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Increasing number of GMAT applicants, is this the era of B-Schools? | ApplyMBA Blog

Day-by-day, the total number of GMAT test applicants has been increasing. The exam conducting authority, GMAC has encountered enhanced competition in comparison to GRE, its competitive entrance exam. Undoubtedly, this shows that the demand for management courses among the young managers has been increased in recent years.

Advice on Acing the MBA Interview | ApplyMBA Blog

Interview invitations are rapidly rolling out. Now is the time to ensure you are ready for this important final stage in the application process.

First, if you have already received an interview invitation, congrats! All of your hard work on the applications, essays and GMAT/GRE may have gotten you this far, but do not rest on your laurels. The interview is one of the most important parts of the process and it is crucial that you are adequately prepared.

How To Build Your Extracurricular Profile for MBA Applications : ApplyMBA Blog

To give you a head start and keep you on track in the New Year, Personal MBA Coach has launched a 4-part series this January: Kick-Start Your MBA Planning!

Here is the second part of the series: Building And Improving Your Extracurricular Profile

(In case you missed it, check out part 1: Make Your Career Work For You)

New Year Resolutions 2018 | ApplyMBA Blog

It’s time for those New Year’s Resolutions!

Eat healthier.

Exercise more.

Spend more time with your family.

These may be the resolutions you had in mind. But for those of you hoping that 2018 is the year you apply to business school, add business school planning to the list!

To give you a head start and keep you on track in the New Year, Personal MBA Coach is launching a 4-part series this January: Kick-Start Your MBA Planning!

Here is the first: Make Your Career Work For You!

Are your applications really ready to go? | ApplyMBA Blog

With the first of the round 2 deadlines in just over 2 weeks, it is time to do a status check on your progress and make sure your applications are solid. For some of you, waiting until next year (or for a select few considering round 3) may be the way to go.

Unsure if your applications are ready? Here are a few things to look out for.


Last Minute Tips On Preparing Your Recommenders | ApplyMBA Blog

Whether you dragged your feet in asking for an LOR or your recommender has had too many other things on his/her plate, you might find yourself in a crunch to get your letters submitted in time. But don’t panic. Even with limited time, there are some clear steps you can take to ensure that your recommendations shine.

Is Now the Time to Apply to Business School? | ApplyMBA Blog

With the year rapidly coming to a close and round 2 application deadlines just around the corner, many of you may be contemplating an MBA but have not yet pulled the trigger. You may be asking yourself if you are ready to apply this year. Here are some key indicators that you may not want to wait. If you have taken the GMAT/GRE (or think you could do so in time) and some or all of the following ring true, consider kicking your application process into high gear, today!


Do you really need an MBA? | ApplyMBA Blog

We regularly receive queries from MBA applicants who desperately want to go to business school. In fact, they want to go to a particular school and only want to know how we can make that happen for them immediately. They are focused on a very specific and ambitious goal. However, as we probe a bit deeper and discuss post-MBA goals, we come to question whether the MBA is actually the right step for them.

How to Get a Great Letter of Recommendation | ApplyMBA Blog

The letter of recommendation allows the Admission Committee to better understand the character and competence of an applicant through the testimony of other parties.

It is important that you give extra attention to the letter of recommendation. The recommendation must not only be extremely positive but also project an image of you that fits with the rest of your application.