Interviews

Think of Your Resume Like a Movie Trailer, Advises UM Ross Admissions Director

By - Oct 15, 13:10 PM   Comments [0]

“For me, the resume is just as important as your essays,” Soojin Kwon, admissions director at the University of Michigan Ross School of Business, recently wrote on her blog. Wednesday, October 10th is the round one deadline, so there’s no time like the present to...

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Convince MBA Admissions Officials You’ve Done Your Research

By - Oct 8, 20:07 PM   Comments [0]

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA blog on U.S.News.com Almost every business school poses the question to applicants: “Why an MBA, and why this program?” Some do so explicitly on the application, while others pose the question during the interview stage. Either way,...

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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 U.S.News.com 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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The QS World MBA Tour Coming to a City Near You!

By - Aug 20, 08:00 AM   Comments [0]

What to expect from the QS World MBA Tour The QS World MBA Tour is the most prestigious MBA fair in the world and is perfect for anybody looking to begin studying an MBA. Each MBA fair gives candidates the chance to meet the best business...

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In Your MBA Application, Be Authentic

By - Aug 14, 13:55 PM   Comments [0]

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA blog on U.S.News.com Yes, you’re applying to business school, but you don’t need to look like a business tool. If you’ve doubled sales, you need to discuss that. If you’ve helped get a new technology to market, by...

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Dartmouth Tuck MBA Essay Tips

By - Aug 14, 13:46 PM   Comments [0]

The Dartmouth Tuck School of Business has a small student body and a rural location, combined with world-class faculty and academic focus. As you approach your Dartmouth Tuck MBA application it will be important to consistently show how you will fit into the school values...

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Stacy Blackman’s B-School Buzz

By - Aug 7, 10:57 AM   Comments [0]

Hello, and welcome back to Stacy Blackman’s B-School Buzz, our periodic examination of life in the MBA applicant and student trenches. This past week, our featured contributors have made the most of their summer down time; realized the magnitude of attending a top-ranked MBA program;...

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How to Market Yourself Effectively in MBA Applications

By - Aug 1, 11:03 AM   Comments [0]

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA blog on U.S.News.com You are articulate and well prepared. The interview portion of the application to your first-choice business school is moving along smoothly, and you have a well-thought-out answer for each question. Finally, the interviewer states, “You...

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Stacy Blackman’s B-School Buzz

By - Jul 24, 10:21 AM   Comments [0]

Hello, and welcome back to Stacy Blackman’s B-School Buzz, our regular examination of life in the MBA applicant and student trenches. This week, our featured contributors share the highlights of their MBA experience, the wisdom of asking for feedback, advice for prospective students, and a...

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Stacy Blackman’s B-School Buzz

By - Jul 6, 11:01 AM   Comments [0]

Welcome back to Stacy Blackman’s B-School Buzz, our regular ramble through the MBA blogosphere to discover what’s been keeping applicants and students busy. In this edition, our Buzz contributors set goals, share summer updates, offer advice on selecting recommenders, and discuss the latest revamped applications. Second-year...

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