Applications

Maximize Your MBA Application: Every Essay Needs a Point

By - Aug 28, 07:24 AM   Comments [0]

This is the second post our new series, Maximize Your MBA Application: 5 Tips for Succinct Essays. Follow the series on the blog or download our special report to learn the tips and tricks needed to focus on the critical and trim your essays down...

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No Mute Button In An MBA Interview

By - Aug 28, 05:56 AM   Comments [0]

There is no mute button in an admissions interview to get into a top business school. Here are six interview tactics that will leave them wanting more of you. 1)    THERE’S NO PRIZE FOR ANSWERING THE FASTEST! Business school interviews are as much about getting to...

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MIT Sloan 2014 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Aug 27, 09:05 AM   Comments [0]

MIT Sloan dropped its cover letter requirement this year. The cover letter has been a required element in the MIT app since at least 2001, and possibly earlier. But this is the year for shorter apps. While all MBA applications are “behavioral” — looking at your...

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Stanford GSB Applicants: Webinar Today!

By - Aug 27, 07:45 AM   Comments [0]

You have just a few hours until we go live with the Steer Your Way to a Stanford MBA webinar. If you plan on applying to Stanford GSB or another top-tier MBA program, then you’ll want to make sure you catch the important advice that Linda...

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Understanding Stanford GSB’s Interest in Personal Qualities and Contributions

By - Aug 27, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

In an MBA essay on a meaningful personal experience: • Applicant A describes his ascent of Machu Picchu; we learn that it was awe-inspiring, challenging, required excellent teamwork, and that he was moved on a deep level. • Applicant B takes us on a walk around her...

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Group Interview Advice from Michigan Ross Admissions Director

By - Aug 27, 05:56 AM   Comments [0]

As many readers know, the University of Michigan Ross School of Business will introduce a group exercise as an optional component of the upcoming MBA application season. It’s not actually an interview, per se, because no questions will be asked of participants. Through observation of...

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Client Case Study: Diversity Application Through The Consortium

By - Aug 26, 05:56 AM   Comments [0]

Lydia was confused about the various options available to her as she started researching for her MBA application. As an African-American applicant she realized that her profile was underrepresented in the MBA application pool, and was both encouraged by her admissions chances and discouraged by...

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MBA Applicant Blogger Interview with MBAGirlJourney

By - Aug 25, 09:54 AM   Comments [0]

We’d like to introduce you to MBAGirlJourney, an anonymous MBA applicant who has a positive approach to the MBA admissions process – she is eagerly learning new things about herself as the admissions process unfolds and is happily sharing those things with others. You can...

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Is a Stanford MBA in Your Future?

By - Aug 25, 09:10 AM   Comments [0]

Is a Stanford MBA in your future? If you want to answer that with a resounding “yes” then you need to tune in to our upcoming webinar, Steer Your Way to a Stanford MBA. The webinar will take place on Tuesday August 27th at 10:00 AM PST/1:00...

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Columbia Executive MBA 2014 Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Aug 25, 08:39 AM   Comments [0]

These essay questions focus mostly on the present and future. There’s a little room to discuss relevant past experiences, but not much, so don’t expect to richly portray your personal and/or professional development. Moreover, if the Columbia EMBA adcom wanted this information, they would ask...

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