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Posted by | December 11, 2019
Scholarship talk- lessons learned from successful MBA and MIM awards

Nothing beats seeing a client receive a generous scholarship to a top school! The cost of MBA and MiM education is high and scholarships can make a major difference in...

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Posted by | December 6, 2019
How to waive TOEFL on an MBA or MiM application

TOEFL= Test of English as a Foreign Language- and is a requirement at most schools. It's much more widespread than GMAT. This week we got 2 TOEFL waivers for our...

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Posted by | November 29, 2019
Retaking GMAT

One of the most common questions I receive is whether to retake GMAT. If your score is well below the average for the school you are applying, you probably have...

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Posted by | October 2, 2018
MBA & Master school fairs: what you need to know

This fall there are a series of good fairs that allow candidates to interact with schools face-to-face. Because I also attend the fairs, I can offer a few tips on...

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Posted by | September 26, 2018
EMBA v MBA?

A common dilemma facing applicants is whether to apply to Executive or full-time programs. The simple answer is that EMBA programs cater to applicants with 10+ years of managerial experience...

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Posted by | September 12, 2018
Diversity in the corporate world — fact check

A renown business school asks its applicants to disclose qualities they use to "succeed when dealing with diversity in the corporate world?" I personally find this a strange question because in...

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Posted by | September 12, 2018
What to read for GMAT and before the MBA- with good free suggestions.

I often get asked by both GMAT/ GRE/ EA test takers and clients that have been admitted to business school for reading lists. For a list of current excellent books...

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Posted by | April 10, 2018
FT editorial: Business education goes faster, younger, cheaper

The FT has written an editorial painting a pessimistic picture of MBA institutions and the value of the degree. They claim that the modern workforce prefers a high caliber master's,...

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Posted by | April 10, 2018
Take-aways from a Stanford acceptance

I am happy to announce an acceptance at Stanford this year. Statistically this is the most difficult MBA to get into with an acceptance rate at around 6%, so naturally we...

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Posted by | September 4, 2017
Growth of the MiM

Today the FT reported that the Masters in management enjoys faster growth than the MBA (https://www.ft.com/content/73469dac-868c-11e7-8bb1-5ba57d47eff7). The articles states that "many students see the course as a quicker, cheaper route...

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