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Will You Be at Wharton Next Year?

By - Jul 27, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

Are you planning to apply to Wharton this year? Or maybe next year? We know there’s a lot of information out there for applicants – some of which is helpful, and some of which, let’s face it, probably only increases your anxiety level. We’re committed to...

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Kellogg MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jul 27, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Kellogg tweaked essay one this year to better reflect its current focus and branding. Essay two is unchanged. My tips are in blue below. Essays: Essay 1. Kellogg’s purpose is to educate, equip & inspire brave leaders who create lasting value. Tell us about a time you have demonstrated...

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The Consortium Can Help You Get Your MBA [Episode 216]

By - Jul 26, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

It gives me great pleasure to have for the first time on AST, Danni Young, Director of Recruiting at The Consortium for the Graduate Study of Management. Danni earned her bachelors degree from Lincoln University in Missouri and her MBA from Washington University in St....

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An Inside Look at Wharton’s MBA at the 2017 AIGAC Conference

By - Jul 25, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

Last month, during the 2017 AIGAC (Association of International Graduate Application Consultants) conference in San Francisco, my consultants, colleagues, and I spent an illuminating morning visiting Wharton West. Wow. It’s on the Embarcadero by the Bay, next door to Google; it has exposed brick walls...

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Wharton MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jul 25, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Last year, Wharton didn't change its essays after years of shrinking its application. This year it's steady state, at least in terms of the essay questions. However, Wharton has made significant changes to its recommendations. It asks recommenders to choose from two lists of positive...

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Writing About Overcoming Obstacles in Your Application Essays

By - Jul 24, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

What does the adcom actually want to know about the challenges you've overcome? In this short video, Linda Abraham shares the answer to this often-asked question: Do you have questions about addressing obstacles you've overcome in your application essays? Leave a comment below and we'd love...

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Indiana Kelley MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jul 24, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

These questions are a straightforward mix of professional and personal. The adcom wants assurance that you have a clear professional focus and a solid plan for making productive use of the Kelley MBA resources. Beyond that, they’re looking for engaging applicants who are willing to...

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A Proven Strategy to Get Accepted to Wharton

By - Jul 23, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

Wharton. It’s one of the top-ranked business schools in the world – with the rigorous curriculum and amazing resources to help you accelerate your career in nearly any direction you can imagine. It’s also very selective. When you’re up against the hard reality of stats like...

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Can You Get Into a Top Grad School if You Didn’t Attend a Top University?

By - Jul 23, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Abhishek from India recently asked on our blog what Indian applicants who graduated from undergraduate programs not among the elite Indian IIT’s can do to gain acceptance to the top global MBA programs. While Abhishek was particularly focused on Indian MBA aspirants, this question applies...

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Kellogg Executive MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jul 20, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

Kellogg’s EMBA application essay questions may seem deceptively simple. They’re short – but complex, and together they draw out a holistic view of you as a person and as a professional, including both what you’ve done and how you think and perceive. To the extent...

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