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The MBA Wire with Mateo Chang

The MBA Wire provides inspirational stories of peers from the top MBA programs such as Harvard, MIT, Stanford, Wharton, Kellogg, and more: consultants, admissions officers, entrepreneurs, top executives, non-profit members; people who are changing the world; told exclusively first hand, to you, every week. Listen to how they struggled, what challenges they faced, and their special memorable moments that will help you through that MBA dip and push you forward with a renewed energy and rapport. Give yourself another chance to dust off any sense of defeat and use these stories to motivate your way into admission.

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MBA 014: Tips on Writing Your Essays Part 1

In this episode, I talk about the key elements that schools look for in their essay questions and give you some tips on how to tackle them. I cover Tuck, Booth, Ross, LBS, Duke, and Kellogg essay questions in Part 1.

40mins

5 Aug 2014

Rank #1

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MBA 019: Thais Xavier INSEAD 2015

Kicking off Season 2 with an interview by Thais Xavier, current student at INSEAD!

39mins

7 Apr 2015

Rank #2

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MBAW S03 EP04 | Answering the "Walk me through your resume" Question

Today, I’m going show you how to connect the “walk me through your resumé” question with part of “why you want this school”. 

11mins

30 Dec 2017

Rank #3

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MBA 006: Eduardo Poterio Duke 2004

Eduardo Poterio talks about how difficulties and challenges build character, the upward trend of MBAs in the banking sector, and most importantly, living in the moment. You think the application process is hard now? What about 10 years ago when it was still paper-based? Find out on this episode of the MBA Wire.

52mins

10 Jun 2014

Rank #4

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MBAW S03EP03 Answering the "What will you bring to the table?" Question

Some questions are harder for some students than others.. such as "How will you contribute to X school?" Here's an idea on how you can break down your answer and make the necessary connections.

5mins

4 Dec 2017

Rank #5

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MBA 011: Fabio Salim | HBS 2013

In this episode, we go inside Harvard and learn about the rich culture and diversity found there. By overcoming a back injury that left him bedridden, listen as Fabio talks about defining his goals and focusing on them until he achieved them.

55mins

15 Jul 2014

Rank #6

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MBAW S03 EP05 | Answering the "Do You Have Any Questions for Me" MBA Interview Question

The most common question from everybody was: what do I say or what do I ask when the interviewer asks, “Do you have any questions for me?”. I’m going to go all out and tell you some of the few best questions that have had enormous results.

6mins

11 Jan 2018

Rank #7

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MBAW S03 EP06 | What you need to know BEFORE applying for an MBA

Embarking on this long and fruitful journey, it is crucial to have the right information. In this episode, Paulo César Moraes Oliveira of Philadelphia Consulting offers key insights and actionable advice to provide you with the competitive edge.

22mins

22 Jan 2018

Rank #8

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MBA 002: Paulo Cesar Moraes of Philadelphia Consulting on the MBA application process

In this episode, I speak with Paulo Cesar Moraes from Philadelphia Consulting, an MBA admissions consulting office based out of Sao Paulo, Brazil, to talk about the application process and what candidates should expect.

39mins

2 Jun 2014

Rank #9

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MBA 003: Andre Duarte Oliveira Kellogg 2002

In this episode, I interview Kellogg Alumni, Andre Duarte Oliveira, and we talk about how one's education never stops and that happiness is something you create. He gives some amazing tips on what to expect and how you can maximize your MBA experience.

48mins

2 Jun 2014

Rank #10

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MBA 007: Eduardo Prota Kellogg 2014

In this episode, Eduardo talks about the importance of gaining the support of your significant other and we discuss Kellogg's culture of working hard and playing hard.

46mins

15 Jun 2014

Rank #11

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MBAW S03 EP02 | ANSWERING THE ETHICAL DILEMMA QUESTION

I explain a great way to answer the question: "Tell me about a time when you had an ethical dilemma"; WHEN YOU DON'T FACE AN ETHICAL DILEMMA PROFESSIONALLY! It's tough when you don't really have a professional one. Should you have a professional example? It would be preferable. BUT, if you don't, then you shouldn't EVER leave a question unanswered! So, go the personal route. Here's how you connect the dots!! My INFO below.. ----- Crush your MBA interview with my online course: www.yourmbainterview.com Or destroy the TOEFL with my online practice platform  (courtesy of EduSynch): mchangglobal.edusynch.com/login Website to learn more about what I do: www.mchangglobal.com Link to my podcast:  www.thembawire.com Connect on social.. Facebook: on.fb.me/1ObBFlm  Tweet: bit.ly/1ppKJW9 And subscribe!! iTunes: bit.ly/1iO0KQ6  SoundCloud: bit.ly/1iO0KQ6  Stitcher: bit.ly/1yqPEKC

5mins

6 Nov 2017

Rank #12

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MBA 027: AJ Warner Touchdown Education Consulting - Beijing, China

GMAT, karaoke, Beijing, Eagles, MBA, say what? This week we go overseas on an interview with AJ Warner of Touchdown Education Consulting, and we had a blast!!

53mins

2 Jun 2015

Rank #13

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MBA 024: Abhishek Sengupta and Associate Dean Bernhard Garrett

After a fabulous evening at the Louis Vuitton Foundation, I had the pleasure of interviewing Abhishek Sengupta, HEC Alumnus, and Associate Dean, Bernhard Garrett, both with their healthy share of insights and HEC curiosities.

20mins

12 May 2015

Rank #14

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MBA 022: Veritas Prep with Scott and Travis

Aww yiiiis!! Insights galore! Scott and Travis tell us about Veritas Prep AND their own experiences as Kellogg alumni. It just keeps on getting better and better!

51mins

28 Apr 2015

Rank #15

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MBAW S03EP01: Welcome Back and Hacking the TOEFL iBT Part 1

We are back! After what seemed like an eternity, we are finally back. I'm kicking season 3 off with a welcome back message and some relevant tips to do well on your TOEFL test. This year, I plan to bring you some great content on the MBA application journey so be ready to have your world rocked!! Let's hit it! The MBA Wire provides inspirational stories of peers from the MBA programs such as Harvard, MIT, Stanford, Wharton, Kellogg, and many others, with consultants, admissions officers, entrepreneurs, top executives, non-profit members; people who are changing the world; told exclusively first hand, to you, every week. Listen to how they struggled, what challenges they faced, and their special memorable moments that will help you through that MBA dip and push you forward with a renewed energy and rapport. Give yourself another chance to dust off any sense of defeat and use these stories to motivate your way into admission.

1hr 8mins

27 Dec 2016

Rank #16

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MBA 020: Prodigy Finance with Chloe Foden

Money is no longer an issue for students who want to pursue higher education! I am so excited about this initiative I can barely contain myself. I interview Chloe from Prodigy Finance to tell you how you can pay your own way through your program. 

23mins

14 Apr 2015

Rank #17

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MBA 025: AIGAC15 INSEAD Group Interview

The MBA Wire provides inspirational stories of peers from the MBA programs such as Harvard, MIT, Stanford, Wharton, Kellogg, and many others, with consultants, admissions officers, entrepreneurs, top executives, non-profit members; people who are changing the world; told exclusively first hand, to you, every week. Listen to how they struggled, what challenges they faced, and their special memorable moments that will help you through that MBA dip and push you forward with a renewed energy and rapport. Give yourself another chance to dust off any sense of defeat and use these stories to motivate your way into admission.

22mins

19 May 2015

Rank #18

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MBA 013: Andrea Beer | Kellogg 2015

In this episode, you'll hear about farm girl, Andrea Beer's great journey and experience at Kellogg, how she went from a small town to a huge city like Sao Paulo, and some insights on the recruiting process. How do you remain firm with your goals without letting go of flexibility? Find out here!

47mins

29 Jul 2014

Rank #19

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MBA 023: HEC Paris Current Students

5 questions, 3 current students, tons of insights for your MBA run! Welcome Chris McEvoy, Meaghan Kappel, and Ryan Howard of HEC Paris to the MBA Wire!!

29mins

5 May 2015

Rank #20