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

The interview prep we did was extremely helpful. I think Kellogg went really well! I had so many great examples of why Kellogg and I think I really conveyed that point.

Kellogg Admit

I wanted to again thank you for all the guidance during the MBA application process. Your approach to understand my unique differentiators and knowledge of navigating the application process were both critical. In addition to the value-added feedback on the applications, you provided me with the organizational tools that allowed me to keep track of my workplan and various deadlines.

Wharton Admit

Andrea led a wonderful networking workshop for our Graduate Women in Engineering Group at the University of California, Berkeley. Her passion for her work made this one of the most useful and enjoyable workshops we've ever hosted.

President, Graduate Women in Engineering, UC Berkeley