Posts Tagged ‘fit’

Top MBA Programs for Entrepreneurs

By - Nov 21, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Poets & Quants has just released their inaugural rankings for the top MBA programs for entrepreneurs, and Washington University’s Olin Business School tops the list. 20.7% of its graduates from 2016-2018 launched companies within three months of graduation, and has a whopping $1 million in annual...

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Finding and Articulating Fit with the Booth MBA

By - Oct 24, 18:00 PM   Comments [0]

The Booth MBA admissions committee focuses on three key dimensions in evaluating applicants: Intellectual fit in terms of ability and motivation to optimize its CurriculumPersonal and cultural fit in terms of synergy with its CommunityProfessional fit in terms of past and future Career This short series of posts will explore...

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Encore: Focus on Fit in Admissions [Episode 334]

By - Oct 20, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

I am taking time off for family this week, and as a result I decided to air an encore of one of our most popular shows ever, Focus on Fit. I chose it not only because of its popularity, but because the topic is relevant to...

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7 Ways to Distinguish Between Similar MBA Programs

By - Feb 24, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

  School marketing materials/presentations/websites superficially sound very much the same. So how can applicants wisely research their options and discern the points of difference? When doing MBA research, pay special attention to the following differentiating features: Employment Profile See where graduates find jobs. Which schools send the most...

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7 Ways to Distinguish Between Similar MBA Programs

By - Dec 20, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

School marketing materials/presentations/websites superficially sound very much the same. So how can applicants wisely research their options and discern the points of difference? When doing MBA research, pay special attention to the following differentiating features: Employment Profile See where graduates find jobs. Which schools send the most grads...

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The Chicago Booth Approach – and You

By - Nov 30, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

Freedom and culture. These are the two operative factors for Booth’s MBA program. And they are not unrelated: Both forge a connection between the inner person and the outer world. Freedom is prominent in the full-time Booth MBA landing page and is portrayed in 3 facets: “academic...

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3 Ways to Determine Which B-Schools Are a Good Fit for You

By - Jul 22, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

There are loads of MBA programs out there. How do you decide which ones are best for you? It’s time to unlock the secrets to the elusive “fit” factor. “Fit” is established by the relationship between your needs and desires and what a given program...

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How to Research MBA Programs

By - Jun 11, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

There is a sea of information out there: Make sure you’re not swimming in circles. You’ve defined your goals and assessed your qualifications. Now it’s time to move on to the program research stage of the MBA admissions process. There is a sea of information out...

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What’s the Trick to an HBS Acceptance?

By - Jun 8, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

If you’re planning to apply to Harvard Business School, you’re no doubt busy balancing your professional responsibilities with family and community commitments, all while researching b-schools and prepping for your application. You’re a multitasker and a leader. But how can you be sure you’re doing...

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Stand Out or Fit In? 4 Application Strategies to Help You Do Both

By - Jun 7, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

It can be confusing: Half of the advice you read urges you to stand out in your application, while the other half advises you to explain how you’ll fit in. So which is it? Should you stand out or fit in? The answer, unsurprisingly, is BOTH....

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