Author: Caryn Levine

Decoding Your Undergraduate Transcript for MBA Admissions

Key Takeaways The adcom looks at more than just your cumulative GPA when reviewing your undergraduate transcript. They scan it line-by-line. They will be looking for evidence that you can handle the rigor of their MBA curriculum through your overall grades and performance in relevant quantitative courses, such as Calculus or Statistics. They will also be scanning for particular...

Successfully Navigating a Job Change While Applying to Business School

Key Takeaways A recent job change doesn’t mean you have to abandon or postpone your plans for applying to business school. Instead, successful applicants implement several key strategies to get accepted in the wake of a job change. Proactive efforts such as organizing events or leading initiatives at work or in your community can highlight growth and leadership skills...

How to Develop Your Personal Brand

In our recent series on developing compelling MBA career goals (click to read Part I and Part II), I discussed how these goals are an integral component of your ‘personal brand’. So, what is a personal brand exactly and how do you go about discovering yours? What Is a Personal Brand and Why Does It Matter? The...