Applications

Passion = Action + Dedication

By - Oct 7, 10:34 AM   Comments [0]

When one thinks of passion, one doesn’t generally think of investment bankers. But the admissions committees are looking for passion in their applicants; so how are you – a computer guy, an engineer, a biology major, or yes, an investment banker – going to show...

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Admitted to multiple schools – How to choose the right school?

By - Oct 1, 02:16 AM   Comments [0]

By Joy Pincus Senior Application Consultant at Aringo MBA Admissions Consulting   Imagine winning admission to several of one’s chosen programs. Now that you have a menu of options, how do you ensure that you make the right choice - one that will undoubtedly affect the rest of your life?   The...

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Oxford Saïd And Schwarzman Scholars Introduce Dual MBA And Master’s In Global Affairs

By - Sep 30, 07:59 AM   Comments [0]

Oxford University’s Saïd Business School and the Schwarzman Scholars recently announced the launch of their new full-time, joint Oxford MBA/Schwarzman Scholars-Tsinghua Master’s in Global Affairs degree program. The program will welcome its first class in 2016; students will spend one year in Beijing at Tsinghua...

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4 Fantastic Application Tips For Chinese Applicants

By - Sep 30, 07:41 AM   Comments [0]

Our 12 Terrific Tips blog series 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 next post: Top business schools generally accept...

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How To Stand Out As An IT Applicant: 3 Tips

By - Sep 26, 18:44 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 second post: We...

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Six Tips For Better Resumes

By - Sep 26, 18:19 PM   Comments [0]

Need advice on how to make your “greatest hits” shine? Looking for ways to grab the adcom’s attention with a resume that highlights your academic prowess, professional strengths, leadership skills, and overall impressiveness? The following six tips will help you create a stunning resume that’s...

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What’s Really Important In MBA Admissions? Interview With Rotman’s Niki da Silva

By - Sep 25, 09:25 AM   Comments [0]

100 episodes after her first interview on the show, the most popular Admissions Straight Talk guest is back! For the scoop on what’s new at one of MBA-dom’s most innovative admissions offices, listen to our conversation with Niki da Silva, Recruitment & Admissions Director for Rotman’s...

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UT McCombs Now Allows LinkedIn Recommendations

By - Sep 21, 12:36 PM   Comments [0]

Are you applying to UT McCombs? Then you’ll want to read about this important new twist on the recommendation requirement. Starting with the current application cycle, applicants to UT McCombs will have two options when it comes to submitting letters of recommendation: You can: 1. Send...

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The Miraculous 15-Minute ROUGH, ROUGH Draft

By - Sep 21, 10:07 AM   Comments [0]

Having trouble getting those first few words and sentences of your application essay up on your computer screen? Don’t fret – even the most accomplished novelists or famous journalists have a tough time getting started. Tempted to get up and do something – anything! –...

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The Art Of Interviewing—Are You A “Can” Or A “Cannot”?

By - Sep 20, 13:26 PM   Comments [0]

“I am doomed…. This is a disaster….I really never expected this… What am I going to do?” This from Daniel, a prospective PH.D student.  I couldn’t imagine what had happened to cause such a negative response, especially as Daniel is a very strong candidate with...

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