Author Archive - MBA Prep School

Why Stanford is winning the talent war for the best MBA applicants

By - Jun 22, 00:46 AM   Comments [0]

Every year, the world’s top business schools are engaged in an all-out talent war for the best MBA applicants on the market. To win over the most desirable students to their campuses, the elite schools employ alumni as ambassadors, tout their school’s programs and faculty,...

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HBS Essay Question 2015 Analysis and Advice

By - Jun 17, 15:24 PM   Comments [0]

HBS Announces New Essay Question for 2015 In the spring of 2015, Harvard Business School’s Dean of Admissions, Dee Leopold, announced that the HBS admissions committee would move away from the optional essay question they’d introduced in 2013. Rather than fretting over “What Else?” the HBS...

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How to Get In To the HBS 2+2 Program

By - May 16, 10:18 AM   Comments [0]

An ambitious college freshman asked me how he could get in to the HBS 2+2 program. He wanted advice on what he might do over his few years at university to improve the likelihood he’d be admitted to Harvard Business School’s 2+2 program when he...

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Using social media to impress and engage business schools

By - Apr 28, 11:26 AM   Comments [0]

Delece Smith-Barrow, education reporter at U.S. News, asked MBA Prep School’s Tyler Cormney about how to use (and not use!) social media to impress and engage with business schools. His advice addresses which social media sites are better than others for connecting with business schools...

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Podcast: How to Successfully Apply for a Top MBA

By - Apr 5, 14:42 PM   Comments [0]

MBA Prep School co-founder Tyler Cormney was recently interviewed by Darren Joe from Touch MBA. Their discussion focused on the key steps to preparing an application that puts you in the top 10%. Hint: it’s not your essay(s)! http://traffic.libsyn.com/touchmba/Tyler_Cormney_MBA_Prep_School.mp3 Listen to the entire podcast on Touch MBA

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Sample MBA Essays – Read Them at Your Own Risk!

By - Nov 21, 21:00 PM   Comments [0]

When it comes time to apply to business school, many MBA applicants search high and low for sample MBA essays written by successful applicants, in the hope that they can unlock a hidden essay writing formula that will assure admission to their dream schools. Enterprising...

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Columbia Business School Essay Analysis 2014

By - Nov 21, 21:00 PM   Comments [0]

You want to go to Columbia Business School? Get ready to pour your heart out to the school and to New York City in your Columbia Business School essays. Columbia wants to know why you want a Columbia MBA and not just any old MBA. The school...

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MBA Admissions Interview Best Practices (Part 5)

By - Nov 21, 21:00 PM   Comments [0]

In the final article in MBA Prep School’s 5-part MBA Admissions Interview Best Practices series, we will share a few last tips that will ensure you excel in your MBA interview. Taken together, the articles in this series will be a valuable part of your...

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Sample MBA Essays – Read Them at Your Own Risk!

By - Oct 14, 10:00 AM   Comments [0]

When it comes time to apply to business school, many MBA applicants search high and low for sample MBA essays written by successful applicants, in the hope that they can unlock a hidden essay writing formula that will assure admission to their dream schools. Enterprising...

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Columbia Business School Essay Analysis 2014

By - Oct 14, 10:00 AM   Comments [0]

You want to go to Columbia Business School? Get ready to pour your heart out to the school and to New York City in your Columbia Business School essays. Columbia wants to know why you want a Columbia MBA and not just any old MBA. The school...

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