MBA

How to Get Accepted in 2017: FREE WEBINAR!

By - Feb 24, 03:07 AM   Comments [0]

That’s right – we’re already talking about 2017 MBA applications! You may feel like you’ve got loads of time, but believe me…you’ve got loads to do! We’d like to help you start out on the right foot by inviting you to our upcoming live webinar, Get...

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How to Stand Out in the MBA Applicant Pool

By - Feb 23, 10:22 AM   Comments [0]

The following is an edited transcript of a video interview between two of our Directors: Judith Hodara, former Wharton Director of Admissions and Caroline Diarte Edwards, former INSEAD Director of Admissions, and John Byrne from Poets and Quants. Watch the full video Question to both Judith...

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MBA Remains a Strong Value Proposition, Says GMAC Survey

By - Feb 23, 06:09 AM   Comments [0]

The return on investment, or ROI, of a full-time two-year MBA fluctuates in accordance with prevailing economic conditions, yet it has remained positive three years after graduation in 19 of the past 20 years, according to findings in the Graduate Management Admission Council‘s (GMAC) 2016...

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London Business School 2016 Executive MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Feb 23, 04:11 AM   Comments [0]

In the LBS EMBA website landing page, a short introduction to the program includes the words “transform,” “transition,” and “catalyst.”  Also, “accelerate” and “propel.”  This is a clear message from the adcom: the program goes beyond conveying necessary skills for senior managers; it is for...

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Yes, You Should Thank Your MBA Interviewer

By - Feb 22, 12:45 PM   Comments [0]

Our clients often ask us if they should write thank-you notes to their interviewers. While handwritten messages of appreciation will always be a classy move—and we certainly encourage applicants to write such notes if they’re so inclined—an email message is just as acceptable in this...

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6 Tips for Talking About Your Weaknesses

By - Feb 22, 02:15 AM   Comments [0]

What do you do when you read/hear the weakness question? Schools are assessing how well you self evaluate. Like a business problem, they want to hear your plan of action, your implementation, and your success rate. Here are some tips to help you a) think...

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Kellogg 2016 Executive MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Feb 22, 01:54 AM   Comments [0]

The Kellogg Executive MBA questions are among the most comprehensive, thorough, and numerous of any EMBA application. It takes significant effort to put together a strong set of Kellogg EMBA essays, and that fact weeds out potential students who are not seriously interested in this...

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What to Do if You Belong to an Overrepresented Applicant Group

By - Feb 22, 01:33 AM   Comments [0]

I recently received a question – or more of a complaint – from a client who was concerned with his status as an Indian IT male. This individual was considering changing his location on his application – he was born, raised, and still lived in...

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6 Steps to Follow After You Receive Your MBA Interview Invite

By - Feb 22, 01:01 AM   Comments [0]

Congratulations! You have made it through one colossal hurdle. Follow these 6 steps to best prepare for the next stage in the MBA admissions process: 1. Relax! Take a deep breath. Regardless of which category you fall into, you need to relax. Anxiety will not help you...

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NYU Stern Inaugurates Center for Sustainable Business

By - Feb 19, 11:59 AM   Comments [0]

The new Center for Sustainable Business at New York University’s Stern School of Business officially launched this week with $1 million in funding from the Citi Foundation to put its vision—a better world through better business—into practice. For more than a decade, Stern and the Citi...

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