Posts Tagged ‘diversity’

Life at Yale SOM with Goals of Serving the Underrepresented Community

By - Nov 25, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Learn how real students and recent grads have navigated their way through the business school admissions process and b-school itself with our What is Business School Really Like? series. Meet Helen, a 2Y Yale SOM student with an interest in the role diversity plays in policymaking. Helen, thank you...

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Life at Yale SOM, Google Internship & the Importance of Diversity

By - Oct 16, 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 Dan, a Yale SOM student with a background in engineering. Dan, thank you for sharing your story with us! I understand your undergraduate degree...

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Applying for Your MBA Through The Consortium: Best Deal in Town

By - Jun 23, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Our consultants receive a lot of questions from clients about applying to MBA programs through The Consortium for Graduate Study in Management. I’ve heard myths flying around that suggest that applying to one (or more) of the 20 Consortium schools through The Consortium’s application is disadvantageous....

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How Does Your GMAT Score Fit into the Holistic MBA Application Puzzle?

By - May 9, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

There’s a lot of talk about the holistic approach admission directors take to evaluate applications. How much weight is really put on different aspects of the application during evaluation? If the approach is so holistic, then why do so many applicants with low GMAT scores get...

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What Is the Diversity Essay Question & How Do You Answer It?

By - Nov 20, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

  What is the diversity question in a school application, and more importantly, why does it matter when applying to leading programs and universities? Many applications now include a question – sometimes optional – that encourages applicants with minority backgrounds, unusual education, distinctive experience, or unique family...

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The Applicants That Stand Out at Columbia Business School

By - Aug 3, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

My observation as a former insider at CBS is that Columbia is looking to build a diverse class of high-achieving world citizens who’ve got a bit of grit. World Citizen What do I mean by a world citizen? For a small fraction, it means applicants who are...

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Society of Women Engineers: The Community for Women in Engineering [Episode 262]

By - Jun 10, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

Summary The Society of Women Engineers (SWE) is 40,000+ members strong worldwide, and provides a sense of community to women who may feel isolated in their engineering studies or career due to a lack of gender diversity. Karen Horting is the Executive Director & CEO of...

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Is Drop in Foreign Student Visas Due to Trump’s Immigration Policy?

By - Mar 27, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

According to State Department data, the number of visas given to foreign students was noticeably lower last year after stricter immigration policies were implemented. This has added to the financial challenges that some US colleges and universities are experiencing. Foreign schools have increased their competition with...

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Encore: Different Dimensions of Diversity [Episode 221]

By - Aug 28, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Tune in for an encore of one of our most popular 2017 podcast episodes, where Linda Abraham addresses one of the the most pressing topics on applicants' minds: how to properly approach the diversity question. [powerpress] Listen in as Linda answers your diversity-in-admissions questions, including: 1. Why...

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The Consortium Can Help You Get Your MBA [Episode 216]

By - Jul 26, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

It gives me great pleasure to have for the first time on AST, Danni Young, Director of Recruiting at The Consortium for the Graduate Study of Management. Danni earned her bachelors degree from Lincoln University in Missouri and her MBA from Washington University in St....

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