I came across an interesting article The MBA bridge you from the battlefield to the boardroom about ex-military people eschewing the battlefield for the boardroom and had to pause and take notice.
I am often asked by military MBA applicants about how to leverage their backgrounds in the application process for business school despite little to no civilian experience.
This article captures…Read More
I do believe that often the early bird does get the best worm. And yes, I subscribe to the idea that there is value in applying early—for starters, you show the schools you have your act together and you demonstrate your commitment that they are at the top of your list.
But before pulling that trigger, you need to have answered this…Read More
HBS essays are out and it isn’t even Memorial Day yet. This is great for applicants, especially those applying round one–you have a full four months to really reflect and bask in any introspection necessary to create great essays. No excuses!
The two required essays, Accomplishments and Mistakes remain the same. They offer insight into your achievements, what you value, and your…Read More
Volunteering Can Do More than Land You a Coveted Admission Offer! It is true that leadership involvement in community service is an important ingredient to securing an admission offer to a top business school.
But there are other benefits to volunteer work besides demonstrating to the admissions committee that you are a well-rounded, multi-dimensional leader who cares about society.
Researchers have been investigating…Read More
Interviews present a great opportunity for applicants to seal the admission deal. As round two admission interview invites have gone out, here are some things that applicants should keep in mind to avoid derailing their candidacy.
Schools differ when it comes to the MBA admission interview. Some schools…Read More
Ok, so you have worked so hard to put in the application and you were so relieved to hit submit in time for the round one deadline at such schools like Stanford, Wharton, and Harvard.
What do you do now? The toughest part of the application process for…Read More
Interview between Chioma and Reapplicant (Spring 2009)
Chioma: What was going through your mind as you embarked on the reapplication?
Reapplicant: I won’t lie – the application process was daunting, even the second time around.
Not getting into…Read More