Category Archives: Application Tips

5 Times it Makes Sense to Apply to Only One MBA Program

Deciding how many business schools to apply to is not a one-size-fits-all proposition. The majority of applicants target four to six schools. But some candidates choose to focus their energies and apply to only one …

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Do Top B-Schools Have an International Experience Requirement?

The ability to work well with people from other cultures has never been more critical. In response, business schools have continued to deepen their focus on globalization. While most schools do not have an explicit …

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Are You Ready for Round 2 at HBS?

The second round deadline is coming up at Harvard Business School on January 6th, and there’s no time like the present to review some of the critical elements your MBA application should highlight if you’re …

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Holiday Time Management Tips for B-School Applicants

In just under 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 …

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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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Write a Killer Resume for Business School

Do you plan to submit a standard resume along with your MBA application in Round 2? If so, you’re missing a valuable opportunity to sell your candidacy to the admissions committee. Like a traditional CV, …

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