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mbaMission Complete Start-to-Finish Admissions Guide

mbaMission Complete Start-to-Finish Admissions Guide

The mbaMission Complete Start-to-Finish Admissions Guide includes all nine mbaMission Admissions Guides in one comprehensive package designed to help you navigate the entire application process from beginning to end.

The mbaMission Complete Start-to-Finish Admissions Guide includes the following:

  • The Fundamentals of an MBA Candidacy Guide
    Introduces you to the core aspects of your profile that the admissions committees will be evaluating, including your GMAT/GRE score and GPA, your professional experience, your community activities, your personal profile and your fit with your target programs and then walks you through the components of a typical business school application.
  • The mbaMission Long-Term Planning Guide
    Offers a detailed breakdown of application criteria and an exhaustive timeline of activities and milestones to guide you smoothly through the application process.
  • The mbaMission Brainstorming Guide
    Thoroughly explains how to approach brainstorming, with a list of 16 probing questions and straightforward advice on pinpointing your most compelling stories from your professional, personal and extracurricular activities.
  • The mbaMission Essay Writing Guide
    Explains the importance and process of essay outlining, plus the advantages of using a narrative approach in your essays and how to craft effective opening lines and introductions; includes numerous sample outlines, excerpts and full essays with notes.
  • The mbaMission Personal Statement Guide
    Details how to craft your personal statement; includes multiple excerpts from well-written personal statements and four complete sample essays with notes, plus a worksheet to help you structure your own personal statement essay.
  • The mbaMission Resume Guide
    Delivers guidance on writing a strong admissions committee–focused and results-driven resume; explains how to approach spacing, formatting, special sections and descriptions of consulting work; includes three sample resumes with notes, plus more than 300 action-oriented verbs that demonstrate accomplishments rather than responsibilities.
  • The mbaMission Letters of Recommendation Guide
    Offers advice on properly selecting, communicating with and managing your recommenders; includes a document for your recommenders to use in preparing your letters, plus a full sample recommendation with notes.
  • The mbaMission Optional Essays Guide
    Clarifies how and when to properly use the optional essay to address “issues” within your candidacy; includes more than ten sample essays.
  • The mbaMission Interview Guide
    Explains how to prepare for your interview, plus how the interview works and may be weighted at your target school; includes interview FAQs and 100 questions that candidates are often asked.
  • The mbaMission Waitlist Guide
    Provides direction and advice on communicating properly with “open” and “closed” waitlist schools; includes two sample letters (with notes) as models of appropriate and compelling correspondence.

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