Author Archive - Kaplan

The Truth Behind the Cuts in MBA Application Essays, and Tips to Improve Yours

By - Jan 29, 03:00 AM   Comments [0]

No matter the word count, applicants’ MBA application essays require just as much thought as ever. Kaplan annual survey of admissions officers from business schools, graduate schools, law schools, medical schools, and colleges across the nation is in, and we’ve got the newly released findings about...

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MBA Scholarships: Get in on the Action

By - Jan 28, 17:00 PM   Comments [0]

Get your share of the MBA scholarship dollars offered by top business schools. From a boatload of available scholarship money for MBA students, to the most “annoying” admissions essays, let’s dig into the latest in MBA news: Show me the MBA scholarships If you’re reading this, you’re a...

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MBA News: Third-Round Applicants Get a Second Look

By - Jan 23, 03:00 AM   Comments [0]

Is it too late to send your MBA applications in the third round? From a possible silver lining for third-round MBA applicants, to how Chinese proverbs may identify problems in U.S. MBA education, to bragging rights about startups, here’s the latest in MBA news from media...

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Sticking with Your GMAT Test Prep New Year’s Resolutions

By - Jan 21, 10:27 AM   Comments [0]

Don’t let another year pass without diving into your GMAT or GRE test prep for business school.Photo Credit: Tim Pierce via Compfight cc If you’re anything like us, you probably started out 2015 with a long list of New Year’s resolutions. Maybe you wanted to: get a...

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Top Jobs in Healthcare for MBAs

By - Jan 17, 11:00 AM   Comments [0]

Jobs in health care aren’t just for doctors and nurses. There are plenty of engaging opportunities—with respectable average salaries—for MBAs. In 2014, there were two important milestones in health care in the United States: the enactment of several key provisions under the Patient Protection and Affordable...

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Top MBA Programs in Europe

By - Jan 15, 03:00 AM   Comments [0]

Want to attend a top MBA program abroad? Check out high-ranking European business schools When it comes to choosing a business school, the majority of people (56.4%) cite ranking and reputation as the most important factors in selecting their MBA program or specialized masters. While you...

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3 GMAT Prep Mistakes to Avoid

By - Jan 13, 03:00 AM   Comments [0]

Kaplan GMAT instructors will tell you that we hear common refrains from our students and friends. In my years of teaching, I have compiled a list of three of the most common mistakes my Kaplan students and personal friends have made while they are prepping...

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What Is the Best Business School for You?

By - Jan 12, 03:00 AM   Comments [0]

What should you consider when choosing your MBA program and the best business school for you? When is the last time you were faced with the (possibly debilitating) question, “Where do you see yourself in five years?” Was it at a job interview? A discussion with...

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GMAT Study Tip: Do the “Write” Thing

By - Jan 9, 03:00 AM   Comments [0]

Photo Credit: matsuyuki via Compfight cc I take notes.  I write things down.  Those statements may sound less than novel, but more and more such actions seem to be just that.  In the classes I teach, both for Kaplan and at DePaul, it is the rare student I...

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mbaMission’s 2016 MBA Class Profile Infographic

By - Jan 8, 03:00 AM   Comments [0]

Choosing the right MBA program for your needs can be challenging. How do you identify the best one for your specific personal, educational, and professional goals? Get help choosing the right business school with our MBA class profile infographic. An important element of your business school experience...

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