Author: Meredith

There ARE Dumb Questions: Pitfalls to Avoid in Your MBA Interview

Updated 9.17.20 After interviewing countless MBA hopefuls for Kellogg, I can solve the apparent mystery of whether the questions you ask the interviewer matter – they do! Why? The questions you ask demonstrate three key things. First, they show how interested you are in the program based on the research you’ve done. Second, they often demonstrate how well...

Five Things You Can Be Doing Right Now

  It’s already February, and while it may seem like you have plenty of time before the first round of MBA application deadlines, there are several things that you can be doing right now to give yourself a leg up on applications this year (and reduce your stress level in the fall). We recommend that you take...

Should You Apply in Round 3?

  If you’re wondering where the last six months went, how they flew by in a blur, you’re not alone! If the first two application deadlines for the top MBA programs somehow got away from you, you’re also not alone! And now you’re probably questioning if it’s worth applying in round 3 or waiting until next year.  While...

How to Make Your Resume “MBA Ready”

The resume you used to get your last job is not the one you will use to apply to business school. I know - it’s frustrating. You spent hours getting it right to go out into the job market, only to find that you’re going to have to rework that small but powerful document in order...

Which Apps are Out? MBA Deadlines & Essays

*Updated June 19, 2019 Over the last few weeks, several of the top MBA programs have released their application deadlines and essay topics for the 2019-2020 season. Below we've summarized what's out so far so you can stay on top of it.  Remember, when to apply matters. Early action programs tend to have higher acceptance rates but are...

Should You Apply Round 1 or Wait for Round 2?

HBS is due in 13 weeks. This is the time of year when many applicants realize that the crazy project from work, your wedding planning, or whatever else has been a major time commitment has left you feeling pressed for time in what is actually a longer process than you originally thought. As such, this is...