5 Key Qualifying Factors the EMBA Adcoms Look For

By - Mar 23, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

This is the fifth post in our Ace the EMBA series on how to apply successfully to a top executive MBA program.  After you decide which programs you’ll apply to, you’re ready to start the hands-on application work. As you update your resume, plan your essays and choose...

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3 Ways to Prepare for Your 2018 MBA Application

By - Mar 22, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

You can feel it in the air: the excitement of the just-published U.S. News and other business-school rankings, the proud chatter of accepted candidates on MBA forums worldwide, the articles speculating on just how many more people will apply to business school this year and how acceptance...

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Top 6 Tips for Visiting Business Schools

By - Mar 20, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Now is a great time for business school applicants to visit their top choice programs – classes are in session, students and professors aren’t yet stressed by exams, recruiting may be in action, and the weather is warming up (well, in some places). While it's a...

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Which B-School Incoming Classes Featured the Most International Students in 2017?

By - Mar 19, 13:59 PM   Comments [0]

An MBA degree is a desired commodity all around the world. Although top-notch business schools exist on nearly all continents, many applicants set their sights on U.S.-based programs. As a result, the incoming classes at top-ranked business schools in the United States typically consist of...

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6 Fatal Resume Flaws to Avoid

By - Mar 19, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

The MBA resume. Done right, this one-to-two-page list of accomplishments can woo the adcoms towards acceptance; done wrong, a resume could be your ticket to ding-hood. Here are 6 fatal mistakes to avoid when creating this important first-impression-making document: Fatal Resume Flaw #1: Viewing your resume...

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EMBA Employment and Career Services

By - Mar 18, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

This is the fourth post in our Ace the EMBA series on how to apply successfully to a top executive MBA program.  Given today’s volatile business climate, almost everyone in the business world must continuously evaluate and recalibrate their career path, whether they are planning an imminent...

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Early Career Management and European MBA Programs with Jamie Wright [Episode 249]

By - Mar 18, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Our guest today is Jamie Wright. She grew up in California, started her career in PR in Chicago, and then crossed the pond in 2009 to become the Client Services Manager at London Business School’s then brand-new Masters in Management (MIM) program. Jamie rose to...

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4 Tips for Applying to Part-Time MBA Programs

By - Mar 16, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

The extensive available advice about applying to MBA programs was largely created with applicants to full-time MBA programs in mind. If you are applying to part-time MBA programs, most of this advice will be pertinent for you as well. But there are some nuances to applying to part-time programs that...

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How to Practice for a Video Interview or Essay

By - Mar 15, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

The future of the essay is now at a school near you: Smile, you might be on camera. More and more competitive programs are using ‘video essays’ or ‘timed video assessments’ as a way to get to know their future students. Typically, for a timed...

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Making Connections that Matter in Your MBA Essays

By - Mar 11, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Outstanding MBA application essays have several things in common. One of the most important among them is successfully making connections between your past and your present, and between your present and your future. The decision makers will want to see you make persuasive connections between...

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