For many MBA candidates, one of the most challenging questions to answer in the interview is the dreaded, ‘So what other schools are you applying to?’ Or some variation on that theme.
As the former Associate Director of Admissions at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business, I’ve had many conversations with current students and alumni on what they valued most about their time at Duke. Their responses largely revolve around three themes: the culture, the experience, and the people.
Applying to CBS or Chicago? Erin Hale and Faisal Khan delivered fantastic advice on how to separate yourself from the finance industry herd. Watch this actionable webinar now!
Chicago has retired its classic “Who Are You?” essay, which defined the Booth application for 7 years. The new 2015 prompt asks you to choose from among sixteen iconic images and describe why the Booth community is the right fit for you. Here is specific advice on how to approach this new essay and convincingly demonstrate your fit with the program.
Poets & Quants recently surveyed top admissions consultants to find out who’s winning the MBA student talent wars. MBA Prep School co-founder Chris Aitken provided some insights into why Stanford has been beating Harvard Business School for the most elite “dual admit” candidates.
Thousands of HBS Class of 2018 hopefuls will receive their first “cold call” before even being accepted to Harvard Business School: The 2015 HBS essay question asks you to introduce yourself to 90 hypothetical classmates. Here is specific advice on how to “script” your introductory speech to your future section mates.