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How to research on Business Schools

How to Shortlist MBA Universities

Researching on business schools and taking time out to find the best possible options for yourself can be very rewarding and lead to making more intelligent choices. But how do you begin and go about the entire process?

1. Do you make a list of colleges based on geography, course structure and placements?
2. Do you look at things like environment, international student body and social factors?
3. Or do you look at placements, ROI and brand?

MIT Sloan Class of 2018 Essay Question Analysis | Apply MBA Blog

MIT now has just one required essay, a second shorter essay to write if you have been invited to interview and an optional essay. MIT Sloan tends to like behavioral questions, and they should! They force you to reflect on your work experience and demonstrate strong performance.

Main Question:

Tell us about a recent success you had: How did you accomplish this? Who else was involved? What hurdles did you encounter? What type of impact did this have? (500 words or fewer).

HBS Class of 2018 Essay Question Analysis | Apply MBA Blog

HBS has one required question this year and while it is very simple and straightforward, there are many things to consider when drafting a response.

Question: It’s the first day of class at HBS. You are in Aldrich Hall meeting your “section.” This is the group of 90 classmates who will become your close companions in the first-year MBA classroom. Our signature case method participant-based learning model ensures that you will get to know each other very well. The bonds you collectively create throughout this shared experience will be lasting.

MBA Application Essay Tips : How to prepare for Business School essays | Apply MBA Blog

MBA applications are sum of many parts - GMAT, essays , recommendations, grades, interviews among others. Out of that essays are one of the more important deciding factors in your application. Candidates with good grades and GMAT scores are denied admission over candidates who have not excelled academically or have poor GMAT scores.


Because of their essays. And it is not because the standard of english of one essay is better than the other. Essays are vital to communicate to the admissions committee about who you are and what you stand for.

4 things you should do immediately after your GMAT to prepare for MBA admissions | Apply MBA Blog

If you are done with your GMAT , you have only got one part of the application process out of your way. In this blog we talk about some MBA preparation basics- what you should do before diving into the nitty gritties of the application process. Without further delay here are the top 4 things you should do right now to kickstart your MBA application process.