MBA Admissions Tip: Explaining Frequent Job Switching

By - Nov 12, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

You’ve got a strong transcript, a solid GPA, and you aced the GMAT. You know you’re a strong candidate for pretty much any top MBA program. There’s just one thing standing in your way…your resume. You’ve had some good jobs—that’s not the problem. The problem is...

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We Can Help You Pay for Graduate School!

By - Nov 12, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

While we're not offering to foot the bill for you (sorry!), we are more than happy to share advice on how you can pay for graduate school abroad. Check out the recording of our recent webinar, How to Fund Your International Graduate Degree, during which Prodigy...

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Tell Me About Your Weaknesses [MBA Interview Questions Series]

By - Nov 11, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

  This blog post is part of a series of articles analyzing some of the most popular MBA interview questions and how to best respond to them. In this post, we’ll address "What is your weakness?": Reason for asking the question: To ensure the applicant is humble enough to...

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Why Write a Series About MBA Goals?

By - Nov 11, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

  A few years ago, in the good old days when Wharton still offered feedback to rejected applicants, I talked with a potential client who was reapplying to Wharton. I asked him whether he’d obtained feedback on his application, and he said yes. Well? “Actually they...

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Harvard MBA Class Profile [Class of 2020]

By - Nov 8, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Here’s a look at HBS’s Class of 2020 taken from the Harvard Business School website: Number of Applications: 9,866 Enrolled: 930 Countries Represented: 69 U.S.: 64% Asia: 14% Europe: 8% Mexico, Central & South America: 6% Canada: 5% Africa: 2% Middle East: 2% Oceania: 1% Women: 41% International (including U.S. permanent residents): 37% U.S. ethnic minorities (includes U.S. permanent...

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4 Tips For Team Interviews

By - Nov 7, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

"4 Tips For Team Interviews" is part of our series Navigate the MBA Maze. Since so much of b-school life and learning includes team discussions, the adcom needed a tool for assessing how applicants will fit in the team-based discussion culture of their programs. Thus, the...

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Last Call! Get Accepted to Columbia

By - Nov 6, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

There are still a few seats available for Get Accepted to Columbia! In this not-to-be-missed one-hour webinar, Accepted founder Linda Abraham will share a proven strategy for application success, and guide you through each part of the CBS application. When you’re applying to a program as...

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Learn How to Answer Columbia Business School’s First Essay Question

By - Nov 6, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Are you looking for expert tips on how to approach Columbia Business School’s first essay? Learn what the 5 components to a successful CBS essay are and what you need to do to ensure that your application essay checks off each one. View this short...

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Application Essay Tip: The Devil is in the Details

By - Nov 5, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

You can argue about the devil, but certainly the substance, distinctiveness, and success of your essays depends on the details. Bringing Out Your Uniqueness in the Details Many applicants tend to bury their uniqueness and success under vague assertions. You don’t want to hide your achievements; you...

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Wharton’s Executive MBA, Where East and West Meet and Mix [Episode 283]

By - Nov 4, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

Interview with Barbara Craft & Diane Sharp, Wharton Executive MBA Admissions Directors [Show Summary] In today’s podcast we talk with Barbara Craft and Diane Sharp, Directors of Admission at Wharton’s Executive MBA programs in Philadelphia and San Francisco. They share information on the intricacies of the...

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