Turmoil at UVA

By - Jun 27, 01:56 AM   Comments [0]

Anyone following the unprecedented story unfolding at UVA will certainly be tuning in on Tuesday, as the school’s Board of Visitors will meet to “reconsider the controversial forced resignation of President Teresa Sullivan,” Inside Higher Ed reports. It all began the weekend of June 9th, when...

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Cornell Johnson 2013 MBA Application Questions, Deadlines, Tips

By - Jun 27, 01:49 AM   Comments [0]

Cornell Johnson has released its 2013 MBA Application Essay Questions. My tips are in blue below. As it did last year, Cornell Johnson asks you to respond to three questions. It dumped last year’s “legacy” question and this year gives applicants three options in responding to...

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Good Employment News for Haas Grads

By - Jun 26, 02:23 AM   Comments [0]

Whether graduating from Haas with an MBA, Bachelor’s, or PhD, the job search seems to be getting a little bit easier. According to early employment data for the MBA grads, the “mean and median base salary for the class [is] currently trending to exceed last...

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Wharton Essay Questions Analysis and Tips

By - Jun 25, 22:37 PM   Comments [0]

Last week Wharton published new essay questions for 2013 candidates. Below is Aringo’s analysis and some tips (in blue) for answering Wharton’s questions. The Admissions Committee is interested in getting to know you on both a professional and personal level. We encourage you to be introspective,...

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Stacy Blackman’s B-School Buzz

By - Jun 25, 15:33 PM   Comments [0]

Welcome back to Stacy Blackman’s B-School Buzz, our regular ramble through the MBA blogosphere to discover what’s been keeping applicants and students humming. In this edition, our Buzz contributors share summer internship news, urge applicants to look beyond the Top Ten, and relate a recent...

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SBC Scoop: Making the Family Business Work For You

By - Jun 25, 15:30 PM   Comments [0]

*Please note that no client details are ever shared in SBC Scoop or otherwise without complete sign off from client. Our client Bill came to us wondering if his atypical background would hurt his chances when applying to MBA programs. He had been working for the...

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Kellogg School 2012-2013 Application Deadlines

By - Jun 25, 15:27 PM   Comments [0]

Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management has posted tentative deadlines for the 2012-2013 MBA application cycle. Prospective students should note that Kellogg has a two-part application process and requires all applicants to request an interview, either on-campus or off-campus, with those deadlines mentioned below. Round 1 Application Part...

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Wharton Lauder MBA Admissions Director Interview Available Online

By - Jun 25, 03:41 AM   Comments [0]

We hope you enjoyed our recent Wharton Lauder MBA Q&A. We certainly learned a lot about the Wharton Lauder application process and about how these two programs work together to offer students a unique learning experience. In the following excerpt, Marcy Bevan, Director of Admissions and...

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Should Gupta Conviction Affect Your MBA Decisions?

By - Jun 25, 03:23 AM   Comments [0]

I recently received the following comment from ANP on an April 2011 MBA Admissions News Round Up: “I had posted that you are not giving a fair view to potential ISB applicants by ignoring the fact that Rajat Gupta was accused in the Galleon insider trading...

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MBA Admissions: MIT Sloan and Entrepreneurship

By - Jun 25, 02:57 AM   Comments [0]

A quick glance at MIT: MIT currently ranks in fourth place as one of the best business schools, according to US News & World Report (March 2012). For entrepreneurship, it is also ranked at number four. Incoming Sloanies and Entrepreneurship The class of 2012 entered MIT...

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