One Action That Will Dramatically Improve Your Application

Having reviewed thousands of applications during my career in business school admissions, including as head of Admissions at INSEAD, I believe that the single most important action you can take is to spend significant time on self-reflection. Business schools don’t just want to hear about your academic excellence and professional triumphs. They want to know who you are, what you care about and what makes … [ Read more ]

Should Women Apply for the MBA Differently than Men?

What did we observe when we ran the admissions offices at Wharton and INSEAD? Without falling into clumsy stereotypes, we often perceived a difference in how men and women told their personal stories. We’ve summarized a few reflections and insights for women who want to secure their place at a top business school.

How to Finance Your MBA: Top Tips

The best time to start planning your financing is before you apply to business school. After all, you’re committing to one of the biggest financial investments you’re likely to make at the same time you forego an annual salary. If cost is one of your key considerations, the good news is that there’s a vast array of financing options to make it all possible. But … [ Read more ]