Waitlisted MBA Applicants are Still in the Game

Now that Round 1 applicants have heard from the programs they applied to, and Round 2 applicants will receive decisions back from schools within the next month, it’s time to talk about what it means …

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STEM Designation Attracts International MBA Students

While universal adoption is still far off, a growing percentage of full-time U.S. MBA programs are looking to get STEM certification. A 2021 Kaplan/Manhattan Prep survey of b-school admissions officers found that 22% of …

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B-Schooled Podcast Episode #91: Do MBA Rankings Matter? Part 2 of 2

If you’re using MBA rankings to drive your application decisions, you might want to rethink that strategy. However, we believe some factors that feed into business schools’ reputations are critical to think about before …

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Do This if You Have No Extracurricular Activities

Today in the U.S., we commemorate the life and teachings of civil rights activist Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The federal holiday is also known as a day of service. The goal is to …

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The Most Important Part of the MBA Application is…

Every day, we receive e-mails and phone calls from potential new clients. They often go something like this: “I have a 2.9 GPA, 680 GMAT, and four years of work experience in consulting. I’ve …

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B-Schooled Podcast Episode #90: Do MBA Rankings Matter? Part 1 of 2

It’s hard not to pay attention to MBA rankings when you’re in the midst of applying. But what do these rankings actually signify, and how important are they in the whole scheme of things? …

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