Invigorating the Student Experience at Kellogg

By - Jun 25, 15:40 PM   Comments [0]

As the associate dean of MBA programs and the dean of students at Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management, Betsy Ziegler is tasked with making sure that students at Kellogg have an exceptional experience from the very first moment they come in contact with the...

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Stacy Blackman’s B-School Buzz

By - Jun 25, 15:33 PM   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 humming. In this edition, our Buzz contributors share summer internship news, urge applicants to look beyond the Top Ten, and relate a recent...

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SBC Scoop: Making the Family Business Work For You

By - Jun 25, 15:30 PM   Comments [0]

*Please note that no client details are ever shared in SBC Scoop or otherwise without complete sign off from client. Our client Bill came to us wondering if his atypical background would hurt his chances when applying to MBA programs. He had been working for the...

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Kellogg School 2012-2013 Application Deadlines

By - Jun 25, 15:27 PM   Comments [0]

Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management has posted tentative deadlines for the 2012-2013 MBA application cycle. Prospective students should note that Kellogg has a two-part application process and requires all applicants to request an interview, either on-campus or off-campus, with those deadlines mentioned below. Round 1 Application Part...

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Wharton Lauder MBA Admissions Director Interview Available Online

By - Jun 25, 03:41 AM   Comments [0]

We hope you enjoyed our recent Wharton Lauder MBA Q&A. We certainly learned a lot about the Wharton Lauder application process and about how these two programs work together to offer students a unique learning experience. In the following excerpt, Marcy Bevan, Director of Admissions and...

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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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