Category Archives: Application Tips

Tuesday Tip: Chase the Dream

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0669vcUm_is[/youtube] Sometimes we get so caught up with checking things off the “to do” list, so that we can submit the application and “get in”, that we forget WHY we are doing this in the …

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Tuesday Tips – Columbia Business School Essay Tips

Columbia Business School has posted the essay questions for the class of 2014. These questions focus on your career goals, demonstrating your knowledge of Columbia, and your personal attributes. Before you get started with this …

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Tuesday Tip: Who & Why, Not What

I recently had a conversation with someone who said, “I was the same age as all the other applicants and I had a very typical pre-MBA job that was no different from anyone else’s.  I …

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Tuesday Tips – Harvard Business School (HBS) Essay Tips

The essay questions and deadlines for Harvard Business School’s class of 2014 are now posted online on the HBS admissions website along with the questions for recommenders. Set your strategy before you approach any set …

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Tuesday Tip: Be In Control

There are many things in life that appear to be completely out of our control.  However, when we take a closer look, it turns out that they aren’t. One of my clients was disappointed and …

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Tuesday Tip: What I Learned at the Dentist about Procrastination

Inspiration is everywhere.  This applies to your MBA applications, and it is certainly true with me, as I find my every day life regularly inspires my Tuesday Tips.  Most recently, going to the dentist taught …

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