There are many seemingly minor factors that can trip you up when you’re in the final stages of applying to MBA programs. Don’t let these small details be your undoing! Follow the links below to find various tips and tricks that you can use to put the final polish on your applications. We will continue to update these pages as we gather more tips and tricks for finalizing applications. If you have any to share, please contact us!

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

I am eternally grateful for all of your help over the past 4 months. It definitely was the best investment in time and money that I've ever made.

2016 Booth Admit

The mock session was a huge help and you were spot on the one-on-one interview questions. Thanks again for your help!

2017 Wharton Group Interview Participant

Wanted to thank you again for your help in the process and support in the application. I know that I put about as much as I could into those apps - with your help.

2016 Stanford GSB Admit