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The Best Thing an MBA Applicant Can Do This Summer

By - Jul 5, 12:29 PM   Comments [0]

OK: you’ve decided to apply to b-school this year. How will you take advantage of this summer to prepare for fall’s deadlines? Will your application be ready? Will it be strong enough to impress the adcom and earn you a seat at the school of...

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Veteran Admissions Director Dawna Clarke to Host Free Q&A Session

By - Jun 26, 15:07 PM   Comments [0]

Recently, news broke that Dawna Clarke, former director of admissions at both the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College and the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia, has joined mbaMission’s team of elite admissions consulting professionals. Now, we are proud to announce...

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Georgetown Announces New Dean for McDonough School of Business

By - Jun 20, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

Georgetown University has announced that Paul Almeida, Ph.D. has been named Dean and William R. Berkley Chair of McDonough School of Business. His tenure will begin on August 1, 2017. Almeida came to Georgetown in 1995 when he served as Senior Associate Dean for Executive Programs....

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New York University (Stern) Essay Analysis, 2017–2018

By - Jun 19, 14:07 PM   Comments [0]

After making no changes to its application essay questions last year from the year before, New York University’s (NYU’s) Stern School of Business has this season made a rather drastic overhaul to its prompts. Some candidates may be pleased to see the school’s longstanding “personal...

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Stanford MBA Class of 2018 Profile

By - Jun 13, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

Who will be receiving their MBA from Stanford in 2018? Here’s a look at this year’s incoming class. • Total Applicants: 8116 • New Students: 417 • Women: 41% • International: 40% • U.S. minorities: 29% • Average GMAT score: 737 • Range of GMAT score:...

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NYU Stern Unveils New Tech MBA and Fashion & Luxury MBA One-Year Programs

By - Jun 8, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

New York University’s Stern School of Business’s new Tech MBA and Fashion & Luxury MBAs will enable students who are firmly committed to business careers in those areas to build applicable skills and knowledge, gain relevant real-world experience, and earn an MBA in one year...

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The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans [Application Essay Tips]

By - Jun 7, 07:30 AM   Comments [0]

Paul Soros was often overshadowed by his younger brother, financial wizard George Soros, but he was a millionaire in his own right. In contrast to George Soros’s success in the financial industry, Paul Soros made his mark on the world by innovating in the shipping...

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The Best Thing You Can Do This Week for Your Stanford MBA App

By - Jun 6, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

You can’t apply to Stanford GSB on the spur of the moment – at least, you really shouldn’t if you hope to get accepted. But you can still make a last-minute decision to attend our free webinar, Get Accepted to Stanford GSB. With the strategies...

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Stanford GSB MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - May 27, 15:46 PM   Comments [0]

Stanford is once again re-using it's essay questions. And there's good reason for the recycling: These are excellent questions that succinctly get to the heart of what Stanford wants to know about you. They are not easy questions, but they are thoughtful, probing ones. Stanford gives...

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Harvard Business School Essay Analysis, 2017–2018

By - May 22, 13:14 PM   Comments [0]

Last year (after just one season), Harvard Business School (HBS) did away with its incredibly broad “introduce yourself” essay prompt in favor of one that at first glance seemed to have almost no parameters at all—and, interestingly, was more or less the same as the...

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