The desire to pursue an MBA in your thirties to sharpen skills, expand career options, and super charge a professional network makes sense. The question is, are the early thirties a no-man’s/woman’s land between the full-time MBA program and the executive MBA programs?
I’m trying to narrow down my list of business schools to apply to. I am wondering, are there big differences in the academic environment of MBA schools or are all business schools pretty much the same?
Wharton teaches marketing. Who knew? Wharton’s world-class reputation has been built around its strength in finance. But aspiring MBAs considering particular schools need to look beyond the stereotypes and make sure they research everything a particular school offers.
So you’ve booked your ticket, packed your toothbrush, and tomorrow you’ll take your first step onto the campus of your dream MBA school. In this article, we tell you how to make the most of your MBA school visit.
School selection is a two-way street. Not only are the schools trying to identify and attract the “best” students for their classes but you need to be trying to identify and select the “best” school given your individual career goals, learning needs, and other considerations. We believe that in-depth research on your target schools is critical. Here are seven ways you can go beyond the norm to build your understanding of a particular school.
We frequently receive requests for profile evaluations (i.e., what are my chances of getting into School X given my profile?) … MBA Prep School has created an exercise called the Ding Diagnostic which helps applicants do some self-assessment on their candidacy. The more checkmarks (or “dings”) your profile earns on the checklist below the more of a reach a highly selective program will be for you.