Applications

The Clock is Ticking for Your HBS App!

By - Jun 11, 14:00 PM   Comments [0]

We know there’s a lot of information out there about MBA applications – it can be overwhelming. And if you have questions about what a school like HBS is looking for or how your profile measures up, it can be stressful. That’s why we created our...

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What Harvard Business School Is Looking For: Engaged Community Citizenship

By - Jun 11, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

This is the third post in our series, What HBS is Looking For. This is not about “community service” — it’s not about doing halo-worthy things in your free time. (Though neither Harvard Business School nor I will discourage that, and “engaged community citizenship” and “community service” certainly can...

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Kellogg MBA Essay Tips and Deadlines– 2019-20

By - Jun 8, 09:30 AM   Comments [0]

Kellogg has released its application deadlines and essays for the 2019- 20 application season. The first question remains unchanged from last year and asks about a leadership experience and impact made. The second question is new. instead of asking about your growth, it now asks...

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Kellogg MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines [2019 – 2020]

By - Jun 7, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

I’d like to highlight one of my takeaways from our sessions with the Kellogg admissions team at a recent AIGAC conference and also a recent online webinar for admissions consultants. If there is one theme I heard over and over from them, it’s “intentionality.” They...

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INSEAD Announces New 10-Month Master’s in Management (MiM) Program

By - Jun 6, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

INSEAD has announced an innovative 10-month, full-time MiM program, designed to develop the next generation of leaders in business to be able to successfully navigate the rapidly evolving business environment. According to Urs Peyer, Dean of Degree Programmes at INSEAD, “By engaging talented young people, the MiM...

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Applying to HBS? Here’s What You Need to Know!

By - Jun 5, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

If you’re preparing to apply to Harvard Business School, you already know how competitive the application process is. You also know that your application needs to be as close to perfect as possible. But what, exactly, is Harvard seeking in its applicants? How can you approach your...

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What Harvard Business School Is Looking For: Analytical Aptitude and Appetite

By - Jun 4, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

This is the second post in our series, What HBS is Looking For. So, HBS wants “analytical aptitude and appetite.” Hardly a surprise. You might be tempted to simply skim that section of the website message without giving it much thought. Maybe it’s not as obvious as it...

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Columbia Business School Essay Analysis, 2019–2020

By - Jun 3, 16:21 PM   Comments [0]

One of the first top programs to release its essay questions for this season, Columbia Business School (CBS) is again hitting candidates with a mix of old and new prompts. Its goal statement from 2018 has been relabeled as a short-answer question but has changed...

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The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans Application Essay Tips [2019 – 2020]

By - Jun 3, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Paul Soros was often overshadowed by his younger brother, financial wizard George Soros, but he was a millionaire in his own right. In contrast to George Soros’s success in the financial industry, Paul Soros made his mark on the world by innovating in the shipping...

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Six Advantages of Starting Your MBA Application Early

By - Jun 2, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

How much time is too much time to prepare your MBA application? The answer: there is never too much time! To apply successfully to business school, you can’t be hasty. You need to clarify your goals, take the GMAT or GRE, research schools, prepare your essays, fill...

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