MBA Admissions Articles

  • 2016-2017 INSEAD MBA Essay Tips

    2016-2017 INSEAD MBA Essay Tips

    by on July 29th, 2016

    INSEAD, “the business school of the world,” is a dynamic, diverse and highly international MBA option. Along with the basic MBA questions most other schools ask, INSEAD is looking for significant exploration of your … Read More

  • 2016-2017 MIT Sloan Essay Tips and Application Deadlines

    2016-2017 MIT Sloan Essay Tips and Application Deadlines

    by on July 28th, 2016

    Sloan’s 2016-2017 MBA application deadlines are: Round 1: September 15 Round 2: January 17 Round 3: April 10 MIT’s Sloan School of Management has brought back their cover letter as part of the application … Read More

  • 2016-2017 Dartmouth Tuck MBA Essay Tips

    2016-2017 Dartmouth Tuck MBA Essay Tips

    by on July 27th, 2016

    The Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth has a small student body and a rural location, combined with world-class faculty and academic focus. As you approach your Dartmouth Tuck MBA application it will be important to … Read More

  • 2016-2017 Duke Fuqua MBA Essay Tips

    2016-2017 Duke Fuqua MBA Essay Tips

    by on July 26th, 2016

    Duke Fuqua is a community focused MBA program that seeks “leaders of consequence.” Fuqua sees a new business environment, where impeccable ethics, a disruptive attitude and other personal attributes are more and … Read More

  • What International MBA Applicants Must Know about English Proficiency Tests

    What International MBA Applicants Must Know about English Proficiency Tests

    by on July 25th, 2016

    Are you an international student who is thinking about attending business school in the US or the UK? Along with all of the other requirements for a competitive business school application, you will need to consider … Read More

  • The 3 Types of B-Schools You Should Apply To

    The 3 Types of B-Schools You Should Apply To

    by on July 24th, 2016

    It’s never smart to put all your eggs in one basket—aim too high and you may be left with nowhere to go, aim too low and you might get acceptances to schools that aren’t quite right for you. For the highest chances … Read More

  • 2016-2017 Yale SOM Essay Topic Analysis

    2016-2017 Yale SOM Essay Topic Analysis

    by on July 23rd, 2016

    Following up on the release of the Yale SOM essay topic for 2016-2017, we wanted to offer our advice on how to approach this year’s challenging topic. As was the case last year, Yale MBA hopefuls are required to … Read More

  • Applying to B-School in Round Three

    Applying to B-School in Round Three

    by on July 22nd, 2016

    A lot of variables are involved in applying to business schools, and timing is one that can change the entire outcome because a b-school application in Round 1 isn’t the same as a b-school application in Round 3. Round … Read More

  • 4 Simple Ways to Boost Your MBA Application

    4 Simple Ways to Boost Your MBA Application

    by on July 21st, 2016

    This blog was first published by Chioma Isiadinso on Business Because MBA Application Blog. Over the years, I’ve worked with many MBA applicants, helping them determine which business school fits them best and honing … Read More

  • How to Determine Your ‘Best Fit’ MBA Program

    How to Determine Your ‘Best Fit’ MBA Program

    by on July 20th, 2016

    If I had a dollar for every time an MBA applicant reached out and asked us which MBA programs are the best “fit” for him/her, I wouldn’t be writing this blog post right now. I’d be too busy driving around in my … Read More

  • What to Do When You’re Waitlisted for B-School

    What to Do When You’re Waitlisted for B-School

    by on July 19th, 2016

    Getting waitlisted for business school might be the most nerve-wracking admissions decision you can get. Just when you thought you were finally going to get a “yes” or a “no,” you get a “maybe … we’ll see … Read More

  • 3 Emotions That Prevent You from Reapplying to B-School Successfully

    3 Emotions That Prevent You from Reapplying to B-School Successfully

    by on July 18th, 2016

    After going through the MBA application process, getting a rejection at the end can be a shock. Like any kind of bad news, different people have different reactions, but there are a few common emotions that tend to … Read More

  • Reapplying to B-School: How to Strengthen Your Candidacy and Get In

    Reapplying to B-School: How to Strengthen Your Candidacy and Get In

    by on July 17th, 2016

    We like to consider ourselves as being in the business of helping prospective MBA applicants gain admission to their top-choice business school on the first try. But the stark reality is that for many candidates, … Read More

  • 4 Test Prep Mistakes B-School Applicants MUST Avoid

    4 Test Prep Mistakes B-School Applicants MUST Avoid

    by on July 16th, 2016

    This blog was first published by Chioma Isiadinso on Business Because MBA Application Blog. In the run-up to applying for business school, potential applicants fret endlessly about admissions tests. Which test should I … Read More