Application Advice

When to Punt to Round 2

HBS is due in less a week. Kellogg, Stanford, Booth and LBS - just two weeks later. 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 with only a few weeks left in what...

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...

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...

Applying to INSEAD – Things to Consider

INSEAD's applications dates are available - the round 1 deadline will be September 21st! So, what do you need to be thinking about if INSEAD is on your list of potentials? Applying to INSEAD is, in many ways, like applying to other b-schools: you need to blend solid work experience, good test scores, recommendations, and compelling narratives...