Posts Tagged ‘MBA applications’

Advice from Harvard’s MBA Admissions Director

By - Sep 24, 12:19 PM   Comments [0]

Don't try to stand out, do make sure you understand---and are excited about---the case method approach to learning, and stay curious are three of the main pieces of advice Harvard Business School's Dee Leopold offers applicants in a recent post on her director's blog. While some...

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Stacy Blackman’s B-School Buzz

By - Aug 31, 12:18 PM   Comments [0]

Welcome back to another edition of Stacy Blackman’s B-School Buzz, where we share the latest and greatest from the MBA blogosphere. This week, our Buzz contributors share essay writing advice for current applicants, divulge tips gleaned from an informational interview,  apply runner's techniques to b-school,...

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London Business School Deadlines and Essay Questions

By - Aug 31, 12:07 PM   Comments [0]

The London Business School has posted the MBA application deadlines and essay prompts for the 2012-2013 admissions cycle. Stage One Deadline: October 4, 2012 Notification: December 13, 2012 Stage Two Deadline: January 3, 2013 Notification: March 28, 2013 Stage Three Deadline: February 28, 2013 Notification: May 16, 2013 Stage Four Deadline: April 17, 2013 Notification: June 28,...

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On A Pursuit of Awesomeness

By - Aug 17, 10:54 AM   Comments [0]

Give yourself a hand. Seriously. I know it seems ridiculous, but take a moment to step away from the stresses of the business school admissions process, and give yourself a pat on the back. Why? You’re doing it, that’s why. You are doing what hundreds of thousands of people your...

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How to Market Yourself Effectively in MBA Applications

By - Aug 1, 11:03 AM   Comments [0]

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA blog on You are articulate and well prepared. The interview portion of the application to your first-choice business school is moving along smoothly, and you have a well-thought-out answer for each question. Finally, the interviewer states, “You...

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Georgetown MBA Program Announces Essays and Deadlines

By - Jul 24, 10:23 AM   Comments [0]

The Georgetown MBA program at the McDonough School of Business has posted the deadlines and essay questions for the 2012-2013 admissions season. Round 1 Application Deadline: October 15, 2012 Decision Notification: December 15, 2012 Round 2 Application Deadline: January 5, 2013 Decision Notification: March15, 2013 Round 3 Application Deadline: April 1, 2013 Decision Notification: May...

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UV Darden Releases Single MBA Essay Topic

By - Jul 12, 09:34 AM   Comments [0]

The University of Virginia Darden School of Business has announced a single MBA essay topic for the 2012-2013 application cycle. Applicants must respond to the following question: Share your thought process as you encountered a challenging work situation or complex problem. How did this experience change your...

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Stacy Blackman’s B-School Buzz

By - Jul 6, 11:01 AM   Comments [0]

Welcome back to Stacy Blackman’s B-School Buzz, our regular ramble through the MBA blogosphere to discover what’s been keeping applicants and students busy. In this edition, our Buzz contributors set goals, share summer updates, offer advice on selecting recommenders, and discuss the latest revamped applications. Second-year...

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CPA, Recommendations, Mistakes in MBA Application

By - Dec 14, 14:51 PM   Comments [0]

CPA for Someone with MST - get answers from a CPA within Big 4 Tax Ideas for Sanity - how do applicants maintain it Gifts for Recommenders under $25 Finding Mistakes in Applications AFTER Submission - OUCH!

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MBA Resume Tip: How to Translate Experience into Accomplishments

By - Dec 13, 08:53 AM   Comments [0]

This guest post comes to us from Igor Khayet, founder of MyResumeShop. You’ve had some great experiences working for a corporation, a non-profit, or the government, but how do you translate that onto your resume in an effective way? There are two major decisions that need...

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