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  1. Essential Advice For Online MBAs From Those Who Have Been There & Done It
    How do online MBAs find balance – and even an occasional seven hour night of sleep? Each year, P&Q asks the top-ranked online MBA programs to nominate two graduates to represent them among our Best & Brightest MBAs. As part of the nomination process, these top students offer advice to applicants who are following in their footsteps. From monitoring your health to setting expectations, here … [ Read more ]

  2. When To Start Your MBA Application
    Applying for the MBA represents more than the next step in your career, but the opportunity to pause amid the velocity of your fast-paced life and enter a meaningful process of self-discovery. It’s an invitation to really think about where you want to see yourself five to 10 years, what matters most to you, and what you have to offer in both the classroom and … [ Read more ]

  3. Deciding If A B-School’s Culture Is Right For You
    Stacy Blackman discusses how applicants can measure school culture when deciding on a b-school.

  4. MBA Interview Mistakes To Avoid: Before & After
    The MBA interview process is a relational experience, and the sphere of influence extends beyond your interviewer. As a Fortuna Admissions coach and Columbia Business School alum, as well as a former Deloitte Consulting recruiting lead, I’ve been on both sides of the fence. Here are 7 top tips for approaching the MBA interview holistically, from lead up to follow up, and ensuring that you … [ Read more ]

  5. 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 ]

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...