Archive for October, 2018

Personal Endorsements Boost MBA Applicants’ Chances, Cornell Researchers Find

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on October 30, 2018

As you think about every possible way to strengthen your MBA application, you might be considering asking an influential person in your life to submit [...]


How to Answer the Booth 2018-2019 MBA Essay Questions

by Stratus Admissions Counseling on October 29, 2018

Booth has made a couple of changes in its application this year. The major change is that it dropped the image prompt essay from years [...]


Who Should Consider Non-Traditional MBA Options?

by Personal MBA Coach on October 25, 2018

Getting an MBA does not necessarily require taking two years off from work. While for many the traditional 2-year program might be the best bet, there [...]


How to Write a Great HBS Essay

by Stratus Admissions Counseling on October 25, 2018

HBS asks an open-ended question that can be hard to decipher but really, the admissions committee is just looking to learn more about who you [...]


B-School Research Advice for International MBA Applicants

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on October 23, 2018

For many MBA hopefuls, particularly those targeting multiple programs and coming from abroad, a campus visit can be a real challenge during the application phase. [...]


MIT Sloan on Top: Five Tips for Your MIT Sloan Cover Letter

by Stratus Admissions Counseling on October 22, 2018

It may just be the glory days of MIT Sloan. By sitting in the middle of the booming Boston economy, centered in the emerging world [...]


Showcase Your Spike Factor for Rotman Essays

by Stratus Admissions Counseling on October 18, 2018

This year Rotman is all about Spike Factor, asking you to upload 1-3 of your “spikiest” pictures and select 1,000 words to explain why you [...]


Complementary Skills are Key to Team Success for MBA Students, Grads

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on October 16, 2018

More than a fifth of MBAs feel that half of the teams in which they’ve worked have not succeeded due to a lack of complementary [...]


Five Tips to Build Your Quantitative Profile

by Stratus Admissions Counseling on October 15, 2018

Business schools want to admit candidates that they believe can withstand the quantitative rigor of an MBA program. Whether you are a non-traditional applicant with limited [...]


5 Things Not To Do On Your MBA Application

by Aringo on October 12, 2018

Written by Michelle Miller, CEO ARINGO Americas Don’t emphasize the negative. There will be plenty of time to answer questions regarding failures and conflicts when you [...]


Top Tips for Integrated Reasoning

by Magoosh GMAT on October 12, 2018

hen you’re approaching the GMAT for the first time, a few things tend look at least a little familiar. There’s a verbal section and a [...]


10 Sample MBA Interview Questions

by Personal MBA Coach on October 11, 2018

Invited to interview at your dream school? Congrats! But remember, this is only the beginning! All of your hard work on the applications, essays and GMAT/GRE [...]


How Long Does it Take to Apply to Business School? 100 Days!

by Stratus Admissions Counseling on October 11, 2018

One of the questions we get most frequently here at Stratus is “How long does it take to apply to business school?” My usual answer [...]


London Calling! Five Tips for the LBS Essays

by Stratus Admissions Counseling on October 11, 2018

What makes the London Business School — the London Business School? In its own words it is continued business impact, global growth, and world-class people. LBS [...]