Posts Tagged ‘MBA career goals’

7 Action Items for MBA Round 1 Applicants

By - Jun 13, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

It’s June, and your plan is to apply for Round 1 deadlines. That’s three months away. What should you be doing now? Decide how you feel about your GMAT/GRE score.Hopefully, you have taken the GMAT or GRE already and are happy with your score. One less...

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Which Applicants Get Accepted to Chicago Booth?

By - Dec 4, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

This is part 2 in a series about the “Chicago Approach.” If you missed part 1, check it out here. Introducing 4 Chicago Booth Students: Qi: A female Chinese investment banker (who is also a fashion blogger). Goals: A leadership role in Chinese PE or VC focusing on...

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How to Edit Your MBA Goals Essay

By - Dec 3, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Short- and long-term goals Before you start drafting your MBA goals essays, work out three levels of goals: short-term, intermediate, and long-term. It helps to have this whole picture in your mind regardless of where you’ll “zoom in” for a particular essay. Short-term applies to the...

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Why Do You Need an MBA? [MBA Interview Questions Series]

By - Nov 19, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

This blog post is part of a series of articles analyzing some of the most popular MBA interview questions and offering tips on how to best respond to them. In this post, we’ll address "Why do you need an MBA?" “Why do you need an MBA?” This...

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What Exactly Are Goals?

By - Nov 18, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

“I want to move from the buy side to the sell side.” “I want to shift from technology consulting to investment banking.” Not goals. An engineer once said to me, “I want to go into either finance or consulting.” Not goals. A goal isn’t something you want, it’s something you...

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5 Factors to Consider When Assessing Your MBA Profile

By - Jun 4, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

An MBA application is like a mosaic. Each element contributes to create a full picture of who you are. Some pieces will be brighter or more colorful than others. For those less sparkly components (like your weaknesses), you can either polish them to hide their...

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The Importance of Defining Your MBA Goal

By - Apr 23, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

You should never view your goals as an afterthought when it comes to your MBA application. Admissions members view MBA goals as lead-role performers, so you certainly shouldn’t push them to a supporting role as you prepare to apply to MBA programs. What is an MBA...

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3 Key Ways to Stand Out Through Your EMBA Essays

By - Mar 30, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

This is the sixth post in our Ace the EMBA series on how to apply successfully to a top executive MBA program. After demonstrating that you’re a well qualified applicant comes the biggest challenge: differentiating yourself. You must show your uniqueness and value as an individual and as an...

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Assessing Your MBA Admissions Profile

By - Dec 22, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

In our Choosing the Best MBA Program for You series, you’ll learn how to create a list of business schools that are the best fit for your educational, social, and professional preferences and how creating this list will boost your chances of getting accepted. Thinking about...

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Your MBA Goals Essay: Get Ready, Get Set, THINK!

By - Mar 26, 13:31 PM   Comments [0]

You’ll be applying to b-school this fall, aiming for the Round 1 deadlines. You may also be working full-time, juggling a few other responsibilities, and perhaps trying to hike up that GMAT score. You really don’t have time to spare. So let’s get down to business and...

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