Many of you may be in a panic because you don’t have a lot of volunteer engagement outside of what you do for work every day. This is common. What I wouldn't recommend that you do is: six months before the application is due, add
What most schools are looking for is about three to five years of experience post-undergrad with promotions or salary increases or a way to indicate that you are a top performer. You want to show that you’ve achieved a lot in a short period of
Let’s talk about your career goals, which is the bedrock of a business school application. You've got good goals if they're realistic and relevant. By realistic, I mean you can absolutely change function and industry. Most people are. Otherwise, why else would you go back
As you know by now, business school is all about career goals. It's all about where you want to be, and you want to choose programs that will help you get there. That doesn't always mean top-5. For instance, if you're going into entertainment and
Here's the thing: schools will take both. They'll take the GMAT or the GRE, and it's completely up to you with which one you're going to take. My advice is that you take the GMAT if you're going into some of those heavy-hitting industries like
Most admissions consultants will say ‘focus in on your strengths,’ but when I worked in admissions, I would see that most applicants had the same strengths: they've all run marathons, they traveled the world, they were promoted. It was kind of all the same thing.