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How to Write a Compelling Georgetown McDonough Essay

Georgetown is asking a new question this year and giving applicants 500 words to answer: Describe a defining moment when you were challenged and exceeded expectations. The moment can be a professional or personal one. If personal, then please also include how it had an impact on your professional development. With this question, Georgetown University’s… View Article

MBA Candidates: How To Successfully Transition to a Healthcare Career

Healthcare is the leading producer of jobs in the United States, accounting for almost 16 million jobs as of the end of last year according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. It’s an industry that’s ripe with opportunities for driven individuals to excel. So how do you get your foot in the door? One of… View Article

MBAnalysis Blog: 6 Things that Stop the MBA Admissions Clock

If you are reading this article you are probably bleary eyed, as the last minutes to submission deadlines are upon you. For some of you this may mean the light at the end of the tunnel, while for others it may mean a train is bearing down on you. So as the light gets closer,… View Article

October Tips to Get Ready for MBA Round 2 Submissions

As many aspiring MBA students are wrapping up Round 1 applications or anxiously awaiting a coveted interview invite, perhaps you haven’t even started yet! Don’t worry. If you use your time wisely, you can have several applications complete and ready to submit before Christmas. Here’s what you need to be doing in October. 1. Create… View Article

MBA Application Timing: Tick, Tock…What Do I Do?

Should I apply to my top choice MBA programs in Round 1 or Round 2? A few tips to help you make that decision. Over the next ten days, round 1 deadlines for many of the top schools will start piling up. Yale SOM, London Business School, Stanford GSB, Wharton, Kellogg, INSEAD, Chicago Booth, UC-Berkeley… View Article

London Calling! Five Tips for the LBS Essays

What makes the London Business School — the London Business School? In its own words it is continued business impact, global growth, and world-class people. LBS is particularly proud of its global, multi-national student body who hail from a variety of professional backgrounds and of the strong, inclusive community that results: “[w]e nurture our students… View Article

MBAnalysis Blog: MBA Videos – To Do or Not To Do? That is the Question

One question I am frequently asked by candidates who have the option of submitting a video or writing an essay is, “Which should I choose?” (Of course, some of the time it is not an option, you have to do a video.) But if you DO have the choice, here are some things to think… View Article

Chicago Business Journal: How to Prepare Your Chicago Booth Application

by Jeff Thomas, Stratus Admissions Counseling CEO The Chicago Booth School of Business (Chicago Booth) features an academically rigorous program, with an emphasis on questioning conventional wisdom, conveniently located in one of the world’s largest metropolitan areas. The Chicago metro area is home to more than 30 Fortune 500 companies in the consumer foods, financial,… View Article