There are many seemingly minor factors that can trip you up when you’re in the final stages of applying to MBA programs. Follow the links below to find various tips and tricks that you can use to put the final polish on your applications. 

Essays

 

General Essay Tips 

Things to consider before you start writing!

Word Count Tips & Tricks

Advice on how to get your essays down to the required length

Common Errors 

How to avoid common grammatical and punctuation mistakes

Interviews

 

Sample Interview Questions 

What kinds of questions you might encounter in an interview

MBA Elevator Pitch 

How to answer that seemingly simple question, "Why do you want an MBA?"

Thank-You Examples

Why a well-written thank-you note is important, along with examples

Other resources

 

LinkedIn for MBAs 

How to leave a lasting impression on LinkedIn

Thanks again for all of your help throughout the process. I found your advice along the way to be incredibly helpful in elevating my application quality to the next level.

LBS Admit

The Sparrey Consulting mock interview for Wharton was crucial for me. First, simply the experience of "walking through" the interview gave me insight into how it would feel on game-day. As a result, I ultimately felt very confident in the interview which allowed me to relax and answer the interviewer's questions calmly and clearly. Second, the summary of my performance provided hours after the mock interview was eye opening. The notes provided were incredibly thorough and covered what worked and areas for improvement. Without Andrea's insight, I am certain that I would not have identified those weaknesses. 

Wharton Group Mock Interview Participant

Looking back to where I started when we first spoke I think back in 2012/2013, it has certainly been a long journey to this point, and I couldn't have done it without your help, from crafting essays, to thinking about career tracks, and to prepping for case interviews.

Career Client