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Insider Insight to Nail the Ross Essay (and Short Answers!)

How To Get Into University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business Learn How   The Ross essay starts off by asking a fairly standard question about your short-term and long-term goals. Then it gets more difficult with three short answer questions culled from nine different choices. Follow this approach to help tackle the long and… View Article

MBAnalysis Blog: Yale SOM – Full of Surprises

As Yale School of Management becomes one of the first business school to release its application dates, it is clear that Yale has now cemented its place among the top ten-ish business schools. But it has not always been this way. In fact, it took about 20 years for the Yale School of Organization and Management –… View Article

How to Write a Great HBS Essay

How To Get Into Harvard University’s Harvard Business School Learn How   HBS asks an open-ended question that can be hard to decipher but really, the admissions committee is just looking to learn more about who you are and what drives you. Follow this approach to help put together a strong and compelling HBS essay…. View Article

MBAnalysis Blog: Ross’ Essays Devious? Yes!

How To Get Into University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business Learn How   On Thursday, May 25, 2017, University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business unveiled its new application deadlines and essays. They seem to be really excited by them. Clearly, a lot of care has been taken in moving away from last year’s… View Article

Six Tips for MBA Application Preparation in June

Only 100 days until Round 1 MBA applications are due! Before you read on, visit the websites of ALL of the programs you are considering and sign up to receive information. You will be notified when each school’s application comes live as well as receive some school specific tips from admissions. Now, what else should… View Article

MBAnalysis Blog: Does “Size Matter” When Getting an MBA?

When asked why one business school is not like the other, most applicants will talk about things like scores, job placement, industries that grads go into, location, weather, and a few other things. What prospective applicants are less likely to mention is class size. This is always surprising to me, because out of all the… View Article

MBAnalysis Blog: When to Apply to Business School?

As essay questions and deadlines begin to be posted for most of the top business schools, one of the first questions that comes to mind is, “When should I apply?” or, more specifically, “What round should I apply in?” With most schools, there will be three rounds of application deadlines: generally in September, early January… View Article

MBAnalysis Blog: The Forte Foundation

If you are a woman and considering business school, you must connect with the Forte Foundation which is a non-profit dedicated to helping women attend business school and then succeed professionally. They do this through scholarships, mentorship, conferences, workshops, networking and in other ways. As Elissa Sangster, the Executive Director explains, “the Forte Fellowship is not… View Article

MBAnalysis Blog: NYC, Fashion, and One-Year MBAs

NYU Stern recently announced two new one-year MBA programs with one focused on Technology and the other on Fashion & Luxury. Both programs are May to May programs with the first cohort starting in 2018 with applications due this fall. The addition of these programs are unsurprising, given NYU’s integration with Silicon Alley (the name given to… View Article

Indian Women: Six Tips to Get Admitted to a Top MBA Program

Business schools are luring the best female candidates from the around the world and enrollment of women is on the rise at top programs. Here are six things Indian women applicants can do to increase their odds. 1. Portray a Well-Rounded Profile Admission to Indian educational institutions is focused on academic history. Business schools around… View Article