Many have been asking us to publish a post on the Wharton Deferred MBA (i.e. Moelis Advance Access Program). If you’re not aware of it, here’s a quick snapshot and some statistics. Wharton Deferred MBA Statistics: Average GMAT, GPA, experience, class profile Till a while back, the program was exclusively for University of Pennsylvania … Read more
The most common start to an MBA admissions interview is a friendly, open-ended question: “Tell me about yourself.” It is the only interview question that is so famous as to have its own acronym, TMAYS.
There are regular interviews, and there are stress interviews. Neither approach is good or bad – as long as the interviewer is professional, has a solid reason for it and is in complete control of the process. But, what do you do when you realise early in the interview that the interviewer is out of … Read more
When a seemingly simple and innocuous question is put to you at an MBA admissions interview, you may start to feel overconfident and tell yourself that you’re almost there. But beware. Looks are deceptive, and you may be about to trip and fall. A few business schools are known to ask their MBA applicants bizarre … Read more
We’ve said this earlier and we’ll say it again. We love how IMD Switzerland has designed their selection process to test MBA applicants on their communication skills, analytical ability and leadership potential. The admission team uses the regular tools of the trade (GMAT, essays et al) and then adds their own unique flavour to the … Read more
Khalid Khan shares his experience and approach that helped him get into Saïd Business School (SBS) at the Oxford University – one of the oldest and most universities in the world.
Click here to learn how to get into. Harvard Business School It is a tough world out there in the Harvard Business School community. The level of excellence they demand is evident in their extremely selective application process (read Harvard Business School Application Information: MBA Crystal Ball).
Encouraged by the response to her previous article (How I got into Stanford MBA and Columbia from India), Mahak Garg is back to share more tips on how to crack the Stanford GSB and Columbia MBA interviews.
Your interpretation of power dressing for an important interview may backfire if you depend solely on your basic instincts. Overdoing it or taking it back to the stone age may end up exposing more than you bargained for – your lack of dressing etiquette for starters. For international students, knowing what to wear for MBA … Read more
How should you dress for an MBA interview? What should you know about body language, handshakes, eye contact when you meet the interviewer in person? What about Skype interviews where you aren’t exactly in front of the interviewer and yet you are? Sudershan ‘Suds’ Tirumala (Regional Director, Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth), shares tips … Read more
At IMD Switzerland, an MBA interview isn’t just a regular interview. It’s a full-blown, highly intensive, day-long affair that only a select few applicants from around the world will get to experience first-hand. You’ll be navigating a minefield of case interviews, personal interviews, presentations, group discussion, sample class, alumni lunch (where you are still being … Read more
MBA rejection rates at the best MBA colleges in the world are very high – often in the 75%-80% range. It’s a known fact that MBA rejection rates for Indians are higher.