Articles by mbaMission

Ask CBS, Kellogg, MIT Sloan, and Yale SOM Admissions Officers Your Application Questions on May 8!

by mbaMission on April 30, 2019

Are you applying to Columbia Business School (CBS), Kellogg School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Sloan School of Management, or Yale School of [...]


Get All Your MBA Application Questions Answered in This Five-Part Online Event Series!

by mbaMission on April 12, 2019

Are you thinking of applying to business school this year? Perhaps you are just starting to prepare for the GMAT or GRE exam, or maybe [...]


“Lead” vs. “Led” and Not Overusing Techniques in Your Application Essays

by mbaMission on March 8, 2019

A common mistake we see in our clients’ MBA application essays is the misuse of the verb “lead.” A deeply entrenched and widespread misunderstanding seems [...]


Wharton Team-Based Discussion 2019: What to Expect and How to Prepare

by mbaMission on February 12, 2019

The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania sent out Round 2 interview invitations on February 7, and once again, the school is using its [...]


Tips from Inside the HBS Interview Experience

by mbaMission on February 6, 2019

Devi Vallabhaneni, an HBS graduate and former HBS MBA interviewer, is now mbaMission’s HBS Interviewer in Residence, conducting HBS Intensive Interview Simulation Congrats—you received an invitation to [...]


January 2019 Event Roundup

by mbaMission on January 10, 2019

Are you applying to business school this year? If so, you can enroll in one of our free business school workshops, which are offered both [...]


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 [...]


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, [...]


How to Take Ownership of Your Post-MBA Goals and Show They Are Attainable

by mbaMission on November 21, 2018

When admissions officers read your MBA application, they want to feel inspired by your personal statement; they want to know that you have a strong [...]


Wharton Team-Based Discussion 2018: What to Expect and How to Prepare

by mbaMission on October 31, 2018

The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania plans to send out Round 1 interview invitations on October 30, and once again, the school is [...]


Next Year Starts Now: A New Webinar Series for 2019–2020 MBA Applicants!

by mbaMission on October 3, 2018

Are you planning to apply to business school in 2019–2020? It is not too early to start preparing for your applications, and we can help! The [...]


Stanford Graduate School of Business Essay Analysis, 2018–2019

by mbaMission on September 26, 2018

If we were to choose an MBA essay question that we felt could be considered iconic, it would certainly be the Stanford Graduate School of [...]


Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley, Essay Analysis, 2018–2019

by mbaMission on September 19, 2018

Last year, we noted that the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley, seemed to have begun embracing the less-is-more movement with [...]


Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT Sloan) Essay Analysis, 2018–2019

by mbaMission on September 12, 2018

The MIT Sloan School of Management’s application essay prompts make for an unusual but comprehensive set! First, you will have to provide the program’s unique [...]