Author Archive - Critical Square

Talking about MBA interview prep and tips with our friend, GrantMeAdmission!

By - Oct 21, 07:11 AM   Comments [0]

For this blog post we reached out to our good friend who is going through the MBA journey right now. He blogs about it at @ GrantMeAdmission (creative, no?) so we thought - what's on his mind as round 1 interview start rolling out? What's keeping him...

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A New (and Awesome) MBA Applicant Guide from our friends at UNC Kenan-Flagler

By - Oct 20, 14:09 PM   Comments [0]

The amazing team at MBA@UNC, the online MBA program at the University of North Carolina's Kenan-Flagler Business School, has just released a new MBA applicant guide through a series of online articles to help prospective students in the MBA admissions process. Whether you are just starting...

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The Inside Scoop on HBS R1 Interview Invites

By - Oct 7, 10:28 AM   Comments [0]

  Harvard Business School Round 1 interview invites are around the corner! The school announced today the next steps in the application process for round 1 applicants.  To all of you who applied to Harvard Business School in round 1, your wait is almost over! We know the waiting...

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3 Ways to Brag the Right Way – How to Properly Sell Yourself on Your MBA Application

By - Sep 8, 15:55 PM   Comments [0]

Knowing how to sell yourself on your MBA application is crucial to getting noticed and remembered in a sea of applicants. Personal branding is key! However, it can be difficult for some applicants to properly portray themselves in the best possible light in an essay...

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Do I need an MBA Admissions Consultant? Why you just might!

By - Aug 25, 12:52 PM   Comments [0]

"Do I need an MBA Admissions Consultant?" That's a pretty common question. Well, we don’t think there’s a single applicant out there who couldn’t use a hand with their application – even if it’s just a second set of eyes looking over their essays or...

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The ROI of an MBA – What’s an MBA worth?

By - Aug 13, 09:34 AM   Comments [1]

A lot of you thinking about your MBA are probably pressing pause at the cost. Yeah - we get it. It's expensiveeee! But there's a reason it's still the #1 degree for people looking at a masters. With a variety of formats to fit your...

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MBA Rankings And How They Work

By - Jul 17, 14:13 PM   Comments [0]

MBA rankings are a great way to identify potential programs and determine how they align with your goals! But, at the end of the day, rankings are just a part of the puzzle. There are a lot of programs out there and they’re all amazing...

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How to Have Great Interviews with MBA Alumni and Students

By - Jul 9, 08:52 AM   Comments [0]

As we head into July, now’s the perfect time to get interviews with MBA alumni and current students on the books. Why? Because they’re one of the best possible ways to research a school you’re interested in! There is nothing more important in the MBA...

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Using Anecdotes to Write Memorable MBA Essays

By - Jun 25, 16:36 PM   Comments [0]

Why does it matter if you write memorable MBA essays? Because the average top tier business school can read up to 40,000 essays in any given application season. THAT’S ALMOST 400 POUNDS OF ESSAYS. That’s as much as a TIGER. They read a TIGER’S worth of...

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So Many Choices! What to Consider When Choosing MBA Programs

By - Jun 23, 12:02 PM   Comments [0]

Finding MBA programs and shortlisting programs is as much art as it is science. But there are some things you should always keep in mind when doing research! Applying to business school is a big investment. Aside from buying a house, it’s probably the biggest one...

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