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Highlight Extracurriculars in Your MBA Application

By - Aug 27, 14:36 PM   Comments [0]

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA blog on U.S.News.com Many MBA applicants fear they don't have enough or the right type of extracurricular activities and community service to impress b-school admissions committees. Business schools do not assess candidates' extracurricular activities based on a...

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At UM Ross, Leadership Lessons Scale New Heights

By - Aug 27, 14:33 PM   Comments [0]

From time to time, I like to take a look at what innovative courses or teaching methods business schools are rolling out to stay on the cutting edge of management education. This new executive education course offered at the UM Ross School of Business immediately...

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UCLA Anderson Essay Tips

By - Aug 27, 14:31 PM   Comments [0]

UCLA Anderson has only two required essays for first-time applicants, which will allow you only 1500 words to communicate directly with the admissions committee and make your case for admission to UCLA Anderson. Your personal qualities are of utmost importance to the admissions committee. With a...

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UVA Darden Essay Tips

By - Aug 27, 14:29 PM   Comments [0]

Continuing the trend started last year, UVA Darden again asks candidates to answer only one essay question. While you only have to write 500 words, you have to make those words count. Leadership is crucial to future Darden MBAs. Personal qualities are also crucial to...

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Saïd Business School Deadlines and Essay Questions

By - Aug 27, 14:27 PM   Comments [0]

Saïd Business School at University of Oxford has posted the MBA application deadlines and essay questions for the 2012-2013 admissions cycle.  Stage 1 Deadline: October 12, 2012 Final Decision Notification: December 7, 2012 Stage 2 Deadline: January 11, 2013 Final Decision Notification: March 15, 2013 Stage 3 Deadline: March 8, 2013 Final Decision Notification:...

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UC Berkeley-Haas Debuts EMBA Focused on Innovative Leadership

By - Aug 27, 14:23 PM   Comments [0]

UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business has formally launched its new Berkeley MBA for Executives Program, which will fast-track working professionals by teaching them how to generate fresh ideas that drive their businesses forward. The new program---tailored for executives averaging 12 years of professional experience---stresses a...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Aug 27): Probability and Critical Reasoning

By - Aug 27, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) Mary and Joe are to throw three dice each. The score is the sum of points on all three dice. If Mary scores 10 in her attempt what is the probability that Joe will outscore Mary in his? (A) (B) (C) (D) (E) Question Discussion...

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MBA Admissions Tips Exclusively for Techies

By - Aug 26, 14:32 PM   Comments [0]

MBA applicants with technical backgrounds have the distinct challenge of distinguishing themselves from a large, overcrowded, highly qualified pool of applicants. You probably have solid work experience, impressive skills, and high test scores – but so do the other thousands of techies vying for the...

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Cornell Johnson 2013 Executive MBA Application Questions and Tips

By - Aug 26, 14:28 PM   Comments [0]

Cornell Johnson Executive MBA Application Essay Questions The Cornell Executive MBA Program has three essay questions in its application, and they have remained the same for several years, indicating the program is consistent with what it wants to hear from applicants. One of the most important things...

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Save $100 On B-School Editing & Consulting Services – LIMITED TIME OFFER!

By - Aug 26, 14:19 PM   Comments [0]

B-School Applicants: Get your $100 off coupon here! Through August 31, 2012, you can save $100 on all non-rush MBA editing and consulting services (minimum order $1000) with coupon code MBA100! How’s that for some motivation to jumpstart those applications? Some services that may be of...

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