Be Interview Ready

The five P's of interviewing are essential! Do you know that Proper Preparation Prevents Poor Presentation?

What’s your brand?

Getting ready for a transition? Looking to explore new paths? How do you get your best out there? Make a lasting impression that differentiates you from others and helps elevate your resume or LinkedIn profile to the top of a recruiter or admission officer’s list.

MBA Success

Are you thinking about an MBA?
The decision to apply to business school is both exhilarating and challenging! Explore ways to maximize your chances of success in the application process.

Manage Your Career Trajectory

Are you evaluating your next career steps?
Should you be looking for a significant career transformation or just looking for avenues to continue to grow and accelerate your path? We’re here to help!

Thoughts on Sloan's 2014-15 essay questions

June 18, 2014

Here are our thoughts on Sloan’s essay questions for the 2014-15 MBA application cycle.

Thoughts on Columbia's 2014-15 essay questions

May 20, 2014

Columbia just released their essay questions for the 2014-15 MBA application cycle. While these topics are almost identical to last year, it’s never too early to start thinking about themes for this year’s applications, so here is our view on how to approach each set.

The 2014/15 Application Cycle has started! HBS and Stanford release questions for the class of 2017.

May 19, 2014

Harvard and Stanford recently released their essay questions for the 2014-15 MBA application cycle. It’s never too early to start thinking about themes for this year’s applications, so here is our view on how to approach each set.

Get ready for your video interview!

September 04, 2013
A teammate once told me that if you want to make someone feel awkward and self-conscious, make them watch a video of themselves doing pretty much anything. I can personally attest to sitting through hours of video, picking apart subtle mannerisms and body language that threatened my verbal message. Awkwardness was common, and occasionally turned to downright horror! It seems like there is nothing like video to bring out the self-critic in nearly everyone.

The How-to's of Recommendations

July 23, 2013

Recommendations letters are often the most challenging aspect of the applications process for many applicants. The dynamics of asking your supervisor for a favor is often tricky, and often asking for a recommendation is an applicant's first disclosure that they are even considering leaving their current job. Add to that the fact that many recommenders have not attended business school themselves, and have not gone through the application process, and it is no surprise that many applicants wait until the last minute to address their recommendation letters. How can you avoid this?