Applications

Representation of Women Within the Class of 2019 Approaches 50%

By - Dec 11, 15:25 PM   Comments [0]

Students in the Class of 2019 have embarked on the journey toward their MBAs at business schools across the country. Among the diverse classes at each school, we wondered how large, exactly, is the proportion of women? We at mbaMission examined the latest class profiles of...

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How to Clarify Your Goals for Your MBA – And Beyond

By - Dec 11, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

“How to Clarify Your Goals for Your MBA – And Beyond” is excerpted from MBA Admission for Smarties: The No-Nonsense Guide to Acceptance at Top Business Schools, by Linda Abraham and Judy Gruen. Some applicants may be very clear about either the industry in which they want...

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Choosing a Theme for Your Statement of Purpose

By - Dec 10, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

In our How to Write Exemplary Application Essays blog series, you’ll learn how to create outstanding essays by analyzing sample successful application essays. All effective essays have a distinctive voice and theme. Referring back to the essays we looked at in the first post in this series, we...

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Your Chicago Booth Roadmap: Available for On-Demand Viewing

By - Dec 8, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Our webinar, Get Accepted to Chicago Booth, was a great success! Attendees learned tips they can implement right away in their applications. If you missed it – or if you’d like to see it again – you’re in luck: it’s now available on-demand. Watch it...

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7 Tips for Writing a Memorable Thank You Email After Your MBA Interview

By - Dec 7, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

You’ve finally finished your b-school interview and are looking forward to heading home and crossing this experience off your MBA application to-do list. However, before you file the day away, it’s appropriate to send thank you notes to all of the people who helped you...

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Poets & Quants Releases 2017 Top 100 U.S. MBA Programs

By - Dec 6, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Poets & Quants has just released their 2017 ranking of Top 100 U.S. MBA Programs, and the holder of the top spot may come as a surprise. For the first time ever, Wharton has overthrown Harvard Business school to take the top spot in the...

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Can You Prep Psychologically for the GRE or GMAT?

By - Dec 5, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

The pressure situation of a timed exam like the GMAT or GRE can cause stress. We don’t want to stress you out today, but the clock is ticking for our special webinar, Five Effective Stress-Reducing Solutions for GMAT/GRE Success! There’s still just enough time to...

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What Will Your Work Experience Show the MBA Adcom About You?

By - Dec 5, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Your work experience is one of the most important elements of your MBA applicant profile. But do you know what adcoms are looking for when it comes to work experience? What is the right amount? What makes an experience stand out to the adcom? How...

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Which Business Schools Had the Largest Incoming Classes in 2017?

By - Dec 4, 14:50 PM   Comments [0]

The 2017–2018 academic year is in full swing, and students in the Class of 2019 are—hopefully!—settling in nicely for their MBA studies. Around this time of the year, business schools release their latest class profiles to reveal their most recent incoming classes in more detail....

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How to Beat Standardized Test Stress

By - Dec 4, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

It’s a truism that standardized tests don’t just test your knowledge – they also test how good you are at taking tests. If you’re suffering from anxiety because of your performance on earlier tests, it makes perfect sense that you’d be feeling stressed about the...

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