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  1. Writing a Powerful MBA Essay: Part 1 – The Essentials
    Your business school essays are about bringing your story to life and providing context to your application by connecting the dots. You’ll want to capture an admissions reviewer’s attention with your story and authenticity, persuading them to learn more by inviting you to interview. To get there, your essays should convey a strong sense of who you are as a person and what makes you … [ Read more ]

  2. 4 DON’Ts For Your MBA Essay
    When you sit down to write your MBA essay, there are certain things you should aim for: a clear, realistic goal; examples from your experience to show your skills and personal qualities in action; a personable tone that makes the adcom want to get to know you better.   But I really want to discuss common essay writing mistakes that you should stay away from! Here they … [ Read more ]

  3. What Makes A Great Business School?
    When considering taking an MBA, the choice of the business school is crucial. With so many institutions offering postgraduate courses around the world, it can be very difficult. Relying on rankings alone isn’t a very good idea, since each publication calculates rankings in its own way (often undisclosed) and you may end up even more confused. Besides, an institution may look perfect on paper and … [ Read more ]

  4. Three Ways to Distinguish Yourself in Your MBA Essays
    Here are three key writing strategies that will immediately improve your writing and help you highlight what is distinctive about you.

  5. What You Need To Know To Prep For Your MBA Interview
    Getting an interview invitation is exciting – you’re a step closer to pursuing your MBA at your top choice program! Now you need to prepare for your interview with the same focus that has gotten you this far in the application process. Here are some areas to help you focus your preparation

Most Popular Prospective MBA Resources

  1. BizDeansTalk - A Discussion on Management Education for all stakeholders
    A blog on various topics related to management education, written by the editor of Biz Ed (Della Bradshaw) and two business school deans (Paul Danos of Tuck and Santiago Iniguez of IE).

  2. Association of MBAs MBA Fair
    MBA Fair with international focus

  3. Moving Beyond the Classroom With Executive Education
    Keeping your executives current on the latest developments in their fields has to be a top priority of any organization. HBS professor Dorothy Leonard discusses the latest thinking in adult education, distance learning, and mentoring. PLUS: Coverage of the Adult Learning Workshop at Harvard Business School.

  4. The MBA Page – Requirements, Time planning, GMAT & TOEFL Pointers
    Written by a Malaysian student who entered an MBA program in the U.S. this article may be useful for international students. Topics include: - Thinking about doing an MBA? - Where to start? - Typical profile/requirements of an MBA student - Time planning - The GMAT and TOEFL Test - Research the School - MBA Costs - Managing Expectations - … [ Read more ]

  5. FT MBA Discussion Forums
    considering the source there isn't much meat to this forum but still might be worth checking out, especially the thread on the value of rankings...