up for iPhone and iPad application development Start by making small changes to existing applications to build your knowledge and experience before creating your own applications Follow steps in plain English to build simple apps and get them working immediately Style your application so that it looks good and users can easily navigate through it Use shortcuts and cheat sheets to create apps the easy way Who this book is for If you have a great idea for an iPhone or iPad app, but have never programmed before, then this is the book for you. You don’t need any previous computer programming skills—as long as you have a desire to learn, and you know which end of the mouse is which, you’ll be fine. Table of Contents Getting the tools Your first app Running your app on a device Your second app Going deeper: Patterns and Delegates Debugging Common Controls Pickers and Date Pickers Tables and Table Views Maps Browser and Web Applications iPad Applications App Store Deployment
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