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Read about the experiences of other MBA students, alumni, and industry insiders! In this section, we cover a variety of aspects when it comes to choosing your MBA program – from exploring different schools and programs to study destinations to more practical topics.

6 top tips for applying to the Cambridge MBA
5 min. reading
MBA Admissions
08/08/2022
6 top tips for applying to the Cambridge MBA
Thinking about applying to the Cambridge MBA? We spoke to the Head of MBA Admissions & Recruitment, Emily Brierley, who offered a series of insightful tips on the process. She covered the first steps of applying - including the interview stage - before discussing the collegiate system, financial aid, and more.
5 questions (and answers) on the IE University graduate application process
5 min. reading
MBA Admissions
20/07/2022
5 questions (and answers) on the IE University graduate application process
Planning on applying to one of the world’s top business schools? MBAGRADSCHOOLS spoke to IE University’s Head of Admissions & Enrollment, Elizabeth Hutchinson, to get the inside scoop on the IE University application process.
This is what an MBA application form looks like
4 min. reading
MBA Admissions
13/07/2022
This is what an MBA application form looks like
Although the requirements for each MBA program tend to differ, the application process itself is similar at most business schools. Here’s what you can expect to find in an MBA application form.
6 tips when applying for an MBA in Germany and entering the German job market
4 min. reading
MBA Admissions
13/06/2022
6 tips when applying for an MBA in Germany and entering the German job market
MBA admissions processes are never the easiest of tasks. Aside from being inherently time-consuming, the fear of “not getting it right” is ever-present. Luckily, we caught up with Associate Director of Admissions at WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management, Megan Heikamp, who gave us her top tips on applying for an MBA in Germany and how to flourish in the German job market.
GMAT vs. GRE: A test prep expert explains the key differences
4 min. reading
MBA Admissions
31/05/2022
GMAT vs. GRE: A test prep expert explains the key differences
If you’re planning on applying for an MBA program, there’s a very good chance you’ll have to take a GMAT or GRE test. What is the GMAT vs. GRE? Where are they used and how do they compare? To find out, we spoke to test prep expert and co-founder of Apex GMAT, Mike Diamond.
Yale SOM application tips: How to pass one of the world’s toughest admissions processes
7 min. reading
MBA Admissions
20/05/2022
Yale SOM application tips: How to pass one of the world’s toughest admissions processes
Planning on applying to Yale School of Management at one of their upcoming intakes? MBAGRADSCHOOLS has got you covered. In this article, we take a deep dive into the process to give you our top Yale SOM application tips on how to approach one of the world’s toughest business schools to get into.
How to showcase leadership in your MBA application
3 min. reading
MBA Admissions
04/05/2022
How to showcase leadership in your MBA application
How can you showcase leadership in your MBA application? Every school asks for this in an MBA application - but what exactly are they looking for and why is it important? Candy Lee LaBalle of LaBalle Admissions explains it all by telling us why a big fat leadership title is not enough, how the five I’s can help you define good leadership, and how to best showcase your leadership on an application.
Which MBA format is right for me?
5 min. reading
Editor's pick
06/04/2022
Which MBA format is right for me?
Full-time, part-time, hybrid, online… MBA programs come in a range of formats, making it difficult to know which one is best for you. We decided to ask admissions consultant Barbara Coward for some advice on choosing the right MBA format.
You won’t be the same person after an MBA
4 min. reading
MBA Admissions
25/03/2022
You won’t be the same person after an MBA
When it comes to an MBA, there are never any guarantees - not with your career, not with your salary, not with your network. But, according to Erin O’Brien, Chief Enrolment and Marketing Officer at the University at Buffalo School of Management, there’s one thing that an MBA can definitely do for you…
A 700+ GMAT score is easier than you think
4 min. reading
MBA Admissions
21/03/2022
A 700+ GMAT score is easier than you think
The GMAT is a fundamental part of any MBA application - but how important is a good score? Mike Diamond, the co-founder of Apex GMAT, says the true value of the GMAT doesn’t come from your final score, but from the process leading up to your exam.
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