We chatted with two key members of the Questrom School of Business admissions team: Dana MacFaun and Liz Wagoner. Dana is the Director of Graduate Admissions for Questrom’s Residential Programs and Liz is the Director of their Online MBA Admissions. They talk about the importance of finding “a good fit” in the admissions process, what they look for in MBA applications, and how they curate diverse cohorts.
The pandemic and test centers closures of 2020 prompted many MBA programs to find ways to accommodate MBA candidates who couldn’t get access to take the GRE and GMAT tests. This year, despite both tests now being available online, some schools are maintaining their test waiver options. Understanding who is a good candidate for a test waiver and how the test waivers work is critical before you consider one.
What does it take to get accepted into one of the world’s top business schools? We spoke with Eric Askins, Executive Director of Full-Time MBA Admissions at UC Berkeley's Haas School of Business, to learn all about their admissions process and the leadership qualities they look for in candidates.
GMAT percentiles are a way of comparing your GMAT score with other test-takers. But how are they calculated? And how do you interpret your percentile ranking? We spoke with Anjali McKenzie, Senior Product Manager at GMAC, to find out.
The interview is one of the most important steps of the MBA application process - and there are several things you can do to prepare for it. We spoke to MBA admissions expert and founder of My MBA Path Petia Whitmore to hear her top MBA interview tips for candidates.
The key to MBA application success lies beyond GMAT scores or work experience. We spoke to Valerie D. James, Assistant Dean of Student Affairs at UC Davis Graduate School of Management, to find out their most important reason for accepting MBA students.
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