Posts Tagged ‘MBA’

Do I need an MBA Admissions Consultant? Why you just might!

By - Aug 25, 12:52 PM   Comments [0]

"Do I need an MBA Admissions Consultant?" That's a pretty common question. Well, we don’t think there’s a single applicant out there who couldn’t use a hand with their application – even if it’s just a second set of eyes looking over their essays or...

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A B-School Professor on Main Street, USA

By - Aug 21, 12:06 PM   Comments [0]

Dr. Scott Schaefer escaped an economics conference and ended up in a fortuitous encounter that changed his life. Listen to the recording of our conversation with Dr. Shaefer, Kendall D. Garff Chair in Business Administration and Professor of Finance at the University of Utah’s David Eccles...

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The ROI of an MBA – What’s an MBA worth?

By - Aug 13, 09:34 AM   Comments [1]

A lot of you thinking about your MBA are probably pressing pause at the cost. Yeah - we get it. It's expensiveeee! But there's a reason it's still the #1 degree for people looking at a masters. With a variety of formats to fit your...

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So Many Choices! What to Consider When Choosing MBA Programs

By - Jun 23, 12:02 PM   Comments [0]

Finding MBA programs and shortlisting programs is as much art as it is science. But there are some things you should always keep in mind when doing research! Applying to business school is a big investment. Aside from buying a house, it’s probably the biggest one...

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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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Tips for Deciding on which MBA Admissions Round to Apply to

By - Jun 21, 11:53 AM   Comments [0]

Slowly but surely, the posts are starting to show up on forums. They come with a variety of titles ranging from “When should I take the GMAT” and “How long do I have?” to “Is X months long enough?” but they usually center around one...

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Pounding the Table (and keyboard!) – Selecting & Managing Recommenders

By - Jun 20, 11:50 AM   Comments [0]

Almost all of the recommendations that schools receive are “good”. Probably the vast, vast majority are nice letters with flowing adjectives and general support that would make the average candidate think they’ve got their golden ticket into the program. The fact of the matter is,...

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My Thoughts on the HBS Essay

By - May 22, 19:59 PM   Comments [0]

By Adam Hoff of the Amerasia Consulting Group Unlike Columbia and Stanford, HBS did not make any changes to its essay from last year.  As explained by Dee Leopold in her blog, they were quite simply happy with the content that this prompted generated.  Those handful...

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Applying to INSEAD’s January Intake? Download Our Complimentary How to Apply to INSEAD Guide

By - May 20, 01:49 AM   Comments [0]

Every year, we work with a growing number of INSEAD applicants who decide to take advantage of the staggered intake system to submit a sterling "summer app" to what many believe is the top non-U.S. business school in the world.  It is due to this...

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Applying to Stanford GSB? Get to know Garth Saloner, Derrick Bolton and the “Moral Advantage”

By - May 20, 01:41 AM   Comments [0]

GARTH SALONER If you are going to apply to the most selective MBA program in the world, you should recognize the impact that Professor-turned-Dean Garth Saloner has had at GSB.  Even though he took over the reins as Dean in September 2009, Saloner is no stranger...

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