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Business School

The Best Business Schools’ Admissions Secrets

ISBN: 9781402212130

By: Chioma Isiadinso Isiadinso M.Ed.

Published: July 2008

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Top MBA programs reject more than 80 percent of the applicants.

When trying to beat the tough business school competition, how do you know what will get you fast-tracked to the "yes" pile (or the dreaded "no" pile)?

No insider is better suited to set you on the right track than Chioma Isiadinso, a former Harvard Business School MBA Admissions Board Member and the founder of Expartus, an admissions consulting firm specializing in helping candidates get into the top MBA programs. The Best Business Schools' Admissions Secrets is the ultimate collection of insider advice, direct from one of the country's toughest admissions boardrooms.

Centered around the concept of branding yourself, Isiadinso covers all the essential topics you need to master to stay ahead, including:

Understanding the admissions criteria
Essay essentials
Resumes and professional records
How to nail the interview
Critical mistakes to avoid
And much more

No other business school admissions advice guide can claim this level of authority. The Best Business Schools' Admissions Secrets is sure to give you the edge you need to shine in the eyes of admissions boards everywhere.

About the Author

Chioma Isiadinso Isiadinso M.Ed.

Chioma Isiadinso was an Assistant Director of Admissions and a Member of the Admissions Board at Harvard Business School. Prior to working at Harvard, she was Director of Admissions at Carnegie Mellon University School of Public Policy and Management. She lives in New York.



Format: Paperback

Length: 8.5 in
Width: 5.5 in
Weight: 15.60 oz
Page Count: 336 pages


Chapter One Excerpt

WANTING AN MBA IS a good thing. It suggests that you are ambitious and willing to push yourself to achieve a goal. But before starting on your application, you should examin

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“gives insider knowledge into what the members of the admissions board look for in an application (and a candidate)…Excellent resources for MBA candidates” - Busines

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