MBA Admissions Articles

  • Deadlines are Weeks Away, Acceptance Rates Are Low … But Now Is Not the Time to Freak-Out!

    “If I only had a dollar for every time you pulled me back from the ledge!” A current client sent me the email above the other night right after a back-and-forth where he was worrying about his GPA and GMAT quant … Read More

  • 2016-2017 UCLA Anderson MBA Essay Tips

    2016-2017 UCLA Anderson MBA Essay Tips

    by on August 23rd, 2016

    UCLA Anderson School of Management is a small and close-knit school with particular focus on entrepreneurship, entertainment, real estate and other major industries in Southern California. While UCLA has a dominant … Read More

  • 2016-2017 Notre Dame Mendoza Essay Topic Analysis

    2016-2017 Notre Dame Mendoza Essay Topic Analysis

    by on August 22nd, 2016

    With the release of the 2016-2017  Notre Dame Mendoza MBA essay topics, we wanted to offer some guidance to applicants as they prepare to tackle a potentially challenging prompt. This year, Notre Dame Mendoza has … Read More

  • 2016-2017 London Business School MBA Essay Tips

    2016-2017 London Business School MBA Essay Tips

    by on August 21st, 2016

    London Business School is a close-knit program with an international focus, set in one of the most exciting centers of culture in Europe. Among one of the top-ranked programs in the world, LBS is equally valued by … Read More

  • 2016-2017 Yale School of Management MBA Essay Tips

    2016-2017 Yale School of Management MBA Essay Tips

    by on August 20th, 2016

    Yale School of Management continues to have only one required essay as part of the MBA application, yet has streamlined that question this year and left the answer open ended. Because there is only one essay question … Read More

  • 2016-2017 IMD MBA Essay Tips and Application Deadlines

    2016-2017 IMD MBA Essay Tips and Application Deadlines

    by on August 19th, 2016

    Switzerland’s International Institute for Management Development, or IMD, offers an intensive one-year MBA program that consistently ranks well that emphasizes leadership training and work experience. IMD accepts … Read More

  • MBA Admissions Advice for Career Changers

    MBA Admissions Advice for Career Changers

    by on August 18th, 2016

    If you are applying to an MBA program to pursue a career change, your application will carry an additional weight not shared by other applicants. You will have to show that you understand the new industry and/or role … Read More

  • 2016-2017 UVA Darden Essay Topic Analysis

    2016-2017 UVA Darden Essay Topic Analysis

    by on August 17th, 2016

    Following up on the announcement of the UVA Darden essay topic for 2016-2017, we wanted to take a closer look at this season’s prompt for UVA MBA Class of 2019 hopefuls. This is the fourth consecutive year that the … Read More

  • 2016-2017 London Business School Essay Topic Analysis

    2016-2017 London Business School Essay Topic Analysis

    by on August 16th, 2016

    Following up on the recent release of the 2016-2017 London Business School essay topics, we wanted to offer some guidance to applicants targeting London Business School this admissions season. LBS has decided to … Read More

  • 6 Reasons to Consider Hiring an MBA Admissions Consultant

    6 Reasons to Consider Hiring an MBA Admissions Consultant

    by on August 15th, 2016

    Are you considering whether to hire an admissions consultant to help you with your b-school application? You’re not alone. According to a survey conducted by the Association of Admissions Consultants (AIGAC), nearly … Read More

  • Video Essay Tips for B-School

    Video Essay Tips for B-School

    by on August 14th, 2016

    Business school applications are getting a twenty-first century makeover, with video essays becoming an increasingly popular alternative to traditional written essays. Schools like Yale and Kellogg now require three … Read More

  • How to Get the MBA Recommendation Letter That Will Get You into B-School

    How to Get the MBA Recommendation Letter That Will Get You into B-School

    by on August 13th, 2016

    This blog was first published by Chioma Isiadinso on Business Because MBA Application Blog. Letters of recommendation are a valuable part of your MBA application package, but the process of getting them can be … Read More

  • 2016-2017 Darden MBA Essay Tips and Application Deadlines

    2016-2017 Darden MBA Essay Tips and Application Deadlines

    by on August 12th, 2016

    The University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business has posted its 2016-2017 MBA admissions essay questions online, along with application deadlines for each round. The school offers three MBA admissions deadlines, … Read More

  • 2016-2017 Indiana Kelley Essay Topic Analysis

    2016-2017 Indiana Kelley Essay Topic Analysis

    by on August 11th, 2016

    Following this season’s release of the Indiana Kelley Essay Topics, we wanted to share our essay topic analysis for the 2016-2017 admissions season. Let’s take a closer look at each essay: Essay 1 Please discuss your … Read More