For Indians targeting an MBA from one of the top schools in USA , here is a piece of good news. Here are 9 options available to fund your dream MBA from one of the top 20 US B-schools. Out of US MBA scholarship options available for international students, we have listed here the scholarship options that are most suitable for Indians. However apart from these there are several other scholarships each school offers that are either need based, merit based, or based on an area of interest .
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Columbia deadlines and essays are now official. If you are planning to apply early, you can get started on your applications now! See below for questions and analysis.
Applicants must complete one short answer question and three essays.
What is your immediate post-MBA professional goal? (51 characters maximum)
Examples of possible responses:
“Work in business development for a media company.”
“Join a strategy consulting firm.”
“Launch a data-management start-up.”
Stanford MBA application deadlines are official for the 2016-2017 application season (Class of 2019). As expected, the deadlines are similar to last year’s. Note, the essay questions have not come out yet, although GSB has repeated questions for many years in a row.
Here is a quick snapshot of the application deadlines in November. Our Apply MBA app user can already see them in the "My Schools" page for the schools that you are applying to.
For those who are not using the app, here is the quick view to the MBA application deadlines of the top schools in November. Download the app to research B-Schools and manage your applications more effectively.
Essay 1: If we were to admit just one more student, make a compelling argument as to why that student should be you by describing an (only one) achievement in your personal / professional life that you are most proud of. What did you do that sets you apart from others? What did you learn? (400 words max)
Here is a quick snapshot of the application deadlines in October. As always those of you using the Apply MBA app can already see them in the My Schools page for the schools that you are applying to.
For those who are not using the app, here is the quick view to the MBA application deadlines of the top schools in October. Download the app to manage your applications more effectively.
Today in our "YourMBAstory" section we are featuring Swati from Chicago who took the difficult decision to apply to top MBA courses when her daughter was just 9 months old. We find her dedication and structured approach to the application process really inspiring. Here is a chat with Kellogg admit Swati.
Here is a quick snapshot of the MBA application deadlines in September. Those of you using the Apply MBA app can already see them in the My Schools page for the schools that you are applying to. We hope for sure that you have added the deadlines to your phone calendar from the app (click the calendar icon next to the deadline) so that you get a reminder 3 days in advance of the actual deadline - well in time to give the last minute touches to your application.
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 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.
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).