Author Archive - Aringo

MBA Essay Writing Tips – Part I

By - Jun 17, 08:41 AM   Comments [0]

Most MBA programs have already published their updated essay questions for Fall 2015. Writing the MBA application essays is usually the hardest part of the MBA admission process. In the next few weeks we'll bring here a few MBA essay tips and guidelines to help...

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Ideal Timetable for 2015 MBA Applicants

By - Jun 14, 22:56 PM   Comments [2]

Top MBA programs are starting to publish new essay questions and deadlines for fall 2015 MBA programs, and many applicants are already starting to work on their applications. Here is Aringo suggested timetable for planning the application process:   September-December 2013: Creating the infrastructure - Think about what can...

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MIT Sloan MBA Application Deadlines for Fall 2015

By - May 11, 02:16 AM   Comments [0]

MIT Sloan announced the MBA application deadlines for Fall 2015 entry: Round 1 - September 23, 2014 Round 2 - January 8, 2015 The school also announced that the new essay questions will be ready by the end of June and the online application will go live by...

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US News Specialization Rankings

By - Mar 19, 01:49 AM   Comments [0]

In addition to its general ranking of the top U.S. MBA programs published last week, US News also posted specialization rankings of the top programs in various categories. Here are the top three programs for each category: Accounting 1- University of Texas—Austin (McCombs) 2- University of Pennsylvania (Wharton) 3-...

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US News 2014 MBA Rankings

By - Mar 11, 05:55 AM   Comments [0]

US News published their new rankings of best MBA programs in the US for 2014. For the first time ever, three schools shared the first spot: Harvard, Stanford and Wharton. US News rankings are based on many factors such as starting salaries and bonuses, employment rates,...

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The Specialization Rankings by Financial Times

By - Feb 5, 02:21 AM   Comments [0]

Along with the global MBA rankings, the Financial Times also published specialized rankings of top MBA programs at different categories. Here are the top 5 programs at each category: Top for corporate strategy 1. Harvard Business School 2. Stanford Graduate School of Business 3. University of Michigan: Ross 4. University...

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Submitted your application? You’re not done yet!

By - Jan 7, 02:33 AM   Comments [0]

So, you've submitted your application and probably think that all hard work is done? think again! Here are some post-submission tips from Aringo that can help you complete the application process successfully: Thank your recommenders, who played an important role in your application. Continue researching the MBA programs,...

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Using Support Emails on the Application Process

By - Dec 29, 05:20 AM   Comments [0]

Support e-mails are short letters sent by an MBA student, alumnus or professor of a certain school to the admission committee of that school in order to support a candidate aplying to that school. Although they have relatively small impact on admission chances, good support...

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MBA Interview Tips

By - Dec 17, 11:18 AM   Comments [0]

As the application season progresses and round 1 deadlines are behind us, many MBA candidates are receiving interview invitations. Below are some Aringo tips for doing well on the MBA interviews. Following the initial screening of applicants, most leading business schools invite candidates to the "second...

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Extra Recommendation Tips

By - Dec 9, 03:13 AM   Comments [0]

An extra recommendation is a recommendation letter submitted above and beyond the mandatory recommendations that the school requires. The bottom line: providing 1-2 extra recommendations could give you a tactical advantage in the admission process. Estimated level of impact on admission chances: 2 out of 5 (5...

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