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Posted by The Lisbon MBA on 01-Mar-2018 14:00:00

If you’re applying for an MBA, you’re probably a young professional with ambitions. You’ve checked entry requirements and prepared your essays and recommendations and taken the GMAT / GRE and IELTS / TOEFL. What about your CV?

Sometimes, applicants forget that a CV is their calling card for applications managers. By looking at it, they’ll determine whether entry requirements are met but also begin to develop a relationship with the applicant. This blogpost will help you write a killer CV.

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Topics: MBA Application, MBA Resources, CV


Posted by The Lisbon MBA on 21-Feb-2018 15:15:00

MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) have been revolutionizing education since the late 2000s, offering professionals and students worldwide fast and cheap ways of acquiring new skills and expanding their knowledge on virtually every subject. Platforms such as Coursera, Udacity, NovoEd, OpenClass, Alison and EDX (just to name a few) have been growing steadily and the quality of the online courses on offer is now beyond dispute.

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Topics: MBA Application, MBA Resources


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


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

MBA Applications: Top tips to write a fantastic essay

Posted by The Lisbon MBA on 29-Aug-2017 09:30:00

Writing an essay is in many ways similar to writing any other text: you’ll have to compete for the reader’s attention against normal day-to-day interruptions (a phone that rings, a colleague in need of assistance, etc.) and against the reader’s own boredom or worries. No matter how much time you’ve put into it, bearing in mind the life span your essay will have once it leaves your hands and becomes part of one application file among many others, will help you structure and elaborate it in a way that ensures it will be read attentively and, even more important, become memorable.

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Topics: MBA Application

MBA entry requirements

Posted by The Lisbon MBA on 03-Aug-2017 10:00:00

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.

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Topics: MBA Application

Are you a late applicant for an MBA?

Posted by The Lisbon MBA on 13-Jul-2017 08:45:00

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.

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Topics: MBA, Choose the right Executive Program, MBA Application

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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:

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