Tag Archives: School Selection

MBA Applicant Reality Check

When it comes to making mistakes on a business school application, there are many places where candidates can run afoul and ruin their chances at admission. The road to an MBA contains countless potential pitfalls. You …

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Do This, Not That, if You’re Reapplying to Business School

Many business schools, even the most elite and well-ranked ones, welcome re-applicants. Reapplying shows you are very serious about your interest in the program, as this Tuck School blog post affirms. The best way to approach …

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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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