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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.
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.
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?
I recently had the honor of hosting a career panel at the “Bridging Your Career with Asia” event, with participants from:
China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) in Shanghai
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST)
Indian School of Business (ISB) in Hyderabad
Nanyang Business School (NBS) in Singapore