Category Archives: Application Tips

Tuesday Tips: CMU Tepper School Fall 2019 MBA Essay Tips

Carnegie Mellon University’s Tepper School of Business continues to ask for only one required essay for the MBA application, though has expanded the options for that essay this year. Your resume, transcripts, recommendations and other …

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Is There a ‘Right’ Age for Business School?

The profile of the typical business school applicant has changed significantly over the past decade. Once upon a time, few would contemplate applying without first having the requisite five to seven years of work experience …

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Doing an MBA in The Big Apple

Are you contemplating both NYU’s Stern School of Business and Columbia Business School for your MBA degree in the commercial dynamo that is New York City? I recently shared my thoughts on this tough decision in an …

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Common Mistakes Managing MBA Recommenders

We recently worked with a business school applicant who believes poor recommendations were a key reason she was not admitted to school last year. She carefully selected her recommenders and gave them several months’ advance …

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Tuesday Tips: UNC Kenan-Flagler Fall 2019 MBA Essay Tips

University of North Carolina’s Kenan-Flagler Business School offers a flexible program with multiple ways to earn an MBA. With a world-class university offering resources beyond the MBA program, Kenan-Flagler touts a strong career focus, with a dedicated …

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