Posts Tagged ‘The MBA Application Process’

MBA Applicants: Start Your Engines!

By - Mar 30, 00:10 AM   Comments [0]

You can feel it in the air: the excitement of the just-published US News and other business-school rankings, the proud chatter of accepted candidates on MBA forums worldwide, the articles speculating on just how many more people will apply to business school this year and how acceptance...

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4 Application Strategy Tips: Stand Out AND Fit In

By - Mar 22, 11:55 AM   Comments [0]

It can be confusing: Half of the advice you read urges you to stand out in your application, while the other half advises you to explain how you’ll fit in. So which is it? Should you stand out or fit in? The answer, unsurprisingly, is BOTH....

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5 Tips to Assess Your MBA Profile

By - Mar 1, 13:10 PM   Comments [0]

An MBA application is like a mosaic. Each element contributes to create a full picture of who you are. Some pieces will be brighter or more colorful than others. For those less sparkly components (aka your weaknesses), you can either polish them to hide their...

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Important MBA 2017 Webinar on Wednesday!

By - Feb 29, 12:32 PM   Comments [0]

We’d like to remind you about Wednesday’s webinar, Get Accepted in 2017: 7 Steps to a Strong MBA Application, which will take place at 10am PT/1pm ET (that’s March 2nd). It is essential that you attend if you are planning on applying to a competitive...

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Grad School Admissions: When Should You Apply?

By - Feb 29, 02:03 AM   Comments [0]

When is the best time to apply to graduate school? Now: Here's Why… Here are a few factors that indicate that NOW is the time for you to apply. 1. You have a specific goal that requires a graduate degree, be it an MBA, MD, JD, or any...

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4 Qualities Top MBA Programs Seek

By - Feb 28, 12:15 PM   Comments [0]

There are four main qualities that top b-schools look for when reviewing MBA applications. If you’re aiming for the top 10, then you’ll want to make sure not only that you possess these qualities, but that you’ve highlighted them in your application. 1. Problem Solving Skills. This is probably...

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MBA Application Planning: The Program Research Phase

By - Feb 24, 12:47 PM   Comments [0]

You’ve defined your goals and assessed your qualifications. Now it's time to move on to the program research stage of the MBA admissions process. There is a sea of information out there: rankings, books, MBA program websites, MBA fairs, Poets & Quants, newspaper and magazine articles on MBA...

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Mapping out Your MBA Prep — Post-Grad + 2

By - Feb 18, 12:45 PM   Comments [0]

"Wish I had done that a few years ago ...." We hear that frequently from MBA applicants as they’re filling out their MBA applications. We don’t want you to have to say that. This is the third of a five-part blog series with advice on how you...

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When & Why to Pass on a B-School Acceptance Offer

By - Feb 9, 12:19 PM   Comments [0]

Scenario: You get accepted to an excellent MBA program. You’re happy…but…you can’t help thinking that maybe you could’ve done “better.” Should you turn down your acceptance (whether it’s an early decision acceptance or regular) on the chance that the school that waitlisted you ends up accepting you,...

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3 Ways to Determine Which B-Schools are a Good Fit for You

By - Jan 25, 02:17 AM   Comments [0]

There are loads of MBA programs out there. How do you decide which ones are best for you? It's time to unlock the secrets to the elusive "fit" factor. “Fit” is determined by how well your needs and desires match up with what a school...

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