Posts Tagged ‘MBA’

When & Why to Pass on a B-School Acceptance Offer

By - Feb 9, 12:19 PM   Comments [0]

Scenario: You get accepted to an excellent MBA program. You’re happy…but…you can’t help thinking that maybe you could’ve done “better.” Should you turn down your acceptance (whether it’s an early decision acceptance or regular) on the chance that the school that waitlisted you ends up accepting you,...

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Open Letter to 2017 MBA Applicants

By - Jan 21, 02:50 AM   Comments [0]

To: All 2017 MBA Applicants From: Linda Abraham It’s time for my annual memo/harangue/plea/rant. If you are planning to apply Round 1 but have not yet thought about why you want an MBA, taken the GMAT/GRE, researched schools, or evaluated your qualifications, please please please keep reading. And...

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MBA Visits, Fairs, Receptions: 5 Simple Steps to Make Them Productive

By - Dec 15, 11:41 AM   Comments [0]

Applying to MBA programs in the Fall? Then you’re probably planning to meet with MBA admission committee members at various types of events – school visits, MBA fairs, school receptions, etc. – as part of that process. Adcom members are preparing for you as well. In their...

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Wednesday’s MBA Essay Editing Webinar Details Below

By - Dec 15, 00:49 AM   Comments [0]

This is your last reminder! 3 Hacks to Transform Your MBA Application will air on Wednesday the 16th at 10:00 AM Pacific Time/1:00 PM Eastern Time. If you haven’t registered yet, please make sure that you do NOW or you’ll miss the boat on this important webinar...

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Insights into MIT Sloan MBA Admissions with Dawna Levenson [Episode 132]

By - Dec 9, 11:41 AM   Comments [0]

Ho-hum and dry theory isn’t for you. You’re looking for an elite MBA program firmly grounded in practice but capable of soaringly creative innovation. Then you need to learn more about MIT Sloan. In today’s episode, meet Dawna Levenson, MIT Sloan’s Director of Admissions. Introduction to...

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Editing Hacks to Make Your Essays the Best in the Pile (Upcoming Webinar)

By - Dec 9, 00:45 AM   Comments [0]

Our 3 Hacks to Transform Your MBA Application webinar will take place next week on Wednesday, December 16th at 10:00 AM PST/1:00 PM EST. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn must-know editing and proofing techniques that will boost your essay’s appeal and your chances of getting accepted. Spaces...

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Forbes Top 20 U.S. MBA Programs in 2015

By - Dec 8, 03:21 AM   Comments [0]

Here are the top 20 MBA programs in the U.S. according to Forbes: A Few Points (from the Lead Article) • The average five-year gain at the top 25 U.S. business schools was $61,700. That's down $6300 from two years ago, and down $56,300 since 2003.  • The average debt...

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3 Essential Components of a Personal Statement

By - Dec 7, 01:53 AM   Comments [0]

While listening to a podcast, I started thinking about the essential components of a strong personal statement, statement of purpose, or MBA goals essay. Basically, the adcoms want a map of where you’ve been, where you are, and where you’re going for the statement of...

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Welcome to the Team Adam Nathan!

By - Dec 7, 01:37 AM   Comments [0]

A friendly handshake goes out to our newest team member, Adam Nathan! Adam is a Harvard Business School 2+2 participant, Baker Scholar at HBS, and Duke University graduate. He worked with the Duke and HBS admissions offices while a student at these programs, gaining significant...

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2015 Financial Time Best Global MBA Programs

By - Dec 6, 01:28 AM   Comments [0]

Let's see how our favorite global MBA programs fared in the 2015 Financial Times rankings. (See the full chart on the FT site here.) Last year, there were some very dramatic leaps and falls. This year there are fewer. Here are some highlights: • UC Berkeley Haas...

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