MBA Videos Articles

  • Insider Tips: 10 Secrets of the Adcom Revealed

    Insider Tips: 10 Secrets of the Adcom Revealed

    by on April 13th, 2015

    Kate Gumaer and Tianyu Wu, Graduate Admissions Counselors for the Sykes College of Business at The University of Tampa, share insider tips on how to combat the growing challenge of standing out in large pools of … Read More

  • Mitigating Your MBA Weakness

    Mitigating Your MBA Weakness

    by on April 12th, 2015

    Joe El Rady, Director of Admit Advantage and a Stanford/Wharton MBA alum, reviews how to address key challenges plaguing typical applicants—including poor grades, a low GMAT score, work history gaps, lack of community … Read More

  • The Best of MBA Follies

    The Best of MBA Follies

    by on March 31st, 2015

    Each year, small groups of students at many of the top business schools produce short sketches that poke fun at everything from the school’s idiosyncrasies to pop culture trends. Even other business schools aren’t … Read More

  • 5 Must-Haves to Get Into Top B-Schools in R1

    5 Must-Haves to Get Into Top B-Schools in R1

    by on March 30th, 2015

    Round 1 MBA application deadlines will be here before you know it. Now is the time to start preparing! Shawn O’Connor, renowned admissions expert, Forbes columnist, and Stratus Prep Founder/CEO, offers an … Read More

  • A Bit of Uptown Funk at Chicago Booth

    A Bit of Uptown Funk at Chicago Booth

    by on March 1st, 2015

    When the latest crop of MBA admits came to the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business for admit weekend this month, they were treated to a surprise flash mob dance by nearly 100 current students. The dancing … Read More

  • A Winning Essay: The KEY to Getting Shortlisted for an MBA Program

    A Winning Essay: The KEY to Getting Shortlisted for an MBA Program

    by on January 23rd, 2015

    Eric Lucrezia, International Recruitment Manager for the full-time Global MBA program at ESSEC, shares strategies and tips on writing a killer essay, as well as pitfalls to avoid—which will unlock the next steps in … Read More

  • The Best B-School Holiday Videos

    The Best B-School Holiday Videos

    by on December 24th, 2014

    Ever receive a holiday card from your alma mater? Chances are, you read the same disposable “Season’s greetings and good tidings” message that every school sends. These days, you might even open up an eCard, but … Read More

  • Profile Development: Set Yourself Up for Admission Success

    Profile Development: Set Yourself Up for Admission Success

    by on December 22nd, 2014

    Shawn O’Connor, world-renowned admissions expert and Stratus Prep Founder and CEO, outlines effective MBA admissions strategies. Find out what top business schools look for in a competitive candidate and the steps … Read More

  • Carlson’s Sleigh Ride Holiday Greeting

    Carlson’s Sleigh Ride Holiday Greeting

    by on December 17th, 2014

    From the very start, you know this isn’t what a group of MBAS is supposed to sound like–and for good reason. The MBA students at the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management had a little help from … Read More

  • Before You Click Submit: 5 Must Haves for Your MBA Application

    Before You Click Submit: 5 Must Haves for Your MBA Application

    by on December 13th, 2014

    [Viewer's Note: An error occurred during recording, so the last two minutes of the session are unavailable. The missing portion includes a response to one final question and closing remarks.] Whether you are applying to … Read More

  • Discover Your Points of Difference

    Discover Your Points of Difference

    by on November 27th, 2014

    http://www.vimeo.com/33270056 Points of Difference or “PODs” is a marketing term that refers to the positive ways in which a company’s product differs from its competitors. In the MBA application context, your PODs … Read More

  • Closing the Deal: Successful MBA Interview Strategies

    Closing the Deal: Successful MBA Interview Strategies

    by on November 25th, 2014

    Too many applicants spend countless hours preparing an application, but limited time spent preparing for the interview. Kofi Kankam, Co-Founder of Admit Advantage, shares tips and strategies on effective interviewing … Read More

  • Discover Your Career Purpose



    Discover Your Career Purpose



    by on November 22nd, 2014

    http://www.vimeo.com/33270475 MBA Programs were founded on the belief that business leaders can contribute to the prosperity of society. It follows that business school admissions committees are looking for candidates … Read More

  • How to Prep for the HBS Interview

    How to Prep for the HBS Interview

    by on November 20th, 2014

    About to have an admissions interview with the Harvard Business School? Or, for that matter, any highly selective business school? Then, you’ll want to take a few minutes to hear what HBSGuru.com Founder Sandy … Read More