Posts Tagged ‘The MBA Application Process’

3 Ways to Brag the Right Way – How to Properly Sell Yourself on Your MBA Application

By - Sep 8, 15:55 PM   Comments [0]

Knowing how to sell yourself on your MBA application is crucial to getting noticed and remembered in a sea of applicants. Personal branding is key! However, it can be difficult for some applicants to properly portray themselves in the best possible light in an essay...

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The GMAT Score Preview and Application Boxes

By - Sep 4, 08:30 AM   Comments [0]

MBA applicants, pay heed: two major b-school admissions topics have been on Linda’s mind and in this week’s episode of Admissions Straight Talk, she shares the word. Listen to the full recording of the show for some very important advice about the GMAT score preview and...

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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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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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Should You Submit an Extra Recommendation?

By - Aug 7, 00:35 AM   Comments [0]

An extra recommendation is a recommendation letter submitted above and beyond the mandatory recommendations that the school requires. The bottom line: providing 1-2 extra recommendations could give you a tactical advantage in the admission process. Estimated level of impact on admission chances: 2 out of 5 (5...

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How to Have Great Interviews with MBA Alumni and Students

By - Jul 9, 08:52 AM   Comments [0]

As we head into July, now’s the perfect time to get interviews with MBA alumni and current students on the books. Why? Because they’re one of the best possible ways to research a school you’re interested in! There is nothing more important in the MBA...

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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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