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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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"Free 30-minute consultation" — Expert insights or sales pitch?

By - Mar 11, 23:48 PM   Comments [0]

6 key questions for serious MBA applicants to consider before making the call   They're everywhere these days. “Offers of a "Free 30-Minute Consultation" are so tempting. The chance to speak 1-on-1 with a real, live MBA admissions consultant for half an hour about any topic, to...

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Admissions Consultants: So Many Choices, So Little Time

By - Mar 10, 08:00 AM   Comments [0]

You've decided that engaging a professional MBA admissions consultant is the right move for you. Capitalizing on the experience and expertise of an expert who has helped others like you achieve their goals adds to your comfort and confidence.    But, with so many MBA admissions consultants...

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How many business schools should I apply to?

By - Feb 27, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

As an MBA applicant, you probably wonder what is the "correct" number of b-schools to target. Some individuals believe that there's only one program for them, while others feel uncomfortable applying to fewer than 6 or 7.  Understandably, you want to maximize your chances for...

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Is my GMAT/GRE score "good enough"?

By - Feb 19, 21:39 PM   Comments [0]

The following post was prepared by Kim Carter, a senior admissions consultant with The MBA Exchange. Kim completed her MBA at the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan on a full-tuition merit-based fellowship.    The GMAT/GRE is probably the most stress-inducing aspect of the...

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"Finding your Kind" among MBA programs

By - Feb 19, 21:39 PM   Comments [0]

We are very pleased to share this guest post by Pauline Jennett, Master Admissions Consultant at The MBA Exchange and former associate director of admissions at HBS.   I was recently talking with a colleague in my education doctoral program about her process when choosing between the undergraduate programs...

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MBA admission starts with 4 important steps

By - Feb 19, 21:39 PM   Comments [0]

Many applicants to top business schools believe that there's nothing for them to do until the applications are published, typically a few months before the submission deadlines. That's good news for individuals who want to gain an edge in the competition for admission...

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"Just one essay?" MBA applicant beware

By - Feb 19, 21:39 PM   Comments [0]

This guest post is by Jean-Phillippe Odunlami, a senior admissions consultant at The MBA Exchange.   A number of high-profile MBA programs – most significantly HBS – have recently reduced their essay requirements to a single, open-ended, often ambiguous question.  To many potential applicants, it suddenly appears...

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5 reasons why it’s not "too soon" to launch MBA admissions campaign

By - Feb 19, 21:39 PM   Comments [0]

The old fable of "the tortoise and the hare" was never more applicable.  Many future applicants believe that there's nothing they can or should do before the new applications are published in spring 2015. And, sadly, many admissions consultants reinforce this procrastination by discouraging individuals...

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8 Questions for International MBA Applicants to Ask

By - Feb 19, 21:39 PM   Comments [0]

We're pleased to share this guest post from Prodigy Finance.   It's been said that the hardest thing about a top MBA program is getting admitted. However, there's another major hurdle that awaits international applicants -- getting financed.    The reality is that most banks don't make cross-border loans....

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