Are you an MBA aspirant? Would you like to know how real students navigated their way through the challenging business school admission process and B school ? If yes, this blog post is for you.
Poonam, CEO and founder of myEssayReview, has interviewed some of her successful students about their application journey and B school experience. The new admits have shared their application experience, background, career objectives, and challenges they faced during the process; the first- and second-year students at some of the top MBA programs ( Kellogg, Ross, and UCLA) have also shared their B school experience as well as advice to the incomingstudents . Hope their stories will provide new applicants with fresh insights into the process and help them build effective strategy for their B School application.
Here is a compilation of 7 video interviews along with their transcripts.
Eduardo Silva, a Brazilian candidate with a Bachelor’s degree in business administration, received admit offers from UCLA, Yale, and Kellogg with substantial scholarships (Kellogg:70K Donald Jacobs scholarship, Yale SOM: 20k scholarship, UCLA Anderson: 70k scholarship). He chose Kellogg.
In a candid video interview, Eduardo Silva
shares the following:
His background and career goals
His application experience, most challenging part of
the application process
experiences at Kellogg that transformed him
His advice to incoming students, especially
international students about career goals, involvement in campus events and recruitment
With a non- competitive GMAT score, Saurav, an Indian mechanical 5engineer, got accepted into two top part-time MBA programs- UCLA Anderson (FEMBA) and Kellogg ( weekend). He decided in favor of UCLA Anderson.
In a video interview, Saurav, shares the
His background/ career goals
Challenges faced during the application process
His preference for
UCLA over Kellogg
His advice to applicants regarding
application process, campus life, work life school balance, GMAT score,
and networking opportunities