Articles by Knewton

How to Ace the MBA Interview

by Knewton on Mar 2, 2021

If you have already received an invitation to interview at your target MBA program(s), congratulations! The time and energy you put into your applications has gotten you to this point, [...]

MBA Admissions Insights on Round 3

by Knewton on Mar 1, 2021

Round 3 deadlines are nearly upon us! While the final round is the biggest gamble of the application cycle, top MBA programs have it for a reason. Chiefly, they use [...]

Unemployed (or Have an Employment Gap) and Applying to Business School? Here’s What to Do

by Knewton on Feb 25, 2021

As an MBA admissions consultant, a concern I sometimes work through with clients is how to address an employment gap in their MBA application. Given the upheaval of the past [...]

Personal MBA Coach's Take on the 2021 FT Global MBA Rankings

by Knewton on Feb 23, 2021

The Financial Times recently released its 2021 Global MBA Rankings. This year, several international schools rose in the ranks. European schools now hold the top two spots, INSEAD jumping from [...]

Stanford’s Deferred MBA Program: Get Accepted

by Knewton on Feb 22, 2021

Stanford's Deferred MBA Program launched in 2010. Like the HBS 2+2 Program, it seeks to identify and cultivate the next generation of global leaders. Our college senior admits say that [...]

The Virtual Wharton TBD

by Knewton on Feb 16, 2021

Wharton Team Based Discussion (TBD) interview invitations will be released on Thursday, February 11. If you are lucky enough to receive an invitation, congratulations! The harder part comes next – [...]

What COVID Has Done for the MBA

by Knewton on Feb 15, 2021

COVID affected MBA applicants profoundly in 2020 and continues to do so as we enter the home stretch of this admissions cycle. It seems there’s nothing like a pandemic to [...]

How to Overcome a Low GPA in Your MBA Applications

by Knewton on Feb 11, 2021

Updated 1.14.21 One of the most common concerns we hear from clients is that their low undergrad GPA will prevent them from being accepted to the MBA program of their [...]

The Resilience of the MBA

by Knewton on Feb 9, 2021

Amidst a year of chaos, business schools have proven to be stronger than ever! It is hard to believe that it has been nearly a year since Covid-19 turned the [...]

4 Tips to Stand Out While Working Remotely

by Knewton on Feb 8, 2021

You know the saying, “Out of sight, out of mind”? If you’re currently working remotely, do not let that happen to you. These are scary economic times, with unemployment in [...]

Prepare for These Three Questions Before Your MBA Interview

by Knewton on Feb 4, 2021

With Round 2 application deadlines behind us and interview invitations being released in the coming weeks, many MBA hopefuls will soon be shifting their focus to interview prep if they [...]

MBA Planning Week 4: Expanding Your Network for Long-Term Success

by Knewton on Feb 2, 2021

To give you a head start and keep you on track in the new year, Personal MBA Coach has developed a 4-part MBA Planning series! Check out week 4 today: [...]

B-Schooled Episode #33: Avoid Oversharing with the AdCom

by Knewton on Feb 1, 2021

In this episode of the B-Schooled podcast, host Erika Olsen is joined by her SBC colleague Lisa, former Director of MBA Admissions for the full-time and part-time MBA programs at [...]

MBA Planning Week 3: Planning Ahead for the GMAT/GRE/EA

by Knewton on Jan 28, 2021

To give you a head start and keep you on track in the New Year, Personal MBA Coach has developed a 4-part MBA Planning series! Check out week 3 today: [...]

Find Zen While You Stay on the Waitlist

by Knewton on Jan 25, 2021

If you were a Round 1 applicant this season, over the last few weeks, you might have received great news, upsetting news, or a mix of both— otherwise known as [...]

MBA Planning Week 2: Enhancing Your Extracurricular Profile

by Knewton on Jan 19, 2021

Planning to apply to business school in 2021 (or beyond)? Get started now with Personal MBA Coach’s 2021 MBA Planning tips. Check out week 2 today: Enhancing Your Extracurricular Profile [...]

Networking During a Pandemic

by Knewton on Jan 18, 2021

Even if the pandemic hasn’t put your job in jeopardy, growing your professional network is still a vital activity right now. But what’s the best way to go about networking [...]

The Rise in Deferral MBA Programs

by Knewton on Jan 15, 2021

An increasing number of top business schools are offering deferral MBA programs to which current undergraduate students apply during their senior year. In most cases, students will work for a [...]

MIT Sloan Cover Letter Advice: Maximizing 300 Words

by Knewton on Jan 12, 2021

If you’re working towards submitting a Round 2 application to MIT Sloan’s MBA Program, you’ve likely given thought to what you want to express in the required 300-word Cover Letter [...]

Standardized Tests for Business School

by Knewton on Jan 11, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic upended the business school admissions process in the spring. With lockdowns in place and testing centers closed, completing those standardized tests for business school became impossible. Therefore, [...]

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