School Selection Articles
How to Decide Between MBA Programs
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
What to Consider When Selecting Your Target B-Schools
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
4 Factors to Consider About European MBA Programs
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
Should You Apply to a Safety School?
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
Choosing a B-School: Determining What’s Important to You
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
Choosing a B-School: Assessing Your Profile
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
Applying to B-School Next Year? Start Now!
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
How Do You Know If Kellogg Is a Good Fit for You?
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
A Handshake is Still Stronger Than a ‘Tweet’
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
Creating A Portfolio Strategy For MBA Applications
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
MBA Admissions: Third Round or Next Year?
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
How Jyothi Got Into ISB – An Exit Interview
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
MBA News Roundup: Wharton’s New “Look” and East Meets West at B-School
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