Swoon-Worthy MBA Application Tips Video Viewable Now!

By - Aug 29, 13:55 PM   Comments [0]

Last week Linda presented an exciting webinar – about how to make top b-school adcom members fall in love with you – hosted by our friends over at the GMAT Club. That webinar, 5 Ways to Make B-Schools Love You, is now available for online viewing,...

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The A-G of Choosing a B-School

By - Aug 29, 13:49 PM   Comments [0]

There are so many elements that go into choosing the best MBA program for you. The guide below will lead the way: A is for Academics What is your preferred curriculum structure? Which is the best teaching style for you? Does your target school have strengths in...

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Writing A Lead That Pops

By - Aug 28, 14:52 PM   Comments [0]

How many times have you wandered through a bookstore, opening up a book to read the first few lines only to quickly close it again? How often have you read one of those free samples on your Kindle, only to decide after a paragraph that...

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GMAT Tips: IR Section Insights from Kaplan Test Prep

By - Aug 28, 14:45 PM   Comments [0]

  Kaplan Test Prep graciously shares some tips and insights into the new Integrated Reasoning (IR) section of the GMAT exam. If you are interested in using Kaplan to prepare for your GMAT exam, read our interview with Ram, who just recently completed a Kaplan...

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Current Student Interview – Richard from NYU Stern

By - Aug 28, 14:41 PM   Comments [0]

Here’s a talk with Richard Liao, who is about to start his second year at NYU Stern. Thank you Richard for sharing your thoughts and experiences with us! This interview is the latest in an blog series featuring interviews with current MBA students, offering readers...

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Highlight Extracurriculars in Your MBA Application

By - Aug 27, 14:36 PM   Comments [0]

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA blog on Many MBA applicants fear they don't have enough or the right type of extracurricular activities and community service to impress b-school admissions committees. Business schools do not assess candidates' extracurricular activities based on a...

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UCLA Anderson Essay Tips

By - Aug 27, 14:31 PM   Comments [0]

UCLA Anderson has only two required essays for first-time applicants, which will allow you only 1500 words to communicate directly with the admissions committee and make your case for admission to UCLA Anderson. Your personal qualities are of utmost importance to the admissions committee. With a...

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UVA Darden Essay Tips

By - Aug 27, 14:29 PM   Comments [0]

Continuing the trend started last year, UVA Darden again asks candidates to answer only one essay question. While you only have to write 500 words, you have to make those words count. Leadership is crucial to future Darden MBAs. Personal qualities are also crucial to...

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Saïd Business School Deadlines and Essay Questions

By - Aug 27, 14:27 PM   Comments [0]

Saïd Business School at University of Oxford has posted the MBA application deadlines and essay questions for the 2012-2013 admissions cycle.  Stage 1 Deadline: October 12, 2012 Final Decision Notification: December 7, 2012 Stage 2 Deadline: January 11, 2013 Final Decision Notification: March 15, 2013 Stage 3 Deadline: March 8, 2013 Final Decision Notification:...

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MBA Admissions Tips Exclusively for Techies

By - Aug 26, 14:32 PM   Comments [0]

MBA applicants with technical backgrounds have the distinct challenge of distinguishing themselves from a large, overcrowded, highly qualified pool of applicants. You probably have solid work experience, impressive skills, and high test scores – but so do the other thousands of techies vying for the...

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