One of the last things you probably want to think about as you prepare your MBA applications is how you are going to pay for it. If you are already carrying undergrad student loan debt, it’s even worse.
If you have struggled over the years about whether or not you should get an MBA, now might just be the ideal time.
Ever been to summer camp and done a trust fall? It’s where you cross your arms, surrounded by friends, stiffen your body, close your eyes and fall backwards from a table or chair, trusting your mates will catch you. Relying on your MBA recommenders is much the same.
They say it’s not what you know, but who you know that makes the difference. This also can be the case with MBA applications. Are you leveraging people on the inside to increase your odds of admission?
There’s lots of opinions on how to ace the MBA interview, but here’s ten things to avoid if you really don’t want to blow it.
When the fall season creeps in, MBA hopefuls everywhere pray for the elusive interview invitation. But you don’t have to wait for the invite to start getting ready. Here’s how.
Applying for MBA programs means lots of contact with others. Students, Alumni, Faculty and Admissions representatives will all float in and out of your schedule during the peak months. Don’t forget to follow up with them if you want to make the best impression.
Tepper has just announced the completion of a $200 Million center for entrepreneurship at the center of campus. Will there ever be an end to the great MBA facilities showdown?
Choosing the best MBA program is different than choosing the best MBA program for you. Let the rankings battle over the “best.” Your only concern is finding the best fit for yourself.
Gone are the days of the standard MBA, because the 21st Century MBA is all about specialization. How will you enhance your MBA to meet your career needs?
If you’re finding yourself frustrated right now because you are worried about MBA application deadlines, yet you still don’t have the GMAT score you want, know that there’s always the option to take that blasted test one more time.
There’s an old story about a young bear who wants to venture out into the woods, but unlike his friends, he seeks counsel from an old bear first. Have you applied this lesson to your MBA journey and your career?
For anyone who has tracked Harvard Business School’s application over the years, it has been obvious the information they seek from applicants has diminished. Now down to one question only, the HBS application makes it tougher than ever to get noticed.
When telling your story to the MBA admissions committees, it’s always best to weave everything together into a cohesive narrative which contains a compelling thread running throughout. You might say your admission is hanging by it.
For decades, women and under-represented minorities were rarely found taking part in MBA programs. Once the world figured out the value of a diverse marketplace and boardroom, however, the tables began to turn. There is now no better time to apply if you fall in one of these categories.
Now that applications have been released, it's time to get serious about your approach. The moves you make now could impact not only your admissions decisions, but also your workload over the next few months.
Risk and reward are directly related. While you would rarely ever risk it all on one opportunity, when it comes to applying to business school, great reward can sometimes be found by betting on one single school.
Standing out in the application process at business schools requires a conveyance of your unique position in the universe, so using commonplace phrases or truisms are a waste of precious word count.
Getting a yes from a top b-school is a mysterious process. It helps to know a little bit about the folks behind the scenes who are actually making the decision.