Oxford Saïd MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Sep 12, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Oxford Said expects its graduates to address the world’s great challenges, such as energy and food and water security. Whether such challenges are one’s actual focus, the work of a business professional will inevitably overlap with such issues. This reality leads the adcom to seek...

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GMAT Question of the Day (September 12)

By - Sep 12, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math If 1 gram of a certain drug costs 5 cents, how much do 5 kilograms of the drug cost? A. $20 B. $25 C. $200 D. $250 E. $2500 Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - D - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) Verbal The Anasazi settlements at Chaco Canyon were built...

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Post-MBA Career Goal: Is It Important?

By - Sep 11, 23:34 PM   Comments [0]

When deciding what to include or exclude in business school admissions essays, many MBA applicants wrestle with the question: “Should I present my post-MBA career goal?”   This is a difficult decision because many applicants don’t yet have a specific goal in mind, the goal is likely...

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What to Do If You Are an “Overrepresented” Candidate

By - Sep 11, 13:33 PM   Comments [0]

These days, the applicant pools for the top MBA programs are overfull with talented and experienced investment bankers, consultants, and software engineers. As a result, these candidates are considered “overrepresented” and may have a much harder time standing out from the crowd. However, if you...

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MBA Application Timing: Tick, Tock…What Do I Do?

By - Sep 11, 09:54 AM   Comments [0]

Should I apply to my top choice MBA programs in Round 1 or Round 2? A few tips to help you make that decision. Over the next ten days, round 1 deadlines for many of the top schools will start piling up. Yale SOM, London...

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Choose Your MBA Advisers Wisely

By - Sep 11, 07:35 AM   Comments [0]

As Round 1 deadlines near, you’ll probably think about asking a trusted friend or family member to review your materials. There are obvious benefits to having a fresh set of eyes on your work, but there can also be a few drawbacks. The upside to someone...

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London Business School MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Sep 11, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

London Business School boasts one of the most diverse student bodies, with 90% of its 425 students hailing from a total of 69 countries outside of England. If you are looking for a globally focused MBA program in a city bursting with culture, finance, and...

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From the Military to Haas MBA [Episode 223]

By - Sep 11, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

Military and older student attending the UC Berkeley Haas Full-time MBA program. Let’s hear his story. [powerpress] Our guest today, David Middleton, graduated with a degree in mechanical engineering from the US Coast Guard Academy in 2003, when many of his classmates were in middle school....

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Columbia Business School’s 2017 Entering Class Profile

By - Sep 11, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Here’s a look at who makes up Columbia Business School’s (CBS) entering class of 2017, taken from the CBS website. • Applications received: 6188 • Students accepted: 1019 • Students enrolled: 753, divided into 11 clusters • Women: 41% • U.S. minorities: 34% • International students: 43% • Average GMAT score: 724 •...

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London Calling! Five Tips for the LBS Essays

By - Sep 11, 05:55 AM   Comments [0]

What makes the London Business School — the London Business School? In its own words it is continued business impact, global growth, and world-class people. LBS is particularly proud of its global, multi-national student body who hail from a variety of professional backgrounds and of...

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