MBA Admissions

Stanford MBA Essay Tips

Earlier this week, Stanford announced its application deadlines for the ’23-’24 admissions cycle and confirmed that its main essay questions will remain unchanged next year. Round 1 applications will be due on September 12, 2023 and Round 2 applications will be due on January 4, 2024. Given the reflection and iteration required to craft a compelling...

Booth – An Insider’s Guide

Think of Booth as just a ‘finance school’? Think again. Booth’s marketing and entrepreneurship departments are also fantastic. Marketing is distinguished by its focus on analytics and its recent exclusive partnership with Nielsen. The Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship is recognized as a highly influential incubator. These assets and more helped Booth retain the top spot on...

Will Gen Z Kill the MBA?

You may have seen headlines in the past few weeks with outtakes from GMAC’s latest survey of prospective graduate business students (i.e., people who have registered for the GMAT and submitted a survey response). GMAC asked important questions around the types of graduate business education today’s students (Gen Z, that’s you!) are seeking and why they...

Kellogg – An Insider’s Guide

To continue our ‘Insider’s Guide’ series, this week we’ll turn our attention to Kellogg. You may have heard of Kellogg’s reputation as a marketing school. Yes, it has a very strong marketing department with renowned faculty members and a strong recruiting pipeline into marketing roles. However, most students at Kellogg actually aren’t focused on marketing. The...

Wharton – An Insider’s Guide

This week, we’re giving you a peak behind the curtain at Wharton! You may think of Wharton as ‘the finance school’, but that’s not all this top ranked program has to offer. It also boasts a world-renowned curriculum in areas such as Real Estate, Healthcare, Entrepreneurship, and Marketing. Curious what else might surprise you? Read on...

Stanford GSB – An Insider’s Guide

For the second installment of our ‘Insider Guides’ series, we’re sharing everything you need to know about Stanford GSB. You’ve likely heard of the GSB’s reputation for helping graduates launch startups and enter the tech space, but is there a place for you if those are not your focus areas? Is the culture truly as collaborative...

Should I Hire an MBA Admissions Consultant? Three Non-Obvious Reasons the Answer May Be Yes

In past articles, we’ve discussed how MBA admissions consultants charge for their services and the questions to ask when you’re interviewing MBA admissions consultants. It dawned on us, however, that we’ve never really shared our perspective on why you should hire an MBA admissions consultant in the first place. So, if you’re pondering the question, ‘should...