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7 Tips For MBA Applicants From Family Businesses

By - Sep 4, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

You work for the family business and are applying for an MBA. Will this background be a net plus for you, or a minus? How can you make the most of this experience? Whether you work for your family’s tiny startup with headquarters in your home’s...

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The Columbia MBA Interview – A Fresh Lens

By - Sep 3, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

“Do I want this person in my network for the rest of my life?” In a recent Q&A session, Emily French Thomas, Columbia MBA Admissions Director, provided insight into the current Columbia MBA application interview process. A key takeaway: social and emotional IQ are key. Columbia interviews...

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CBS: Do You Have What it Takes?

By - Sep 3, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

An MBA is a serious investment in your future – it’s two years out of your career, sure, but it’s also training, a credential, and a network that you’ll have for the rest of your life. That’s why your application strategy is so important: choosing...

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4 Tips for Proving You’re an “Easy to Place” Older Applicant

By - Sep 3, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

It’s your job to demonstrate to the adcom that you stand out from the applicant pool and are exactly the person they want in their next MBA class. In this series, you’ll learn how to dig deep to unearth your unique character traits, experiences, skills,...

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What’s The Rush? Round 1 vs. Round 2 For MBA Applicants

By - Aug 30, 06:23 AM   Comments [0]

Right now, most of my clients are scurrying about trying to complete their round 1 applications. Many of them will be ready to submit for round 1, but there are a handful of clients I’ve suggested wait until round 2, and we’ve discussed whether or...

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3 Tips for Parents of Grad School Applicants

By - Aug 29, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

I’ve been working in graduate admissions for more than 20 years so I have witnessed a change in this trend firsthand: Parents are playing a much larger role in the application process these days than they used to. This isn’t necessarily a bad thing – parents...

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Cambridge Judge MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Aug 29, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

The Cambridge Judge MBA program is a one-year program with a small class of 170 students. The education is internationally focused as only 8% of the class is from the UK and one-third of graduates stay in the UK upon graduation. While another 12% stay...

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The Applicants That Stand Out at Columbia Business School

By - Aug 29, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

My observation as a former insider at CBS is that Columbia is looking to build a diverse class of high-achieving world citizens who’ve got a bit of grit. World Citizen What do I mean by a world citizen? For a small fraction, it means applicants who are...

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Admissions Consulting Services Price Increase Ahead: Shop Now & Save!

By - Aug 28, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

Fall and winter application deadlines can sound comfortably far off when you start your application research, but by late August, they can start to loom stressfully near! There’s something else that’s happening at the end of August that we wanted you to be aware of so...

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CMU Tepper MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Aug 28, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

You know how you’re always reading that “all MBA programs are different” but after you’ve spent weeks and even months reading all of their websites, they can start to seem like they are pretty much the same. Well, not Carnegie Mellon Tepper. Tepper continues to...

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