Category Archives: Application Tips

How Should You Use MBA Rankings?

Use MBA rankings as broad way of viewing which programs are ranked high, medium and low. Do your own research on each program’s culture, size, location, career recruiting patterns, and the strength of its alumni …

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HBS 2+2 Program for College Seniors: How to Get In

What comes to mind when you think of business these days? If it’s the stereotype of the grey flannel suit and traditional office environment, then Harvard Business School wants to have a word. To reach …

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Exercises to Help MBA Applicants Develop a Personal Brand

Some b-school applicants balk at thinking of themselves as a “product” or ” personal brand.” However, by taking the time to really examine your personal qualities, values, and aspirations, you’ll ultimately be able to find …

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Find Zen While You Stay on the Waitlist

If you were a Round 1 applicant this season, over the last few weeks, you might have received great news, upsetting news, or a mix of both— otherwise known as placement on the waitlist. First …

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Holiday Time Management Tips for B-School Applicants

Just over two weeks from today, the first Round 2 MBA deadlines hit. Are you ready for some last-minute time management tips? Even if you’re not a list person, it’s time to become one—at least …

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B-Schooled Episode #34: Underrepresented Minority Applicants and the MBA

A Conversation with Roxanne Mendez, Executive Director of the Riordan Programs In this episode of the podcast, Roxanne Mendez, Executive Director of the Riordan Programs, joins us to talk about the experiences of underrepresented minority …

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