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A collection of articles from The Red Pen team
on wide ranging topics related to studying abroad

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A collection of articles from The Red Pen team on wide ranging topics related to studying abroad.

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15February2017

MBA Interview Prep 3: Difference between admissions committee and alumni interviews

by The Red Pen

3rd in a 4-part series on MBA interviews Different institutes conduct interviews in different ways, and knowing the format for these interviews beforehand can help you prepare. While all interviews are aimed to learn more about the applicant, in terms of their personality, motivations and whether he or she would thrive in that program, the

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9February2017

MBA Interview Prep 1: ‘Tell Me About Yourself’

by The Red Pen

1st in a 4-part series on MBA interviews Tell me about yourself. It’s a simple question, right? Yet we find several applicants tripping over this interview staple more often than not. And, because it’s usually the first question presented to them by their interviewer, it can set the tone for the whole interview and derail

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8January2017

You have been placed on our waitlist…what now?  

by The Red Pen

After a long and exhaustive application process, spread over a few months, getting a waitlist notification can be disappointing. However, while many see the waitlist as a rejection, MBA applicants need to understand that being placed on the waitlist is another opportunity to shine. It really means the admissions committee has decided to continue evaluating your candidacy. But sometimes the waiting can get to you. So here are some guidelines on the waitlist strategy to keep you on track.

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