MBA Application Strategies for Top Business Schools
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MBA Preparation for Admission Into the Best Business Schools
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Last updated 7/2016
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  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • After going through this course you will be able to learn everything that you need to know in order to get into the top MBA programs. The tutorial will provide the answers to your questions, like:
  • Why MBA?
  • How to manage your MBA application?
  • How to inquire about and select the best business schools?
  • The ways in which you can market yourself amongst the schools having the best business school rankings
  • How to write compelling essays to convince the admissions officers?
  • The ways of writing an optional essay for top MBA colleges in world
  • How to manage time?
  • Wait-list management
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Requirements
  • Let us know – What does the course cover?
  • The course is presented in more than 100 minutes, divided into 20 segments.
  • Through these lectures you will learn- Why MBA and discover the various reasons for pursuing an MBA.
  • How to start your research and choose the best business schools in world, that fit your profile?
  • Core aspects of your profile, and the various components of a business school application, related to top MBA programs
  • You will get an in depth understanding about the journey of your MBA application, and the requirements of the reader who will be reading your essays
  • The MBA application deadlines.
  • You will learn the ways of writing an effective essay for top MBA institutions.
  • You will also learn about the ways to educate your recommender and how to present an influencing recommendation letter required for the MBA application.
  • You will be acquainted with the various situations that require an optional essay, and the ways through which, you can make up for a weak GPA or a GMAT score, while applying for top MBA programs.
  • Writing a resume while abiding to the rules can be complicated, you will learn about the ways of crafting a perfect one paged resume, along with that you will get an idea of the business school interview.
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ABOUT THE COURSE

This course has been designed by the experts of Collmission who are alumni of top business schools like University of California, and it provides a complete overview of the most ideal approach to get into the top business schools in world. Authored by the experts of Collmission, who got years of experience in helping students crack the business school admission process - The course, allows you to learn everything that you have to know in order to get into a top MBA program. It includes the answers to your questions, like-

  • Shortlisting MBA colleges that suit your profile and fit your educational qualification is a complex process, and the application fee for applying to the Top business schools not cheap. This course will help you shortlist colleges effectively, and you will learn to save money by not applying to business schools that don’t suit your profile.


  • Worried About the Business School Ranking? MBA Entrance Exams Didn’t go well? Your weak GMAT score or Weak GPA can be made up. This course will provide you with the detailed analysis of what needs to be done in order to secure a position in the top business schools in world.


  • Most candidates appear the MBA entrance exams and have similar scores. 

How will your profile stand out from the list of thousands of candidates with similar scores, and academic credentials? It is your essays that can make the difference in your MBA application. In the 9th module of the course we will learn about the basics of the MBA application essay.


  • Candidates often find it hard to keep track of the MBA application deadlines. Missing out on the MBA application deadlines can break your hopes of getting in the Top MBA colleges in world. The course will discuss about the various deadlines associated with the MBA admission process., and how to manage different rounds.


  • Wait-list management is a common problem for students applying to the top MBA colleges in world. However, wait-list management is tricky, a proper approach can determine your selection, but lack of patience can cost you a chance to get admission. The final module of this course will stress upon the things you need to do during a wait-list situation.


WHAT DOES THIS COURSE COVER?

  • More than 100 minutes of video divided into 19 segments


  • The requirements of the admission authorities of the top business schools.• How to craft a successful essay for your MBA application?• How to educate your recommend er to write a letter for your MBA application?• When does your MBA application require an optional essay?• Crafting a resume for a successful MBA application, and preparing for the interview for the institutions present at the top of the business school rankings.• DO’S and DON'TS during the MBA application process.


WHO SHOULD TAKE THIS TUTORIAL?

This course provides relevant information on the admissions process followed by the top MBA colleges in world. It is recommended for any individual who is considering to apply to the top business schools in U.S in the near future.
If, you dream to study in any of the top business schools in the world and are willing to learn the ways through which you can win over the admission authorities, and compel them to consider your MBA application, then you should definitely consider taking this tutorial.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

OVERVIEW ABOUT THE COURSE

Lecture 1     INTRODUCTION TO MBA APPLICATION PROCESS

Lecture 2     HOW TO START YOUR RESEARCH FOR BUSINESS SCHOOL?

Lecture 3     CORE ASPECTS OF AN MBA APPLICANT’S PROFILE

Lecture 4     PILLARS OF THE BUSINESS SCHOOL APPLICATION

Lecture 5     ABOUT YOUR OWN APPLICATION

Lecture 6     FACTORS THAT DETERMINE YOUR CHANCES OF ADMISSION

Lecture 7     TIMELINE- HOW TO MANAGE TIME?

Lecture 8     BRAINSTORMING PROCESS FOR MBA ADMISSION GAME

Lecture 9     HOW TO WRITE THE MOST EFFECTIVE APPLICATION ESSAYS?

Lecture 9.1  RULES FOR WRITING AN ESSAY 

Lecture 9.2  IMPORTANT TIPS AND STRATEGIES

Lecture 9.3  COMMONLY ASKED MBA ESSAY QUESTIONS

Lecture 10   THE RECOMMENDATION LETTER FOR MBA ADMISIION

Lecture 11   THE OPTIONAL ESSAY

Lecture 12    HOW TO WRITE A RESUME FOR MBA APPLICATION?

Lecture 13    B- SCHOOL ADMISSION INTERVIEW 

Lecture 13.1 ADMISSION INTERVIEW QUESTIONS- HOW TO ANSWER THEM?

Lecture 14    INTERACTING WITH THE SCHOOLS

Lecture 15    WAIT-LIST MANAGEMENT

OTHER DETAILS

LECTURES-        19
VIDEO-                100+ MINUTES
LANGUAGES-     AMERICAN ENGLISH
SKILL LEVEL-     ALL LEVELS

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Who is the target audience?
  • This course provides relevant information on the MBA admissions process. It is recommended for any individual who considers the business school rankings as a criterion for applying to the best business schools. If, you have plans to study in the top business schools of the world and willing to learn about the top MBA programs, then you should take this course. The course will help you to understand- How to convince the admission authorities and compel them to consider your MBA application.
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MBA Application Process
20 Lectures 01:41:30

OVERVIEW- ABOUT THE COURSE

The introductory video will give an overview of the course, which will help you

understand the gist of the video. We will summarize the challenges faced by the

students while applying to the top business schools in the U.S, and dedicate a brief

description about the course. We will also let you know- Who the course is meant

for? In the later parts of the video, you will be acquainted with the objective of the

course.

Preview 04:38

INTRODUCTION TO THE MBA APPLICATION PROCESS

This segment of the video will help you understand the various reasons for an MBA.

In short, you will find answers to ‘Why MBA?’. You will learn about the motivating

factors that have led to an increase in demand for the business schools in the U.S,

and the benefits you will get by doing an MBA.

Preview 02:30

HOW TO START YOUR RESEARCH FOR BUSINESS SCHOOL?

There are thousands of business schools, all around the globe. Each business school has its own way of promoting education. Doing an MBA can be expensive, hence it is important to be selective, and choose the best institutions. This module will educate you about the different types of MBA programs, and help you get an estimation about the program that suits you the best. You will likewise find out about the most authentic sources available for research, and What all you have to research?  

Preview 03:00

CORE ASPECTS OF YOUR PROFILE

When candidates apply to the top business schools, they are worried about the business school rankings, but it is the standard of your profile that will determine your selection or rejection in top MBA programs. In this session, we will take a look at the core aspects of your profile, based on which your profile will be evaluated. The module will cover each and every aspect like- your statistics, professional experience, Community profile, personal profile etc. 

CORE ASPECTS OF AN MBA APPLICANT’S PROFILE
03:28

COMPONENTS OF THE BUSINESS SCHOOL APPLICATION

Your application is rated on certain parameters, and is divided into various components. Your performance in one particular component does not influence your chances of admittance in the top business schools. Instead, your candidacy is evaluated after going through each and every component of your application, and is related to your quest for the top MBA programs.  In this part of the video, you will learn about the various components of the business school application, like- your resume, your scores, recommendation letter, short- answer responses etc. 

PILLARS OF THE BUSINESS SCHOOL APPLICATION
04:44

ABOUT YOUR APPLICATION

The aspiring candidates, follow the guidelines, fill their MBA application, and eagerly await the invitation for the interview from the top MBA colleges in world. However, the candidates are not aware about the internal information concerning their MBA application. This module will provide you with the additional information, that will help you make your application more appealing, and guide you through the journey of your application, along with other details, like- Who reads your application? Who makes the final decision? And what needs to be done? 

ABOUT YOUR OWN APPLICATION
07:59

FACTORS THAT DETERMINE YOUR CHANCES OF ADMISSION

Many candidates are willing to learn about ways through which, they can improve their chances of getting admission in the top business schools in the world. In this section of the tutorial, we will discuss about the important factors, that decide whether you are chosen or turned down by the top MBA programs of the business schools in the U.S

FACTORS THAT DETERMINE YOUR CHANCES OF ADMISSION
06:09

TIMELINE- HOW TO MANAGE TIME?

Applying for the business school admissions can be a lengthy process. Most candidates with outstanding intellectual power, make the error of underestimating the time frame. So, they end up hurrying themselves during the MBA application deadlines, and often submit poorly written essays, recommendation letters etc., while applying for the top MBA programs. Therefore, time management is indispensable of the MBA application process. This module will offer you with the calendar for different rounds of the MBA application process, and aid you manage time effectively.

TIMELINE- HOW TO MANAGE TIME?
04:33

BRAINSTORMING

The MBA application process is demanding, and you will be asked to write creatively on various topics, appear for the interview, and submit the letter of recommendation as well. Before you pen down your story, it is important to understand- How to present them in your MBA application. The admission officer receives thousands of applications for the top MBA programs of their college, and he/she has to selectively filter out the most desirable applicants. Hence, it is important to brainstorm before you present yourself. In this part of the video, you will learn about the process of brainstorming, to successfully apply to the top business schools in the U.S that has been defined with the help of suitable examples.

BRAINSTORMING PROCESS FOR MBA ADMISSION GAME
05:57

HOW TO WRITE THE MOST EFFECTIVE MBA APPLICATION ESSAYS?

The essays form the integral part of your MBA application, and are equally important in determining your selection to the top MBA programs. Thousands of applicants apply for admission into top MBA programs, and many students exhibit similarities with their scores, level of education and extracurricular involvement. What makes the difference? It is the essay part of your MBA application that helps you stand out from a pool of other applicants. Your own story presented in the form of essay is unique, and thus makes the difference. In this module, we will look consider an example and help you learn the appropriate style to write a compelling and impactful essay for your MBA application.

HOW TO WRITE THE MOST EFFECTIVE MBA APPLICATION ESSAYS?
04:33

RULES FOR WRITING AN ESSAY

Writing an essay for the business school application is not simple. Exceeding the word limit, or writing hyper creative essays, can lead to a negative impression, or even rejection. So, how does one write a perfect essay for a successful MBA application? You need to follow certain rules and guidelines, before presenting your story. In this segment of the video, we will talk about the rules that you need to follow, while composing an essay for the MBA application. 

RULES FOR WRITING AN ESSAY
03:49

IMPORTANT TIPS AND STRATEGIES

You can ask yourself- What do best business schools look at? The continuing session of the video will discuss the various strategies, and important tips that can come in handy while writing an essay for the MBA application. You will also learn about the writing style you need to adapt, and the things you should avoid while writing an essay for a successful MBA application.

IMPORTANT TIPS AND STRATEGIES FOR MBA APPLICATION
06:48

COMMONLY ASKED ESSAY QUESTIONS

Applicants should take their MBA application essays seriously, and must prepare beforehand. To help you get ready, this session will focus on the essay questions, which are commonly asked by the top business schools in the U.S. We will also help you formulate appropriate responses to such questions.

COMMONLY ASKED ESSAY QUESTIONS
04:41

THE RECOMMENDATION LETTER

The recommendation letter is one of the key components of your MBA application, as it is the only external source of information that is available to the admission authorities of the best business schools, through which they get to access your qualities, strengths, weaknesses and your ability to perform a particular task. In this section of the video, you will get the answers to the commonly asked questions- when one considers the letter of recommendation. You will also learn about the ways through which you can educate your recommender about the recommendation letter and the MBA application deadlines. Finally, we will discuss the important details that need to be considered before choosing a recommender.

THE RECOMMENDATION LETTER FOR MBA ADMISIION
07:25

THE OPTIONAL ESSAY

The previous lectures discuss a lot about the essays- But what is an optional essay in the MBA application? Optional essays are purely optional, and writing an optional essay will depend on a candidate. Most candidates applying to the top MBA programs, might not require to write an optional essay, but if you have shortcomings, career gaps, low GPA, or charges in the past, and you have left all hopes of getting admission, then an optional essay can open the doors of the top business schools in the U.S. In this segment of the tutorial, we will talk about the different circumstances that require an optional essay, and provide you with important hints that will help you writing an optional essay for your MBA application.

THE OPTIONAL ESSAY
07:06

HOW TO WRITE A RESUME FOR MBA APPLICATION?

A resume is a document, that provides a summary, of your attributes, skills, career accomplishments, etc. It is an important component of the MBA application, as it gives a snapshot of who you are, and familiarizes the reader with your career highlights. However, your resume should not exceed one page, and a consistent format should be maintained. In this module, we will educate you about the various resume requirements of top business schools, along with how to write a resume? What to include and what not?  How to build a resume? And a lot more.

HOW TO DESIGN YOUR RESUME FOR MBA APPLICATION?
05:47

B- SCHOOL ADMISSION INTERVIEW Most applicants have a brilliant score, write exceptional essays, and submit a compelling letter of recommendation, but they get rejected. Is it due to poor performance in the MBA entrance exams? No, they simply hear a no, because they fail to present themselves during the business school admission interview. The module will help you understand the entire process of the interview, like- Why business schools conduct the interview? What are the types of interviews? What is the preferred location for the interview? And Who takes your interview. 

B- SCHOOL ADMISSION INTERVIEW
06:38

Getting accepted by the best business schools is not easy, and crossing the business school interview is an important threshold. Let us discuss about the various questions asked during the MBA interview.

You will be provided with important tips that can be really useful during your live interview.

B-SCHOOL INTERVIEW QUESTIONS
02:38

INTERACTING WITH SCHOOLS

Most top business schools encourage candidates, to visit their campus. If a candidate visits the campus, it generally gives the admission authorities an impression that the candidate is genuinely interested in their MBA program. In this session, you will learn about- How to interact with the schools, what needs to be done during your visit? And what should you avoid? This session will familiarize you about the nitty gritty of the business school campuses.

INTERACTING WITH SCHOOLS
04:52

WAIT-LIST MANAGEMENT

After doing all the hard work, candidates often find their names on the waiting list of the best business schools. It can be very frustrating for the candidates as they don’t really know- what needs to be done? Do they reapply for the MBA entrance exams? In this module, we will talk about the possible reasons that lead to a wait-list situation, and discuss the wait-list policies that vary from one school to another. The concluding part of the video will shed some light on the various aspects that need to be considered before deciding on a particular school.

WAIT-LIST MANAGEMENT
04:15
About the Instructor
Collmission Learning Venture
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Data Scientist

I have been working in the field of data science from the past 10 years after pursuing my engineering. I founded collmission in the year 2015 as  a motto for providing best services in the e-learning domain and educating the people.

If your career is a question, Collmission is the answer. With its roots in US,It is a union of a proven American education consultancy and a highly rated, job oriented e-learning services provider. We provide extensive application planning, academic and program guidance for students worldwide who wish to pursue education in the Top 50 US colleges in Engineering, Management and PhD.

Our team comprises of US based and South Asian education experts who have guided thousands of students to breach the admission committee firewalls of Top US universities. The company also provides an exciting platform, specially for the NON-IT background professionals, who wish to upgrade their skills particularly in the field of Python, Scala & Machine Learning in order to beat the competition in this technology war.