Posts Tagged ‘Bschool Life’

How to Have Great Interviews with MBA Alumni and Students

By - Jul 9, 08:52 AM   Comments [0]

As we head into July, now’s the perfect time to get interviews with MBA alumni and current students on the books. Why? Because they’re one of the best possible ways to research a school you’re interested in! There is nothing more important in the MBA...

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6 Top Tips for Visiting Schools

By - Mar 23, 08:30 AM   Comments [0]

Our #1 tip for visiting schools is that you should definitely visit your target b-school if it makes logistical and financial sense. Programs understand that geography and financial resources can prevent a visit, but if it is possible to visit the schools on your list,...

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Gender or Social Gap: What’s the Real Issue at HBS?

By - Oct 7, 12:04 PM   Comments [0]

The front page story on gender equity at Harvard Business School published recently in the New York Times has caused quite a commotion among business school students, faculty, applicants, and the public at large. The article explores in depth some of the issues we’ve heard before: there’s...

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Stacy Blackman’s B-School Buzz

By - Sep 28, 11:57 AM   Comments [0]

Hello, and welcome to the latest edition of Stacy Blackman’s B-School Buzz, our periodic check-in with some of the MBA blogosphere’s applicant and student contributors. In this post, Buzz bloggers describe the madness that is the start of b-school, muse on interview strategies, offer advice...

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Forbes’ 10 Most Under-Rated Reasons to Get an MBA

By - Nov 19, 14:18 PM   Comments [0]

Some people are dubious about the value of an MBA degree—see the link I mentioned recently, where UV Darden’s Dean Robert Bruner sets straight the naysayers who argue, “But Steve Jobs didn’t go to b-school…”— so I’m always heartened to read a thoughtful, reasoned analysis...

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An Insider’s Perspective on Columbia Business School

By - Nov 26, 10:18 AM   Comments [0]

There are a lot of MBA aficionados roaming the Knewton office, so we recently sat down with David Liu, our Chief Operating Officer and a Columbia Business School grad, to talk to him about his MBA experience. Q: Why did you choose Columbia Business School? What...

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Knewton Tip: 10 Unexpectedly Fun Things About Applying to Business School

By - Jul 13, 08:17 AM   Comments [0]

Christina Yu is a Content Developer at Knewton where she helps students with their GMAT preparation. 1. Suddenly Everything “Counts” Again: Miss the cool random stuff you did in high school to round out your “extracurricular profile”? Competing in the long-jump, publishing stories, running the class...

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B-School clubs, interview etiquette tips – GMAT Club

By - Jan 28, 13:34 PM   Comments [0]

Would you rather spend some time studying or socializing? Read a related discussion in our forum. Interview etiquette tips on name pronunciation are given here.

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What to do after MBA, living expenses estimates – GMAT Club

By - Jan 22, 17:03 PM   Comments [0]

Do you really know what you want to do after you get MBA? See the poll results and comments regarding the issue in the forum. What are the estimates of the living expenses during your MBA? Of course it depends on location greatly, but here are...

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Weather/climate impact, great accomplishments vs. great story – GMAT Club

By - Jan 15, 16:13 PM   Comments [0]

Is weather/climate an important factor while choosing a Business School? Read more. Great accomplishments vs. great story in your applications. Read more.

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