Interviews Articles

Wharton and Michigan Ross: Tackling the MBA Group Interview

by Personal MBA Coach on Oct 31, 2019

The group interview is something that causes anxiety for many MBA applicants. This topic is particularly top of mind now as Michigan Ross just released round 1 interview invites and [...]

Personal MBA Coach: Acing the MBA Interview

by Personal MBA Coach on Sep 25, 2019

With interview invitations already beginning to roll out, it is time to ensure you are ready for this important final stage in the application process. First, if you have already [...]

5 Tips For Acing The MBA Interview

by Personal MBA Coach on Feb 1, 2019

With interview invitations beginning to roll out, it is time to ensure you are ready for this important final stage in the application process. First, if you have already been [...]

How To Shine in the Wharton Team Based Discussion

by Vantage Point MBA on Nov 21, 2018

Over the last few weeks, many of our round 1 clients were invited to interview at Wharton through its famed Team Based Discussion (TBD). For those of you working on [...]

The Wharton TBD

by Personal MBA Coach on Nov 8, 2018

Wharton has rolled out invitations for the round 1 TBD interviews. If you were lucky enough to receive an invitation, congratulations! Now comes the harder part – planning for this unique [...]

Preparing for an MBA Interview

by ARINGO on Sep 21, 2018

Written by Michelle Miller, CEO ARINGO Americas, www.ARINGO.com You’ve been dreaming of acceptance into that prestigious MBA program. Now you have an interview. It’s time to wake up and [...]

7 Traits of a Successful Applicant

by Beat The GMAT on Oct 29, 2017

[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c1Lij6Db8BQ[/youtube] In this video, Kristin Roth, Associate Director of Admissions at Tuck, discusses the qualities that make a candidate stand out in a competitive applicant pool and offers tips and ideas [...]

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by Beat The GMAT on Sep 29, 2017

BeatTheGMAT is excited to announce a series of free contests for members of the BTG community. The first contest is currently drawing entries right NOW and you can enter for free [...]

MIT Sloan Class of 2020: Application Updates & Analysis

by Personal MBA Coach on Jun 23, 2017

MIT Sloan is the latest M7 school to release application details for class of 2020 hopefuls. Sloan has retained the cover letter requirement from last year, with an increased limit [...]

Sage Advice from Successful MBA Applicants

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Mar 15, 2016

As one group of business school applicants transitions into becoming accepted students, another group is poised to apply later this year. Why not learn from the successes, failures and decisions [...]

Interview Tips from the Darden MBA Program

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Mar 11, 2016

Is the University of Virginia's Darden School of Business on your short list of dream MBA programs? Then be sure to check out this new video blog from the Darden [...]

Yes, You Should Thank Your MBA Interviewer

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Mar 8, 2016

Our clients often ask us if they should write thank-you notes to their interviewers. While handwritten messages of appreciation will always be a classy move—and we certainly encourage applicants to [...]

Texas MBA's Perspective on the 'Non-Numeric' You

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Mar 7, 2016

A recent post on the Texas MBA Insider blog at the UT McCombs School of Business drives home a message that we stress with clients on a daily basis: the [...]

MBA Interview Tips: 3 Common Questions

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Mar 3, 2016

Round 2 applicants, get ready for your interviews! Whether you’ve already received an interview invitation or are hoping to get an invite over the next few weeks, you want to make [...]

Wharton MBA Interview Tips

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Feb 7, 2016

Are you targeting the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School ? Whether you're looking forward to an interview in Round 2 or 3, or perhaps have your sights set a bit farther [...]

Tips for Your Video MBA Interview

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Jan 6, 2016

Did you know that an increasing number of MBA programs are making use of online video-interview platforms? That’s right—for some schools, you must record responses to one or more short-answer [...]

Michigan Ross Demystifies Team Exercise with New Video

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Dec 15, 2015

Feeling nervous about what to expect during the team exercise at Michigan Ross School of Business ? Soojin Kwon , director of MBA admissions at the Ross School, has just [...]

How to Stand Out in an MBA Group Interview

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Dec 10, 2015

Have you been invited to a group interview—or hope you will be? Some of the world’s top MBA programs use a team-based interview format, and we won’t be surprised if this [...]

MBA Interview Tips to Help You Knock It Out of the Park

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Dec 8, 2015

As you may guess, the purpose of the MBA admissions interview is twofold: it gives the AdCom a chance to see a candidate’s personality, leadership qualities and motivation for pursuing [...]

MBA Interview Tips to Help You Knock It Out of the Park

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Nov 21, 2015

As you may guess, the purpose of the MBA admissions interview is twofold: it gives the AdCom a chance to see a candidate’s personality, leadership qualities and motivation for pursuing [...]

Advice for B-School Applicants from Asia

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Nov 12, 2015

According to the Graduate Management Admission Council's 2015 Application Trends Survey report , China and India are the top countries where MBA and business school master's programs recruit international candidates. The interest [...]

5 Common Interview Questions from HBS

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Nov 8, 2015

Harvard Business School 's independent newspaper The Harbus has shared five common MBA interview questions that cropped up last year during the admissions interviews of current first-year students. Here, we share excerpts [...]

Scholarships, Grants & Loans: Tips for How to Finance Your MBA

by Beat The GMAT on Nov 5, 2015

[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RS1GhN748yQ[/youtube] Once you have made your choice of which schools to apply to, it is time for another serious decision—how are you going to finance your studies? Rebekah Lewin, Assistant Dean for [...]

R1 Interview Updates from the Ross School

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Nov 4, 2015

Earlier this week, the University of Michigan's Ross School of Business sent out interview invitations to Round 1 applicants , and MBA admissions director Soojin Kwon posted information on her [...]

#AskStacyHBS: Twitter Party Transcript

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Oct 16, 2015

MBA admissions expert Stacy Blackman, president of Stacy Blackman Consulting , joined us for a Twitter party on September 28th at 1 p.m. EST to share tips and answer all [...]

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