Archive for December, 2018

Last Minute Letter of Recommendation Tips

by Personal MBA Coach on December 28, 2018

Whether you dragged your feet in asking for an LOR or your recommender has had too many other things on his/her plate, you might find [...]

Must Read Tips for an MBA Personal Statement

by Stratus Admissions Counseling on December 26, 2018

For most MBA applicants to business school, their chances of acceptances will frequently boil down to their Admissions Essays. It is one of the [...]

MBA and Social Entrepreneurship

by Stacy Blackman on December 24, 2018

The notion of using a management degree to do good while doing well has grown in popularity on today’s business school campuses, where an ever-increasing [...]

How to Write an Unforgettable Business School Essay

by Stratus Admissions Counseling on December 21, 2018

For most qualified MBA applicants, the difference between getting accepted or getting dinged usually comes down to a compelling Personal Statement. There is no denying [...]

How to Introduce Without an Introduction and Own Your Story in MBA Application Essays

by mbaMission on December 20, 2018

Most high school students in the United States are taught to write essays that have a formal introduction, a body that supports that introduction, and [...]

Your MBA Application Checklist

by Personal MBA Coach on December 19, 2018

With just a few weeks left until MBA application deadlines, it is time to make your list and check it twice. While most checklists will [...]

Leverage your Banking Resume to get an MBA at Harvard, Wharton or Stanford

by Stacy Blackman on December 18, 2018

The strong work ethic associated with investment bankers and money managers and the prestige that comes with working for a big brand are attributes that [...]

Deciding How Many Business Schools to Target and Choosing a “Safe” School

by mbaMission on December 13, 2018

When candidates consider their strategies for applying to MBA programs, many have a logical question in mind: To how many business schools should I apply? The answer, [...]

Can I Really Finish My Applications In Time?

by Personal MBA Coach on December 12, 2018

It is hard to believe that December is upon us and the first round 2 application deadline is just 4 weeks away (see deadline summary [...]

Professor Profiles: UCLA Anderson’s Suzanne B. Shu

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on December 11, 2018

Having the opportunity to learn from the best and brightest minds in business is one of the top motivators for many applicants considering an MBA [...]

This is not an MBA

by IMD Business School on December 7, 2018

This is a life changing experience, one of those that turn people into who they were supposed to be. This will be more than an MBA, [...]

The No. 1 step you MUST take before launching your portfolio career.

by INSEAD on December 6, 2018

Unlike other career moves, a portfolio career shift – especially a drastic one where you leave your corporate job altogether and launch into new, unrelated [...]

Your MBA Return on Investment

by McCombs School of Business on December 6, 2018

This Insider Info comes from our Director of Admissions, Rodrigo Malta. Pursuing an MBA is a significant commitment of time and financial resources. At Texas [...]

SOM Insights: The roots of economic inequality

by Yale School of Management on December 6, 2018

The gap between rich and poor is widening, and deeply ingrained social behaviors and biases are a factor, says SOM’s Michael Kraus.