Posts Tagged ‘mba strategy’

Overcoming Average Work Experience in Your MBA Application

By - Oct 25, 08:42 AM   Comments [0]

It is no secret that getting into business school is a lot easier for MBA applicants with work experience in sexy fields or who have one-of-kind, extraordinary backgrounds. However, most applicants to top MBA programs have typical careers as an analyst, engineer, or salesperson. So the question becomes –...

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The Essentials of Applying to Harvard Business School

By - Jul 21, 09:13 AM   Comments [0]

Applying to Harvard Business School is intimidating. As reported by the school's website, HBS received almost 10,000 applications last year and only 11% made the cut to be admitted. Applying to Harvard means going head-to-head with the best and brightest around the world. Chances are...

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Is Business School Worth It If You Don’t Get Into a Top MBA Program?

By - Jun 23, 08:25 AM   Comments [0]

We can all agree that an MBA from Harvard, Stanford, Booth, or Wharton is validation to the world that you're a big deal. The big kahuna. The cat's meow. The big cheese! But some people say that not getting into a top MBA program makes applying a waste of time. That is...

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How Being More Like Beyonce Can Make You a Better MBA Applicant

By - Feb 24, 08:28 AM   Comments [0]

Getting the attention of an admissions committee at a top MBA program is no easy task. That’s why in this blog post we decided to turn to one of the most recognizable figures in today’s pop culture for lessons in how to stand out as...

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Adding Color to the Canvas – How to add a little “you” to your applications!

By - Jun 22, 11:58 AM   Comments [0]

To your mom and dad, you will always be special. One of a kind! To an admissions committee, however? Oh, well in that case you’re one in 9,000. At a high level, just another consultant or investment banker or IT professional. They don’t know you...

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How to Clarify Your Goals for Your MBA – and Beyond

By - Nov 5, 15:18 PM   Comments [0]

This post is excerpted from “Let Your Goals Guide You” -- Chapter 1 in MBA Admission for Smarties: The No-Nonsense Guide to Acceptance at Top Business Schools, by Linda Abraham and Judy Gruen. Some applicants may be very clear about either the industry in which they...

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The MBA application: where to focus your energy

By - Sep 6, 04:00 AM   Comments [0]

Applying to business school can require a lot more time and energy than you might initially think. Many applicants reduce the number of schools they apply to after beginning work on the applications and realizing just how much is involved with each and every...

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