Category Archives: Application Tips

How to Rock the Video Statement in Your MBA Application

An increasing number of MBA applications now include the use of an online video statement, where you must either introduce yourself to future classmates, or record responses to one or more short-answer prompts, before your …

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Applying to B-School in the Fall? Our Advice for Career Switchers

Are you looking to gain the skills and network to launch your career in a new direction?  These days, few people stay with one company or even on one job track throughout their entire professional …

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Don’t Share Those Updates on Your Candidacy

As you wait to hear back from programs after submitting your MBA applications, it’s normal to have a moment of panic—either immediately, or at some point a little later on. You’ve agonized over your materials …

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How They See You: Tips for Building Your Strongest Candidacy

Are you planning on applying to business school in the upcoming admissions season? If so, you may wonder whether there is anything you can do to bolster your MBA candidacy in such a short amount …

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Challenges Facing Older MBA Applicants

We’ve seen online forum posts that say there’s “no chance” of admission to a top b-school past a certain age. Certainly, older MBA applicants do face certain obstacles. But these applicants get into the top …

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What to Think about as You Begin the MBA Application Journey

As a prospective student, you’ll benefit enormously from taking time at the beginning of your MBA application journey to contemplate the path you’re about to take. This is a great time to ask yourself some critical …

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