Posts Tagged ‘EMBA’

Yale SOM Executive MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Aug 13, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

Yale SOM’s Executive MBA is relatively new, but it fully reflects the character of the SOM and more broadly of Yale University: intensive community, holistic perspective, intellectual vigor, and real-world engagement and impact. Carefully review the website, read the blog, and, if possible, interact with...

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EMBA-Global Application Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Aug 9, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

The Global EMBA has 2 program options: EMBA-Global Americas & Europe which combines the strengths of Columbia University and London Business School; and EMBA-Global Asia, with Columbia University, London Business School, and Hong Kong University Business School. Of course, all EMBA applications are in part about...

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Columbia Executive MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Aug 3, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

These essay questions focus mostly on the present and future, by no accident – so don’t reflexively portray your professional development as a prelude to your goals. Be guided by the Columbia adcom’s focus and give them what they ask for: a vivid engagement with...

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MBA Admissions Decisions: Should You Go Full-Time Or Part-Time?

By - Jun 18, 07:30 AM   Comments [0]

When I was applying to b-school, I contemplated part-time vs. full-time, and one of my best friends, Colleen, had to make the same decision at the same time. Ultimately, I decided to attend the full-time program at the University of Michigan. Colleen decided to attend a...

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EMBA Interview Tips You Need to Get Accepted

By - Jun 14, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

If you’re like many of my EMBA clients, it’s been quite a while since you’ve interviewed – at least as the interviewee. And if you have recently sat in the hot seat, it’s been for a job interview, not a school interview. Most EMBA applicants...

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The MBA Family Tree: A Roundup & Overview of Different MBA/EMBA Options

By - Mar 19, 07:30 AM   Comments [0]

At its core, the MBA is a graduate program in business administration for professionals who seek knowledge, skills, a credential, and/or a network to advance in business and to maximize their business performance. While “MBA” makes many people automatically think of a two-year, full-time program,...

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Executive MBA Applicants: 4 Immediate Action Items

By - Mar 9, 04:52 AM   Comments [0]

The EMBA application process has some idiosyncrasies that, if not addressed early, can trip you up down the road, when you’re hurrying to hit “submit.” I’ll walk you through these special preparation factors in this post. Note that they’re in addition to the preparation steps any...

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3 Tips for Writing a Winning EMBA Essay

By - Feb 20, 15:21 PM   Comments [0]

You've been busy these last few years. Very busy. How will you ever fit all of your classes, extracurricular activities, awards, and job experience in your EMBA application essays? The simple answer is that you won’t, and you shouldn’t even attempt to. Trying to include...

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Executive MBA Pros & Cons

By - Feb 8, 07:36 AM   Comments [0]

Thinking about applying to a top executive MBA program? Below you'll find EMBA pros and cons to help you decide if, when, and why an EMBA program is for you. Pros: 1. It's easier to get in. You may need to have more work experience to...

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UVA Darden Executive MBA Application Tips and Deadlines

By - Nov 10, 13:37 PM   Comments [0]

Given that the Darden EMBA application presents only one essay question to answer, the balance of your application – the online form, the resume, the recommendations, the interview – all carry more weight than they do in most EMBA applications that contain several questions (usually...

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