Advice From Past MBA Applicants (To Those About To Apply)

For the last few years, we’ve asked our clients who just completed the MBA application process to answer the following question: What is one piece of advice you’d offer to future applicants?  Here is what they wanted to say to you. (Notice some common themes?)...

How Are the GMAT and GRE Relevant to Business School Success?

The following guest blog post was written by Brian Prestia of Reason GMAT: For many prospective business school applicants, their first encounter with the GMAT or GRE comes as a bit of a shock.  The predominant reaction is:  What the heck does this stuff have to do...

Resources for MBA Applicants

In addition to sharing our own advice with you, each year, we like to share our past clients’ recommendations of the resources they found most helpful in applying to business school. Whether you’re gathering information about your target b-schools,...

What To Do After Submitting Round 1 Applications

If you are one of the business school candidates who was driven enough to apply in Round 1, then it’s time to give yourself a pat on the back. Though you might be wondering what you’re supposed to do now. Here are a few ways to keep yourself...

Researching MBA Programs: How To Find Your Perfect B-School Match

 The following guest blog post was written by Mansoor Iqbal of QS’ TopMBA.com: An MBA is likely to be the last substantial formal education you undertake in your lifetime. It will be expensive. It will be difficult. And you’re going to be a little bit older when...

Branding Yourself for Business School Applications

We believe that the MBA admissions process is inherently a marketing exercise, plain and simple.  To be clear, this does NOT mean “spinning your story” to impress the admissions committee or telling them what you think they want to hear.  It means, presenting...