Industry News Articles

  • Dr. Lawrence Rudner, Leading GMAT Authority, Endorses Practice Exams

    Dr. Lawrence Rudner, Leading GMAT Authority, Endorses Practice Exams

    by on August 3rd, 2015

    I have some very exciting news to announce. For the past several months, we have engaged Dr. Lawrence Rudner, former Chief Psychometrician of the Graduate Management Admissions Council (GMAC, the makers of the GMAT®), … Read More

  • You Aren’t Only Your Test Score (SAT, GMAT, USMLE, etc.)

    You Aren’t Only Your Test Score (SAT, GMAT, USMLE, etc.)

    by on August 2nd, 2015

    I’ve been thinking about my inner child lately, and by extension, yours. This was prompted by a post that circulated on Facebook last week. The sentiment expressed that ‘you’re not only your test score,’ written … Read More

  • UCLA Anderson Requires 2 Recommendation Letters for 2016 Application

    UCLA Anderson Requires 2 Recommendation Letters for 2016 Application

    by on August 1st, 2015

    The latest post on the MBA Insider’s Blog at UCLA Anderson School of Management reveals that the full-time MBA program will require applicants to submit two letters of recommendation for the class entering in Fall … Read More

  • Legacy Admission: An Unfair Advantage?

    Legacy Admission: An Unfair Advantage?

    by on July 29th, 2015

    As states continue to evaluate preferential treatment for any particular group of students, one designation that has remained a relatively protected class is that of legacy admits. And I don’t think there’s any … Read More

  • How to Make the Most of an MBA Fair

    How to Make the Most of an MBA Fair

    by on July 26th, 2015

    Even if you’re in the middle of application season, it’s still a great idea to attend an MBA fair such as the MBA Tour, which has events all over the globe. MBA fairs can help you explore different schools, meet … Read More

  • The NYU Stern Full-Time MBA

    The NYU Stern Full-Time MBA

    by on July 24th, 2015

    Most people would admit to dreaming of living in New York City at one time or another. For many MBA applicants, New York University’s Stern School of Business seems like the perfect location to learn about business and … Read More

  • Chicago Booth Debuts Bold New MBA Essay Format

    Chicago Booth Debuts Bold New MBA Essay Format

    by on July 23rd, 2015

    The Chicago Booth School of Business is breaking ground with its Fall 2016 MBA essay prompt, which asks applicants to choose one of 16 photos depicting various aspects of Booth student life, and to write “How it … Read More

  • Essay Advice from the Texas MBA Program

    Essay Advice from the Texas MBA Program

    by on July 22nd, 2015

    The Texas MBA Insider blog at UT McCombs School of Business recently posted tips for applicants wondering what is the best way to approach this year’s updated MBA essay prompts. Although the advice is specific to … Read More

  • CMU Tepper Appoints New Head of MBA Program

    CMU Tepper Appoints New Head of MBA Program

    by on July 21st, 2015

    The Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University has appointed Kathryn (Kate) Barraclough as the new head of its MBA program, the school recently announced. In her new position, Barraclough will provide … Read More

  • Kellogg School Posts Fall 2016 Deadlines, Essay Questions

    Kellogg School Posts Fall 2016 Deadlines, Essay Questions

    by on July 20th, 2015

    The Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University has announced the application deadlines and essay topics for the 2015-2016 admissions season. Deadlines Round 1 Application due: September 22, 2015 Decision … Read More

  • New GMAT Features Set to Launch in July

    New GMAT Features Set to Launch in July

    by on July 19th, 2015

    With MBA applicants getting ready to apply to business schools for next year, there are a few important changes about to take place regarding the GMAT test. According to the Graduate Management Admission Council® … Read More

  • UM Ross School Receives $60M Gift for Entrepreneurship Program

    UM Ross School Receives $60M Gift for Entrepreneurship Program

    by on July 18th, 2015

    The University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business has received a pledge of $60 million from the Zell Family Foundation to further fund entrepreneurial programs at the Samuel Zell and Robert H. Lurie Institute … Read More

  • Landing Your Dream Job or Internship: The Best of Ivan Kerbel

    Landing Your Dream Job or Internship: The Best of Ivan Kerbel

    by on July 14th, 2015

    Think it’s tough getting into the right business school? Just wait … It can sometimes be even harder to land your dream job. And isn’t that why you’re studying for your MBA? Right now, you’re probably imagining … Read More

  • MIT Sloan Full-Time MBA

    MIT Sloan Full-Time MBA

    by on July 10th, 2015

    MIT Sloan School of Management is a unique program in that it is housed on the MIT campus, is viewed as an integral part of the university, and offers its students not just the renowned faculty in the business school as … Read More