MBA

3 Rules for Attending an MBA Fair

By - Jul 27, 13:15 PM   Comments [0]

You’ve just booked your first MBA fair – now what? What can you do now to ensure that you’re prepared for the big day? What are some things you can do at the fair to help you get the most out of the event? And...

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Stacy Blackman’s B-School Buzz

By - Jul 25, 10:17 AM   Comments [0]

Welcome to the latest edition of Stacy Blackman’s B-School Buzz, our periodic check-in with some of the MBA blogosphere’s applicant and student contributors. This week, MBA bloggers share their school selection criteria, reasons for applying, and tips for keep your recommenders on task. Advice for international...

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Is a Stanford MBA in Your Future?

By - Jul 24, 15:47 PM   Comments [0]

Is a Stanford MBA in your future? If you want to answer that with a resounding “yes” then you need to tune in to our upcoming webinar, Get Accepted to the Stanford Graduate School of Business. The webinar will take place on Tuesday July 29, 2014 at...

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Interesting article on admission process changes

By - Jul 24, 09:09 AM   Comments [0]

The shift to fewer and shorter MBA essays has taken hold across the elite business schools of the United States, and the Wall Street Journal published two interesting articles recently exploring the changes afoot at MBA programs this season. In Adam Rubenfire‘s article, Want to Get Into Business School?...

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Defining your MBA Strategy

By - Jul 24, 09:08 AM   Comments [0]

It is early July. MBA hopefuls around the world have started working on their business school applications. Every year, around this time, we receive hundreds of queries regarding development and formulation of a solid MBA application strategy. Some of the questions are very well thought...

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Wearing My Military Uniform in the Business World

By - Jul 24, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

Ben Faw, a combat veteran and former Army Captain, shares his thoughts on how prior members of the military can use their unique skill sets to battle the dangerously high young-veteran unemployment rate of 21.4%. Rank never equaled respect in the military, and neither will your...

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Meet the Guy Who Passed 60 out of 61 Case Interviews (You Can Too!)

By - Jul 24, 08:08 AM   Comments [0]

No time like the present to revisit one of our most popular admissions episodes of all time! If you missed it the first time around, stop whatever you are doing and listen to our interview with VictorCheng, former consultant and interviewer at McKinsey and author...

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B-School Researchers Find Link Between Reflection and Learning

By - Jul 24, 05:48 AM   Comments [0]

Researchers from Harvard Business School, UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School, and HEC Paris have found that developing a daily writing habit of just 15 minutes a day could pay off in spades when it comes to improving job performance and advancing your career. The study’s authors hypothesized ...

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Darden Essay Question Analysis- 2014 -15

By - Jul 23, 10:27 AM   Comments [0]

  Application Deadlines Round 1: October 10, 2014 Round 2: January 7, 2015 Round 3: April 1, 2015 Describe the most courageous professional decision you have made or action you have taken. What did you learn from that experience? (500 words maximum) Like last year, Darden again requires applicants to write only...

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Stanford GSB Class of 2015 Profile

By - Jul 23, 08:54 AM   Comments [0]

Here’s a glance at Stanford GSB’s class of 2015 (from Stanford’s website): • Total applicants: 7,108 • Total new students: 406 • Women: 41% • International students: 35% • U.S. minorities: 21% • Range of years of work experience: 0-12 • Average years of work experience: 4 • Average GMAT: 732 • Complete GMAT...

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