MBA Videos Articles

  • What It’s Like to Get a ‘Yes!’ from a Top B-School

    What It’s Like to Get a ‘Yes!’ from a Top B-School

    by on April 12th, 2014

    Mary Ellen Lamb, Wharton’s deputy vice dean for admissions, says this video “gives me goose bumps every time” she sees it. Well, we understand why. With the kind of production values that would please Martin … Read More

  • Your April GMAT/MBA Scoop

    Your April GMAT/MBA Scoop

    by on April 4th, 2014

    In this renewed video series, 2013–2014 MBA Watch School Champion, PW, gives you an applicant’s scoop on the key Beat The GMAT highlights from March, as well as on what to look forward to in April. Gain insider … Read More

  • Engineers? Successfully Building a Bridge to an MBA

    Engineers? Successfully Building a Bridge to an MBA

    by on April 3rd, 2014

    [Viewer's Note: Some audio interference occurred throughout the live session and resultantly there are moments of dropped audio. Marc was aware of the audio issues as they occurred, and worked to repeat any information … Read More

  • How to Get Into Your Dream B-School

    How to Get Into Your Dream B-School

    by on March 30th, 2014

    Gary Christensen, Director of Graduate Admissions at The University of Tampa, along with his counselors provides 10 tips to increase your chances of getting into your dream b-school. Read More

  • Overriding a Less-Than-Ideal GPA or GMAT Score

    Overriding a Less-Than-Ideal GPA or GMAT Score

    by on March 27th, 2014

    Dr. Shel Watts, CEO & Founder of MBA Admit, shares best practices for overcoming a low GPA or GMAT score in order to gain admission to top MBA programs, and provides examples of real success stories to Harvard, … Read More

  • Your Chances of Getting into an Elite B-School

    Your Chances of Getting into an Elite B-School

    by on March 22nd, 2014

    He’s a 25-year-old U.S. Marine Captain who has had two combat deployments under his belt. With a 730 GMAT score on his first try and a 3.57 grade point average in accounting, he wants an MBA degree to transition back … Read More

  • Wharton: ‘Don’t Go to Kellogg or Stanford’

    Wharton: ‘Don’t Go to Kellogg or Stanford’

    by on March 7th, 2014

    It’s that time of the year again when MBA students from some of the top schools do their satirical send-ups of themselves and their rival schools. Some of the best of the student follies occur at Wharton, Columbia, … Read More

  • Selling Yourself: Stand Out to Get In

    Selling Yourself: Stand Out to Get In

    by on February 24th, 2014

    Adam Tank, an MBA student at the University of Arizona’s Eller College of Management, discusses strategies for how to best market yourself throughout the MBA admissions process. Read More

  • Yale MBAs On Their ‘Starship Enterprise’

    Yale MBAs On Their ‘Starship Enterprise’

    by on February 13th, 2014

    When Yale’s School of Management moved into its brand new home in January, Poets&Quants wrote about the event under the headline “The Spaceship Enterprise Lands On Yale’s Campus.” Now SOM students are … Read More

  • What Admissions Offices Won’t Tell You

    What Admissions Offices Won’t Tell You

    by on February 2nd, 2014

    Gary Christensen, Director of Graduate Admissions at The University of Tampa, will reveal insider secrets on how to improve your application package and increase your chances of being admitted. Read More

  • How to Get Admitted in Round 3

    How to Get Admitted in Round 3

    by on January 29th, 2014

    Marc Zawel, co-founder of AcceptU, offers insight into how admissions officers make decisions on Round 3 applicants—and what you can do to improve your chances of getting admitted. Read More

  • 10 Reasons to Get Your MBA Online

    10 Reasons to Get Your MBA Online

    by on January 27th, 2014

    Dr. Boris Jukic, associate dean at Clarkson University, outlines the top 10 reasons to consider pursuing your MBA online. Read More

  • Sound Off On This Year’s MBA Applications!

    Sound Off On This Year’s MBA Applications!

    by on January 23rd, 2014

    Now it’s your turn to roar back and tell those adcom big cheeses what you thought of their MBA applications. You sweated over the process in Rounds 1 and 2. You had to jump through numerous hoops to file your … Read More

  • Handicapping Your MBA Odds – Mr. Consultant

    Handicapping Your MBA Odds – Mr. Consultant

    by on January 20th, 2014

    He’s a 23-year-old consultant for Accenture, working on change management and product management assignments with clients in the IT as well as oil and gas industries. With a 700 GMAT, which he intends to retake, and a … Read More