Posts Tagged ‘The MBA Application Process’

An Open Letter to 2018 MBA Applicants

By - Jan 5, 00:04 AM   Comments [0]

To: All 2018 MBA Applicants From: Linda Abraham It’s time for my annual memo/harangue/plea/rant. If you are planning to apply Round 1 in the fall, but have not yet thought about why you want an MBA, taken the GMAT/GRE, researched schools, or evaluated your qualifications, please please please...

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Ten Do’s and Don’ts for Your Application Essay

By - Jul 24, 03:19 AM   Comments [0]

The Application Essay Do's: 1. Unite your essay and give it direction with a theme or thesis. The thesis is the main point you want to communicate. 2. Before you begin writing, choose what you want to discuss and the order in which you want to discuss...

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A 20-Year MBA Admissions Veteran Shares His Insights

By - Jul 20, 13:00 PM   Comments [0]

Today we welcome Keith Vaughn, a highly experienced MBA admissions professional. He started as an Associate Director of MBA admissions in 1994 at USC Marshall, moved up to Director in 1997 and to Assistant Dean of MBA Admissions at USC Marshall in 1997. In addition,...

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Can You Get Into B-School with Low Stats?

By - May 15, 11:15 AM   Comments [0]

Yes you can! Not everyone who goes to Harvard scores a perfect 800 and has a GPA of 4.0 (in fact, very few actually hit those perfect scores). If your stats are less than ideal, that doesn’t necessarily mean that you need to cross your...

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4 More Elements to Telling an Attention-Grabbing Story

By - May 1, 05:46 AM   Comments [0]

In the last post, we illustrated 5 key story elements with these opening application essay line: The moment I found the lump, I suspected my life was about to change – in a big way. It was mid-May 2011. I was a busy consultant in McKinsey’s Chicago...

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MBA Admissions Profile: Where Should Joe Apply?

By - Apr 27, 11:23 AM   Comments [0]

Next up in our MBA Profile Series we’ll introduce you to Joe, examine his profile, and determine the best MBA programs for him to apply to. See the fourth post in our series here. Who is Joe? It's time to learn about Joe… 1. Joe wants to go into strategy...

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How Many B-Schools Should You Apply To?

By - Apr 24, 12:03 PM   Comments [1]

How many schools should you apply to? How do you strike the balance between too many and too few? And how do you know the exact right number for you? It Depends Yep – this question gets one of those frustrating “it depends” answers. It depends on...

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MBA Admissions Profile: Where Should Jane Apply?

By - Apr 20, 01:03 AM   Comments [0]

Next up in our MBA Profile Series we’ll introduce you to Jane, examine her profile, and determine the best MBA programs for him to apply to. See the third post in our series here. Who is Jane? Want to get to know Jane? Let's find out what she's all about… 1....

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MBA Admissions: Where Should Ajay Apply

By - Apr 17, 12:38 PM   Comments [0]

Next up in our MBA Profile Series we’ll introduce you to Ajay, examine his profile, and determine the best MBA programs for him to apply to. See the second post in our series here. Who is Ajay? Let's learn about our friend Ajay… 1. Ajay has high-tech product ideas...

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MBA Admissions: Where Should Jack Apply?

By - Apr 13, 10:07 AM   Comments [0]

Next up in our MBA Profile Series, we’ll introduce you to Jack, examine his profile, and determine the best MBA programs for him to apply to. See the first post in our series here.  Who is Jack? Here are some things you should know about our boy...

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