Author Archive - Aringo

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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Late Deadlines for September 2014 / January 2015

By - Nov 25, 23:45 PM   Comments [0]

Dear all, Here is an option that many candidates aren’t aware of – we decided to update you about this: From Mid-January, there are about 40 deadlines (that are not last rounds deadlines!) for some of the world’s top MBA programs (Top 25 programs, including Columbia, INSEAD,...

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Waitlisted? Here are some tips

By - Nov 19, 02:13 AM   Comments [0]

At this time of year, many applicants receive notification that they have been waitlisted, which means their candidacy will be weighed against applicants from the next rounds. This is disappointing for some applicants and the start of a nerve-wracking wait. What will you do at...

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London Business School 2014 Essay questions

By - Aug 17, 00:14 AM   Comments [0]

London Business School announced their new essay questions for 2014 on their blog:   1. What will your future look like after completing your MBA? (500 words) 2. What value will you add to London Business School? (300 words) 3. What is the School’s responsibility to you and what...

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Chicago Booth announced new essay questions and deadlines

By - Jul 7, 01:10 AM   Comments [0]

Chicago Booth released their new essay questions and deadlines for the 2013-14 Full-Time MBA application: ESSAY QUESTIONS Short Answer Essays 1.  My favorite part of my work is….  (250 word max) 2.  I started thinking differently when…  (250 word max) Presentation/Essay The Chicago Booth experience will take you deeper into issues,...

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Wharton New Essay Questions

By - Jun 26, 02:22 AM   Comments [0]

Wharton announced their new essay questions for the MBA program that starts in 2014: REQUIRED ESSAY QUESTIONS: 1. What do you aspire to achieve, personally and professionally, through the Wharton MBA? (500 words) 2. Academic engagement is an important element of the Wharton MBA experience. How do you...

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