Admissions

Applying Round 1 vs. Round 2 — Why You Might Want to Wait.

Applying Round 1 vs. Round 2 — Why You Might Want to Wait.

In the last post, we discussed the virtues of applying in round one, but there are a few reasons why you might want to consider applying in round two instead. Firstly, you should be considering your personal readiness to submit an application no matter what strategy you employ for timing.

You Really Should Watch This Harvard Business School Video - Inside the HBS Case Method

You Really Should Watch This Harvard Business School Video - Inside the HBS Case Method

No matter the year - if you're applying to HBS, you really should watch the video the HBS admissions committee once referenced in their essay instructions way back in 2015. Why? Because the Case Method is often referenced as HBS's primary differentiator. 

Mind Mapping MIT Sloan - Visualizing the MBA Program's Curriculum, Courses, Clubs and Culture

Mind Mapping MIT Sloan - Visualizing the MBA Program's Curriculum, Courses, Clubs and Culture

For those of you that saw my Columbia Business School mind map post from earlier this week, I wanted to also simplify MIT Sloan's retro website for any applicants currently working on their Sloan MBA essays and application.  The following MIT Sloan mind map should quickly give you a lay of the land.  Hopefully this will allow you to see where you fit into Sloan's clubs, curriculum and student culture.  

 If you find it useful, feel free to download a copy of this mind map or create your own online copy and edit as you please.