Mcgill Mba Essays Career

Career Services offers many different resources to help students conduct research on different industries and careers, market themselves effectively and compete for their target roles in the highly competitive MBA market.

  • myFuture: Career Services' portal with detailed information about employers, job postings, upcoming events and workshops.

  • myCourses: Career Services provides students with a wide variety of career-related information and tools via myCourses, McGill’s online learning management system. Resources include workshop slides, industry research, resume and cover letter templates, job search tools, Vault guides, lists of top employers, FAQs, and more.

  • SuccessFinder and CareerLeader self-assessments: all MBA students receive invitations to complete two web-based self-assessment tools that help them identify potential career fits and brand themselves effectively.

  • Prior year internship presentations: Incoming MBAs have access to a database of presentations from previous MBA students about their internships: how they landed them, what they learned, and advice for students who would follow their path.

  • VMock: All MBA students begin the program with an invitation to VMock, an online instant resume feedback application. It reviews and scores students’ resume, providing tailored, in-depth feedback on how to improve and target specific roles.
  • Vocaprep: MBA students have access to an interactive online training resource that provides a comprehensive approach to case cracking, case interview examples and one-on-one support.

  • DesautelsConnect: With over 30,000 alumni, 2,500 students, and 250 faculty and staff, the Desautels family is much more than the sum of its parts. DesautelsConnect is an online network through the TenThousandCoffees platform that helps students connect with alumni, share ideas, explore and validate career opportunities, and create new partnerships.

  • MBA-Exchange: McGill MBAs have advanced access to MBA-Exchange, a repository of MBA jobs, development programs, employers, events and country guides.

  • Career Intelligence Analytics (CIA): Career Intelligence Analytics (CIA) is the student platform that captures all data, information and insights related to internships and post-graduate employment. Students can contribute to the database by entering information related to their employment search such as interview questions, salary, job data and other career insights. This information is valuable to future students who are searching for relevant information related to a particular industry, role or company. The database is completely confidential and students can browse aggregate information from previous years, peruse interview questions and obtain general salary and job data information which can help them make informed decisions about their future.

  • Admission and Application Info

    Applications for Admission in April 2018 are open.

    You should start your application by entering your information and pressing the submit button so that you can be considered for April 2018 Entry. The first day of class is Saturday, April 7th, 2018.

    TOEFL and GMAT tests can be taken after you have started your application if necessary.

    Documentation, scores, and transcripts can be uploaded after you have started your application, if necessary.

    Candidates residing outside of Japan who need a Student Visa should read this:
    IMPORTANT: International students, please click here and read the other information prior to processing with your application. Application deadline for students residing outside of Japan and who need a Student Visa is December 15th.

    The McGill MBA Japan is designed for high-achieving, ambitious students interested in making a positive impact in their organizations, and in developing themselves into responsible leaders. MBA Japan candidates all have a number of years of employment experience, which allows them to participate fully in classroom discussion, group work, and to make a strong contribution to the learning of their peers.

    The best way to find out more about our admissions process is to attend an Open House Session. Register for an upcoming Open House Session by clicking here.

    Admission Requirements

    McGill’s Desautels Faculty of Management seeks applicants with strong managerial potential. Admission to the McGill MBA Japan program is competitive, and is based on a combination of work experience, academic background, recommendations, as well as the results of standardized tests, and an interview.

    Work Experience

    The McGill MBA Japan program is aimed at mid-career executives who have substantive work experience. MBA Japan students usually have at least five years of work experience before joining the McGill MBA Japan program. Applicants must have, at a minimum, two years of relevant full-time work experience after their undergraduate degree before submitting an application.

    Academic Achievement

    Your undergraduate degree and any further academic qualifications are important indicators of intellectual ability and likelihood of success in our program.

    Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT)

    Candidates take the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT). At present, McGill requires a minimum score of 570 on the GMAT test with 30 marks on the quantitative section. High achievement on the GMAT does not guarantee admission.

    Graduate Records Examination (GRE)

    Candidates may alternately provide Graduate Records Examination (GRE) scores towards their application, in place of the GMAT.

    GMAT Waivers

    Candidates with extensive employment experience and/or advanced academic credentials may have certain criteria waived.

    GMAT waivers can be considered for applicants who demonstrate significant academic achievement and/or substantial quantitative ability. Waivers are not automatic and will only be considered upon request from the candidate after his or her application and supporting documents, including letters of reference, have been received in Montreal.

    English Proficiency

    The McGill MBA Japan program is conducted in English, and MBA Japan students must have solid English skills in reading, writing, speaking, and listening in order to participate in our program. Candidates who do not meet the Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies criteria for English proficiency must demonstrate achievement on the TOEFL or the IELTS. For the TOEFL test, candidates must achieve at least a score of 86, with 20 marks on each of the four sections.

    McGill does not accept the TOEIC Test as proof of English proficiency.

    Please contact our office in the case of any questions.

    Extracurricular Activities and Community Involvement

    The admissions committee is also interested in your extracurricular activities and community involvement. These can be noted in your application essay.

    Interview

    Qualified applicants will be invited to an interview with an alumni or staff member. Interviews take place at our office in Tokyo.

    Company Support

    While not mandatory, we urge candidates to seek the commitment and support of their employer in their application to, and funding for, the McGill MBA Japan program. This can be demonstrated by written recommendations from the candidate’s supervisor, or senior management at his or her organization.

    Contact Us

    The best way to find out about applying to the McGill MBA Japan program is to call us at our office, at 81-3-6279-0412, send our Director an email at philip.oneill@mcgillmbajapan.com or attend one of our Open House Sessions in Tokyo.

    Application Period

    The next academic year starts on April 7th, 2018.

    Applications for the McGill MBA Japan program are open. Documents scores and transcripts can be uploaded after you have started your application.   TOEFL or GMAT tests can be taken after you have started your application, if necessary. 

    Documents, references, and scores (if necessary) can be uploaded after the initial application has been submitted online and the application fee has been paid.

    Please attend an Open House Session to find out more about our program and why McGill MBA Japan could be right for you.

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