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MBA Podcaster delivers relevant information and advice through biweekly audio segments for those planning to apply for a Masters in Business Administration. Topics include everything from a behind-the-scenes view of the admission's process to post-MBA job opportunities and current market trends. Guests include Deans of various business schools, alumni, corporate recruiters, MBA consultants and more. On each segment we go in-depth on a particular topic of interest to an MBA applicant and interview relevant experts to help make your application process more efficient and successful.

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MBA Podcaster delivers relevant information and advice through biweekly audio segments for those planning to apply for a Masters in Business Administration. Topics include everything from a behind-the-scenes view of the admission's process to post-MBA job opportunities and current market trends. Guests include Deans of various business schools, alumni, corporate recruiters, MBA consultants and more. On each segment we go in-depth on a particular topic of interest to an MBA applicant and interview relevant experts to help make your application process more efficient and successful.

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Very well done videos!

By abrakadabra - Oct 15 2014
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I just discovered this podcast. I highly recommend this for any MBA applicant. This podcast really assisted me with the application process and tons of insight on various business schools with first hand advice from admission directors.

Love the videos

By mbaalex - Sep 18 2014
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This is an awesome podcast. Glad I discovered it!

iTunes Ratings

10 Ratings
Average Ratings
6
4
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0

Very well done videos!

By abrakadabra - Oct 15 2014
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I just discovered this podcast. I highly recommend this for any MBA applicant. This podcast really assisted me with the application process and tons of insight on various business schools with first hand advice from admission directors.

Love the videos

By mbaalex - Sep 18 2014
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This is an awesome podcast. Glad I discovered it!
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MBA Podcaster

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MBA Podcaster delivers relevant information and advice through biweekly audio segments for those planning to apply for a Masters in Business Administration. Topics include everything from a behind-the-scenes view of the admission's process to post-MBA job opportunities and current market trends. Guests include Deans of various business schools, alumni, corporate recruiters, MBA consultants and more. On each segment we go in-depth on a particular topic of interest to an MBA applicant and interview relevant experts to help make your application process more efficient and successful.

Rank #1: Mastering the GMAT Verbal Section

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MBA PodTV host Mia Saini gathers helpful strategies on mastering the Verbal Section of the GMAT with two GMAT gurus from Manhattan GMAT. Find out how you can reach those high GMAT Verbal Scores by using techniques in clock management and nailing down grammar rules. Get several GMAT tips on tackling each of the types of problems including GMAT Reading Comprehension, Critical Reasoning and GMAT Sentence Correction. Also, discover how a Harvard Business School student mastered his GMAT exam.

May 23 2010

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Rank #2: Harvard, Stanford, and Wharton

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Harvard Business School, Stanford Graduate School of Business, and The Wharton School are arguably the most prestigious business schools in the country. Every year thousands of applicants target these three programs. With the help of Graham Richmond -- CEO of the leading business school admissions consulting company 'Clear Admit' -- and MBA PodTV host Dilini Fernando, you'll be guided through each of these schools. Learn what makes them unique, meet students, and create an application strategy for each school.

Aug 13 2010

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Rank #3: The GRE vs the GMAT

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The GRE is the buzz word around business schools. It's a growing trend among top MBA programs to accept the GRE in addition to the GMAT. Just to name a few: Harvard Business School, Stanford, MIT Sloan, NYU Stern, and Columbia. In this show, you'll find out the key differences between the two tests and learn about the upcoming changes to the GRE in August 2011. If you're asking yourself, ''which test should I take?'' or ''will I do better on the GRE vs the GMAT?'' then you'll want to watch this show.

Feb 04 2011

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Rank #4: The Best Time to Go For Your MBA

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Its been a wide-held notion that in order to get the most out of an MBA education you need at least a few years of working experience. Business schools compounded the theory by favoring candidates with solid work experience and turning out classes with an average age in the late twenties. Recently however, some top schools have been bucking the trend by reaching out to younger applicants in an effort to diversify their classes and attract fresh graduates before they become established in their careers. Well hear from these schools and understand the benefits of getting an MBA at a younger age.

Oct 07 2007

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Rank #5: Top 10 Tips for Getting Into Business School

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Graduating from a top MBA program can mean a higher salary, wider name recognition, and greater career opportunities. Doors open and you have a certain level of pre-existing credibility. That's also why top schools are tough to get into; everyone wants it. If you're reaching for a top MBA program, we have 10 great tips on getting you in. On our show are two admissions directors from top MBA programs and an admission's consultant.

Nov 04 2007

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Rank #6: Application Essays and Recommendations

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Get ready to think hard, dig deep and do a little soul searching: youre about to tackle your MBA application essays. The essay section is the single most important part of your entire application which you can control. So put the test scores and the GPA aside and think about how you can convince the admissions committee that you deserve a spot on their campus. Our guests will tell you where to begin, what to focus on and how to address any weaknesses in your application such as a low GMAT score or weak GPA. Youll also learn how to prep the people you chose to write your letters of recommendation so that they are consistent with your essays and add to the overall image youre building of yourself.

Sep 09 2007

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Rank #7: Using an MBA to Change Careers

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Are you thinking about using an MBA to change careers? In business school they'll call you a career switcher and you'll find that you aren't alone. Up to 90% of MBA candidates consider switching careers during their time on campus. Within just one or two years you can learn the skills and gain the context you need to launch into a new direction. This time we'll take you through the process that you'd experience through the career management center at business school. You'll learn how to make your past experiences relevant to future employers, how to update your resume and network your way into new opportunities. You'll hear from the heads of career management from four top MBA programs.

Aug 18 2009

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Rank #8: Getting Into Wharton

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Go behind-the-scenes to The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in this episode of MBA PodTV! With the help of Kofi Kankam--a Wharton MBA alum and director of Admit Advantage, a global MBA admissions consulting company--you'll discover the key characteristics Wharton looks for in candidates. You'll also get admissions tips directly from a Wharton admissions director and current students.

Sep 19 2010

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Rank #9: Building Your MBA Application Timeline

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Planning and getting through the MBA application process can be a daunting task. Where should you start, how should you map out the next year so that everything gets done and gets done well - like when to take the GMAT, when to make your list of schools, when should you actually fill out the application. On this MBA Podcaster show admissions consultants and students give you solid advice on when to start your MBA application process. Some of the issues they'll address include research, how and when to tackle the application, the GMAT, managing recommenders and school visits. And they will help you plan your candidacy from 2 years, 1 year, and 6 months before you apply.

Oct 24 2010

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Rank #10: MBA Applicant Case Studies

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This week we're bringing you case study evaluations for three different mock business school applicants. One comes from an international background, another with a ''typical'' investment banking background, one who was laid off and has a gap on his resume and some who have low GMAT verb and/or quant scores. The show is moderated by Jeremy Shinewald, founder of mbaMission an MBA admission consulting firm. He'll walk you through each applicant's application and dissect the most relevant parts for most applicants in general. He'll spend extra time delving into weaknesses and how to address them and how to roll each application into one unified, strong package to stand apart from the sea of applicants and get into top choice schools.

Nov 02 2010

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Rank #11: Preparing for an MBA

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Let's face it: getting into the MBA program of your choice isn't easy. This may be especially true for younger people with less work experience, or would-be applicants with liberal arts or science backgrounds - valid pursuits, but not directly linked in an admissions director's mind to making someone B-school ready. In this show, we'll talk with some experts - program administrators, a professor, and a student - to hear their advice for non-business majors about getting some coursework under their belts before applying for or entering an MBA program.

Jun 01 2009

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Rank #12: Picking the Right MBA Program

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he current state of the economy has many headed back to school for their MBA, hoping that after graduation, their employment prospects will be improved. But should you opt for the Jones and the Simons, or the Harvards and the Whartons? Will the regional schools get you where you want to go, or do you need the Big Name brand school to strike gold? In this show, representatives from regional schools will reveal the challenges - and the benefits - of getting your MBA in smaller classrooms, recruiters will discuss whether your career has to stay in that region if you start regional, and a pair of consultants will tell you what the recruiters are thinking, as well as give you tips for whichever path you choose - the regional schools or the big name schools - to guide you to success.

Sep 30 2010

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Rank #13: What to do with a Low GMAT Verbal Score

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In this video MBA Podcaster explores what to do with a low GMAT Verbal score with GMAT expert Brian Galvin from Veritas Prep, a GMAT prep provider. Find out how to improve a low GMAT Verbal Score, whether those with a quantitative background will be given leniency on the Verbal Section from the business school admission's committee, and run through a sample GMAT Sentence Correction problem. Also, learn how MBA admissions directors view your GMAT test score and how you can make your application shine even with a low GMAT Verbal score.

Mar 29 2010

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Rank #14: Stanford GSB Application

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Each year the Stanford Graduate School of Business has the hard job of deciphering who--among the 7500+ applicants--deserves a spot in their next incoming class of roughly 370. With such high stakes, you'll want expert advice on how to present yourself at your very best. In this episode of MBA PodTV, we've brought on Linda Abraham, founder and president of Accepted.com. She'll break down each of the essay questions and give you advice on getting Stanford-specific recommendation letters.

Sep 05 2010

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Rank #15: International Business School Panel

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International exposure is becoming an important calling card in this highly competitive economic climate. Since the name of the game is to set yourself apart, whether you're applying to MBA programs or hitting the job market, global experience divides you from the pack. Other reasons are time and cost. European schools typically offer an alternative MBA. program that is shorter than those in the U.S. Less time in school means less tuition to pay, though it does put you back out on a tough job market sooner. On today's show, The MBA Tour's International Schools stop in San Francisco. MBA Podcaster's Catherine Girardeau sat in on the event at San Francisco's Hyatt Regency. Representatives from eight business schools from Europe, Latin America and Asia were on hand for informal, roundtable discussions with about a hundred prospective applicants.

Jun 29 2009

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Rank #16: Building the best MBA Application Resume

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You've done your research and have a short list of schools you're applying to. Now you're working on your application and resume. In this podcast, admissions deans and a consultant give you solid advice on putting together your MBA application resume. This MBA resume can have differences from the resume you're use to apply for jobs. Our guests explain how they're different, what they're looking for, what catches their eye and what is an immediate red flag. They'll also discuss nuances in your resume such as writing style, format, what categories to include, and how to treat on-the-side projects you may have worked on. Don't send your resume without listening to this show

Oct 06 2010

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Rank #17: MBA Salaries in the Current Economic Climate

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Salaries for MBA grads, especially those in the traditionally highly-paid sectors of investment banking and private equity, is a topic of great interest in any economy. It's a given that the finance industry is not the easiest place to find a job at the moment. But for those few MBA grads savvy enough to land a job, what kinds of salaries can they expect? How is the recession affecting MBA grads' salaries in finance jobs, on and off Wall Street? And most importantly, what can you do to land yourself a job in investment banking or private equity in this economic climate?

Jul 24 2009

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Rank #18: Standing Out Among the Outstanding

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MBA Podcaster co-hosted Microsoft Corporation's 2nd Annual MBA Panel at their Redmond, WA headquarters. The theme for this year's panel was ''Standing out among the outstanding: Recession, Competition, and Business School Admissions''. The panel, featuring INSEAD, University of Washington Foster School of Business, The National Black MBA Association, and others, helps MBA applicants learn strategies that can help them secure admission to the world's best business schools over the next two years by candidly and openly discussing how the competition for the aforementioned privilege has changed given the state of the global economy.

Apr 24 2010

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Rank #19: What Not To Do On Your Application

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It's amazing how many business school applicants make avoidable application mistakes and it's unfortunate that these avoidable mistakes can result in your application being immediately rejected. You have one chance to get it right. We've interviewed 3 deans of admission at leading business schools and 2 admission consultants to help you avoid common "Application Pitfalls".

Aug 31 2009

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Rank #20: Getting Your Employer to Fund Your MBA

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Tuition bills for MBA programs are in the tens of thousands, if not reaching well over six figures. Wouldn't it be great if someone else paid for your MBA? Well it might not be as hard as you think. Many companies have existing programs for funding MBA's and even if your company doesn't have a program, it is possible to convince your boss that she should pay for your MBA. We'll speak to our guests for the best strategies to get your employer to go beyond simply supporting your MBA plans to fully funding it.

Apr 12 2010

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