Articles by Linda Abraham

Writing about Leadership

by Linda Abraham on July 29, 2011

Writing about leadership needs to be more about the "show" than the "tell."

Why Get an MBA Now?

by Linda Abraham on July 22, 2011

We know you want an MBA, but does it make sense to get it now?

MBA Application Essay Tip: Take Notes Now!

by Linda Abraham on July 14, 2011

Get ready to write some killer essays by taking notes on your past experiences.

9 Tips for Timing and R1 MBA Application Deadlines

by Linda Abraham on July 8, 2011

Focus on submitting the best app possible, but keep your eye on the clock too.

Narrowing Down Your List of B-Schools

by Linda Abraham on July 1, 2011

Deciding which schools to apply to requires a great deal of introspection.

MBA Admissions: Post GMAT To-Do’s

by Linda Abraham on June 24, 2011

Congratulations! You've taken the GMAT and earned a score that you're proud of. What now?

MBA Admissions: The Optional Essay

by Linda Abraham on June 17, 2011

After writing the four or five required essays that most business schools ask for, my clients often ask me whether they really need to write [...]

MBA Essay Tip: Pick Yourself Up and Applaud

by Linda Abraham on June 10, 2011

MBA essay questions, like the new HBS 2+2 essay question this year, that ask about failure, risk, mistakes, and difficult interactions or conflicts, cause applicants [...]

MBA: Acceptance, Rejection, and Deferral

by Linda Abraham on June 3, 2011

Linda Abraham breaks it down when it comes to what you should do for accepting, rejecting, and deferring b-school offers.

Goals in MBA Admissions: A Must

by Linda Abraham on May 27, 2011

Clear, well-defined goals are as much a requirement of MBA admissions as GMAT, GPA, and work experience.

Decisions, Decisions, Decisions

by Linda Abraham on May 20, 2011

Did you receive multiple acceptances? Awesome! Now here's how to decide where to go...

MBA Admissions Tip: Community Service

by Linda Abraham on May 13, 2011

Learn how community service can bolster your MBA application.

Should You Apply to a Safety School?

by Linda Abraham on May 6, 2011

Safety school or not, a school must always support your goals.

Admissions Tip: Applying After Being Laid Off

by Linda Abraham on April 29, 2011's Linda Abraham explains how to handle being laid off when applying to business school.