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2014 ISB Adcom Interview Available!

By - Aug 28, 08:30 AM   Comments [0]

Thinking about applying to the Indian School of Business? Then check out our recent Q&A with Mr. V. K. Menon, Senior Director of Placements at ISB for valuable information on career prospects for ISB grads post-MBA. Read on for an excerpt: Question: Can you explain how well...

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MIT Sloan 2014 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Aug 27, 09:05 AM   Comments [0]

MIT Sloan dropped its cover letter requirement this year. The cover letter has been a required element in the MIT app since at least 2001, and possibly earlier. But this is the year for shorter apps. While all MBA applications are "behavioral" -- looking at your...

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Stanford GSB Applicants: Webinar Today!

By - Aug 27, 07:45 AM   Comments [0]

You have just a few hours until we go live with the Steer Your Way to a Stanford MBA webinar. If you plan on applying to Stanford GSB or another top-tier MBA program, then you’ll want to make sure you catch the important advice that Linda...

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Understanding Stanford GSB’s Interest in Personal Qualities and Contributions

By - Aug 27, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

In an MBA essay on a meaningful personal experience: • Applicant A describes his ascent of Machu Picchu; we learn that it was awe-inspiring, challenging, required excellent teamwork, and that he was moved on a deep level. • Applicant B takes us on a walk around her...

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MBA Applicant Blogger Interview with MBAGirlJourney

By - Aug 25, 09:54 AM   Comments [0]

We’d like to introduce you to MBAGirlJourney, an anonymous MBA applicant who has a positive approach to the MBA admissions process – she is eagerly learning new things about herself as the admissions process unfolds and is happily sharing those things with others. You can...

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Dr. Douglas Stayman Shares the Scoop on Cornell Tech NYC

By - Aug 22, 12:30 PM   Comments [0]

Mayor Michael Bloomberg of New York wanted to create a high tech center in the good, old Big Apple. He asked for bids to develop this center on Roosevelt Island, a small island in the East River. Cornell University in partnership with the Technion of...

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UCLA Anderson 2014 Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Aug 20, 11:52 AM   Comments [0]

The advice that UCLA Anderson provides below is excellent, not just for Anderson’s essays, but for most MBA essays. Read it carefully. My tips are in blue below. Your essays are the primary way for you to share your perspectives and plans with the admissions committee....

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Ross Michigan EMBA 2014 Essay Tips and Deadlines

By - Aug 19, 13:15 PM   Comments [0]

This set of essay questions covers broad ground, eliciting information that will allow the adcom to get to know you professionally and personally and hence to determine your fit with the Michigan Ross EMBA program. The straightforward, down-to-earth nature of the questions reflects the program’s...

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Understanding Stanford GSB’s Core Value of Intellectual Vitality

By - Aug 18, 10:20 AM   Comments [1]

You’re smart. But this isn’t about smart. Most of the people Stanford GSB rejects are smart (often very smart). A person of average IQ may have enormous intellectual vitality, while a person with a stratospheric IQ may have scant intellectual vitality. Pretty much everyone uses...

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MBA Applicant Blogger Interview with Priyank

By - Aug 18, 09:20 AM   Comments [0]

We’d like to introduce you to Priyank, an MBA applicant, risk management consultant in NYC, and author of the blog Writing in Transit. Thank you Priyank for sharing your admissions experience with us, and best of luck to you! Accepted: First, we'd like to get to...

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