Beat The GMAT’s 2012 Write Like an Expert Series – Free Webinar Series

How would an admissions expert answer this year’s top business school essays? Beat The GMAT is back with their annual Write Like an Expert series! In this 14-part webinar series, the world’s leading admissions experts break down this year’s top business school essays.  From HBS to Haas, experts analyze each essay 2012-2013 essay requirement so that you can … Read more

Dinged for HBS Round 2

A lot of people are getting their HBS application decisions today, and I guess I ended up in the majority.  😉  Getting this decision wasn’t that shocking because I knew decisions were already going out for a while, and today was the last day for them to finalize their decision.  Based on that alone, I … Read more

Crawling Across the Finish Line

I hit the submit button for Harvard this morning, with just a handful of minutes before the deadline.  The Harvard essays were definitely tricky, but given that it was my final application, it really wasn’t that bad.  I had already come up with most of the ideas that I needed from doing all of my … Read more

Should Everyone Apply to Harvard?

A few years ago, I was sitting in a room discussing MBA applications with some consulting peers.  At the time, I had not yet decided to go to business school, but most of the others already had and were in the process of applying.  One comment struck me with intrigue: “Everyone should apply to Harvard.” … Read more

Admissions Rates for the Top Business Schools

UPDATE:  For the statistics below, the Clear Admit iPhone app only provided the figures “class size” and “admission rate” in their app.  I used those two figures to back into a number for “total applications.”  The total applications figure is only intended as a ballpark. One of the most difficult data points to find is … Read more

My MBA Essay Gauntlet

I didn’t want to be doing essays and GMAT study at the same time, but things don’t always work out as planned.  This year, I’m planning to apply to six different schools.  This is up from five because I got worried about the competition this year and decided to apply to Michigan as well.  In … Read more