School Selection Articles

    How to Decide Between MBA Programs

    by on May 7th, 2016

    If  you’ve been accepted into more than one MBA program, congratulations! Let’s just take a moment to appreciate how many people wish they were you right now. We certainly hope you understand how impressive this … Read More

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    What to Consider When Selecting Your Target B-Schools

    What to Consider When Selecting Your Target B-Schools

    by on January 23rd, 2015

    Location, location, location! We are not talking about beachfront property here. We are talking about the location of your target business school and why it should matter to you. What may seem as an innocuous aspect of a … Read More

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    4 Factors to Consider About European MBA Programs

    by on December 8th, 2014

    As business becomes more global, future MBA applicants may ask themselves if they should consider heading abroad for business school. In many cases, the answer will be yes. The best business schools attract … Read More

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    Should You Apply to a Safety School?

    Should You Apply to a Safety School?

    by on May 6th, 2011

    First, what is a safety school? A safety school is not a school that you would not attend. It makes no sense whatsoever to apply to programs you wouldn’t attend. A safety school is one where you are highly … Read More

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    Choosing a B-School: Determining What’s Important to You

    Choosing a B-School: Determining What’s Important to You

    by on April 22nd, 2011

    Last time we talked about how assessing your profile will help you choose a realistic list of schools to apply to. Today we’re going to talk about what you are looking for in an MBA program—that is, what’s … Read More

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    Choosing a B-School: Assessing Your Profile

    Choosing a B-School: Assessing Your Profile

    by on April 15th, 2011

    To make applying to business school next fall run more smoothly and efficiently, we recommend that you get started on generating a list of target schools NOW. With so many programs out there, it can be hard to narrow … Read More

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    Applying to B-School Next Year? Start Now!

    Applying to B-School Next Year? Start Now!

    by on March 29th, 2011

    You may think that starting the application process six months before your application due date is a bit, well, excessive. After all, there’s no way a single application should require THIS much time to fill out! … Read More

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    How Do You Know If Kellogg Is a Good Fit for You?

    How Do You Know If Kellogg Is a Good Fit for You?

    by on March 25th, 2011

    Kellogg is one of the most highly regarded MBA programs in the world, and for good reason: Its reputation in marketing is virtually unmatched, and its ability to produce strong grads of all types makes it a popular place … Read More

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    A Handshake is Still Stronger Than a ‘Tweet’

    A Handshake is Still Stronger Than a ‘Tweet’

    by on February 4th, 2011

    By Master GMAT and The MBA Tour “We’ve seen a dramatic shift in the way people communicate with one another. Interaction is increasingly channeled through social media – Linked In, Facebook, Twitter, and others”, … Read More

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    Creating A Portfolio Strategy For MBA Applications

    by on January 30th, 2011

    Business strategists typically face a number of choices when deciding what individuals to target. To make their work easier they begin by segmenting their users into groups of buyers that have common characteristics. … Read More

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    MBA Admissions: Third Round or Next Year?

    MBA Admissions: Third Round or Next Year?

    by on January 24th, 2011

    Here’s a question I often hear around this stage in the MBA application process: Is it better to apply Round 3 or to wait until Round 1 of next year? Answer: It depends. Round 3 applicants are accepted at lower … Read More

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    How Jyothi Got Into ISB – An Exit Interview

    How Jyothi Got Into ISB – An Exit Interview

    by on December 17th, 2010

    I’m excited to share another segment of the Beat The GMAT Exit Interview Series; an initiative where I interview Beat The GMAT members who have been successfully admitted to business school. Yesterday I sat down … Read More

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    MBA News Roundup: Wharton’s New “Look” and East Meets West at B-School

    MBA News Roundup: Wharton’s New “Look” and East Meets West at B-School

    by on December 12th, 2010

    More and more business schools are revamping their curricula — not only to remain competitive with one other, but also to ensure that their students are developing the skills necessary for success in today’s … Read More

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    Strategizing Your Round 2 Application

    Strategizing Your Round 2 Application

    by on November 25th, 2010

    If you applied to one or more MBA programs in Round 1, by now you may already have a feel for how it’s going and  you may already be looking at Round 2 differently than you did just a month ago. If things are going … Read More

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