Applications

Are You Ready to Apply For an MBA in Round 1?

By - May 28, 07:08 AM   Comments [0]

Columbia and other schools have just released their Round 1 essays and application deadlines.  Are you ready to apply in Round 1?  This comes down to two big questions. Do You Have Enough Pre-MBA Work Experience? Schools prefer to recruit applicants who have 4 or 5 years...

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From Rio to Georgetown: Trekking through the MBA Experience

By - May 27, 06:30 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 Fernando, an entrepreneur and international student at Georgetown. Fernando, thank you for sharing your story with us! I understand you are an unusual entrepreneur...

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4 Steps to Choosing the Right School for You [Webinar Recording!]

By - May 26, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Applying to business school in 2019? Watch this webinar to learn how to refine your post-MBA goals, research business schools, assess your qualifications, and then evaluate this information to develop a list of programs to apply to. This webinar was hosted by The MBA Tour.  Related Resources: • Best MBA Programs:...

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Columbia Business School MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines [2019 – 2020]

By - May 26, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

There is a moderate amount of change in this year’s Columbia MBA application. As they did last year, they are changing the questions for Essays #2 and #3. The short-answer question, Essay #1, and the optional essay are all unchanged. The character and word limits...

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How I Helped My Clients Get Accepted to HBS This Year

By - May 23, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

It is not easy waiting those 12 weeks to hear back from Harvard Business Schoolafter hitting the application’s “Submit” button. Luckily, it was worth the wait for three of the four clients I worked with this year who ultimately received a call with the news they...

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5 Things Engineers Have to Do to Get Accepted to B-School

By - May 21, 08:00 AM   Comments [0]

You are a highly skilled technical expert in your engineering field, and in recent years you have been asked to (or anticipate being asked to) take on a leadership role, which has required you to evaluate your skillset. You are no longer just writing code...

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Tips for Your Stanford Knight-Hennessy Scholars Program Application

By - May 20, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Do you aim to improve the world? Would you like to earn your graduate degree at Stanford — tuition free? Then you may be an ideal candidate for Stanford University’s Knight-Hennessy Scholars program, a program that will cover 100 Stanford graduate students’ tuition for up to three...

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“I Wish the Admissions Committee Had Asked Me…”

By - May 19, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

A number of schools have variations on this question, and clients regularly ask what they are supposed to do with a topic like this. The answer: It depends. The role of the optional essay Ask yourself: Does the application offer an optional essay space as well as asking this...

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Ida Valentine: Investment Banker, Inspirational Speaker, HBS 2021 [Episode 311]

By - May 19, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Interview with Ida Valentine, Associate at Barclays Investment Bank and Member of the HBS MBA Class of 2021 [Show Summary] Our guest today is Ida Valentine. She earned her BA from UNC-Chapel Hill IN 2014, majoring in business administration and minoring in Spanish for the Professions....

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Harvard Business School MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines [2019 – 2020]

By - May 16, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

HBS Kicks Off the 2019-20 MBA Application Cycle? Harvard announced last week its application due dates for 2019-20 and its essay question. In doing so it became the first top MBA program to provide that information, thus kicking off the 2019-20 application cycle.  Go Harvard! HBS presented...

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