How Can You Show Passion in Admissions?

By - Nov 11, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

When one thinks of passion, one doesn’t generally think of investment bankers. But the admissions committees are looking for passion in their applicants; so how are you – a computer guy, an engineer, a biology major, or yes, an investment banker – going to craft a...

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Applying to Wharton Lauder? Do Your Research! [Episode 337]

By - Nov 10, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

Interview with Kara Keenan Sweeney, Director of Admissions, Marketing, and Financial Aid at the Lauder Institute [Show Summary] Kara Keenan Sweeney, Director of Admissions, Marketing, and Financial Aid at the Lauder Institute, takes us through the Lauder program: what is it, who it is a good fit...

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Big Changes in Economist 2019 MBA Rankings

By - Nov 10, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

Chicago’s Booth School of Business remaining at the top of The Economist’s ranking of the world’s top MBA programs for the second year in a row is only one of a few stable things in this year’s ranking, according to the Poets & Quants website. This is the seventh time...

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Your Chicago Booth Roadmap: Available for On-Demand Viewing

By - Nov 10, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Our webinar, Get Accepted to Chicago Booth, was a huge success! Attendees learned tips they can implement right away in their applications. If you missed it — or if you’d like to see it again – you’re in luck: it’s now available on-demand on our...

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MIT Sloan MBA Class of 2021 Profile

By - Nov 8, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Here’s a look at MIT Sloan’s class of 2021 class profile, taken from the MIT website. Class size: 416Average work experience (years): 5Percent of women: 41%Countries represented: 54International students: 42%Average undergraduate GPA: 3.6Average GMAT: 727Median GMAT: 730GMAT range (middle 80%): 700-760GRE Quant range (middle 80%): 156-168GRE Verbal range (middle 80%): 156-168 Undergraduate majors* *The information in this table reflects data...

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Stanford GSB Essay Tips and Deadlines: 2019- 20

By - Nov 7, 20:17 PM   Comments [0]

Stanford’s Graduate School of Business, the top Silicon Valley B-school, is one of the most selective business schools in the world. For the class of 2020, only 419 applicants, out of an applicant pool of 7797, were selected. The school prides itself on innovation in...

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HBS Dean Nitin Nohria to Step Down in 2020

By - Nov 7, 12:49 PM   Comments [0]

Harvard Business School Dean Nitin Nohria has announced he will step down in June 2020. This will conclude ten years of service as the school’s tenth dean. In a message to faculty, staff, students, and alumni, Nohria said the time is right for HBS to transition...

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Your 4 Step Guide to Beating Those MBA Round 2 Deadlines

By - Nov 7, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

January may seem like worlds away, but if you don’t get crackin’ now, then these next 6-8 weeks will come and go before you can say “MBA 2020.” Hopefully, by this point, you’ve already taken your GMAT and decided on the MBA programs you’d like to...

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Should I get a master’s degree? The ROI of going to grad school.

By - Nov 7, 05:15 AM   Comments [0]

Unemployment is currently hovering around 3.8 percent nationwide, but according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the underemployment rate, or the number of people working in jobs that require skills or qualifications below their current education level, is 7.2 percent. These numbers are even higher...

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How Thanos Can Help You Write a Powerful Personal Statement

By - Nov 6, 18:01 PM   Comments [0]

          You Don't Need Infinity Stones to Get Into Your Dream School...    Over at, we’re putting together a short series of videos on how you can use effective storytelling techniques to make your personal statement more engaging. We decided to create this series in...

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