MBA

London Business School Deadlines, Essays for August 2015 Intake

By - Aug 14, 09:28 AM   Comments [0]

London Business School has posted the four application stages and essay prompts for the upcoming MBA admissions season. Deadlines Stage 1 Deadline: October 3, 2014 Decision Notification: December 11, 2014 Stage 2 Deadline: January 5, 2015 Decision Notification: March 26, 2015 Stage 3 Deadline: February 27, 2015 Decision Notification: May 14, 2015 Stage 4 Deadline: April 17,...

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Seats Running Out for Our Wharton Webinar…

By - Aug 14, 07:30 AM   Comments [0]

If you are applying to Wharton – then you’ll want to tune in on Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at 10:00 AM PT/1:00 PM ET for our webinar, Get Accepted to the Wharton School. Access winning tips that put you ahead of your competition including the 4...

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MOOCs and the Future of Management Education

By - Aug 14, 05:43 AM   Comments [0]

The growing number of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) offered at the top business schools is something of a hot button topic these days. Harvard Business School joined the fray this past spring, but rather than using an existing platform such as Coursera to launch...

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The ROI of an MBA – What’s an MBA worth?

By - Aug 13, 09:34 AM   Comments [1]

A lot of you thinking about your MBA are probably pressing pause at the cost. Yeah - we get it. It's expensiveeee! But there's a reason it's still the #1 degree for people looking at a masters. With a variety of formats to fit your...

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5 Ways to Stand Out in a Competitive Job Market

By - Aug 13, 05:43 AM   Comments [0]

Distinguishing yourself from other applicants  is crucial in a competitive, post-MBA job market. Accenture recruiter Katherine LaVelle recently shared with Bloomberg Businessweek some of the characteristics she’s looking for in new hires. It doesn’t matter where you plan on working after b-school; if you’re not...

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Tips for Video MBA Essay Questions

By - Aug 12, 09:20 AM   Comments [0]

Rotman led the charge with a video essay question and last year Yale and Kellogg followed. Worried about being literally on stage? Here are my tips if you need to respond to a question in a short 1-2-minute video. First, realize that these video essays, like the...

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UCLA Anderson 2014 Essay Tips

By - Aug 12, 04:36 AM   Comments [0]

Last year UCLA Anderson reduced the required essays to only one, following the trend started by Harvard. UCLA’s essays were previously focused on career goals and last year’s single essay only asked about short- and long-term goals. This year the one required question adds an...

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Chicago Booth Essay Tips

By - Aug 12, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

A difficult question indeed. While open ended questions offer a good opportunity for applicants to present their case, most applicants find it hard to answer this question. We would recommend you to de-stress yourself, as the first step. If you indulge too much on the problem...

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Top 8 MBA Admission Myths

By - Aug 12, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

by Omer Cheema, Ph.D. MBA, DreamMBA Inc., Poets & QuantsAuthor July, 2014   Myth#1: School selection: ”Harvard specializes in general management”, “Wharton, Columbia and Booth are finance schools”, “Kellogg is all about marketing”, “MIT Sloan is about technology”. Reality#1: Above statements are very strong. Certain schools have their...

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USC Marshall 2014-2015 MBA Application Deadlines

By - Aug 11, 09:46 AM   Comments [0]

The University of Southern California’s Marshall School of Business has announced the Fall 2015 MBA application deadlines. Round 1 Deadline: October 15, 2014 Notification Begins: December 15, 2014 Round 2 Deadline: January 15, 2015 Notification Begins: March 15, 2015 Round 3 Deadline: April 15, 2015 Notification Begins: June 1, 2015 Applications must be submitted by 11:59...

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