Wharton MBA Essay Questions 2014-2015

Wharton MBA School

Wharton MBA Essay Questions have also been released with The Wharton School removing one question from their application and changing the goals question from the question used last year.  Wharton has also released its MBA Application Deadlines 2014-2015.  Wharton will be using a common recommendation form as have a number of other schools, including Harvard Business School, Stanford Graduate School of Business, Yale School of Management, University of Virginia Darden School of Business, The University of Chicago … [Read more...]

Wharton MBA Application Deadlines 2014-2015

Wharton MBA School

Wharton MBA Application Deadlines have been posted with similar dates as the application deadlines for The Wharton School last year. Wharton MBA Application Deadlines Round 1 – October 1, 2014 Submission Deadline; December 16, 2014 Notification Date Round 2 – January 5, 2014 Submission Deadline; February 24, 2015 Notification Date Round 3 – March 26, 2015 Submission Deadline; May 5, 2015 Notification Date Wharton MBA-Lauder and JD/MBA Application Deadlines Round 1 – October 1, 2014 Submission Deadline; December … [Read more...]

MBA Entrepreneurship Panel (AIGAC 2014)

MBA Leadership Programs

On May 29th,  I had the distinct pleasure of moderating the MBA's for Entrepreneurs Panel at the 2014 AIGAC (Association of Graduate Admissions Consultants) Conference. Thank you very much to my extraordinary panelists: MBA Entrepreneurship Panel Columbia Business School - Associate Director Emily McClain Haas School of Business - Senior Associate Director Erin Kellerhals McCombs School of Business - Rodrigo Malta, Director MBA Admissions MIT Sloan School of Management - Director of Admissions Dawna … [Read more...]

MBA Application Components

Michael Cohan

What are the different components of an MBA application?  These include general information, academic background (test scores included), employment history (resume included), extracurricular activities/community service, awards, essay questions other questions, the application fee, and recommendations.  Schools might not ask for all of the information covered here or ask for the information as broken down in these sections. General Information At the beginning of the online application the school gathers … [Read more...]

MBA Admissions Criteria – How am I evaluated?

Michael Cohan

What are the MBA Admissions Criteria used by Admissions Committees in evaluating my candidacy?  Understanding the MBA Admissions Criteria helps you in both preparing optimal MBA applications and selecting schools at which to apply.  You should prepare each component of the MBA application (essays, resume, work history, etc.) to address (show strength) in one or more of the MBA evaluation criteria.  Choosing MBA Schools at which to apply and determining stretch, target, and safety schools is dependent upon the … [Read more...]