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Posted by The Lisbon MBA on 15-Feb-2018 17:30:00

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If you’re not a native or bilingual speaker of English, you’ll be asked to submit proof of your proficiency in the language along with your Admission test (GMAT or GRE), CV and essays during the application process. There are 3 English tests accepted by all major MBA-providing institutions:

  • IELTS (International English Language Testing System)
  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
  • CAE (Cambridge in Advanced English)
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Topics: MBA, MBA Resources, English Tests


Posted by The Lisbon MBA on 07-Feb-2018 16:00:00

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Living and working in a knowledge-based economy means that no serious professional can let the years go by without investing in his or her education. Yet if the knowledge-based, flexible economy makes Executive Programs so crucial, the abundance of Executive Programs on offer make choosing the right one for you very hard. This blogpost will help you understand the differences between an MBA and an EMBA and choose the program that really suits your ambitions.

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Topics: MBA, Choose the right Executive Program, EMBA


Posted by The Lisbon MBA on 31-Jan-2018 21:00:00

Given the added value an MBA gives your CV in a highly competitive business world, the time and resources institutions invest in MBA admissions processes is understandable. But how does the process work?

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Topics: MBA, MBA Application

Top tips on applying for a Business School

Posted by The Lisbon MBA on 11-Jan-2018 19:30:00

Applying for a Business school is definitely a life-changing moment for many people. If you wish to become a part of this group, this blog post is for you. These are our top tips on applying for a Business school. Enjoy!

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Topics: MBA Application, MBA Resources

12 Top tips for your GMAT preparation

Posted by The Lisbon MBA on 02-Jan-2018 15:30:00

The GMAT is arguably the most important document in your application file. Indeed, many business schools attribute merit-based scholarships to applicants with the highest GMAT scores. However, GMAT scores have been going steadily up and competition is harder than ever. So what can you do to boost your GMAT performance?

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Topics: GMAT, MBA Resources


Posted by The Lisbon MBA on 28-Dec-2017 18:05:00

MBAs recruiting teams take into account multiple factors when analyzing applications, looking for evidence of soft skills, an international and strategic mindset and mastery of business English and Maths. For applicants, this translates into a lengthy and stressful process of preparing and gathering documents, often marred by self-doubt. This blogpost gives you essential clues to manage your application successfully.

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Topics: MBA, MBA Application

How to approach your employer to finance your MBA

Posted by The Lisbon MBA on 05-Dec-2017 19:30:00

As the number of students enrolled in MBAs grew, and especially since 2008, companies seem to have stopped being as willing to pay for employees’ tuition fees as they once were. However, with the right research and pitch, employers can be persuaded to invest in an employee’s education. This blogpost discusses the right steps to approach your employer to finance your MBA.

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Topics: MBA, Finance MBA

5 Tips to Get Great Recommendations

Posted by The Lisbon MBA on 04-Oct-2017 08:40:00

Recommendation letters or forms are a crucial part of your application for a top MBA or postgraduate program. They support your motivation letter, essays and CV by providing application managers with an external opinion about your personality, academic and/or professional path and untapped potential. Therefore, choosing your referees carefully and ensuring they have all the information necessary to write you a stellar recommendation is very important. This blogpost will help you achieve that goal.

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Topics: Recommendations

GRE: All you need to know

Posted by The Lisbon MBA on 27-Sep-2017 16:00:00

The Graduate Record Examination (GRE) is the most widely accepted test of its kind worldwide, mostly because it is a common requirement for graduate schools in all fields of knowledge and because of its popularity in the USA and in China. It’s administered by the Educational Testing Service, also responsible for the TOEFL.

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Topics: GRE

Are you shy? Tips to help you network during your MBA!

Posted by The Lisbon MBA on 21-Sep-2017 11:00:00

Networking is crucial during an MBA, and in fact throughout your professional life. Personal contacts are the #1 platform to change jobs in nowadays market. That’s why a top MBA will always include networking opportunities in its program. For bright yet shy professionals, however, the term is somewhat scary. This blog post intends to demonstrate how networking is an easy and enjoyable task – even for introverts – as long as you accept your personality and go about it in your own terms. So, what can you do to increase the visibility of your personal brand and develop relationships with others if you’re shy?

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Topics: MBA Networking

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Find all the resources you need before choosing an MBA or Executive MBA program. The Lisbon MBA team aim to be your personal MBA Admissions ConsultantsThrough our team experience, we are able to help you understanding the MBA or EMBA admissions process in Portugal. Here you will find expertise in the following topic areas:

  • Mapping out an application strategy
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  • Writing impressive essays
  • Preparing for admissions interviews
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