Applications

Last Chance to Attend – Round 3 vs Next Year: When Should You Apply?

By - Jan 16, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

If you missed Round 2 deadlines, or if you didn’t get accepted, it’s time to refocus: how will you make a plan to achieve your MBA goals? Does it make sense to apply Round 3? Or should you hold off until next year’s Round 1? There’s...

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How to Reapply Successfully to Top MBA Programs [Video]

By - Jan 16, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

You didn’t get accepted. It happens. And it’s NOT the end of the world. It’s time to examine your mistakes, learn what went wrong, and figure out how you can improve your application so that the next time you apply, it’s the LAST time you...

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Which Round Should I Apply to Business School?

By - Jan 14, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Most business school adcom members will advise that submitting a great application in the second round is far better than submitting a mediocre application in the first round. But what happens when you didn't manage to submit in either Round 1 or Round 2? Business school...

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All the Details About the Full-Time MIT Sloan MBA Program [Episode 241]

By - Jan 13, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

We are pleased to welcome back Dawna Levenson, Director of Admissions at MIT Sloan. Dawna earned her bachelors and masters in Management Science at MIT Sloan, worked in consulting, and then returned to MIT Sloan in 2007 as Associate Director of Academic Programs. She moved...

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Choosing the Best MBA Program for You: Reaches, On-Pars & Safeties

By - Jan 12, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

In our Choosing the Best MBA Program for You series, you’ll learn how to create a list of business schools that are the best fit for your educational, social, and professional preferences and how creating this list will boost your chances of getting accepted. In the...

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Round 3 Deadlines Are Coming. Are You Ready?

By - Jan 11, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

Time carries on – you get busy at work and all of a sudden it’s 2018. If you either missed the early application rounds or didn’t get accepted at your target programs, you may be considering submitting applications during Round 3. But that comes with...

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Should You Apply to B-School Round 3 or Next Year?

By - Jan 11, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

The answer, as is often the case in MBA admissions, is…it depends. You didn’t think we’d give you a clear cut yes or no answer, did you? FACT: The chances of gaining acceptance decrease as the rounds progress. This means that acceptance rates in R3 are...

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How to Stay Within Essay Word Limits by Reducing Verbal Verbosity

By - Jan 9, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

Most applicants – whether applying to med school, law school, business school, or any other grad school or college program – need to deal with rigid character or word limits when writing their application essays or personal statements. You may start out thinking that you...

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Three MBA Application Poisons and Their Antidotes [Video]

By - Jan 9, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

You need to write impressive MBA application essays if you want to grab the attention of the admissions readers and snag a coveted interview invite (and then actually score a seat in the next class). But what should you write about? What shouldn’t you write...

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MBA Applicants: How to Get Accepted in 2018-19

By - Jan 8, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

It’s time for my annual harangue/plea/rant. If you are planning to apply Round 1 in the fall, but have not yet thought about why you want an MBA, taken the GMAT/GRE, researched schools, or evaluated your qualifications, please please please keep reading. And then get started! I...

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