Posts Tagged ‘applying to business school’

The Dangers Of High Scores And MBA Application Strategy

By - May 28, 00:50 AM   Comments [0]

MBA application season has begun! Get the ball rolling with Linda Abraham’s kickoff episode with invaluable advice for 2016 applicants. Have high stats? Linda has a warning for you. Think you can fill out the boxes on your app on the day you submit? Think again. If...

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Choosing And Visiting Business Schools

By - May 27, 04:06 AM   Comments [0]

“Choosing and Visiting Business Schools” is the latest post in our series, Navigate the MBA Maze. In deciding whether to apply to specific MBA programs, you need to understand how the schools differ. What are their relative strengths and weaknesses? And it isn’t easy to get...

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Last Call For Columbia Business School Admissions Webinar!

By - May 27, 03:36 AM   Comments [0]

Today is the day we share our application-changing tips on how to apply successfully to Columbia Business School! Do you have questions on optimizing your CBS application for admission? Do you need concrete tips on how to answer the essay questions? Do you need help evaluating your...

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The Unconventional Guide To Writing For The GMAT

By - May 21, 14:31 PM   Comments [0]

Structure gets all the limelight.  Structure is undoubtedly a huge deal on the GMAT AWA. After all, you are being graded in part by a computer. But there is still much to be said for content, and the more you think about what to say...

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MIT Sloan 2016 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - May 21, 14:28 PM   Comments [0]

Stata Center at MIT This year's MIT MBA application is significantly different from last year's -- and those that preceded it. No cover letter, which was part of MIT's application for years, and no letter of recommendation from you about you. That was last year's...

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Business School Gender Balance Improving

By - May 19, 13:52 PM   Comments [0]

Women now make up 60% of university graduates, but most business schools have lagged behind when it comes to gender balance—impacting not just women’s experience of b-school, but the composition of the workforce afterward. A new report from gender consulting firm 20-first looks at the...

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Should I Reapply To B-School? And To Which Programs?

By - May 18, 05:35 AM   Comments [0]

This time of year, we gets lots of  reapplication queries. Should I reapply? To which programs should I reapply? Let me give you a few tips on successful MBA reapplication: 1. Coldly and objectively analyze your profile. Do you have competitive qualifications for the schools you applied...

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Columbia Entering Class Profile

By - May 12, 23:36 PM   Comments [0]

This year’s entering class at CBS reflects the school’s interest in building a class composed of  “intellectually driven people from diverse educational, economic, social, cultural, and geographic backgrounds.” According to the class profile, 41% of the class are international students, 36% are women, and 32% are...

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MBA Maze: Application Timing

By - May 12, 23:35 PM   Comments [0]

"Application Timing" is the first post in our series, Navigate the MBA Maze. Should you apply Round 1, Round 2, or Round 3? Do not try to win the admissions game through timing. Quality—not timing—trumps all. Submit your application when it is at its best. When in doubt,...

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Applying To Business School Next Year?

By - May 12, 23:34 PM   Comments [0]

Then you’ll want to check out the recording of our recent webinar, Get Accepted in 2016: 7 Steps to a Strong MBA Application. In the webinar, Linda Abraham paves the way to acceptance to b-school by exploring the things you can do NOW to increase your...

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