Posts Tagged ‘Business School Application’

Is Ten Days per Business School Application Enough?

By - Jun 16, 08:30 AM   Comments [0]

There are a number of steps involved in the MBA application essay writing process: contemplating the questions, choosing the topics, and crafting a collection of short stories that tell a tale and appeal to an admissions committee. Each of these steps takes time. But HOW...

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5 Ways to Create, Clean Up, and Optimize Your Online Presence before Submitting Applications

By - Jul 2, 08:17 AM   Comments [0]

You’ve filled out your entire application, perfected your essays, secured killer recommendations, and written a CV that truly shows off your skills and experiences. You’re ready to send, right? WRONG! There’s one more thing you need to do, and you should do it NOW, before the...

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The 6 Most Common Mistakes MBA Applicants Make

By - Jun 28, 09:42 AM   Comments [0]

Today’s post comes from Manhattan Review Singapore, a well-known provider of test prep and MBA Admissions Consulting in Singapore for Top Business Schools. Deciding to go for an MBA is a once-in-a-lifetime commitment. The admissions process is hugely nerve-wracking, fueled by constant news that top schools...

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Get the Directions to Destination MBA: Webinar TOMORROW!

By - Jun 26, 10:10 AM   Comments [0]

If you are applying to b-school and are seeking specific, detailed instructions to guide you to your b-school goal, then you won’t want to miss our FREE webinar, Destination MBA: Get Directions!, TOMORROW, Thursday, June 27th at 10 AM PT / 1 PM ET. Register now...

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Harvard Business School 2014 MBA Application Tips

By - Jun 13, 09:20 AM   Comments [0]

Harvard Business School MBA Admissions Director Dee Leopold is once again shaking up the admission world. With the 2013-14 Harvard MBA application she is simultaneously demanding less and much more of applicants: Fewer essays. Fewer words. Fewer characters. More thought. More brevity. And as much...

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Notable Essay Mistake to Avoid: Tasks vs. Skills

By - May 29, 16:47 PM   Comments [0]

Notable Essay Mistake to Avoid: Tasks vs. Skills As an MBA applicant, are you aware of the difference between tasks and skills? Equally importantly, do you understand how focusing on skills rather than tasks in your MBA admissions essays can help you present a much more...

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Stanford GSB 2014 MBA Essay Tips

By - May 28, 08:20 AM   Comments [0]

Unlike most schools, Stanford gives a lot of advice and guidance as to what it’s looking for in the essays. My tips are in blue. Stanford GSB 2014 MBA Application Questions We read your essays to get to know you as a person and to learn...

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UVA Darden 2013 MBA Application Question, Deadlines, Tips

By - Aug 14, 14:37 PM   Comments [0]

UVA Darden prides itself on producing successful, ethical, community-focused, leadership-driven MBAs. If you want a spot in next year's Darden class, you'll need to prove that you have the skills and the drive to commit to this top b-schools ideals and goals. Exhibit your skills...

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Cornell Johnson 2013 MBA Application Questions, Deadlines, Tips

By - Jun 27, 01:49 AM   Comments [0]

Cornell Johnson has released its 2013 MBA Application Essay Questions. My tips are in blue below. As it did last year, Cornell Johnson asks you to respond to three questions. It dumped last year's "legacy" question and this year gives applicants three options in responding to...

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Addressing Sensitive Issues In Your Application

By - Aug 9, 09:34 AM   Comments [0]

In your business school application, the essays are a forum to provide an explanation for aspects of your background that need clarification. Although it will be up to you to decide which parts of your candidacy need an explanation, you should never assume that an...

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