It’s a great time of the year to express gratitude, so if you’re one of the lucky few to be invited for an MBA interview, be thankful. Are you ready?
Business schools are a business. They have budgets, revenue, expenses and most importantly, a target for the number of students they take into the program. This time of year, the game is afoot. Will you be a beneficiary or a casualty of the yield game?
With a fairly consistent test format for more than fifty years, the Graduate Management Admissions Council finally revamped the GMAT several years ago with a couple of assessment changes. Do the bonus sections even matter?
An often under-reported trial of business school is the period during the first six weeks of classes known as the Gauntlet. This is when companies descend upon the campus like vultures, trying to woo internship candidates. You must be ready, or else…
If you have never heard the phrase “drinking from a fire hose” in the context of getting your MBA, you will. It’s perhaps the best comparison for how intense it can be.
As the end of round two approaches, are you feeling like you’re running out of gas? Here’s a few things you do to stay motivated and finish well.
Business schools desire to see many key traits in their applicants: Leadership, teamwork, solid work experience, good grades. One often overlooked but very important skill for b-school is time management. Are you using this skill now to manage your application deadlines?
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?