Up Close with Columbia Business School: Q&A Tomorrow!

By - Nov 9, 11:41 AM   Comments [0]

Join Columbia Business School alum and Associate Director of MBA Admissions, Michael Robinson '01, for an informative question and answer session tomorrow, Wednesday, November 10, 2010 at 10:00 AM PT/1:00 PM ET/6:00 PM GMT. During the Q&A webinar you'll get a chance to ask your burning...

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How Do You Know What B-Schools Want? Do Your Social Media Homework

By - Nov 8, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

When it comes to MBA applications, you know exactly what you want—an acceptance letter. But it’s much trickier to figure out what an admissions officer wants. Of course, a high GPA and GMAT score are important, as are recommendations and work experience. But if you’re...

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MBA News Roundup: Studying for your MBA… on Facebook?

By - Nov 6, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

You already hang out on Facebook, but did you know it could get you closer to your MBA? This week's roundup covers a social networking study program, one student's sustainable summer internship experience, and admissions tips from Ross School of Business. 1. Business School Unveils "Facebook...

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MBA Admissions Tip: Top 5 Resume Mistakes

By - Nov 5, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

This post comes to us from Igor Khayet, President and Founder of My Resume Shop. As a former admissions interviewer for the Yale School of Management and owner of a career services company, I have seen hundreds of resumes targeted for admission into business school. Sometimes,...

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MBA Reading List: “The Lords of Strategy”

By - Nov 4, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

Written by Christina Yu. Welcome to the first installment of our "Business School Reading List" series. It's all about recommended reading for prospective MBAs. The books we'll cover are some of the essential texts for anyone interested in management and entrepreneurship -- plus they provide some...

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Clear Admit Admissions Tip: Essay Basics

By - Nov 4, 05:03 AM   Comments [0]

We often stress that, to present oneself effectively in one’s application essays, it is critical to think carefully about what a given question is asking and what this might indicate about a specific school’s admissions priorities.  Of course, it’s also imperative to communicate clearly and...

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MAP Your Way to a Winning MBA Goals Essay

By - Nov 4, 02:08 AM   Comments [0]

If you want to prove to the adcoms that you have direction, goals, and good reason to be awarded a spot in top b-school X, then you're going to need to make sure that you get your MBA goals essay in shape. The best way to...

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Financial Times Unveils EMBA Ranking Report

By - Nov 3, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

There are a number of interesting articles, charts, and maps included in the Financial Times' latest Executive MBA rankings "package." We'll share some highlights here, and point you in the right direction for further reading/viewing. Let's start with the actual rankings. Top 15 International EMBA Programs 1.   Kellogg...

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Harvard Stresses Importance of Innovation with New Lab

By - Nov 3, 01:54 AM   Comments [0]

The Harvard Innovation Lab, which is scheduled to open in fall 2011, will "foster team-based activities and deepen interactions among both aspiring and experienced innovators across the schools of Harvard," says Harvard President Drew Gilpin Faust in a recent HBS press release. HBS Dean Nitin Nohria...

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MBA Admissions News Roundup

By - Nov 2, 11:52 AM   Comments [0]

Thunderbird School of Global Management, the U.S. Department of State, and the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women Initiative will be partnering to train Pakistani women in the fields of entrepreneurship, leadership, and business development. The program, which will begin by training up to 20 Pakistani women,...

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