MBA Admissions Articles

  • How to Show Love for Your Favorite MBA Programs (Without Coming on Too Strong)

    How to Show Love for Your Favorite MBA Programs (Without Coming on Too Strong)

    by on February 12th, 2016

    Have you ever gone on a date with someone and received about a dozen texts from the person over the next 24 hours? Or maybe you’ve been on the other side, where you’re sending paragraphs and getting one word … Read More

  • 7 Tips on How to Prep for Your MBA Interview

    7 Tips on How to Prep for Your MBA Interview

    by on February 11th, 2016

    With MBA interview invitations from a number of programs already on their way out to Round Two applicants, and more anticipated in the days ahead, we wanted to offer some advice on this element of the admissions process. … Read More

  • Strength Training: Overcoming Application Weak Spots

    Strength Training: Overcoming Application Weak Spots

    by on February 9th, 2016

    Show us a b-school applicant with a 730 GMAT, 3.8 GPA, five years of impressive work experience, and weekends spent raking a community garden and we’ll show you, well, a unicorn. But, for those of you who don’t have … Read More

  • Considering a Second MBA Degree?

    Considering a Second MBA Degree?

    by on February 8th, 2016

    The idea of pursuing a second MBA degree may sound strange, but it happens with a small number of applicants during every admissions season and can make sense under the right, very specific, circumstances. Some … Read More

  • Wharton MBA Interview Tips

    Wharton MBA Interview Tips

    by on February 7th, 2016

    Are you targeting the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School? Whether you’re looking forward to an interview in Round 2 or 3, or perhaps have your sights set a bit farther out for next application … Read More

  • Tips to Maximize Your MBA Application Feedback Session

    Tips to Maximize Your MBA Application Feedback Session

    by on February 6th, 2016

    All MBA hopefuls fear getting denied, but if there’s any silver lining to rejection, it’s that many business schools now offer feedback sessions to help unsuccessful candidates figure out where they might … Read More

  • 5 Reasons Why an International Masters in Management Can Elevate Your Profile

    5 Reasons Why an International Masters in Management Can Elevate Your Profile

    by on February 5th, 2016

    Submitted by Darya Leshchenko, International Admissions Manager, EDHEC Business School. In the global economy, employers are looking for agile and versatile employees that can keep up with the international market. One … Read More

  • MBA Interview Etiquette

    MBA Interview Etiquette

    by on February 4th, 2016

    With interviews imminent for Round Two applicants, we wanted to turn our attention to this important step in the admissions process and share a few very basic pointers on MBA interview etiquette. Though the content of … Read More

  • Should You Consider Applying in Round 3?

    Should You Consider Applying in Round 3?

    by on February 3rd, 2016

    You tried your best, but you just couldn’t pull together all of your business school materials before Round 2 deadlines hit. Now what should you do? Isn’t Round 3 where MBA applications go to die? Not always. In … Read More

  • Texas MBA’s Perspective on the ‘Non-Numeric’ You

    Texas MBA’s Perspective on the ‘Non-Numeric’ You

    by on February 1st, 2016

    A recent post on the Texas MBA Insider blog at the UT McCombs School of Business drives home a message that we stress with clients on a daily basis: the admissions committee wants to get to know the person behind the … Read More

  • Tips for the MBA Reapplication Process from UCLA’s Anderson School

    Tips for the MBA Reapplication Process from UCLA’s Anderson School

    by on January 30th, 2016

    This post has been republished in its entirety from its original source, metromba.com. It’s MBA application season! For some students it’s all good news from here, for others, rough waters are ahead. If you’ve … Read More

  • 3 Tips for Asking the Right Questions at MBA Fairs

    3 Tips for Asking the Right Questions at MBA Fairs

    by on January 29th, 2016

    While your business school application is about marketing yourself to a school as a stellar MBA candidate, MBA fairs are schools’ chance to market themselves to you. Attending a fair is less about trying to impress the … Read More

  • Choosing Between the GRE and GMAT

    Choosing Between the GRE and GMAT

    by on January 28th, 2016

    This post has been republished in its entirety from its original source, metromba.com. As you begin to explore an MBA education, the question of whether to take the GRE or GMAT may soon arise. While the GMAT has … Read More

  • Calculating Your Odds of Getting into a Top MBA

    Calculating Your Odds of Getting into a Top MBA

    by on January 27th, 2016

    This 26-year-old young professional woman is an analyst at a mid-level investment bank in New York. A Big 10 grad with degrees in finance and economics, she wants to use the MBA to eventually become a leader in the … Read More