MBA Admissions Articles

  • Is Your GMAT Good Enough for a Top MBA Program?

    Is Your GMAT Good Enough for a Top MBA Program?

    by on August 1st, 2015

    If we had a dollar for every person who asked us what schools they can get into based on their GMAT score, well, we’d be answering that question from our 200-foot yacht while the staff brought us cocktails and fanned … Read More

  • Evaluate Your MBA Admissions Chances

    Evaluate Your MBA Admissions Chances

    by on July 31st, 2015

    Wondering if you’ve got what it takes to make it to your dream business school? Check out this post from MBAPrepAdvantage’s Michael Cohan. It’s the 3rd post in a 4-part series, and it’s chock full of guidelines … Read More

  • Q&A with Emory’s Goizueta Business School

    Q&A with Emory’s Goizueta Business School

    by on July 30th, 2015

    Dreaming of a top 30 b-school down south? Then Emory’s Goizueta Business School in Atlanta, GA might just be the one for you! Q) What are the main components of a Goizueta Business School application? A) Completed … Read More

  • MBA Application Mistakes to Avoid – Part 1

    MBA Application Mistakes to Avoid – Part 1

    by on July 29th, 2015

    With the new 2015-2016 MBA application season underway, many of you are just getting started with your business school applications. But before you get too far along, we’d like to make you aware of some of the common … Read More

  • Which MBA Essays Should You Work on First?

    Which MBA Essays Should You Work on First?

    by on July 28th, 2015

    While not all Class of 2018 MBA applications have been posted yet, several programs have listed their essay requirements online so that applicants can get going on their drafts. But how should you pick which school to … Read More

  • Bringing Your MBA Application Together: Select the B-Schools to Target

    Bringing Your MBA Application Together: Select the B-Schools to Target

    by on July 27th, 2015

    Today, Michael Cohan presents the fourth and final part in his series: Selecting MBA Programs and Schools to Target. At Magoosh’s request and after their extraordinary patience, I have returned to complete the final … Read More

  • 2015-2016 INSEAD MBA Essay Tips

    2015-2016 INSEAD MBA Essay Tips

    by on July 26th, 2015

    INSEAD, “the business school of the world” is a dynamic, diverse and highly international MBA option. INSEAD was recently ranked the #1 most diverse MBA program by Business Insider. Along with the basic MBA … Read More

  • 2015-2016 Duke Fuqua MBA Essay Tips

    2015-2016 Duke Fuqua MBA Essay Tips

    by on July 25th, 2015

    Duke Fuqua‘s website tells applicants to “Be a leader who demonstrates competence, character, and purpose—a thinker and a doer who can maneuver the complexities of interdependent issues.” With the … Read More

  • 2015-2016 Northwestern Kellogg MBA Essay Tips

    2015-2016 Northwestern Kellogg MBA Essay Tips

    by on July 24th, 2015

    Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management is a close-knit community that values leadership and teamwork. At the same time, diversity in experience, background and thought is important to the Kellogg … Read More

  • The 2015-2016 INSEAD MBA Essay Analysis

    The 2015-2016 INSEAD MBA Essay Analysis

    by on July 23rd, 2015

    Are you ready to dig into your essays? Application essays are specifically and cleverly designed to get into your head. We like to turn the tables on the admissions committees and get inside their heads. Why are they … Read More

  • Should Women Approach the MBA Application Process Differently?

    Should Women Approach the MBA Application Process Differently?

    by on July 22nd, 2015

    If asked how they evaluate applications from female applicants relative to their male counterparts, many admissions officers would likely avoid suggesting that women applicants are handled differently. However, with … Read More

  • How to Write the Personal MBA Essay

    How to Write the Personal MBA Essay

    by on July 21st, 2015

    Here we are in a new application season, and, like Popeye, you got your sleeves rolled up, your spinach (or maybe energy drink) in hand, and you are ready to burn lines through the proverbial paper (okay, so you are all … Read More

  • Show Me The Money! Your Guide to MBA Scholarships

    Show Me The Money! Your Guide to MBA Scholarships

    by on July 19th, 2015

    Getting an MBA is one of the best investments you can make in yourself and your future career, but taking that leap, and the ensuing $42K average post-MBA debt, is a leap of faith. But what if you could be part of the … Read More

  • Smart Questions to Ask MBA Alumni

    Smart Questions to Ask MBA Alumni

    by on July 18th, 2015

    When it comes to picking an MBA program, prospective students consult the rankings, pore over the stats, query the consultants, and meet with the Adcoms. Sometimes, they even visit the campus and talk to students. But if … Read More