MBA

Against the Odds: Indian MBA Applicants Should Take a Look at Fit, then Brand

By - Jun 6, 11:50 AM   Comments [0]

This is the second post in our new blog series Against the Odds: MBA Admissions for Indian Applicants. Close your eyes and name the top two MBA programs that come to mind. Bet I can guess which ones you picked. Harvard and Stanford right? Harvard boasts former US...

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Jeff Reid on Entrepreneurship

By - Jun 6, 11:34 AM   Comments [0]

If you dream of entrepreneurship, tune in to our conversation with Jeff Reid, Director of the Georgetown Entrepreneurship Initiative. Listen to the full recording to get the lowdown on the program as well as great info, insights and advice for entrepreneurs. 00:01:52 – Meet Jeff Reid,...

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mbaMission’s 2013-2014 Harvard Business School Essay Analysis

By - Jun 5, 13:21 PM   Comments [0]

Harvard Business School (HBS) is taking a bold new approach to its application essays this year by offering just one question—and one that is much more open to interpretation than many applicants would probably like: You’re applying to Harvard Business School. We can see your resume,...

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Brand vs. Fit in MBA Admissions (and Choosing Shorts)

By - Jun 5, 12:17 PM   Comments [0]

My Liz Claiborne shorts! How I loved them! I felt worth a million bucks when I bought them – on sale! – at Macy’s when I was in college. Liz Claiborne was usually out of my price range but the sale and a bit of...

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MIT Sloan Applicants – Make Note of Deadlines!

By - Jun 5, 12:08 PM   Comments [0]

MIT Sloan applicants should be aware of the following application deadlines – mark your calendars! MBA Program Deadlines • Round 1: Tuesday, September 24, 2013 by 3:00 PM Eastern Time • Round 2: Tuesday, January 7, 2014 by 3:00 PM Eastern Time LGO Program Deadline • Monday, December 16, 2013 Please...

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Ross Application Essay Questions Analysis- 2013-2014

By - Jun 5, 08:29 AM   Comments [0]

 Ross has released its essay questions for 2013-2014. Instead of five questions from last year, this year’s applicants will be answering four questions, and instead of 1700 words, they now have only 1250 words to present their candidacy. Ross has eliminated last year’s question about...

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Some Thoughts on Harvard Business School’s New Application

By - Jun 4, 12:59 PM   Comments [0]

HBS has announced a new essay-optional application. But according to Businessweek, this “optional” question will be optional in name only. In other words, if you’re applying to Harvard, you’d be silly to pass on this singular opportunity to give Harvard more reasons to admit you. To...

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Move From Family Business to B-School

By - Jun 3, 05:08 AM   Comments [0]

Applicants who have worked in a family business sometimes worry that their professional profile won’t measure up when compared with other MBA hopefuls with more traditional employment paths. Nothing could be further from the truth. Every year, top schools accept students who will go back to...

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How Should I Choose Stories for Essays?

By - Jun 1, 14:16 PM   Comments [0]

 In response to my blog titled Common Mistakes You Should Avoid in Your Essays, I received emails from applicants with some interesting queries regarding stories to be used in essays. I would like to share their questions and my responses to the questions: Question #1 Are...

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Hiring Up 4% for Class of 2013 B-School Grads

By - Jun 1, 05:46 AM   Comments [0]

The job market continues to improve for graduate business school degree holders, as more employers plan to hire MBAs and specialized business master’s talent than did so last year, according to the 2013 Corporate Recruiters Survey. The survey was issued earlier this week by the...

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