Articles by Vantage Point MBA

Signs It Might Be Time For An MBA

by Vantage Point MBA on Nov 23, 2022

With a recession looming, you may find yourself wondering if now is a good time to pursue an MBA. Here, Personal MBA Coach has prepared a list of reasons you [...]

Post-MBA Goals – Will My Short-Term Plans Resonate with the Admissions Committee?

by Vantage Point MBA on Nov 22, 2022

You’re probably aware that ambitious, yet realistic post-MBA goals are critical to a compelling business school application. Not only that, understanding how business school will accelerate or pivot your career [...]

B-Schooled Podcast Episode #128: Advice for Single-Employer MBA Applicants

by Vantage Point MBA on Nov 22, 2022

If you’ve jumped around a lot in your career, you’ll have some explaining to do in your MBA materials. But if you’ve remained with the same employer since college, you’ll [...]

How to Avoid the C Trap in GMAT Data Sufficiency Questions

by Vantage Point MBA on Nov 21, 2022

Data Sufficiency (DS) questions in the GMAT Quant section are known for their ability to twist your brain and challenge both your math and data analysis skills. One of the [...]

How Many Questions Can I Get Wrong on the GMAT and Get 700?

by Vantage Point MBA on Nov 18, 2022

Many people planning to apply to MBA programs consider scoring 700 or higher on the GMAT integral to building a strong application. Accordingly, one question many business school aspirants have [...]

What To Do After an MBA Rejection

by Vantage Point MBA on Nov 15, 2022

If you were rejected in round 1 (or in a prior year) from your dream MBA program, it is too early to get disheartened. Regardless of reason for your rejection, [...]

GMAT Online Coaching: Your Complete Guide

by Vantage Point MBA on Nov 15, 2022

If you’re planning to apply to a top MBA program, you know that a strong GMAT score is important. The key to scoring well is effective preparation. Fortunately, anyone can [...]

Do's and Don'ts for the Chicago Booth Interview

by Vantage Point MBA on Nov 14, 2022

Many business school blog posts offer interview tips from the admissions committee’s point of view. But a new post from the Booth Experience Team at the Chicago Booth School of [...]

GMAT Guessing Strategies

by Vantage Point MBA on Nov 10, 2022

It may seem counterintuitive, but any smart GMAT test-taking strategy should include strategies for guessing on the GMAT. Of course, no one wants to have a reason to employ their [...]

Texas McCombs Essay Tips and Application Deadlines: 2022-2023

by Vantage Point MBA on Nov 8, 2022

Are you considering applying to Texas McCombs in the 2022-2023 application cycle? This year, the full-time MBA application includes one essay question, one video assessment, and an optional statement. The [...]

MBA Programs with the Highest Return on Investment

by Vantage Point MBA on Nov 7, 2022

Assessing potential return on investment helps candidates determine whether pursuing an MBA degree makes sense both professionally and financially. After all, business school isn't cheap. Paying $150K+ to earn an [...]

Three Tips for Writing Compelling MBA Essays

by Vantage Point MBA on Nov 3, 2022

If you’re applying to business school in Round 2, you probably know that writing compelling MBA essays is the foundation of a successful application. In fact, in our experience, writing [...]

Guide to MBA Letters of Recommendation

by Vantage Point MBA on Nov 1, 2022

Letters of recommendation are a key part of the MBA application process. Business schools depend on your recommenders to attest to, and speak objectively, about you and your candidacy. As [...]

New GMAC Survey Finds Business School Students in High Demand

by Vantage Point MBA on Oct 31, 2022

Despite market fears of an imminent recession, 86% of 2022 business school graduates found employment upon graduation. This is up from 80% in 2021, according to a new survey report [...]

Questions to Ask MBA Admissions Officers in Your MBA Interview

by Vantage Point MBA on Oct 27, 2022

As if the stress of preparing what you will say about yourself during your MBA interviews wasn’t enough, you’re likely also trying to think of questions to ask MBA admissions [...]

Yale EMBA Application Deadlines and Essay Tips: 2022-2023

by Vantage Point MBA on Oct 25, 2022

Yale School of Management has shared its essay questions for the 2022-2023 Executive MBA application cycle. EMBA applicants are required to complete two essays, and have the choice of responding [...]

B-Schooled Podcast Episode #126: Things You’re Scared to Talk About (and Why You Really Should) Part 2

by Vantage Point MBA on Oct 24, 2022

In this new episode of B-Schooled, Caryn Altman rejoins us for more real talk. Today’s topic: the complicated question of sharing something in your application of which you are not [...]

The HBS Interview – Two Real Life Experiences

by Vantage Point MBA on Oct 20, 2022

If you applied to HBS in Round 1 this year, October 6th is a big day – HBS interview announcement day. We sincerely hope that you received the news you [...]

Answering Your GMAT, GRE & Executive Assessment Exam FAQs

by Vantage Point MBA on Oct 18, 2022

For those applying to business school this year, now is the time to focus on your GMAT, GRE or EA preparation. If you have yet to start studying for your [...]

B-Schooled Podcast Episode #125: Things You’re Scared to Talk About (and Why You Really Should) Part 1

by Vantage Point MBA on Oct 17, 2022

In this episode of B-Schooled, SBC consultant Caryn Altman joins us for some real talk. Today’s topic: the complicated question of sharing something in your application of which you are [...]

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