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Should MBA Scholarship Money Impact Your Choice of Business School?

A brief look at MBA DecisionWire shows leading MBA programs offering scholarship money, either need-based or merit-based, to encourage admitted candidates to enroll. This may be the result of competing for a smaller pool of top applicants amidst declining application volume (particularly in the USA and Europe). This scholarship money reduces... Read more »

NYU Stern MBA Interview Questions & Report: Round 3 / Adcom / Zoom

Interview was held on a weekday afternoon via Zoom. Woman interviewing me was not an alum, but rather a part-time employee on adcom, from what I understood. We had a friendly chat to start things out about New York. Then she wanted to make sure we had plenty of time,... Read more »

MIT Sloan MBA Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Adcom / Zoom

The interview was kept very strict to 30 minutes, which was unlike every other interview I did. The interviewer had thoroughly read my entire application. Overall, my interviewer was polite it was a pleasant experience. There was some small talk in the beginning, but then we got right to it.... Read more »

Real Humans of Google: Jamie Ulrich, Wharton MBA ’22, AI Consultant

Sometimes the desire to attend business school isn’t about the success in the end, but rather the academic setting in which you build your skills. Such was the case with our featured Real Humans: Alumni Jamie Ulrich, who pursued an MBA at The Wharton School and earned the skill set and... Read more »

UVA Darden MBA Class of 2022 Achieves Record Mean Salary

According to the UVA Darden employment report for the MBA Class of 2022, graduates continued a streak of record-breaking salary numbers. Ninety-three percent of the 395 graduates sought employment post-MBA. Ninety-four percent received a job offer by graduation and, within three months, that figure landed at 97.5 percent. Ninety-one percent... Read more »

Real Humans of Microsoft: Nandita Jaya, Carnegie Mellon Tepper MBA ’21, Program Manager

Working in tech necessitates the kind of innovative thinking that not just asks  how, but what, and why. Nandita Jaya found that Carnegie Mellon Tepper broadened her business thought process, enabling her to exceed her goals at the company she wanted to join. In this edition of Real Humans: Alumni,... Read more »

CBS MBA Interview Questions & Report: Early Decision / Alumnus / Zoom

It was a standard interview, and lasted about 45 mins. Was asked on why MBA, Why Columbia and goals (both short-term and long-term). He asked to elaborate a bit more on my long-term goals to understand the context, and few follow-ups on that. The tone was very conversational, and felt... Read more »

The Week Ahead: MBA Deadlines & Decisions, March 20-24, 2023

Welcome back to the series, The Week Ahead, in which we provide a brief rundown of what is happening in MBA admissions this week! Round 2 final decisions are coming. Round 2 decisions are starting to roll out, Round 3 application deadlines are also beginning. Monday, March 20, IESE is... Read more »

MBA Wire Taps 282—Fighter pilot, low GPA. Carlson versus Bocconi. Tepper versus Ross, online MBA.

This week’s episode tackles ‘March Madness’ – of the MBA admissions variety – as more and more top MBA programs are releasing their final decisions for Round 2. UPenn / Wharton is one of the many programs scheduled to release their decisions this upcoming week. Graham highlighted a recently published... Read more »

GMAT Score Chart & Why Your Score Matters

The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a standardized test that measures the abilities of prospective MBA students in analytical writing, integrated reasoning, quantitative reasoning, and verbal reasoning. Your GMAT score provides business schools with a standardized measure of your academic skills and aptitudes that can be compared to those... Read more »

Admissions Tip: Choosing Between Business Schools

Many successful MBA applicants face the enviable – but often agonizing — decision of choosing between programs. Though we know that those of you in this position will already be juggling an overwhelming amount of information about the schools on your short lists, we wanted to offer a few pointers... Read more »

Real Humans of Google: Diana Cruz, Michigan Ross MBA ’19 , Global Customer Care Manager

Many MBAs enter their program looking for a career where they can improve people’s lives. In this edition of Real Humans: Alumni, Diana Cruz describes her search for a company whose values aligned with her own, and how Michigan Ross helped her hone the innovation and strategy skills she is building... Read more »

‘Big Tech’ Jobs & Careers Remain Popular with MBA Graduates

Take a closer look at MBA graduates’ tech industry jobs placement overall and at Big Tech firms for the full-time MBA Classes of 2018 to 2022. Despite a recent decline in tech industry hiring, the technology sector continues to be a popular choice for MBA graduates because it provides them... Read more »

Real Humans of Carlyle: Lucie Holliday, NYU Stern MBA ’22, ESG Associate

As companies seek sustainability in the face of international challenges like war, hunger, and climate change, many aspiring business leaders are leveraging their background in social impact to help companies secure their future, and ours. In this edition of Real Humans: Alumni, Lucie Holliday describes her journey to her MBA... Read more »

Dartmouth Tuck MBA Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Second-Year Student / Zoom

I applied by December 1st (guaranteed interview) and interviewed on December 6th with a second-year student via Zoom: Interviewer: Intro, Agenda, Little about themself Questions (obviously from a template, but follow-up questions led to more of a conversational back-and-forth) – Walk me through your resume / tell me about yourself.... Read more »

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