Tag Archives: non-traditional applicants

Considering an MBA? 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 professional lives.  …

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B-Schools Work to Attract Non-Traditional Applicants

Admissions teams continue to ramp up efforts to attract non-traditional applicants to their MBA programs, says the Graduate Management Admission Council. These prospective students bring unique experiences and skills to business school and the business …

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Which MBA Applicants ‘Should’ Apply in Round 1

Round 1 deadlines at the world’s top business schools will hit over the next several weeks. This round typically sees the most driven, organized, and academically and professionally accomplished applicants.  These candidates beat the GMAT …

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Apps Opening Soon for Peek Weekend at Harvard Business School

Peek Weekend, Harvard Business School’s initiative to spark interest in graduate management education among college students who may not have previously considered a career in business, will start taking applications on February 1. During the three-day …

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Using an MBA to Change Careers

These days, you’d be hard pressed to find someone who stays with one company or even one industry throughout his or her entire professional life. If you’re looking for the fast track to gain the …

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Addressing Academic Strengths On MBA Applications

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA Blog on U.S.News.com Hard data points such as test scores and GPAs carry significant weight as business school admissions committees attempt to determine whether an applicant has …

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