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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 [...]


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 [...]


B-School Research Advice for International MBA Applicants

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on October 23, 2018

For many MBA hopefuls, particularly those targeting multiple programs and coming from abroad, a campus visit can be a real challenge during the application phase. [...]


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 [...]


New York University (Stern) Essay Analysis, 2018–2019

by mbaMission on August 29, 2018

New York University’s (NYU’s) Stern School of Business has simplified its application essays this season, dropping last year’s “Program Preferences” prompt, which asked candidates to [...]


University of Pennsylvania Wharton School Essay Analysis, 2018–2019

by mbaMission on August 22, 2018

Often spurned at the last minute for Harvard Business School (HBS), the Stanford Graduate School of Business, and, at times, Columbia Business School, the Wharton [...]


Harvard Business School Essay Analysis, 2018–2019

by mbaMission on August 15, 2018

They say the early bird gets the worm. Almost one month earlier than last year, Harvard Business School (HBS) has released its application essay prompt. Maybe [...]


MBA Admissions: Tips for International Students

by ETS GRE on August 6, 2018

Sponsored by GRE General Test. A large number of MBA students across the globe intend to pursue their degree outside their home country. Are you thinking [...]


9 Tips for International Candidates Applying to Top US MBA Programs

by Stratus Admissions Counseling on February 24, 2018

Although uncertainty regarding ability to work in the US has increased in the past year and the volume of international applicants to top US MBA [...]


INSEAD Tops Bloomberg Businessweek Ranking of International MBA Programs

by Clear Admit on December 13, 2017

INSEAD pushed aside London Business School (LBS) to take the top spot in Bloomberg Businessweek’s annual ranking of MBA programs outside the United States, published [...]


Why European B-Schools Should Seize the Day

by Fortuna Admissions on November 11, 2017

European MBA programs are on a roll. The oft-debated ‘Trump effect’, and concerns about stricter US immigration policy, combined with a growing appetite for the [...]