Articles by MBA Prep School

  • Complete Program for Getting into a Top 5 B-School

    Complete Program for Getting into a Top 5 B-School

    by on April 2nd, 2017

    This video outlines MBA Prep School’s complete program for getting into your dream school. We provide specific, actionable advice on where to focus at each step of your application journey, whether you are still … Read More

  • (Insert B-School Here) Is My Dream School!

    (Insert B-School Here) Is My Dream School!

    by on December 13th, 2016

    Today’s article was submitted by Russell Davis, MBA Prep School. For many MBA candidates, one of the most challenging questions to answer in the interview is the dreaded, ‘So what other schools are you applying … Read More

  • 5 Top Reasons to Apply to Duke Fuqua

    5 Top Reasons to Apply to Duke Fuqua

    by on September 7th, 2016

    Today’s article was submitted by Russell Davis. As the former Associate Director of Admissions at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business and now an MBA Prep School Admissions Consultant, I’ve had many … Read More

  • Recruitment Tips from an MBA Alumnus

    Recruitment Tips from an MBA Alumnus

    by on January 11th, 2016

    Companies hiring MBA students are looking to hire the future leaders of the firm. They want the candidate that will turn into the next executive, the next partner, or the next managing director. They commit a substantial … Read More

  • Chicago Booth Essay Question: 2015 Analysis and Advice

    Chicago Booth Essay Question: 2015 Analysis and Advice

    by on August 6th, 2015

    This July 2015, Chicago Booth MBA Admissions announced that the program would no longer use its classic “Who Are You?” question, thereby retiring the essay that had defined the Booth application process for seven … Read More

  • Retooling Your Resume for MBA Applications

    Retooling Your Resume for MBA Applications

    by on July 12th, 2015

    If updating your resume for your MBA applications is one of the last items on your application checklist, it’s time to reorder your priorities! The resume’s significance in the MBA admissions process cannot be … Read More

  • HBS Essay Question 2015 Analysis and Advice

    HBS Essay Question 2015 Analysis and Advice

    by on June 20th, 2015

    HBS Announces New Essay Question for 2015 In the spring of 2015, Harvard Business School’s Dean of Admissions, Dee Leopold, announced that the HBS admissions committee would move away from the optional essay question … Read More

  • How to Get into the HBS 2+2 Program

    How to Get into the HBS 2+2 Program

    by on May 20th, 2015

    An ambitious college freshman asked me how he could get in to the HBS 2+2 program. He wanted advice on what he might do over his few years at university to improve the likelihood he’d be admitted to Harvard Business … Read More

  • Discover Your Points of Difference

    Discover Your Points of Difference

    by on November 27th, 2014

    http://www.vimeo.com/33270056 Points of Difference or “PODs” is a marketing term that refers to the positive ways in which a company’s product differs from its competitors. In the MBA application context, your PODs … Read More

  • Discover Your Career Purpose



    Discover Your Career Purpose



    by on November 22nd, 2014

    http://www.vimeo.com/33270475 MBA Programs were founded on the belief that business leaders can contribute to the prosperity of society. It follows that business school admissions committees are looking for candidates … Read More

  • 25 Tips for Building an Outstanding Application

    25 Tips for Building an Outstanding Application

    by on November 19th, 2014

    http://www.vimeo.com/33268382 In this free sample video from MBA Prep School’s complete How to Apply for an MBA online course, we share 25 tips for building an outstanding application. We cover all seven elements … Read More

  • MBA Admissions Interview Best Practices – Part 5

    MBA Admissions Interview Best Practices – Part 5

    by on November 7th, 2014

    In the final article in MBA Prep School’s 5-part MBA Admissions Interview Best Practices series, we will share a few last tips that will ensure you excel in your MBA interview. Taken together, the articles in this … Read More

  • MBA Admissions Interview Best Practices – Part 4

    MBA Admissions Interview Best Practices – Part 4

    by on November 6th, 2014

    In this fourth article in the series, we share three more MBA admissions interview best practices. This next set of interview preparation tips will be particularly useful for shaping your communication plan and … Read More

  • MBA Admissions Interview Best Practices – Part 3

    MBA Admissions Interview Best Practices – Part 3

    by on November 4th, 2014

    In this third article in MBA Prep School’s MBA Admissions Interview Best Practices series, we share three more interview best practices that admissions experts have developed to help you prepare for what is arguably … Read More