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Updated R1 Deadlines Calendar: Many More Dates Released!

Over the last few weeks, many schools have released their 2016-2017 deadlines and essay topics. The MBA application year is certainly in full swing! If you haven't already, now is an ideal time to set a date for GMAT and research schools. We recommend talking to alumni and visiting the campuses (if summer visits are available...

Quick Point: Updated R1 Deadlines Calendar

At this point, many of the top schools have now released their R1 deadlines and essay topics. Please see below for all of the deadlines that we have thus far. As always, continue to check our blog as we update this. Most deadlines should be posted by sometime in July but for now, it's great to...

Quick Point: Updated MBA R1 Deadlines Calendar

We've now added Ross and UNC Kenan-Flagler to our aggregated R1 deadlines calendar. Ross and UNC recently released their deadlines and essay topics the upcoming application year - so there's no better time to start than now! Note that UNC has an early action option (the October deadline) and its official "round 1" deadline is in...

Who Are YOU to the Adcom?

I read a Forbes article yesterday titled Why 'Results-Oriented Professional' Is The Worst Personal Brand that was so relevant to our work at Vantage Point that I had to share it. The term “personal branding” gets thrown around a lot, especially in MBA application strategy. But what does it really mean, tangibly? The definition of a personal...

Quick Point: Updated R1 Deadlines Calendar

HBS and Tuck have released their round one deadlines! Note that Tuck allows you to visit the campus and schedule an in-person interview. Historically, there have been limited spots for each date, so please schedule early. We added their applicant-initiatied interview deadlines to this calendar as well. As always, we recommend starting the application process asap if...

How is Your Columbia Application Going?

Now that Columbia's essay topics are out, we know that many of you have already gotten started! Below, we listed a few tidbits about Columbia to keep in mind as you are developing your story and rationale for "why Columbia". Even if Columbia isn't on your list, we recommend that you take a look at the Columbia...