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THE USA: Applying to University

'Do MBA applicants need to show work experience?' [VIDEO]

Find out if you need to show you have work experience when applying for an MBA in America


Learn whether you’re required to have work experience to apply for an MBA in America. We spoke to Roberta Brooke, the Director of MBA at Eastern Washington University about whether students need to show work experience and how they can use it to their advantage when applying to study an MBA in the US.

Watch the video below from our Google Hangout with Eastern Washington University (there’s also a quick summary after the video).

  • International students—Learn how applying for an MBA straight from undergraduate study affects international students
  • Volunteer—Find out how doing volunteer work can help strengthen your application
  • Lead—Learn about ways you can demonstrate your leadership and organizational skills to an admissions committee
  • Types of programme—Learn about different MBA programmes and what they require


Useful Links:

Learn more about Eastern Washington University

Browse MBA courses in America

Browse all MBA courses abroad

Applying for a US student visa

Admissions Questionnaire with Eastern Washington University

The US Education System...Simplified


Watch more clips from our Hangout with Roberta Brooke:

'What career paths have MBA graduates gone on to?'

‘What types of students will you study with in an MBA course in America?’

‘What are the requirements to study an MBA in America?’

‘How can the other students in your MBA course help you?’

‘What admissions tests do you take to study an MBA in America?’

'How does an MBA prepare students for the graduate world?'

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About Author

Monica Karpinski received her BA (Media and Communications) and Diploma in Modern Languages (French) from the University of Melbourne, Australia. An art and culture aficionado, in her spare time Monica enjoys film, reading and writing about art.


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