Archive for September, 2011
What You Should Include On Your Resume
You’ve probably heard the word “resume” as early as middle school. It’s an important document that every job seeker will create at least once in [...]
SOM’s little secret garden
Just wanted to post a quick one from one of my favorite spots at SOM: the miniature hedge maze behind Yale SOM’s International Center for [...]
A Stumble Across the 700 GMAT Finish Line
Mango hits her goal of hopping over the 700-barrier, but it was a stumble rather than a true leap.
It’s Never Too Late….
One of my favorite things about working at Tuck is how diverse our student body is. For all the things that Tuck may not be [...]
As I find myself near the end of a successful (and hectic!) Fall A session, I’ve spent some time reflecting on my academic experience so [...]
How Do You Like Your Coffee?
Firms with MBA recruiting teams spend hundreds of thousands of dollars on recruiting activities. They put together marketing materials, organize email campaigns, ask current students [...]
Community and Cohorts
One question that prospective students commonly ask is “how does not having a cohort system impact the community experience at Booth?” We believe it makes [...]
Evolution of the MBA [INFOGRAPHIC]
Infographic by Harrison Kratz Business education has been evolving since the inception of the MBA in the late 19th century and is now innovating at a [...]
GMAT Sentence Corrections: Advanced Usage of Helping Verbs
We use helping verbs all the time, but are we really using them properly?
The Real Students of HBS
Viet grew up in a peaceful and picturesque village in central Vietnam (near Hoi An). He attended high school in Singapore, and studied economics and [...]
Fewer Applicants: A Blessing or a Curse?
Fewer MBA applicants this year! But before you celebrate, read this article.
Recs from students and alums
Surprise! Two blog posts in one week! This is a quick one. I received a great question from one of the attendees of our Preview [...]
The Top Five Things You Should Be Doing Right Now
It is t-minus 5 days until Round 1 applications are due to HBS. Yes, yes, I know that you know that date… as a motivated and [...]
Is Anything Free in this B-School Application Process?
“FREE”: that word usually makes me smile especially during this expensive b-school process. During the last year I’ve attended a lot of different webinars about business [...]