Articles by Scott Shrum

What To Do If You Can’t Get a Recommendation from Your Boss

by Scott Shrum on October 15, 2011

Who can write your recommendation if your boss isn't supposed to know about your MBA plans?


Volume Down, Quality Up for MBA Applications

by Scott Shrum on September 23, 2011

The Graduate Management Admission Council has just released new survey data showing that business school application volume declined again this past year. As the worldwide [...]


Tuck Essay Analysis and Deadlines for 2011-2012

by Scott Shrum on August 24, 2011

Tuckies are known for their tight knit community, so can you really demonstrate fit with the school?


Haas Essays and Deadlines

by Scott Shrum on August 9, 2011

Haas made some big changes to its essays (lots of short ones!) this year. Veritas Prep breaks them down.


Wharton Deadlines and Admissions Essays

by Scott Shrum on July 30, 2011

Wharton has released its MBA application deadlines and admissions essays for the coming year.


Eliminate Your Verb-Tense Tension

by Scott Shrum on July 8, 2011

Understand verb tense for a stress-free SC experience.


Is Tuck A Good Fit For You?

by Scott Shrum on July 7, 2011

Besides knowing that it is a top-ranked school with a strong community, how well do you really know Tuck?


Networking Your Way Into a Job During Business School

by Scott Shrum on June 30, 2011

Wondering how you can maximize the benefit of your MBA investment? Prospective and current MBA students are increasingly concerned with how they can [...]


Stanford Essays and Deadlines for 2011-2012

by Scott Shrum on June 23, 2011

Stanford GSB just released their essays for the 2011-2012 application season.


Three Things That Make Fuqua Unique

by Scott Shrum on May 28, 2011

Be sure to read this article if you are planning on applying to Duke's Fuqua School of Business.


Positive News on the Job Front for MBA Grads

by Scott Shrum on May 24, 2011

Good news! The job market is finally warming up for business school graduates.


Columbia Application Deadlines for 2011-2012

by Scott Shrum on May 23, 2011

Here are Columbia’s application deadlines for the coming admissions season with comments from Veritas Prep.


HBS Essays and Deadlines for 2011-2012

by Scott Shrum on May 19, 2011

Get some tips on answering HBS's new application essays from Veritas Prep.


Is Stanford GSB a Good Fit For You?

by Scott Shrum on May 11, 2011

Thinking about applying to Stanford GSB? Check out these 5 criteria to help you decide.