Applications

Stanford GSB MBA Application Essay Tips & Deadlines [2020 – 2021]

By - Jun 16, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

In terms of its application, Stanford is once again re-using its essay questions. And there’s good reason for the recycling: Stanford has excellent questions that succinctly get to the heart of what Stanford wants to know about you. They are not easy questions to answer, but they...

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Physical Whiteboards Allowed for Online GMAT

By - Jun 15, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

The Graduate Management Admissions Council (GMAC) has announced that it will allow physical whiteboards for those taking the GMAT at home beginning June 11. The Executive Assessment Online will also offer the option of a physical whiteboard. The decision was made after significant pressure was put on...

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Columbia Business School MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines [2020 – 2021]

By - Jun 14, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

Columbia’s admissions team has been unexpectedly busy this spring – they had to move their recruiting online and position themselves to deal with an anticipated increase in “summer melt.” But the admissions committee still had time to change one question; the short answer question and...

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Stanford MBA Grows His Amazing Tech Startup [Episode 369]

By - Jun 14, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

What’s it like growing a startup during business school? [Show summary] Stephen Cognetta had already co-founded his tech startup, Exponent, by the time he entered the Stanford GSB class of 2020. Today, he shares how his MBA experience shaped his approach to growing Exponent and what...

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EMBA: The Ultimate Guide for Applicants

By - Jun 7, 06:03 AM   Comments [0]

So, you’re considering an EMBA? Congratulations on considering this next step in your educational and professional journey! Still, the road to an EMBA acceptance can be complicated and unwieldy – especially if you’ve been out of the school-loop for a long time. But on the plus side,...

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Last Chance! FREE Expert Advice on Getting Into HBS

By - Jun 3, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Our free one-hour webinar, Get Accepted to Harvard Business School, is coming up this week, but it’s not too late to register and join us! This informative and engaging session, led by our founder and CEO Linda Abraham, will clue you in to what the HBS adcom is...

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Applying to HBS? Don’t Miss These Vital Tips!

By - Jun 1, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

If you’re applying to Harvard Business School, you already know that it’s going to be an uphill climb. Your application is going to need to be essentially flawless if you want a fighting chance of securing one of those highly coveted spots.  That’s a lot of...

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Preparing for Life as an MBA Student at Toronto Rotman [Episode 367]

By - May 31, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

An engineer with Indian Railways seeks innovation as a Rotman MBA student. [Show summary] Meenakshi Chauhan spent five years as an engineer with Indian Railways (and the only woman in her department) before leaving in search of a more challenging, innovative work environment. Now, she’s preparing...

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MBA Admissions Turn a Corner, Thanks to HBS…

By - May 29, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Amidst the angst, chaos, and exhaustion of the last rounds of 2020 MBA admissions disrupted and in many cases extended by the COVID-19 pandemic, a sign of new life, a ray of light… Normalcy never glowed so appealingly: Harvard Business School has announced its 2021 MBA...

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Harvard Business School MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines [2020 – 2021]

By - May 28, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

HBS kicks off the 2020-21 MBA application cycle As the disrupted, extended, and COVID-affected 2019-20 application cycle slowly comes to a close, Harvard announced last week its application due dates and essay question for 2020-21. In doing so, it became the first top MBA program to provide that...

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