Applications

You CAN Get into B-School with Low Stats!

By - Apr 3, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Every year, MBA applicants call us to ask whether their profile is competitive at the schools they’re targeting. It’s a question we take seriously and address individually, because there are so many factors that impact competitiveness. We understand that deciding where to apply is crucial,...

Tags: , , , . Read More

An Interview with Dartmouth Tuck’s Admissions Director, Luke Pena [Episode 252]

By - Apr 2, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

It gives me great pleasure to have for the first time on AST, Luke Pena, Executive Director of Admissions and Financial Aid at The Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth. Luke earned his bachelors in PR and business at USC in 2006 and cut his...

Tags: , , , , . Read More

3 Key Ways to Stand Out Through Your EMBA Essays

By - Mar 30, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

This is the sixth post in our Ace the EMBA series on how to apply successfully to a top executive MBA program. After demonstrating that you’re a well qualified applicant comes the biggest challenge: differentiating yourself. You must show your uniqueness and value as an individual and as an...

Tags: , , , . Read More

MBA Admissions Advice for Career Changers

By - Mar 29, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

As an IT consultant, how do you know equity research is the right career for you? How do you know you can handle the hours, the more Darwinian industry and company culture, the stress of having a pivotal impact on huge investment decisions? If you are...

Tags: , , . Read More

Is Drop in Foreign Student Visas Due to Trump’s Immigration Policy?

By - Mar 27, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

According to State Department data, the number of visas given to foreign students was noticeably lower last year after stricter immigration policies were implemented. This has added to the financial challenges that some US colleges and universities are experiencing. Foreign schools have increased their competition with...

Tags: , , . Read More

U.S. News & World Report’s 2019 Best Business Schools/MBA Rankings

By - Mar 27, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

The big winners in this year’s U.S. News derby… uh, I mean rankings: • Chicago Booth tied with Harvard and leapfrogged Wharton to snag the top spot for the first time ever. • Michigan Ross jumped 4 places into the top 10. There were also a few “losers”...

Tags: , , . Read More

A Roadmap for Future Application Success

By - Mar 26, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

7 Steps to MBA Acceptance in 2019 was a great success! Attendees learned what they can do right now (and over the next few months) to ensure that their b-school applications next year are as strong as they can possibly be. If you missed it, or...

Tags: , , . Read More

Yale SOM Dean Ted Snyder to Step Down in 2019

By - Mar 25, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

Edward (“Ted”) A. Snyder will step down at the end of the 2019 academic year as the Indra K. Nooyi Dean of the Yale School of Management. Snyder, currently on sabbatical, will return to his position on July 1, 2018, and will complete his term...

Tags: , . Read More

How Can an Accepted MBA Admissions Consultant Help You?

By - Mar 25, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

There are so many pieces to the MBA application puzzle. And with your busy lives, the fierce competition, and the constantly-changing admissions landscape, don’t you think you’d benefit from having an expert on your side? Video transcript: MBA applicants face grueling competition and an unfamiliar, difficult journey...

Tags: , , . Read More

Bain & Company’s Keith Bevans Talks About Careers, Life at Bain [Episode 251]

By - Mar 25, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

One of the biggest motivations, if not the biggest motivation, for applying to graduate school is career enhancement and achievement of professional goals. For many MBAs and some other graduate students, consulting has irresistible appeal. Today it is my distinct pleasure to have on Admissions...

Tags: , , , , . Read More