Linda earned her bachelors and MBA at UCLA, and has been advising applicants since 1994 when she founded Accepted.
Linda is the co-founder and first president of AIGAC.
CBS wants you to focus on your career goals not immediately after graduation, as in the short-answer question, but in the longer-term.
They want to see how you believe your career will develop after that immediate post-MBA job.
What are your career goals over the next 3-5 years and what, in your imagination, would be your long-term dream job?
Columbia apparently liked the answers it received to this question, its longest, because it is back this year.
Make sure to answer the long-term question and feel free to dream and aspire, but at the same time reveal an ambitious, but feasible professional goal.
By Linda Abraham, president and founder of Accepted.
Essays ARE Important – But Only in Context Some applicants have the wrong idea about why essays are important, or what admissions committees look for when they read them.
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