5 Things to Weigh Before Applying to B-School

By - Sep 24, 12:21 PM   Comments [0]

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA blog on U.S.News.com All aspiring MBAs must decide how many and which business schools to apply to; the key is to be aware of where you are in the application "window"—or where you are in life in...

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Advice from Harvard’s MBA Admissions Director

By - Sep 24, 12:19 PM   Comments [0]

Don't try to stand out, do make sure you understand---and are excited about---the case method approach to learning, and stay curious are three of the main pieces of advice Harvard Business School's Dee Leopold offers applicants in a recent post on her director's blog. While some...

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Three Application Tips from Chicago Booth

By - Sep 24, 12:17 PM   Comments [0]

If you are contemplating applying to the Chicago Booth School of Business, here are just a few items to focus on when crafting your application package. According to a recent Business Because interview with Danielle Foster, associate director of admissions at Chicago Booth as of October...

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GMAC Gears Up for Global Online MBA Fair

By - Sep 24, 12:14 PM   Comments [0]

Looking for a way to learn about dozens of leading MBA programs from the comfort of your computer? Through the upcoming GMATCH virtual fair,  sponsored by the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), prospective students can connect with admissions officials, ask questions of current students and...

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Important Reminders from Harvard Business School

By - Sep 24, 12:12 PM   Comments [0]

For anyone planning to apply to Harvard Business School this year, director of admissions and financial aid Dee Leopold recently offered a roundup of answers to common questions she's been hearing from Round 1 applicants. Although some candidates may be tempted to submit a lengthy resume...

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Wharton School Receives $11M to Establish Public Policy Initiative

By - Sep 24, 12:09 PM   Comments [0]

The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania announced Thursday it will establish the Wharton Public Policy Initiative using lead contributions totaling $11 million the school has received. This initiative will offer independent, practical, timely, nonpartisan research and resources to government policymakers and key decision-makers and...

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UV Darden Offers Free Online Course on Smart Biz Growth

By - Sep 24, 12:07 PM   Comments [0]

Come January, anyone with a computer and an Internet connection will be able to take advantage of Darden School of Business's first "massive open online course", or MOOC, called "Grow to Greatness: Smart Growth for Private Businesses." Last month, the school announced the upcoming course, which...

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Current Student Interview – Shyam from ISB

By - Sep 24, 11:50 AM   Comments [0]

Here’s a talk with Shyam Dattani who just graduated from the Indian School of Business and is now working as an account director at Indegene Lifesystems Pvt Ltd.. Thank you Shyam for sharing your thoughts and experiences with us! This interview is the latest in an...

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Oxford Said 2013 MBA Application Questions, Deadlines, Tips

By - Sep 24, 11:29 AM   Comments [0]

Oxford Said Business School Essay Questions: 1) Explain why you chose your current job. How do you hope to see your career developing over the next five years? How will an MBA assist you in the development of these ambitions? (750 words) This question presents a slight...

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INSEAD Essay Questions Analysis 2012-2013

By - Sep 24, 09:54 AM   Comments [0]

INSEAD's essay questions cover a good deal of ground, giving candidates ample opportunity to discuss a variety of topics related to  their interests and experiences. The first two “job essays” ask for a factual account of one’s current position (or lack thereof) and career progression,...

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