Interviews

Harvard Business School Essay Analysis, 2019-2020

By - May 15, 07:56 AM   Comments [0]

At last the 2019–2020 MBA admissions season has kicked off, with Harvard Business School (HBS) releasing (or shall we say rereleasing) its single application essay prompt. Once again, HBS has made no changes to its question. HBS Managing Director of MBA Admissions Chad Losee, now entering...

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Assess Your Rejection Before Reapplying to Business Schools

By - Apr 10, 08:29 AM   Comments [0]

Pounce on an opportunity to target weaknesses and come back stronger than ever! Photo by Bruno Cervera on Unsplash Rejections are always disheartening. They are especially discouraging when a great deal of time, money, and effort has been invested, like in the MBA application. Psychologists from the University of...

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Wharton Team-Based Discussion 2019: What to Expect and How to Prepare

By - Feb 11, 13:40 PM   Comments [0]

The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania sent out Round 2 interview invitations on February 7, and once again, the school is using its team-based discussion format rather than a traditional admissions interview to evaluate its candidates. Understandably, Wharton applicants get anxious about this...

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December 2018 Event Roundup

By - Dec 3, 13:53 PM   Comments [0]

Are you applying to business school this year? If so, you can enroll in one of our free business school workshops, which are offered both online and in person in major cities across the country! This December, the event lineup includes the following sessions: December 3 Writing a...

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Wharton Team-Based Discussion 2018: What to Expect and How to Prepare

By - Oct 29, 14:40 PM   Comments [0]

The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania plans to send out Round 1 interview invitations on October 30, and once again, the school is using its team-based discussion format rather than a traditional admissions interview to evaluate its candidates. Understandably, Wharton applicants get anxious...

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Next Year Starts Now: A New Webinar Series for 2019–2020 MBA Applicants!

By - Oct 1, 13:26 PM   Comments [0]

Are you planning to apply to business school in 2019–2020? It is not too early to start preparing for your applications, and we can help! The leaders in the MBA admissions space—mbaMission and Manhattan Prep—are coming together to make sure you will be ready for next year’s MBA admissions...

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Texas McCombs Essay Analysis, 2018–2019

By - Sep 24, 13:15 PM   Comments [0]

As it tends to do, the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin has made some very minor adjustments to the wording of its application essay questions this year, but otherwise, they essentially remain the same. For its first essay, the...

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Dartmouth College (Tuck) Essay Analysis, 2018–2019

By - Sep 17, 13:25 PM   Comments [0]

As the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College enters its second full admissions season with Luke Anthony Peña at the helm as executive director of admissions and financial aid, we are not surprised to see a major overhaul in the program’s essay questions. What...

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Oxford University (Saïd Business School) Essay Analysis, 2018–2019

By - Sep 10, 14:11 PM   Comments [0]

After taking a new approach with its application essay questions last year and moving away from its previously rather traditional focus, the Saïd Business School at the University of Oxford has elected to maintain its newer prompts for this season. The program probes into applicants’...

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Carnegie Mellon University Tepper Essay Analysis, 2018–2019

By - Sep 5, 10:08 AM   Comments [0]

In recent years, Carnegie Mellon University’s Tepper School of Business has offered its applicants one required essay question that was in many ways an open invitation to share whatever they felt was most important for the admissions committee to know about them. For this season,...

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