Posts Tagged ‘MBA application advice’

How to Stay Within Essay Word Limits by Reducing Verbal Verbosity

By - Jun 22, 03:08 AM   Comments [0]

Most applicants – whether applying to med school, law school, business school, or any other grad school or college program – need to deal with rigid character or word limits when writing their application essays or personal statements. You may start out thinking that you...

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Indian School of Business 2017 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - May 15, 11:02 AM   Comments [0]

Indian School of Business continues to thrive and improve the career prospects of its graduates. The class of 2015 received 20+% more job offers this year compared to just 2 years ago, with the largest percentage of the class entering the consulting industry (28%) with...

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MBA Admissions: Where Should Ajay Apply

By - Apr 17, 12:38 PM   Comments [0]

Next up in our MBA Profile Series we’ll introduce you to Ajay, examine his profile, and determine the best MBA programs for him to apply to. See the second post in our series here. Who is Ajay? Let's learn about our friend Ajay… 1. Ajay has high-tech product ideas...

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Applying to Business School Next Year?

By - Apr 8, 01:39 AM   Comments [0]

Check out the recording of our recent webinar, Get Accepted in 2017: 7 Steps to a Strong MBA Application. In the webinar, Linda Abraham paves the way to acceptance to a top b-school by exploring the things you can do NOW to increase your chances of...

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Mapping out Your MBA Prep — Post-Grad + 3

By - Apr 4, 00:23 AM   Comments [0]

“Wish I had done that a few years ago ….” We hear that frequently from MBA applicants as they’re filling out their MBA applications. We don’t want you to have to say that. This is the fourth of a five-part blog series with advice on how you can...

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3 Tips for Discussing Failure in Your MBA Application Essays

By - Apr 3, 13:54 PM   Comments [0]

“Business schools only want to accept candidates who are perfect, so I am going to make sure I show myself in the best possible light. Crickey. One of the essay questions is to tell them about a failure. What do I do now?” While this...

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MBA Applicants: Start Your Engines!

By - Mar 30, 00:10 AM   Comments [0]

You can feel it in the air: the excitement of the just-published US News and other business-school rankings, the proud chatter of accepted candidates on MBA forums worldwide, the articles speculating on just how many more people will apply to business school this year and how acceptance...

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4 Application Strategy Tips: Stand Out AND Fit In

By - Mar 22, 11:55 AM   Comments [0]

It can be confusing: Half of the advice you read urges you to stand out in your application, while the other half advises you to explain how you’ll fit in. So which is it? Should you stand out or fit in? The answer, unsurprisingly, is BOTH....

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5 Ways to Optimize Your Online Presence Before Submitting Applications

By - Mar 15, 12:34 PM   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 submit, right? WRONG! There’s one more thing you need to do, and you should do it NOW, before the adcoms start googling....

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3 Tips for Showing Strengths in Your Application Essays

By - Mar 15, 00:55 AM   Comments [0]

One of most important pieces of advice I can give you regarding your personal statements and application essays is this: Show, don’t tell. Here are three tips to help you achieve this must-have writing goal: 1. Show the steps you’ve taken. If you are writing about a goal...

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