3 Tips for Showing Strengths in Your Application Essays

By - Sep 13, 10:50 AM   Comments [0]

One of most important pieces of advice I can give you regarding your personal statements and application essays is this: Show, don’t tell. Here are three tips to help you achieve this must-have writing goal: Show the steps you’ve taken. If you are writing about a goal...

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How to Make the Most of MBA Fairs

By - Sep 6, 13:56 PM   Comments [0]

The MBA Tour will reach the four corners of the globe in the upcoming months, having separate tours in Asia and India in September, the Middle East and Istanbul in October, and Canada in November. The tour events provide you with great opportunities to meet...

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Emory Goizueta 2013 MBA Application Questions, Deadlines, Tips

By - Sep 6, 13:51 PM   Comments [0]

To ace your Goizueta essays, you’ll need to show—not just tell—that you have the skills, passion, and motivation to excel in a rigorous academic environment, and then in the business world at large. Illustrate who you are, what you want, and where you are going.   2013...

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MBA Admissions: How to Show Growth in Your MBA Application

By - Sep 6, 12:26 PM   Comments [0]

If you work in a flat organization, how do you demonstrate advancement and growth? After all, your progress will be compared to that of other candidates who have regular promotions with clearly delineated expanded responsibilities. In a flat organization, you may hold the same title...

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Tepper School of Business 2012-2013 Deadlines and Essay Topics

By - Sep 6, 11:46 AM   Comments [0]

The full-time MBA application for Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University is available, so here's a peak at the essay prompts for this admissions cycle, as well as a reminder of the 2012-2013 deadlines. Round 1 Deadline: October 22, 2012 Notification: December 19, 2012 Round 2 Deadline: January...

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How to Write Compelling Admission Essays?

By - Sep 5, 10:42 AM   Comments [0]

“Why was I dinged?” is  the question that often confuses and torments some applicants when they do not receive the coveted  acceptance letter from the schools they had applied to . Well, one of the key  reasons of getting a rejection letter  is – poorly-written ...

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MBA Admissions: Creativity Lessons from Pogue’s Wedding Proposal

By - Sep 4, 15:54 PM   Comments [0]

You may be familiar with David Pogue, who writes articles for The New York Times about technology (and writes dozens of books about technology, and hosts many television programs about technology, and so on). Recently he proposed to his fiancée in a most unusual way:...

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I’m About to Make Your Day…

By - Sep 4, 15:48 PM   Comments [0]

…by giving my essay a catchy opening line that doesn't turn you away or bore you to tears. See, I could have started this tip post with "Today I am going to tell you how to create a compelling essay opening," but you probably would have...

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MBA Applicant Blogger Interview: Asax’s Journey

By - Sep 4, 15:43 PM   Comments [0]

Next up in our series of featured MBA bloggers is "Asax," an anonymous blogger who writes at B-School Admit. Please enjoy Asax's thoughtful answers and use them to help you make your way through the MBA admissions process. Accepted: First, can you tell us a...

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Stacy Blackman’s B-School Buzz

By - Aug 31, 12:18 PM   Comments [0]

Welcome back to another edition of Stacy Blackman’s B-School Buzz, where we share the latest and greatest from the MBA blogosphere. This week, our Buzz contributors share essay writing advice for current applicants, divulge tips gleaned from an informational interview,  apply runner's techniques to b-school,...

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