Posts Tagged ‘MBA Advice’

So These Two Grad School Applicants Walk Into A Bar . . .

By - Aug 3, 11:28 AM   Comments [0]

If used right, humor can help you stand out from your competitors in an unexpected way.  This might be a great opening line for a comedy night at a university student center, but can you use humor in a graduate school application essay? Should you even...

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Duke Fuqua 2016 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jul 30, 10:39 AM   Comments [0]

Leadership, teamwork, ethics, and a global approach to business are essential elements of the Duke Fuqua MBA, which is why you’ll need to make sure you express your passion for these ideals in your application essays. Impress the Fuqua adcom by positioning yourself as an innovative leader and...

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The 4 Must-Haves Of A Grad School Application

By - Jul 29, 12:07 PM   Comments [0]

Linda Abraham has been living and breathing admissions for over 20 years. Does she know the secret to getting accepted to graduate school? Well, since you asked – yes she does. Listen to the show (and takes notes!) for the four things you need to know...

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Short And Sweet: Tips For Writing “Mini” MBA Essays

By - Jul 26, 13:34 PM   Comments [0]

What is an admission committee’s message, intent, behind limiting an “essay” answer to 100, 200, or 300 characters? Just the facts, please. In fact, just the key facts. No adornment, no backstory, no extended rationale. Columbia Business School has had such a goals question for a few...

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Waitlisted – What Now?

By - Jul 20, 11:09 AM   Comments [0]

"Waitlisted - What Now?" is the latest post in our series Navigate the MBA Maze. First, a word of introduction: Realize that receiving a wait-list letter means you qualify for admission. You pass. You are probably on the wait-list (and not admitted) because they have already...

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Applying To Stanford GSB? Read This!

By - Jul 19, 23:33 PM   Comments [0]

Are you applying to Stanford GSB? Our webinar on Tuesday will give you the tools to create a strong application. You don’t want to miss this! Sign up now for Get Accepted to Stanford GSB, airing live on Tuesday, July 21, at 10am PT/1pm ET.   This article originally...

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Chicago Booth 2016 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jul 19, 13:27 PM   Comments [0]

Chicago Booth has always prided itself on valuing applicants who can handle ambiguity and lack of structure. And it's application reflects that principle. In spades. This year's Booth application also mirrors Chicago's pride in its distinctive culture. This essay/presentation question, which is new for this year,...

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Don’t Miss Out On Stanford Advice!

By - Jul 15, 00:37 AM   Comments [0]

A quick reminder that our  webinar, Get Accepted to Stanford GSB, is happening next Tuesday, July 21 at 10am PT/1pm ET. There’s still time to sign up. If you’re  applying to Stanford, you won’t want to miss this! The webinar is free, but registration is required....

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4 Tips For Team Interviews

By - Jul 13, 11:15 AM   Comments [0]

Since so much of b-school life and learning includes team discussions, the adcom needed a tool for assessing how applicants will fit in the team-based discussion culture of their programs. Thus, the Team-Based Discussion (TBD) was born. In team-based interviews, applicants need to use a different set...

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Georgetown McDonough 2016 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jun 21, 00:15 AM   Comments [0]

Georgetown McDonough, the top MBA program at the intersection of business and government, takes advantage of its Washington D.C. location, its connections to the greater Georgetown University community, and its Jesuit roots while at the same time focusing on the global nature of twenty-first century business.  Your...

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