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Wharton MBA Admissions Director, Ankur Kumar, Resigns

By - Oct 3, 07:32 AM   Comments [0]

Ankur Kumar, Wharton's MBA Admissions Director since 2009, has announced that she will leave Wharton as of Friday according to The Wall Street Journal. Dean Roberts informed students that Maryellen Lamb, the school's former careers director who recently became deputy vice dean for M.B.A. admissions, financial...

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Darden’s Dean On the Value of International MBA Students

By - Oct 3, 05:03 AM   Comments [0]

Against a backdrop of public debate on immigration, and assertions that international students are taking away places on college campuses that should go to American-born students, Dean Robert Bruner of the University of Virginia's Darden School of Business explains in a recent blog post why...

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UVA Darden MBA Interview with Current Student Blogger Caroline Kalinoski

By - Sep 29, 08:47 AM   Comments [0]

Here’s a talk with UVA Darden student blogger, Caroline Kalinoski, a second-year student with lots of advice to share about the application process, Darden clubs and courses, and favorite study spots on campus. Thank you Caroline and best of luck to you! (You can read...

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What’s the Deal with HBS and Gender Equality?

By - Sep 24, 13:52 PM   Comments [0]

This post is a little late. I’ve been mulling over the New York Times article and started drafting this piece almost immediately. However, work and pleasure prevented me from completing it earlier. In any case, here’s my 2¢. It all began one early Sunday morning when...

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The MBA Essay Editing Funnel [Recording Available!]

By - Sep 22, 15:05 PM   Comments [0]

Did you miss last week’s live webinar, The MBA Essay Editing Funnel? Bummed out? Don’t be! You can now catch this important webinar on-demand on our website any time you want! Some of the topics that Linda addresses during the webinar include: • How to edit your MBA...

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Georgetown McDonough 2014 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Sep 17, 11:35 AM   Comments [0]

Georgetown McDonough, the top MBA program at the intersection of business and government, clearly articulates its principles: Learning, International Mindset, Integrity, Professionalism, Community. Make no mistake. It wants students who are guided by those same values.Your application should show that you need the education provided...

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2014 ISB Adcom Interview on Career Switching Available!

By - Sep 16, 08:30 AM   Comments [0]

Are you considering applying to the Indian School of Business AND switching careers post-MBA? Then you’ll want to read the following excerpt from our recent Q&A with Mr. V. K. Menon, Senior Director of Placements at ISB, as he discusses important information for career switchers...

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Cambridge Judge 2014 Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Sep 15, 09:24 AM   Comments [0]

Founded in 1990, the Judge Business School at University of Cambridge has powered its way up the international rankings, mainly because of its strength in entrepreneurship, particularly in technology and the sciences. A deeply collaborative school, it enjoys strong ties to the many companies in...

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U of Michigan Receives Record Breaking Donation of $200 Million

By - Sep 15, 08:16 AM   Comments [0]

Stephen M. Ross will donate $200 million to the University of Michigan, with $100 million going to the Stephen M. Ross School of Business and $100 million going to the athletic campus (which will be renamed the Stephen M. Ross Athletic Campus). This donation, the...

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Personal Statement Tip: Use Vivid, Active Verbs

By - Sep 11, 12:39 PM   Comments [0]

I watched a candle burn a few nights ago. It happened to have a particularly nice flame that conjured up many different images: • The flame stood erect. • The flame danced. • The flame cavorted. • The flame pranced. • The flame swayed. • The flame flickered. • The flame fluttered •...

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