Poets & Quants Releases 2018 MBA Rankings

By - Dec 13, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

  Poets & Quants has released their 9th annual MBA ranking. P&Q integrates the five most recent rankings from the top publications in the world: U.S. News & World Report, Forbes, Bloomberg Businessweek, The Financial Times, and The Economist to come up with their rankings. Each...

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Waitlisted MBA Applicants are Still in the Game

By - Dec 12, 12:15 PM   Comments [0]

As we approach decision time for Round 1, many applicants will end up being waitlisted. While few candidates celebrate landing on the waitlist, don’t give up hope. First of all, waitlist status by your target school is definitely a good sign. You’re someone they would...

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Your MBA Application Checklist

By - Dec 12, 10:26 AM   Comments [0]

With just a few weeks left until MBA application deadlines, it is time to make your list and check it twice. While most checklists will merely cover the basics, Personal MBA Coach challenges you to ask these 9 questions to assess whether your applications are...

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University of Michigan Ross Executive MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Dec 11, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Taken together, the two Ross EMBA essays provide both a forest-level (essay 2, goals) and tree-level (professional achievement) view of your career. Both also reflect you as a person and an individual. Each question gives a specific lens through which to focus and shape your...

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Deciding How Many Business Schools to Target and Choosing a “Safe” School

By - Dec 10, 14:41 PM   Comments [0]

When candidates consider their strategies for applying to MBA programs, many have a logical question in mind: To how many business schools should I apply? The answer, of course, varies dramatically from applicant to applicant, but the golden rule is that you should only apply to an...

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Yale SOM Advice for Round 2 MBA Applicants

By - Dec 10, 12:06 PM   Comments [0]

A frequent question Yale School of Management’s Bruce DelMonico has received from nervous Round 2 MBA applicants is how to tell their personal story. Getting a better sense for what applicants care about in the world is a primary goal. If you’re preparing to apply to...

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When To Apply For An MBA

By - Dec 10, 06:27 AM   Comments [0]

It’s no secret that MBA programs are comprised mostly of students in their mid-to-late-20s (though European programs skew a bit older,) but the question nonetheless arises of “when is the right time to apply to increase my odds of getting in?” Obviously, as the MBA is...

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Backup Plans, Research and Professional Support

By - Dec 9, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

I will wrap up this series with a few additional points. Creating a backup plan Think you’re done with MBA goals? Think again… In the current global economic volatility, having a backup plan for your immediate post-MBA goal can be not only good planning for you, but...

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Highlight International Experience on Your Resume, Advises Darden Admissions Director

By - Dec 7, 12:01 PM   Comments [0]

Have you already logged significant international work experience or education before business school? If so, you are three steps ahead of the game. B-school admissions committees love applicants who show curiosity about the world at large. International experience is not usually an explicit requirement for admission....

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MBA Essay Writing Tip: Discussing Peer-Learning & Networking

By - Dec 7, 06:09 AM   Comments [0]

A big reason many apply for an MBA is to surround themselves with the best and brightest – a group of ambitious peers who are going places, who can help you explore your interests, further your professional ambitions and help you reach them. The idea of...

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