How to Cope With B-School Rejections

By - May 7, 06:59 AM   Comments [0]

This is the time of year when final business school decisions are being released, and unfortunately there isn't always good news. After pouring your heart and soul into the arduous MBA application process, if your status changes from hoping and waiting to officially denied, it can seem...

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Mistakes You Should Avoid in Application Essays

By - May 6, 17:55 PM   Comments [0]

Well, the application season is over, and all the applicants I worked with (except one) have submitted their applications for R- 3 as well. I think now it’s time to reflect on the common mistakes I have noticed while  working with them  on their essays....

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Stanford MBA Application Deadlines

By - May 6, 05:58 AM   Comments [0]

The Stanford Graduate School of Business has posted the MBA application deadlines for the 2013-2014 admissions cycle.  This year’s three deadlines are as follows: Round 1 Deadline: October 2, 2013 Notification: December 11, 2013 Round 2 Deadline: January 8, 2014 Notification: March 26, 2014 Round 3 Deadline: April 2, 2014 Notification: May 7, 2014 The...

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Chicago Booth Celebrates 9th Annual Women’s Week

By - May 1, 05:07 AM   Comments [0]

The Chicago Booth School of Business extended an open invitation to both newly accepted MBA candidates as well as prospective applicants to attend one of the multiple diversity events held around the globe during the school's 9th annual Women's Week. In collaboration with the office of...

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Chicago Booth Offers 4 Ways to While Away the Wait

By - Apr 29, 05:06 AM   Comments [0]

The waiting game at the end of round 3 is a nail-biter for MBA applicants, whether you're hoping for an interview invitation or enduring a stretch on a waitlist. Joanna Zisis from the admissions team at Chicago Booth School of Business recently shared her tips...

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MBA Applicant Blogger Interview with David Bonan

By - Apr 28, 09:30 AM   Comments [0]

Here’s a talk with David Bonan, an MBA applicant from Canada applying to top U.S. b-schools. David blogs at From The Great White North To The Land of Opportunity. Thank you David for sharing your adventure with us! Accepted: First, can you tell us a bit...

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U.S. News’ 2013 Best EMBA Programs

By - Apr 22, 09:45 AM   Comments [0]

Next up in our recent explosion of b-school rankings posts is the U.S. News’ 2013 Executive MBA rankings. As always, please see our list of resources at the bottom for more information on these rankings and on rankings in general. 2013 Top 10 EMBA Programs 1. UPenn...

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Give Yourself a Social Media Makeover as a B-School Applicant

By - Apr 22, 05:18 AM   Comments [0]

In the era of social media saturation, business school hopefuls have to think about more than just drafting memorable essays, nailing interviews and marketing themselves effectively during the MBA application process. Today's applicants must scrutinize their public persona on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and elsewhere to make...

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U.S. News’ 2013 Best Part-Time MBA Programs

By - Apr 19, 09:30 AM   Comments [0]

There are a bunch of rankings which have been released in the last few weeks – hope you’re keeping up with us! Here we’ve got U.S. News’ best part-time MBA rankings. Make sure you check out the links at the bottom of the post for...

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Chicago Booth MBA Interview with Chris Hauck

By - Apr 19, 08:45 AM   Comments [0]

Here’s a talk with Chris Hauck, a first-year MBA student at Chicago Booth. Chris offers some excellent advice to MBA applicants and first-year MBA students – thank you Chris for offering us a window into your Booth experience! This interview is the latest in an

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