Vantage Point MBA

VP Weekly Three: Top Three Questions About the Waitlist

By - Apr 12, 22:05 PM   Comments [0]

If you find yourself on the waitlist at this point in the application season, we know how frustrating it can be. After months of hard work and waiting for a decision, it’s tough to hear that you have to wait even longer. However, being on...

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How an HBS Re-Applicant Made Sure That She Got In This Year

By - Apr 3, 19:34 PM   Comments [0]

Putting in the time and effort to apply to top tier schools only to be rejected across the board is extremely disappointing. For many people, this defeat leads them to give up on business school completely. However, with hard work and a good strategy, in...

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So Your Dream School Invited You to a Networking Brunch…Now What?

By - Apr 2, 08:01 AM   Comments [0]

One of our clients was recently in this exact situation. Her Kellogg application was submitted and her interview was completed. She was just waiting for the final decision. Then, she received an email inviting her to an intimate networking brunch in her hometown of [major...

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Pursuing an MBA in Order to Change the World? We’ll Coach You For Free!

By - Mar 23, 10:58 AM   Comments [0]

Business leaders can have an enormous impact on enhancing communities and the world through finding creative solutions to some of society’s most pressing challenges. For example, Coca-Cola’s robust supply chain has brought much-needed medications to rural areas in developing countries, and Google supplies innovative educational...

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VP Weekly Three: Top Three Questions About MBA Letters of Recommendation

By - Mar 14, 18:30 PM   Comments [0]

Letters of recommendation can be a tricky aspect of the MBA application process, particularly if you’ve just changed jobs or don’t plan on telling your employer that you’re applying to business school. We often speak with applicants who are unsure who to ask to write...

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Demonstrating Leadership When You Only Have a Few Years of Experience

By - Mar 7, 13:32 PM   Comments [0]

If you’re in your first few years of work after college, the challenge of meeting the “leadership potential” threshold for the top MBA programs can seem daunting. You may have just barely started to feel comfortable with the job you were hired for, so how...

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VP Weekly Three: The Three Best MBA Questions We Heard This Week (…With Answers)

By - Feb 28, 15:09 PM   Comments [0]

Every week we speak with MBA applicants who are trying to figure out how the MBA application process works and how they stack up to the competition. So, in this series we will track the best questions we’ve received and periodically send out a summary...

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Five Things You Can Do Right Now to Enhance Your MBA Applications

By - Feb 24, 21:08 PM   Comments [0]

It’s already February, and while it may seem like you have plenty of time, there are several things that you can be doing right now to give yourself a leg up on applications this year. Take a look at the list below, start laying-out your...

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Can you Negotiate with a Top Business School?

By - Feb 21, 14:28 PM   Comments [0]

The short answer is “it never hurts to ask”. Over the years, many of our clients have gotten the amazing news that they have been selected for a scholarship from at least one of their desired MBA programs. Sometimes, however, the money comes from a...

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When To Retake The GMAT – And When Not To

By - Jun 13, 02:05 AM   Comments [0]

“Do I need to retake the GMAT?” That’s a question plaguing hundreds, if not thousands, of MBA applicants this time of year. By now, many MBA hopefuls have taken the GMAT at least once but aren’t sure if their score is “enough” to get them accepted...

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