Tag Archives: School Selection

Focus on Fit When Choosing Which MBA Programs to Target

If you seek a business school environment where you’ll truly thrive, focus on fit over ranking and brand. While the latter two are important, if you don’t feel at home from the moment you set …

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Decide Whether to Alter Your MBA Application Strategy in Round 2

If you applied in Round 1 and plan to submit materials to other business schools in Round 2, you may feel tempted to mix up your MBA application strategy for a couple of submissions—especially if …

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4 Research Tips for Veteran MBA Applicants

In honor of Veterans Day, we are re-posting a story with advice for veteran MBA applicants transitioning from the military to business school. Some veterans don’t immediately see the correlation between their skills and experiences …

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MBA Admissions Comparison: Wharton vs Chicago Booth

When thinking about the top business schools in the world, it’s easy to fall into the trap of assuming that all of the elite MBA programs are pretty much the same. While you will find …

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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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Should Your MBA Application Strategy Include ‘Safety’ Schools?

The term safety school gets thrown around quite a bit in MBA admissions, and it’s important for applicants to have a clear understanding of what that term means before they start the business school selection process. The …

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