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What to Do About a Low GPA

By - Mar 24, 12:55 PM   Comments [0]

This week, join us for a rebroadcast of one of our most popular shows – our discussion of how to address a low GPA. Many applicants are concerned about their undergrad GPAs, and nervous that their GPA might be too low for their target graduate program. If...

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4 Application Strategy Tips: Stand Out AND Fit In

By - Mar 22, 11:55 AM   Comments [0]

It can be confusing: Half of the advice you read urges you to stand out in your application, while the other half advises you to explain how you’ll fit in. So which is it? Should you stand out or fit in? The answer, unsurprisingly, is BOTH....

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You CAN Get into B-School with Low Stats…Yep, Even YOU!

By - Mar 22, 11:39 AM   Comments [0]

We want to see you get into your dream school, even with a less-than-ideal GPA or GMAT score. Think it's impossible? Think again. We've been in the biz long enough to know with certainty that this is a goal that's within your reach. You certainly won't be...

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U.S. News Ranks Best Business Schools in 2016

By - Mar 21, 12:57 PM   Comments [0]

How did your target MBA programs fare this year? Let's take a look: Top 10 MBA Programs: Here are some observations and highlights (some from Poets & Quants): • This is the first year in seven years that Stanford hasn't been in the top spot. The school is...

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5 Things the Adcoms Hate

By - Mar 21, 01:34 AM   Comments [0]

When I was admissions director there were some things applicants would do that were apparently minor, but that I found to be very annoying. Here are my top 5 “hates” that I’m sure are shared by many AdComs: 1. Asking for information that can be easily...

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5 Tips for Your MBA Resume

By - Mar 20, 13:02 PM   Comments [0]

Our blog series, 12 Terrific Tips, offers specialized advice for MBA applicants in a range of situations – from deciding between an MBA and EMBA program, to applying as a member of an overpopulated sub-group, to acing your interviews…and loads more. Here’s the final post! Your MBA...

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Two Years After My Harvard MBA

By - Mar 17, 13:52 PM   Comments [0]

Graduation day is fast approaching for business school students, which means most are asking: What’s next? What is my life going to look like after school? Or should I go back and attend more schooling? These were questions I was asking myself two years ago...

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MCAT Expertise + Harvard MBA Experience

By - Mar 17, 13:24 PM   Comments [0]

Today’s show has something for pre-meds looking to prepare for the MCAT and for MBA wannabes interested in Harvard Business School. << Click here to listen to the show >> Meet Alec Lee [1:15] Alec is the co-founder of the online prep course M Prep. He graduated from...

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University of Michigan Ross 2016 Executive MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Mar 17, 12:23 PM   Comments [0]

The Ross EMBA essay questions are straightforward and succinct. Your essays should embody these qualities – and indeed they’ll have to be succinct, given the 400-word length limits. Taken together, the questions are actually holistic, encompassing both professional and personal dimensions. Each question focuses on...

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5 Ways to Optimize Your Online Presence Before Submitting Applications

By - Mar 15, 12:34 PM   Comments [0]

You’ve filled out your entire application, perfected your essays, secured killer recommendations, and written a CV that truly shows off your skills and experiences. You’re ready to submit, right? WRONG! There’s one more thing you need to do, and you should do it NOW, before the adcoms start googling....

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