Articles by Vantage Point MBA

Face Off: Dartmouth Tuck vs Yale SOM

by Vantage Point MBA on Jan 20, 2020

The school selection process for MBA applicants can seem overwhelming. With so many great business schools, how do you decide which one is right for you? In SBC’s new blog [...]

Personal MBA Coach's MBA Kick-Start: Week 2: Enhancing Your Extracurricular Profile

by Vantage Point MBA on Jan 14, 2020

Planning to apply to business school in 2020 (or beyond)? Get started NOW with Personal MBA Coach’s 2020 MBA Kick Start Check out week 2 today: Enhancing Your Extracurricular Profile [...]

Columbia MBA Essay Tips for 2019-2020

by Vantage Point MBA on Jan 14, 2020

Columbia Business School has released the application and essay questions for candidates beginning at the MBA program in 2020. These essay questions have been updated for this year. The new [...]

Check Out This Essay That “Worked” For Stanford GSB

by Vantage Point MBA on Jan 9, 2020

Below you’ll find an excerpt from one of our client’s essays that landed them a spot at Stanford GSB. Note: Some changes to personal information have been made to preserve [...]

Personal MBA Coach's 2020 MBA Kick-Start: Week 1: Make Your Career Work Harder For You

by Vantage Point MBA on Jan 7, 2020

Eat healthier. Exercise more. Spend more time with your family. These may be some of the new year’s resolutions you had in mind. But for those of you hoping to [...]

Duke Fuqua MBA Essay Tips for 2019-2020

by Vantage Point MBA on Jan 6, 2020

Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business is a community oriented program seeking a diverse class of accomplished students. Today, we’re sharing our tips for the Duke MBA essays to help [...]

Cornell MBA Essay Tips for 2019-2020

by Vantage Point MBA on Jan 3, 2020

Are you targeting Cornell University’s Johnson Graduate School of Management? The MBA application is now live, so it's time to tackle those Cornell MBA essays. Cornell Johnson is a flexible [...]

Three MBA specializations that you should still be considering for 2020

by Vantage Point MBA on Jan 2, 2020

Marketing- The ever-changing world of Marketing is an excellent career choice for those who like to be kept on their toes. In the past decade, since the boom of social [...]

Before & After Of An Essay That Made It To HBS

by Vantage Point MBA on Dec 31, 2019

Below you’ll find an excerpt of one of our client’s essays that landed them a spot at HBS. Note: Some changes to personal information have been made to preserve anonymity. [...]

Tuck MBA Essay Tips for 2019-2020

by Vantage Point MBA on Dec 30, 2019

The Tuck MBA essays are out, and we have the latest tips for you! The Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth has a small student body and a rural location, [...]

Successful Reapplicant to Harvard Business School, Stanford GSB

by Vantage Point MBA on Dec 27, 2019

Everyone hates rejection. But when it comes in the form of a ding from your dream business school, the disappointment is amplified. You’re already emotionally drained from the application experience, [...]

Should I get a master’s degree? The ROI of going to grad school.

by Vantage Point MBA on Dec 26, 2019

Unemployment is currently hovering around 3.8 percent nationwide, but according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the underemployment rate, or the number of people working in jobs that require skills [...]

Last Minute Letters of Recommendation Tips

by Vantage Point MBA on Dec 24, 2019

  Whether you dragged your feet in asking for your letter of recommendation or your recommender has had too many other things on her plate, you might find yourself in [...]

MBA Reapplicant Success Story: From 24 Apps, 19 Dings to 1st in Class at Emory

by Vantage Point MBA on Dec 23, 2019

We have an inspirational MBA reapplicant success story to share with you today! “I wrote 24 applications over two years and was turned down nineteen times in a row before [...]

Three tips to take your MBA admission essay from ‘good’ to ‘great’

by Vantage Point MBA on Dec 20, 2019

Plan ahead: It cannot be stressed enough that when creating your MBA application you must spend sufficient time planning ahead, particularly on the essay segment. Create an outline for your [...]

Crafting a Solid MBA Recommendation Letter

by Vantage Point MBA on Dec 19, 2019

A well-written MBA recommendation letter requires many of the same elements as successful application essays: they must be unique, highlight standout qualities of the applicant, and use examples to SHOW [...]

Personal MBA Coach's MBA Application Checklist

by Vantage Point MBA on Dec 17, 2019

With less than four weeks left until MBA application deadlines, it is time to make your list and check it twice. While most checklists will merely cover the basics, Personal [...]

INSEAD MBA Essay Tips for 2019-2020

by Vantage Point MBA on Dec 16, 2019

INSEAD, “the business school for the world,” is a top ranked program. The INSEAD MBA attracts a diverse and international group of students. The INSEAD MBA program is only 12-months [...]

Berkeley’s Haas Extends Visas

by Vantage Point MBA on Dec 13, 2019

Berkeley’s Haas School of Business has become the latest school to recognize the MBA curricular as STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math). This change in status will allow all current [...]

Working While Pursuing a Master’s Degree in the US: International Student’s Guide

by Vantage Point MBA on Dec 12, 2019

No matter your field of study, studying abroad for a master’s degree expands your worldview and exposes you to a new suite of challenges and opportunities. Alongside the exhilaration of [...]

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