Archive for March, 2013
Women Helping Women – Get Ahead Club Member Spotlight
Note from Anna: Today I want to share with you a little more about the Get Ahead Club in case you have been on the [...]
A Former MBA AdCom Reviews Tina Fey’s New Movie Admission
I should start out by noting a few major differences between Portia Nathan, Princeton University’s oh-so-serious admissions officer played by Tina Fey in the movie Admission [...]
7 Types of Reading Comprehension Questions
Check out an overview of common Reading Comprehension question types!
10 Insider Tips for Admission into HBS
Shawn O’Connor, CEO & Founder of Stratus Prep, is an honors graduate of Harvard Business School. Watch this video as Shawn discusses insider tips and [...]
Why Knowledge Is No Longer Power
Knowledge isn't your competitive advantage; knowing how to use it, is.
The MBA Family: A Roundup and Overview
At its core, the MBA is a graduate program in business administration for professionals who seek knowledge, skills, a credential, and/or a network to advance in business [...]
Round 3 at Tuck, Difficult but Not Impossible
Rest assured: while applying in the final round is indeed competitive, it isn't impossible.
First Day of Spring…?
According to our calendars, spring started on March 20 this year. Of course, up here we had fresh snow on the ground that day. It’s [...]
Six Lazy Ways to Trick Your Brain Into Being Productive
by Thorin Klosowski Forcing yourself to be productive is tough, but it’s not just willpower and self-control that help you to get things done. You can [...]
South Africa: Land of Contrasts… and Hope
Though “land of contrasts” is a common description of both Africa as a continent and South Africa in particular, in retrospect, I don’t think it [...]
Starwood CEO Frits van Paasschen Worth his Weight in “Gold”
Spangler Auditorium filled quickly last Wednesday with students eager to hear Starwood Hotels & Resorts CEO Frits van Paasschen talk about “The Age of Great [...]
2013 MBA Admissions Decisions
The graduate school admissions process is extremely stressful from start to finish. And, the finish, of course, only occurs when those letters from admissions committees [...]
3 Steps to Identifying Your Dream Job
by Yelena Bosovik You know you want a new job. Or maybe, you want a whole new career. The trouble is—you’re just not sure exactly what [...]
What If You Don’t Have Time for Extracurricular Activities?
My job requires me to work 80 hours a week so I have no time for extracurricular activities. How will that affect my candidacy?