December 4, 2020
At Stratus, we use a team-based approach when supporting our clients as they prepare their MBA applications. Going into the last month before Round 2 submission deadlines, I decided to have some of my talented colleagues share their insights on how you should approach various components of your business school applications. But first, a few…
September 10, 2020
The Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley, has continued to identify questions that help the admissions team get to know the authentic you—and it is important to make sure that shines through in your essays. Although the second essay has been rephrased, it still asks you to assess your leadership style…
September 3, 2020
UNC Kenan-Flagler’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion is highlighted in a new essay question that addresses this topic. Keep Kenan-Flagler’s core values of excellence, leadership, integrity, community, and teamwork in mind as you consider your responses to the program’s essay questions. Here are the published deadlines for UNC Kenan-Flagler for 2020–2021.
August 20, 2020
One of the first schools of business in the United States, NYU Stern welcomed its first class of students in 1900 and quickly established itself as a leader and an innovator of business education. Stern’s culture is truly defined by their location which is in the heart of New York City. Stern’s collaborative, dynamic and diverse culture can be defined simply as IQ + EQ. Their education is fueled by “a community of exceptional individuals who possess both intellectual and interpersonal strengths to act as forces for change by turning ideas into action and inspiring others to their cause.”
July 29, 2020
When Francesca Cornelli stepped into her role as Kellogg’s dean in August 2019, she never could have imagined all the changes that have taken place at Kellogg and all over the world in the past year! While she has jumped in to lead Kellogg during these challenging times, the school’s core values have not changed. If anything, Kellogg wants to see even more deeply that applicants are adaptable and demonstrate the high-impact, low ego approach that informs its culture.
July 23, 2020
In this post, we share some tips on how to approach each question for the 2020-2021 application season. Make sure that all the answers complement rather than repeat each other. You don’t have that many words – every one should be carefully chosen.
July 22, 2020
It may just be the glory days of MIT Sloan. By sitting in the middle of the booming Boston economy, centered in the emerging world of biotech, leading a movement in sustainability, and sitting one block (yes, really one block) away from Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Amazon and more venture capital firms than you can count, MIT Sloan has never been better positioned as a business school.
July 20, 2020
The McCombs School of Business is looking for dynamic, driven people. The program gets better and stronger every year, and they want to admit students who will keep that forward momentum going. As you go about your essays, demonstrate that that’s exactly what you would do.
July 20, 2020
Cornell is known as a culture that works, learns, and plays hard. Does this represent your life? If it does, share the details with Johnson. Investment banker and whiskey connoisseur, that’s what we are talking about. Being the social catalyst for your group counts at Cornell. After all, Ithaca winters are cold and dark.
June 8, 2020
Like many of us, CBS just wants to be loved. For a successful candidate, that means making it clear to CBS that it is your first (and possibly only) choice for business school and that you possess the leadership qualities to succeed. If this is you—and you want the best chance of being accepted—then applying…
June 7, 2020
Updated for 2020/2021 Application Season The University of Michigan-Ross MBA experience is filled with a tight group of classmates who love to work together and who spend plenty of time learning outside of the classroom. Not only is it an opportunity to take classes from world-renown professors, participate in a Multidisciplinary Action based Project (MAP), or start an…
June 2, 2020
This post shares essay prompts for the 2020-2021 admissions cycle. Click here to view our collection of MBA admissions deadlines and notification dates. The schools are listed in the order they appear on US News & World Report’s 2020 Best Business Schools. Schools highlighted in red have not released their essay prompts for this admissions…