Articles by MBAGirlJourney

  • I Am In … Now How Do I Pay for It? – Part 4/8

    I Am In … Now How Do I Pay for It? – Part 4/8

    by on February 26th, 2014

    This week, I have been rushing to get my taxes done so that I can complete my FAFSA and meet deadlines for scholarship consideration. I finally got all my corresponding tax documents in order and headed off to an … Read More

  • 4 Questions to Consider Before You Start An Application

    4 Questions to Consider Before You Start An Application

    by on January 14th, 2014

    Recently, I did some guest blogging for topmba.com and I wanted to publish part of that post here! I started the MBA application process what feels like ages ago (even though it was only R1…). I feel like I have … Read More

  • I Am In … Now How Do I Pay for It? – Part 3/8 (Scholarships)

    I Am In … Now How Do I Pay for It? – Part 3/8 (Scholarships)

    by on January 7th, 2014

    I think I am not the only incoming MBA student who thinks about the price tag of their graduate program and prays for a scholarship nightly. That is why I wanted to dedicate this post to anything and everything related … Read More

  • I Am In … Now How Do I Pay for It? – Part 2/8 (Loans)

    I Am In … Now How Do I Pay for It? – Part 2/8 (Loans)

    by on December 25th, 2013

    One of the main ways that most b-school students finance their education is through loans and I won’t be any different. Of course, I would like to take out as few loans as possible but with an estimated student budget … Read More

  • My First CBS Event

    My First CBS Event

    by on December 17th, 2013

    Last weekend I got to attend my first CBS event. It was a welcome reception for all newly admitted students. I had an amazing time getting to know some of my future classmates and was so impressed by them! Everyone … Read More

  • I Am In…Now How Do I Pay for It? – Part 1/8

    I Am In…Now How Do I Pay for It? – Part 1/8

    by on December 6th, 2013

    Like every other admit in recent b-school history, I have begun to seriously fret about my finances and wonder how on earth I plan to PAY for my MBA (it doesn’t help that this is the third question everyone asks me … Read More

  • Review of Clear Admit’s Interview Guide for Wharton

    Review of Clear Admit’s Interview Guide for Wharton

    by on December 2nd, 2013

    Prior to my Wharton interview, which I withdrew before completing since I accepted admittance to Columbia’s program, Clear Admit offered a complementary interview guide for me to review on my site. I would like to … Read More

  • MBA Application in a Nutshell: Advice for Those Just Getting Started

    MBA Application in a Nutshell: Advice for Those Just Getting Started

    by on November 23rd, 2013

    Today, I was emailing back and forth with someone interested in my newly offered resume and essay review service* and he asked for some advice on how to get started on his recommendations, his resume and his essays. I … Read More

  • Columbia Here I Come!

    Columbia Here I Come!

    by on November 12th, 2013

    I haven’t provided an update in a long time and I have A LOT to share! Columbia Interview My Columbia Interview went fantastic. I really liked my interviewer and the conversation was very casual and I had a great time. … Read More

  • MBA Interview Questions Galore

    MBA Interview Questions Galore

    by on October 30th, 2013

    Earlier this week I found out that I have been invited to interview at Wharton! Also, I completed my Columbia interview and feel pretty good about it. I am crossing my fingers that I get a positive response soon but … Read More

  • Application Updates – Harvard and Columbia News

    Application Updates – Harvard and Columbia News

    by on October 21st, 2013

    It has been quite a couple of weeks! I kept meaning to get a post up with my MBA Application updates, but wasn’t able to until today. Here are my MBA updates (in chronological order): 10/9 – 10/11 As a lot of you … Read More

  • The MBA Video Essay

    The MBA Video Essay

    by on October 8th, 2013

    Today I am thanking my lucky stars that I do not have to do a video essay. I feel for everyone applying to Kellogg, Yale and Rotman. A friend of mine is a R1 applicant to Kellogg and will be among the first group of … Read More

  • All Three Round 1 Applications Are In!

    All Three Round 1 Applications Are In!

    by on October 1st, 2013

    Well, it has been a long road and today I completed my third and final Round 1 application. I am both tired and excited. Even though I (hopefully) have at least one interview ahead of me, I feel like I am at the finish … Read More

  • What If I Get an Interview?

    What If I Get an Interview?

    by on September 24th, 2013

    Just a few hours ago, I submitted my Wharton MBA application. I am over a week ahead of the deadline and I am so happy that I did not wait until the last minute. I feel pretty good about the application and was very … Read More