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Application Timing: When Should You Submit?

By - Dec 11, 14:06 PM   Comments [0]

  Timing. Timing. Who’s got the best timing? Applicants frequently stress over when to submit, wondering if when they apply will affect the outcome. They lose sleep with questions like: When is the best time to apply? When do I have the greatest chance of getting...

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NUS MBA 2015 Essay Tips

By - Dec 11, 10:46 AM   Comments [0]

National University of Singapore (NUS) hosts approximately 100 students each year in its full-time MBA program – 91% of those students come from outside of Singapore, representing 18 countries. The curriculum concentrates on global business with a focus on Asia in particular, and the program...

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Is a Chicago Booth MBA In Your Future?

By - Dec 11, 10:27 AM   Comments [0]

If you want to answer that question with a resounding “yes,” then tune in to Get Accepted to Chicago Booth, a webinar that airs in just a few days, on Wednesday, December 17th at 10:00 AM PST/1:00 PM EST. Reserve your spot for Get Accepted to...

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ESADE MBA 2015 Essay Tips

By - Dec 11, 10:14 AM   Comments [0]

The ESADE (pronounced eh-SAH-day) MBA program in Barcelona, Spain, is a great option for applicants looking for a program that requires fewer than 2 years out of the job market but also provides an internship and even an international exchange option. ESADE offers a 12-month...

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To R3 Or Not to R3, That Is The WSJ Question

By - Dec 10, 08:52 AM   Comments [0]

Round 3 applicants used to be viewed as disorganized, but now, according to a recent Wall Street Journal article, they may be viewed as “appealing but unconventional prospects” or as “an offbeat catch” who “liven the mix of an incoming MBA class.” I was quoted in...

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Wharton 2016 Class Profile

By - Dec 9, 09:20 AM   Comments [0]

Let’s take a look at the 2016 class at Wharton. Last year’s stats are in parentheses. •Total applicants: 6,111 (6,036) •Enrolled class: 859 (837) •Women: 40% (42%) •International students: 31% (35%) •U.S. minorities: (30%) 30% •Range of years of work experience: 0-16 (0-13) •Mean years of work experience: 5 (5) •GMAT range: 620-780 •Mean...

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MBA Interview Questions: Why This MBA Program?

By - Dec 8, 10:35 AM   Comments [0]

Reason for asking the question: To gauge the sincerity with which the candidate is approaching the school. How to prepare: You need to make sure you show that your reasons for applying to the program go well beyond the obvious reputation, location, or network. Your...

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NYU Stern Langone 2015 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Dec 7, 09:50 AM   Comments [0]

The Stern Langone part-time MBA essays, together, require you truly to “know thyself” -- i.e., know yourself so well that you can zero right in on the essence of who you are and where you’re going without background explanation or elaborate contextualization. All the essays...

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QS Global TopMBA Rankings 2014

By - Dec 7, 09:44 AM   Comments [0]

TopMBA’s new 2014/2015 global report ranks business programs according to geographic location based on surveys completed by 5,669 actively-hiring MBA employers and 7,187 academics in the field of business and management. (See more about the methodology here.) Top 20 B-Schools in North America Some highlights: • The...

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Chicago Booth Profile: Class of 2016

By - Dec 5, 11:05 AM   Comments [0]

Let’s see who makes up Chicago Booth’s most recent incoming class, the class of 2016… • Average class size – 581 • Average student age – 27.7 years • Average years work experience – 4.6 • Average GMAT score – 724 • Average GPA – 3.59 • GPA range (mid-80%) –...

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