Should Gupta Conviction Affect Your MBA Decisions?

By - Jun 25, 03:23 AM   Comments [0]

I recently received the following comment from ANP on an April 2011 MBA Admissions News Round Up: “I had posted that you are not giving a fair view to potential ISB applicants by ignoring the fact that Rajat Gupta was accused in the Galleon insider trading...

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MBA Admissions: MIT Sloan and Entrepreneurship

By - Jun 25, 02:57 AM   Comments [0]

A quick glance at MIT: MIT currently ranks in fourth place as one of the best business schools, according to US News & World Report (March 2012). For entrepreneurship, it is also ranked at number four. Incoming Sloanies and Entrepreneurship The class of 2012 entered MIT...

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Wharton 2013 MBA Application Questions, Deadlines, Tips.

By - Jun 21, 12:55 PM   Comments [4]

The Wharton 2013 MBA application essays are out. My tips are in blue below. Wharton 2013 MBA Essay Questions First-time applicants and reapplicants are required to complete the same set of essay questions. Required Question: How will the Wharton MBA help you achieve your professional objectives? (400 words) Thoughtful...

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NYU Stern Essay Questions Analysis and Tips

By - Jun 21, 09:46 AM   Comments [0]

This week NYU Stern published new essay questions for 2013 candidates. Below is Aringo’s analysis and some tips for answering Stern’s questions. First of all, Stern has very specific instructions for their application – it is important to follow them all. Essay 1. Professional Aspirations (750 word maximum,...

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Yale SOM Releases 2012-2013 Essay Topics

By - Jun 20, 16:20 PM   Comments [0]

The has posted the 2012-2013 essay topics for the full-time MBA program. This year’s application contains four essay questions.  The first question has a maximum response length of 150 words; the other three have maximum response lengths of 300 words.  Applicants must respond to...

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Yale SOM Recruits Two New Senior Associate Deans

By - Jun 20, 15:58 PM   Comments [1]

Yale School of Management is in the midst of an important period of expansion and opportunity, which the school plans to leverage with two new leadership appointments announced last week. Anjani Jain will join Yale SOM as senior associate dean for the full-time MBA program on...

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NYU Stern Essay Tips

By - Jun 20, 15:56 PM   Comments [0]

If you are applying to NYU Stern keep in mind the admissions criteria that will be used to consider your application. As the website states, “we seek students with strong intellectual ability and superior interpersonal skills (IQ + EQ)” The individual components of your application...

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NYU Stern 2013 MBA Application Questions, Tips, Deadlines.

By - Jun 20, 12:35 PM   Comments [2]

  The NYU Stern 2013 MBA essay questions have been released. My tips are in blue below. NYU Stern 2013 MBA Essay Questions Short Answer Question Our Stern essay questions give you the opportunity to more fully present yourself to the Admissions Committee and to provide insight into...

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4 Tips for Better B-School Visits

By - Jun 20, 12:26 PM   Comments [0]

4 Tips for Better B-School Visits First, let me begin by saying that if you have the time and money to visit the schools that you’re thinking about applying to, then you absolutely should. And the reason isn’t because of the imaginary “brownie points”; it is...

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GMAC Corporate Recruiters’ Survey 2012: Further Thoughts

By - Jun 19, 13:39 PM   Comments [0]

We summarized key results of the recently published 2012 GMAC Corporate Recruiters’ Survey, but the report presents a lot of data, and I am returning to it today. Fortunately most of the news is good, especially if you’re not looking for a job in Europe, where...

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