MBA

So, when will you start your MBA admissions campaign?

By - Mar 19, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

 There are only 3  possible answers to this important question...   1. "Today." If you're ready now to begin vetting your strengths, mitigating your weaknesses, framing your post-MBA goals, engaging with influencers, etc., then congratulations! You are going to maximize your chances for admission to a top b-school...

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Challenges and Opportunities for Female MBA Applicants

By - Mar 18, 10:30 AM   Comments [0]

As a female MBA and entrepreneur and businessperson, I know that women can more than handle business school and the application process just as well or better than anyone.  Stereotypes do persist, however, and the reality is that women pursuing graduate management education are still...

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3 Ways to Make Your Own Student Loan Luck

By - Mar 18, 06:19 AM   Comments [0]

If you’re one of the 37 million Americans with student loans, you know it’s going to take a lot more than a few four-leaf clovers to make your debt disappear. You wouldn’t rely on winning the lottery in order to pay your loans, would you?  Unfortunately,...

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Hot MBA Jobs of the Future

By - Mar 17, 10:20 AM   Comments [0]

Are you wondering what the hot MBA jobs of the future will be? Take a look at these six up-and-coming jobs that US News & World Report highlights as well-suited for business school graduates. Not surprising, they all command solid salaries, and the US Bureau...

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Self-Reflection For Better MBA Applications

By - Mar 17, 04:30 AM   Comments [0]

Some of you know that I've been an MBA admissions consultant and career coach. What I've learned from those experiences has contributed to my startup, Disqovery; now it's time for Disqovery to give back. To that end this blog post is also being shared with...

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How to Get into LBS from Someone That Did

By - Mar 17, 03:00 AM   Comments [0]

Congratulations to Carrie (not her real name), who used her strong sense of passion and purpose to get into LBS! We find that one of the best ways to learn how to be a successful MBA applicant is to learn from someone that did, and...

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Tips for Applying to European B-Schools

By - Mar 16, 12:14 PM   Comments [0]

Applying to a European MBA program isn’t quite the same as applying to an American program. The programs themselves often have a different focus than U.S. schools, and adcoms therefore look out for different skills and qualifications. I’d like to direct you to the following...

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3 Bad Reasons to Get an MBA

By - Mar 16, 10:30 AM   Comments [0]

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA Blog on U.S.News.com There are many reasons why an MBA degree is a great way to turbocharge your career, and this blog has covered several of them. But there are also bad reasons for going to business school....

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Kellogg #1 in Marketing, Harvard #1 in Management, Wharton #1 in Finance according to US News

By - Mar 16, 02:43 AM   Comments [0]

In addition to its general rankings of the top U.S. MBA programs published last week, US News also published specialization rankings of the top MBA programs in various categories. Here are the top five programs in each category:   Accounting #1     University of Texas—Austin (McCombs) #2     University of Pennsylvania...

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The GMAC, the GMAT, and the MBA Degree

By - Mar 15, 05:10 AM   Comments [0]

Admit it. You just can’t stop thinking about the GMAT. If you are a b-school student (present or future), then Rich D’Amato, Vice President of Global Communications at GMAC, has some important info to share with you. Listen to the full recording of our conversation with Rich...

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