MBA Applicants: There’s No Time Like the Present!

By - Jun 19, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

You’ve been putting a plan together for a while now – researching business schools, taking the GMAT, reviewing your transcript, thinking about recommenders – and now is the time to put that plan into action. Top business schools are extremely competitive, with acceptance rates ranging from 5%-20%. Since...

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The Reality of Unrealistic MBA Goals

By - Jun 17, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Business school candidates (depending on career stage) will often look to advanced graduate degrees for one of three reasons: (a) to accelerate in their current career, (b) to make a career switch, or (c) to start a business. Whatever the reason, it’s important that the adcom...

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All About the Grenoble DBA (Doctorate in Business Administration) [Episode 315]

By - Jun 16, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

Would you like to be the kind of business leader who wants to define problems and design solution based on rigorous research? Are you seeking a global, part-time program that goes beyond the masters? Do you like the idea of being a chef as opposed...

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Wharton MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines [2019 – 2020]

By - Jun 13, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

The big change in Wharton’s admissions last year occurred at the top. Frank DeVechhis left his position as Director of Admissions. Blair Mannix, Director of Operations and Evaluations since 2015, initially assumed the role of Interim Director of Admissions. She became the Director of Admissions...

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7 Action Items for MBA Round 1 Applicants

By - Jun 13, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

It’s June, and your plan is to apply for Round 1 deadlines. That’s three months away. What should you be doing now? Decide how you feel about your GMAT/GRE score.Hopefully, you have taken the GMAT or GRE already and are happy with your score. One less...

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UCLA Anderson School of Management Names Antonio Bernardo as Dean

By - Jun 12, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

UCLA Newsroom has reported that Antonio Bernardo will be the new dean of the UCLA Anderson School of Management beginning July 1, 2019, succeeding Al Osborne who has held the position of interim dean this past year. Dr. Bernardo has taught at UCLA for 25 years and is...

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A One-Year Kellogg MBA Student’s Experience into Healthcare, Business, and Lots of Languages

By - Jun 12, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Learn how real students navigate their way through the business school admissions process and b-school itself with our What is Business School Really Like? series. Meet Megha, a student at Northwestern Kellogg’s one-year MBA program. Megha, thank you for sharing your story with us! What made you decide to pursue...

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The Clock is Ticking for Your HBS App!

By - Jun 11, 14:00 PM   Comments [0]

We know there’s a lot of information out there about MBA applications – it can be overwhelming. And if you have questions about what a school like HBS is looking for or how your profile measures up, it can be stressful. That’s why we created our...

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What Harvard Business School Is Looking For: Engaged Community Citizenship

By - Jun 11, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

This is the third post in our series, What HBS is Looking For. This is not about “community service” — it’s not about doing halo-worthy things in your free time. (Though neither Harvard Business School nor I will discourage that, and “engaged community citizenship” and “community service” certainly can...

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Kellogg MBA Essay Tips and Deadlines– 2019-20

By - Jun 8, 09:30 AM   Comments [0]

Kellogg has released its application deadlines and essays for the 2019- 20 application season. The first question remains unchanged from last year and asks about a leadership experience and impact made. The second question is new. instead of asking about your growth, it now asks...

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