Life at USC Marshall as a Future Investment Banker

By - Jun 24, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Learn how real students navigate their way through the business school admissions process and b-school itself with our What is Business School Really Like? Series. Meet Paolo, a student at USC Marshall with an interest in investment banking. Thank you Paolo for sharing your story with us! How did you...

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Michigan Ross MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines [2019 – 2020]

By - Jun 23, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

The Michigan Ross MBA program is thriving. Its graduates are getting jobs throughout the United States and the world. Here are a few of the stats: 94% of 2018 grads had at least one job offer within three months of graduation.Per Poets & Quants, Amazon is the...

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Applying for Your MBA Through The Consortium: Best Deal in Town

By - Jun 23, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Our consultants receive a lot of questions from clients about applying to MBA programs through The Consortium for Graduate Study in Management. I’ve heard myths flying around that suggest that applying to one (or more) of the 20 Consortium schools through The Consortium’s application is disadvantageous....

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Why Does an MD Need an MBA? This UCLA MD/MBA Student Tells All [Episode 316]

By - Jun 21, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

Interview with Trisha Mathelier, MD/MBA student at UCLA [Show Summary] In today’s episode Trisha Mathelier, an MD/MBA student with the Drew/UCLA Medical Education Program, shares her medical school journey as well as what led her to decide on getting an MBA in addition to her medical degree....

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Chicago Booth MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines [2019 – 2020]

By - Jun 21, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

The two required questions have 250-word minimums. While specifying MBA essay length minimums is very unusual, it fits with Booth’s history of breaking the mold. At the same time, don’t infer that the absence of a maximum is a license for verbosity. As Booth says, “We...

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Last Chance to Save Big on MBA Application Services!

By - Jun 20, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

It may seem like it’s too early to be thinking about your business school applications, but deadlines will be here before you know it, and you don’t want to be playing catch up with a low GMAT score, a poorly thought out essay, or the...

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MBA Applicants: There’s No Time Like the Present!

By - Jun 19, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

You’ve been putting a plan together for a while now – researching business schools, taking the GMAT, reviewing your transcript, thinking about recommenders – and now is the time to put that plan into action. Top business schools are extremely competitive, with acceptance rates ranging from 5%-20%. Since...

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The Reality of Unrealistic MBA Goals

By - Jun 17, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Business school candidates (depending on career stage) will often look to advanced graduate degrees for one of three reasons: (a) to accelerate in their current career, (b) to make a career switch, or (c) to start a business. Whatever the reason, it’s important that the adcom...

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All About the Grenoble DBA (Doctorate in Business Administration) [Episode 315]

By - Jun 16, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

Would you like to be the kind of business leader who wants to define problems and design solution based on rigorous research? Are you seeking a global, part-time program that goes beyond the masters? Do you like the idea of being a chef as opposed...

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Wharton MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines [2019 – 2020]

By - Jun 13, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

The big change in Wharton’s admissions last year occurred at the top. Frank DeVechhis left his position as Director of Admissions. Blair Mannix, Director of Operations and Evaluations since 2015, initially assumed the role of Interim Director of Admissions. She became the Director of Admissions...

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