If you are thinking about applying for an MBA, the first thing you have to check is application deadlines and admission requirements. You’ll need to submit several documents, so make sure you have enough time to gather and prepare them.
Topics: MBA Application
Don’t despair: just present a flawless application. There are many valid reasons for someone to apply late for an MBA. Maybe there’ve been changes in your workplace that made you reconsider promotion prospects; maybe you’ve finally found that investor to finance the business venture you’ve been planning for so long.
Whatever the reason, many institutions now have “fast track” application processes to ensure that late applicants are still considered for their programs. Regardless, it’s always worth to try and get in a top MBA program – even if you’re a late applicant. To help you along that path, this blogpost addresses the must-dos for the early stages of a successful late application.
Taking an MBA is a major decision. Choosing the right MBA for you is sometimes even harder. There are many factors to consider when choosing a business school and an executive program. When you begin narrowing down your research, however, you mustn’t do it alone. Scheduling a meeting with professional counselors from your favorite program can help you dispel anxieties and gather useful information.
So, what should you ask them?
There are less than a dozen MBA programs available in Portugal. The fact that institutions in Lisbon chose to join efforts to create a competitive program naturally caused a smaller number of programs available – and a greater variety of programs. So, you must consider several factors before choosing which MBA in Portugal best suits your needs.
There are literally thousands of books and online resources to help you prepare for the GMAT. In this blogpost, we suggest 4 books that critics and test takers have found particularly useful. To make sure you choose the right one for you, take a free online test from start to finish to identify your strengths and weaknesses. Check out your selected business schools minimum and average GMAT entry scores and define your personal goal. Then, read the information below and get the book that best suits your needs.
The mere idea of having to take the General Management Admissions Test (GMAT) is enough to unsettle most people. And yet, GMAT average scores have been going up, with top business schools boasting average entry scores higher than ever. Apart from adding the Integrated Reasoning section in 2012, the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC – the organization that runs the GMAT) hasn’t changed the test since it created it in the 1950s.
Why are scores going up, then? Because people are studying better.
The sheer amount of resources now available to test-takers allows contemporary students to aim for higher grades – if they use them wisely. Here are some general tips for you to join the 700+ ranks.
Lifelong education is no longer a luxury; it’s a necessity. It remains, however, a significant investment that must be carefully thought through. In absolute terms, executive programs can be quite expensive. Plus, you shouldn’t neglect the immediate impact attending one will have on your personal life. Ensure you talk to those around you about your plans: not only you’ll need their logistical and emotional support, but they’ll often prove themselves to be your best advisors.
There’s no way around it: time and money are your most important resources. There are executive programs with teaching / learning modalities and prices to suit almost everyone’s needs. A correct assessment of your availability and budget contribute significantly to ensure your final choice is the right choice.
Choosing the right business school and executive education program for you is difficult and you can easily get lost in the web. In this blogpost, we help you conduct a focused research with important and easy-to-follow guidelines.
Portugal offers international students excellent conditions both in terms of academic and living experiences. When considering taking an MBA, it’s important to bear in mind the quality of the programs on offer; the existence of conditions to ensure that you, as a student, will make the most of your time; and an overall living environment that is sustainable from the financial point of view, while providing you with social interaction and career advancement opportunities that will eventually make your investment worthwhile.
This blogpost covers Portugal’s added value regarding these factors.