MBA

Push or Pull? The Decision to Leave the Military and Pursue an MBA

By - May 17, 07:01 AM   Comments [0]

In the first of our new series of guest posts directed at military applicants, army veteran and Cornell MBA Peter Sukits shares candid, actionable advice for military veterans considering a transition to a full-time MBA program. Pete is an aspiring career coach, author and finance...

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London Business School September 2016 Executive MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - May 17, 00:54 AM   Comments [0]

In the LBS EMBA website landing page, a short introduction to the program includes the words “transformation,” “journey,” and “catalyst.”  Also, “engagement” and “inspirational” (the last referring to its faculty!).   This is a clear message: the program goes beyond delivering necessary skills for senior managers;...

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Stanford GSB Fall 2017 MBA Essay Questions

By - May 16, 10:36 AM   Comments [0]

The Stanford Graduate School of Business has posted the MBA application essays for the 2016-2017 admissions cycle. They remain unchanged from last year, and are as follows: Essay A: What matters most to you, and why? (Suggested word count: 750) For this essay Stanford GSB would like...

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Crafting Crisp, Focused Answers To Questions About Why You Want An MBA (Part 2)

By - May 16, 08:00 AM   Comments [0]

If you read the first post in this series you’ll remember that we’re focusing on learning how to navigate through the various permutations of: Why do you want an MBA… AT ALL? Why do you want an MBA… AT THIS EXACT MOMENT IN YOUR CAREER? How will OUR SCHOOL… help… YOU? Of all...

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Goal Setting as an Entrepreneur

By - May 16, 01:58 AM   Comments [0]

I always ask my clients to state their long and short-term goals for me on our first meeting.  Eighty percent of the time I hear the response, “I want to be an entrepreneur.”  So I begin to peel away at the onion. • What problem is your...

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Wharton, Google & Submarines: Steve’s MBA Story

By - May 15, 11:39 AM   Comments [0]

This interview is the latest in an Accepted blog series featuring interviews with MBA students, offering readers a behind-the-scenes look at top MBA programs. And now for a chat with Steve Weiner, a student at UPenn Wharton. Accepted: We'd like to get to know you! Where are you from?...

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Can You Get Into B-School with Low Stats?

By - May 15, 11:15 AM   Comments [0]

Yes you can! Not everyone who goes to Harvard scores a perfect 800 and has a GPA of 4.0 (in fact, very few actually hit those perfect scores). If your stats are less than ideal, that doesn’t necessarily mean that you need to cross your...

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Indian School of Business 2017 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - May 15, 11:02 AM   Comments [0]

Indian School of Business continues to thrive and improve the career prospects of its graduates. The class of 2015 received 20+% more job offers this year compared to just 2 years ago, with the largest percentage of the class entering the consulting industry (28%) with...

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Tuck School Fall 2017 MBA Application Deadlines

By - May 13, 14:36 PM   Comments [0]

Dartmouth’s Tuck School of Business has posted the MBA application deadlines for the 2016-2017 admissions cycle. They are as follows: Early Action Round Application due: October 5, 2016 Decision released: December 16, 2016 November Round Application due: November 2, 2016 Decision released: February 10, 2017 January Round Application due: January 4, 2017 Decision released:...

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Crafting Crisp, Focused Answers To Questions About Why You Want An MBA (Part 1)

By - May 13, 10:00 AM   Comments [0]

This could easily make for a giant chapter in a book on tackling B-school application essays: how to navigate through the various permutations of: – Why pursue an MBA at this point in your career? – How will your education at [School X] help you achieve you...

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