Applications

MBA Admissions: Northwestern Kellogg & Finance

By - Nov 11, 15:25 PM   Comments [0]

A quick glance at Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Business: Kellogg currently ranks in fourth place as one of the best business schools (tied with MIT Sloan and Chicago Booth), according to US News & World Report (March 2012). It was ranked #10 for finance. Northwestern...

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How To Pay an Effective “Virtual” School Visit

By - Nov 11, 15:18 PM   Comments [0]

In honor of the first birthday of MBA Admission for Smarties: The No-Nonsense Guide to Acceptance at Top Business Schools, by Linda Abraham and Judy Gruen, we are posting a series of excerpts from the book throughout November. This post is excerpted from “How to...

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2013 MIT Executive MBA Application Essay Tips

By - Nov 8, 13:13 PM   Comments [2]

This set of essay questions culls those applicants who are agile thinkers; who discern, or even better create connections among disparate elements; and who have the desire and ability to transform ideas into effective action and lead change within a context of flux and uncertainty....

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Make Sure Recommendations are Personal

By - Nov 7, 18:19 PM   Comments [0]

If you are having trouble negotiating with your supervisor to ensure that he/she is putting the proper thought and effort into your application, you are not alone. Because of this asymmetry of power, a junior employee can only do so much to compel his/her supervisor...

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Video, Let’s Get Technical

By - Nov 7, 14:22 PM   Comments [0]

Paper application? That’s like, so yesterday. Now you Gen X, Y and Millennial candidates get a chance to wow the admissions committee with your dope multimedia “skillz.” This blog post is excerpted from Accepted.com’s special report, Audio & Video in Admissions: Get Ready for Prime...

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MBA Admissions: Harvard Business School & Finance

By - Nov 6, 13:29 PM   Comments [0]

A quick glance at Harvard Business School: HBS currently ranks in first place (tied with Stanford) as the best business school, according to US News & World Report (March 2012). It was ranked as seventh for finance. Harvard Business School Class of 2014 Profile 8,963...

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Ask The Consortium & Member School Admissions Officers Q&A

By - Nov 6, 13:22 PM   Comments [0]

Guest: Rebecca Dockery, Recruiting Manager, and Consortium School Adcom Members Date: Thurs., Nov. 8, 2012 Time: 5:00 PM PT/8:00 PM ET/12:00 AM GMT (the next day) Register Now! Ask The Consortium & Member School Admissions Officers Q&A Applying to b-school using the Consortium’s application has many benefits, including convenience and...

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Election Day Thoughts – Public Service and Fellowships

By - Nov 6, 13:16 PM   Comments [0]

I’ll admit that no matter how cynical I’m feeling about our political process by the time Election Day rolls around (so many negative ads!), I always get a buzz when I actually go to the polls and vote. There’s something about this moment of actual,...

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How to Clarify Your Goals for Your MBA – and Beyond

By - Nov 5, 15:18 PM   Comments [0]

This post is excerpted from “Let Your Goals Guide You” — Chapter 1 in MBA Admission for Smarties: The No-Nonsense Guide to Acceptance at Top Business Schools, by Linda Abraham and Judy Gruen. Some applicants may be very clear about either the industry in which they...

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The MBA Tour: 2012 Canadian Conference Schedule

By - Nov 5, 15:11 PM   Comments [0]

Our friends at The MBA Tour are hosting their Canadian MBA conferences this week! Join The MBA Tour at one of the four Canadian cities below to attend one of the annual MBA conferences in your region. Participate in panel discussions led by admission and application...

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