MBA Tours: what, why, when (and how to use them to your advantage)

It’s MBA tour season again. And along with it comes our advice for using these events to your benefit in the admissions process. First, the what MBA tours, or fairs, are like job fairs for business school candidates.  Traveling city to city, they offer a great...

Considering an International MBA?

What an interesting and life-changing proposition.  To not only earn an MBA, but to do so in such a unique environment that extraordinary diversity, cultural immersion, and hands-on international experience are a part of your daily life. There are very real factors...

Communicating with the admissions office

You have a question about your upcoming MBA application deadline, so you write up a quick email to the admissions office and hit send.  No problem, right?   Wrong. The email itself may be perfectly innocuous… or it may just have cost you in the admissions process. ...

Gratitude during the MBA admissions process

With Thanksgiving upon us, this seems a perfect time to think about all of the people who have helped you in the MBA admissions process thus far. Very often, in the throes of essay writing and interview prep, we get lost in your own heads.  We’re sleep-deprived,...

Mastering part one of your MBA application

Did you finally finish writing your business school essays–excited that you were at the “end” of your MBA application–only to discover that Part One was actually chock full of enough short-answer questions and mini-essays to put you into a deep depression....