Consortium MBA Admissions Committee Interview #2 Available Online

By - Dec 3, 14:57 PM   Comments [0]

Thank you to Consortium representatives for another outstanding Q&A! As always, the Consortium team and partnering school reps offered loads of insight into the Consortium admissions process and the ways in which the individual programs support the Consortium mission. See the below excerpt for more...

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The Consortium MBA from the Perspective of the Fellows Q&A

By - Dec 3, 14:41 PM   Comments [0]

Guest: Rebecca Dockery, Recruiting Manager, and current students and alumni Date: Wed., Dec. 5, 2012 Time: 5:00 PM PT / 8:00 PM ET/ 12:00 AM GMT (the next day) Register Now! The Consortium MBA from the Perspective of the Fellows Q&A The best way to learn about the ins and...

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Three keys to successful interview preparation

By - Dec 2, 14:29 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 Chapter 9,...

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Toronto Rotman 2013 MBA Application Questions, Deadlines, Tips

By - Dec 2, 14:21 PM   Comments [0]

The University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Business is one of the leading business schools in Canada. Known for its design approach to MBA education and strong emphasis on problem solving, Rotman’s program is growing in size and renown. Essays Questions: 1. What is your post-MBA career...

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Ace Those MBA Interviews with These Helpful Resources

By - Nov 30, 03:38 AM   Comments [0]

Those MBA interview invites should start trickling in soon (if they haven’t already). Are you prepared? offers a wealth of top-notch interview resources on our MBA Interview 101 page. The ebooks, articles, and webinars found on this rich resource page will help you feel more...

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Fatal Flaw #3: Clichéd Writing

By - Nov 30, 03:31 AM   Comments [0]

Don’t hide your lucid answers to essay questions behind meaningless verbiage and abused clichés. I once read an interview with a recent grad. (To protect the guilty, I won’t link.) “As a new company in a new space, we need to exceed client expectations, so first...

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Stanford GSB Demystifies Recommendation Requirements

By - Nov 29, 21:44 PM   Comments [0]

The Stanford Graduate School of Business offers a new post this week attempting to clarify any misconceptions or confusions related to the letters of recommendation required as part of the MBA admissions process. Here, Allison Davis sets the record straight so you have plenty of time...

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UNC Kenan-Flagler Offers Essay Advice

By - Nov 29, 21:41 PM   Comments [0]

The Kenan-Flagler Business School at University of North Carolina has begun a series of tips from the MBA admissions office, the first of which tackles the essay portion of the application. Unless you’re a natural writer, the essays are perhaps the most stressful component for most...

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INSEAD’s Alternative Admissions Exam

By - Nov 29, 21:28 PM   Comments [0]

For applicants contemplating an executive MBA from INSEAD, know that the school introduced its own specially designed EMBA admissions test in February of this year that seems to be garnering a very positive response from test-takers. If you’re still wondering whether to do the GMAT or...

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Stanford GSB Debunks MBA Interview Myths

By - Nov 29, 21:22 PM   Comments [0]

Allison Davis from the admissions office at Stanford Graduate School of Business recently updated the MBA admission blog with this information, designed to sooth the frayed nerves of those suffering from pre-interview angst. Here, she dispels three persistent myths surrounding this part of the admissions process...

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