3 Tips for Highlighting Your Strengths in Your Application Essays

By - Feb 20, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

One of most important pieces of advice I can give you regarding your personal statements and application essays is this: Show, don’t tell. Here are three tips to help you achieve this essential writing goal: 1. Show the steps you’ve taken. If you are writing about a...

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GMAT Question of the Day (February 20)

By - Feb 20, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math Is positive?   (1) is positive (2) B is negative   Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - E - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) Verbal While it costs about the same to run nuclear plants as other types of power plants, it is the...

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Fact: MBA admission does not guarantee matriculation

By - Feb 19, 23:16 PM   Comments [0]

Individuals applying to business school have plenty of reasons to feel doubt, fear and sometimes even paranoia. Application instructions can be confusing. Selection criteria are typically vague. Essay and interview questions can be frustrating. However, there’s no element of the application process that fosters more...

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One Action That Will Dramatically Improve Your MBA Application

By - Feb 19, 11:00 AM   Comments [0]

Making good on a new year’s resolution that’s truly life-changing takes both courage and introspection. If yours is to apply for an MBA this year, you’ll also need determination and a great strategy to develop your business school application. If you begin now, you have about...

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Tips for 3 Common MBA Interview Questions

By - Feb 19, 10:06 AM   Comments [0]

Round 2 applicants, get ready for your interviews! Whether you’ve already received an interview invitation or are hoping to get an invite over the next few weeks, you want to make sure you’re prepared to do your best when the big day arrives. Here are tips...

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MBA Interview Formats: Phone and Skype MBA Interviews

By - Feb 19, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

This post is part of a series exploring the different forms MBA interviews take and how you can ace them all! Skype is often used for MBA interviews when an in-person interview isn’t feasible. A Skype interview is a conversation via Skype with video on. Occasionally, when...

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GMAT Question of the Day (February 19)

By - Feb 19, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math   For every dollar Jim earns, Joan earns $1.5 and for every two dollars Joan earns, Sam earns $1.6. If Sam earned $300, how much did Jim earn? A. $180 B. $220 C. $250 D. $270 E. $300 Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - C - (click and drag your mouse to see the...

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Are You a Good Fit for Your Target MBA Programs?

By - Feb 18, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

“What Does Your Work Experience Reveal About You in Your MBA Application” is excerpted from MBA Admission for Smarties: The No-Nonsense Guide to Acceptance at Top Business Schools, by Linda Abraham and Judy Gruen. MBA Smarties need to strategize their MBA applications before actually filling out...

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Pediatrician and Social Entrepreneur: Meet Dr. Anne Steptoe [Episode 246]

By - Feb 17, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

Our guest today, Dr. Anne Steptoe, earned her BA in Classics and English at Harvard in 2009. She then worked for two years as a Health Policy Senior Analyst at Mass General Hospital and attended medical school at Brown. Along the way to her current...

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3 Valuable Lessons from Sample MBA Essays [Video]

By - Feb 17, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

The goal of your essay should be to provide a clear, engaging snapshot of who you are to the admissions readers. When they’re done reading your essays, you want them to think, “Wow – this is a person I want to get to know better!”...

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