A Former Admissions Director’s Perspective on MBA Admissions

00:04:10 – How a research paper converted a brand manager to an admissions officer.

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00:12:17 – MBA essay word limits are shrinking: Don’t cram! Be strategic.

00:29:18 – ‘Go for it!’ and other advice for late round applicants.

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00:34:17 – Addressing weaknesses in your application profile and what do if you don’t have any volunteering in your background.

00:18:37 – Tips for preparing for your blind MBA interview.

Listen to the recording of our highly informative conversation with Natalie and benefit from her years of experience and great insight into the MBA admissions process. While she covered a lot of different topics, MBA interviews dominated.

Relevant Links:

•  Global Business Leadership at Wharton’s Lauder Institute


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00:21:28 – Non-blind interview tips. Tune in HBS & MIT applicants!

00:23:35 – The Team Based Discussion.

Natalie Grinblatt Epstein has held positions of Director of http://nerdymates.altervista.org/writing-assistance/ MBA Student Affairs and Enrollment Management at Michigan Ross and Director of Admissions and Financial Aid at the Johnson School of Cornell University. She is currently a highly sought after admissions consultant at Accepted.

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Who better to offer MBA admissions advice than an actual former MBA admissions director?

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