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mbaMission Complete Start-to-Finish MBA Admissions Guide


mbaMission Complete Start-to-Finish MBA Admissions Guide

The mbaMission Complete Start-to-Finish MBA Admissions Guide (now updated for 2019) 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 MBA 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.

PDF Format • 164 pages