Harvard Business School Eliminates Third Application Round

By - May 27, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

In keeping with the trend of more and more MBA candidates submitting their applications in the first and second rounds (September and January), Harvard Business School (HBS) recently announced that it will be eliminating its third and final application round. However, the third round will...

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International Students: How to Finance Your U.S. Education [Episode 260]

By - May 25, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Summary Brian Hoffman started Nomad Credit to primarily work with international students in helping them find and secure student loans, car loans, health insurance, and more. What many don’t realize is how difficult it is to secure credit in the United States if you don’t already...

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What Does Your Work Experience Reveal About You in Your MBA Application

By - May 22, 08:00 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. Work experience is important because of what it reveals about you in...

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Must-Know Tips for Getting into B-School with Low Stats

By - May 22, 07:45 AM   Comments [0]

If you’re planning to apply to b-school next year and are worried about your GPA, GMAT, or any other potential weak point in your application, we have great news for you: How to Get Accepted to B-School with Low Stats is now live for on-demand...

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MIT Sloan Fellow, User Experience Expert, and Busy Mom [Episode 259]

By - May 18, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Show Summary Katie Luby will be graduating this spring from the MIT Sloan Fellows program, and can’t say enough good things about the experience. Coming from Salesforce, and with an anthropology and design educational background, business school was a whole new animal. Katie feels her experience...

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4 Qualities Top MBA Programs Seek

By - May 15, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Business schools aren’t looking for intelligent robots! There are four main qualities that top b-schools look for when reviewing MBA applications. If you’re aiming for the top 10, then you’ll want to make sure not only that you possess these 4 qualities, but that you’ve highlighted...

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Not Sure If You Should Retake the GMAT?

By - May 14, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

There’s still time to register for our upcoming webinar, The GMAT: Low Scores, Retaking & Strategies for Success, and learn how to view your scores from the adcom’s perspective and to answer that painful, nagging question: Should you retake the GMAT? But time is running out...

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What GMAT Score Do I Need to Get Accepted to Top MBA Programs?

By - May 14, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Do you need a perfect score on your GMAT to gain acceptance to a top-tier business school? No. But you definitely need your score to be high enough so that your application is seriously considered and so that the rest of your application isn’t fighting...

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Meet Dr. Nadia Afridi, Plastic Surgeon, Recent Columbia EMBA, and Mom [Episode 258]

By - May 13, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Our guest today, Dr. Nadia Afridi earned her bachelors and MD in Canada and then did a residency in plastic surgery at Dalhousie University. She also earned her Executive MBA from Columbia in 2017. Can you tell us about your background?  Where you grew up? What...

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Should You Retake the GMAT?

By - May 11, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

There’s no yes or no answer here, but I will give you some points to consider that will help make your decision easier. Retake the GMAT if… 1. You have other weaknesses in your profile and you feel a high GMAT score will help you compensate...

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