Posts Tagged ‘MBA application’

Don’t Be a Delusional MBA Candidate

By - Aug 7, 05:09 AM   Comments [0]

As you continue your business school research and narrow down your list of favorites, there are several things to keep in mind throughout the process. Here are my eight suggestions for cutting through the clutter to determine which MBA program truly is the best fit...

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Evaluate in Which Round to Submit Your B-School Application

By - Aug 5, 05:08 AM   Comments [0]

I field questions every admissions season from clients about when to submit business school applications. They ask if they have a better shot in round two rather than round one, or if it's even worth submitting in the final round. Schools regularly address this question on...

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9 Application Mistakes You Don’t Want to Make

By - Aug 3, 05:07 AM   Comments [0]

In this business, I've seen applicants attempt to pull off just about any trick under the sun to gain a seat at the MBA program of their dreams. Let me share with you nine mistakes---big and small---that will doom your chances with the admissions committee....

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Don’t Ignore a Low GPA in B-School Applications

By - Jul 30, 05:05 AM   Comments [0]

MBA candidates have anxiety over many facets of their applications, from less-than-stellar GMAT scores to weak quantitative profiles to blemishes on their academic records. One common weakness facing MBA hopefuls is a low undergraduate GPA. Keep in mind that a 3.5 or better undergraduate GPA isn't considered low for the...

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Take Time Off After An MBA Rejection

By - Jul 17, 15:50 PM   Comments [0]

Today's post comes from Manhattan Review Switzerland, a well-known provider of test prep and MBA Admissions Consulting in Zurich and Geneva for Top Business Schools. Getting into an MBA program is definitely a challenge. At Manhattan Review, many applicants ask us: "After being rejected the first...

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MBA, Grad, and Law Applicants: Get Started Now and SAVE BIG!

By - Jul 8, 13:25 PM   Comments [0]

It’s summertime, the sun is out, the beaches are calling, and the last thing you want to think about is school. But, the application process has already begun, and the sooner you start, the better chance you will have at being accepted to your top-choice...

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MIT Sloan 2013-2014 MBA Essays

By - Jul 3, 15:37 PM   Comments [0]

The MIT Sloan School of Management has posted the MBA essay prompts included in the 2013-2014 application for admission. They are: We are interested in learning more about how you work, think, and act. For each essay, please provide a brief overview of the situation followed...

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Wharton School 2013-2014 Essay Questions

By - Jul 2, 15:36 PM   Comments [0]

The University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School has announced the required essay questions for the upcoming MBA admissions season. This year's applicants will now submit two rather than three essays, with a reduced word count from previous years---a trend which seems to be spreading across several...

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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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