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Glenn Hubbard to Step Down as Columbia Business School Dean

By - Sep 23, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

  After serving 15 years as Dean of Columbia Business School (CBS), Glenn Hubbard will step down at the end of the 2018-19 school year. Hubbard began his tenure at Columbia in 1988, and was selected as Dean in July 2004. When Hubbard steps down from...

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How to Get a Georgetown MBA [Episode 277]

By - Sep 23, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

How to Get a Georgetown MBA [Show Summary] If you’re looking for a global MBA program at the intersection of business and politics that is designed for principled leaders with a strong first-year core and an elective second year where you can customize your education to...

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INSEAD MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Sep 21, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Communication is key for INSEAD – in part because it is a key factor that their recruiters look for. Hence the INSEAD application elicits your communication effectiveness. First, INSEAD asks you to write reflective essays – and to do so succinctly. Balancing this emphasis on written...

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Tips for Executive MBA Reapplicants

By - Sep 20, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

If you have been rejected by an Executive MBA program, it often comes down to one of four reasons (or combination thereof): Your academic record was not strong enough to convince the admissions committee you could handle the rigor of an EMBA program, Your work experience was...

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UC Berkeley Haas Appoints New Dean

By - Sep 18, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

Ann E. Harrison, a Berkeley alumna and famed Wharton economist, will begin her tenure as the next dean of the Haas School of Business on January 1, 2019, reports a Haas press release. Harrison received her bachelor’s degree from UC Berkeley in 1982, where she double...

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How Do You Deal with Criticism? MBA Admissions Committees Want to Know

By - Sep 18, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Many MBA essays ask you to write about a time you were given criticism and how you dealt with it. This may not be the kind of question you wished they had asked, but it is one that provides an excellent opportunity to show the...

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Dartmouth College (Tuck) Essay Analysis, 2018–2019

By - Sep 17, 13:25 PM   Comments [0]

As the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College enters its second full admissions season with Luke Anthony Peña at the helm as executive director of admissions and financial aid, we are not surprised to see a major overhaul in the program’s essay questions. What...

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The Most Important Asset in Grad School Applications: Time [Episode 276]

By - Sep 16, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

The Most Important Asset in Grad School Applications: Time [Show Summary] This episode is devoted to how the precious and finite asset of time can help you get accepted when applying to graduate schools. Linda Abraham, Founder of Accepted, Discusses the Importance of Following a Graduate Application...

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Columbia Business School Admissions Director Answers Applicant Questions

By - Sep 15, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Our AMA (Ask Me Anything) with Columbia Business School’s Director of Admissions, Emily French Thomas, was fantastic! After outlining the application process and providing some great tips for success, she answered participants’ questions and really gave participants the inside scoop. If you missed the AMA, or...

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Oxford Saïd MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Sep 13, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

Oxford Said expects its graduates to address the world’s great challenges, such as energy and food and water security. Whether such challenges are one’s actual focus, the work of a business professional will inevitably overlap with such issues. This reality leads the adcom to seek...

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