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2011 Chicago Booth Executive MBA Admissions Tips

By - Dec 3, 23:39 PM   Comments [0]

Chicago 2011 EMBA Application Essay Questions The Chicago Booth EMBA questions are challenging because they break up a concept that for many people is holistic: the need for the MBA and interest in the program – the first question asks, among other things, “Why are you...

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2011 Wharton Executive MBA Essay Tips

By - Dec 2, 23:25 PM   Comments [0]

Wharton 2011 Executive MBA Application Essay Questions The Wharton EMBA adcom shows a very clear focus in its set of essay questions (in black font). It wants to understand your goals and how executive business studies support them (essay 1), it wants to get a glimpse...

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Wharton Interview Questions Leaked

By - Dec 2, 23:22 PM   Comments [0]

A 25-minute slideshow coaching Wharton alum on this year's new interview questions was leaked. According to John Byrne of Poets & Quants, these slides were also accessed by top admissions consultants whose clients then had an advantage in their interview preparation. According to Byrne, applicants...

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Top 20 Best GMAT Books – GMAT Club Ranking for November

By - Dec 2, 10:26 AM   Comments [0]

November 2010 popularity index of Best GMAT Books as determined by GMAT Club members. (We measured how often our members referred to each of the books in their posts from the past month and assembled the GMAT Book popularity index below). You can also visit...

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2011 Columbia Executive MBA Admissions Tips

By - Nov 30, 11:32 AM   Comments [0]

Columbia’s EMBA essay questions for the new admissions cycle have changed dramatically from the single essay question used for many years.  That previous question was convoluted -- asking about goals, personal and professional achievements, and need for MBA in an integrated way. It often required...

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Something else to be thankful for: An Acceptance Letter!

By - Nov 24, 14:09 PM   Comments [0]

All across the U.S. tomorrow, people will be getting together with family and friends for a no-holds barred feast. MBA Prep School wants you to have something else to be thankful for when Thanksgiving rolls around next year – an acceptance letter to your dream...

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MBA Admissions News Round Up

By - Nov 19, 11:44 AM   Comments [0]

U. Penn's Wharton School of Business received a $15 million gift from Jay H. and Patty Baker to endow a new center for the study of the retail industry. The money will go towards curriculum development, research tools, and industry outreach for both graduate and...

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Consortium: Interview with Admissions Directors

By - Nov 18, 12:55 PM   Comments [0]

Last week's Consortium Q&A was a huge success and tons of important issues were addressed by Rebecca Dockery, the Consortium's Recruiting Director, and a panel of representatives from top MBA programs, including Dartmouth Tuck, Emory Goizueta, Michigan Ross, NYU Stern, Rochester, UCLA, UNC, USC, UT...

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The State of the 2010 MBA Job Market

By - Nov 18, 12:50 PM   Comments [0]

Almost 90% of MBAs from the class of 2010 were employed after graduation, compared to 84% from the year before, reports a GMAC press release on the 2010 job scene. The press release also points out that these post-recession graduates are "faring better than their...

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Are MBA Students Narcissistic?

By - Nov 17, 09:45 AM   Comments [0]

According to a Financial Times article, the answer is a resounding, "Yes." In "The narcissistic world of the MBA student," Jeffrey Pfeffer, author of Power: Why Some People Have it and Other's Don't, elaborates on the reasons why MBA students show "a remarkable sense of...

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