Events, Tour

Are you MBA Ready? The MBA Tour Africa this October

Posted by The MBA Tour on 22 September 2017 / 0 Comments

Is an MBA in your future?

Take the next step in fulfilling your goal of an MBA.

Attend The MBA Tour in your city!  

Is an MBA the next step to reaching your future goals? The MBA Tour will help you to find the right school and program to earn your degree. Doing your preliminary research online to gather basic information on various programs is a great start to finding your perfect-fit school, but meeting in-person with an actual representative from the school will allow you to better conduct an in-depth analysis of program details, make a personal connection to your school of interest, and have a firm grasp on your top-choice business schools. All of this can be done by attending a free MBA conference hosted by The MBA Tour. Our tours also offer a variety of unique 1:1 and group MeetUps, admissions panels, school presentations, and GMAT strategy sessions.

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Alumni, Advice from Alumni

Profile: UC Riverside, Emily Yang

Posted by TheMBATour on 21 September 2017 / 0 Comments

Emily Yang, MBA alumna, talks about how her classmates influenced her MBA experience while at UC Riverside School of Business.

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Alumni

Alumni Profile: University of Connecticut, Armond Hodge

Posted by TheMBATour on 31 August 2017 / 0 Comments

Armond Hodge earned his MBA from UConn School of Business. Hear his advice for future MBA applicants!

Name: Armond Hodge

School: MBA, UConn School of Business, The University of Connecticut

Profession: Financial Development Rotation Program, Gartner, Inc.

 

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Alumni

Alumni Profile: TCU Neeley, Vinny Nguyen

Posted by TheMBATour on 29 August 2017 / 0 Comments

At TCU Neeley, MBA alumnus Vinny Nguyen was able to leverage his professional experiences, and position himself for success! He also shares advice for potential students.

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Alumni

Alumni Profile: University of Connecticut, Sara Trevisani

Posted by TheMBATour on 24 August 2017 / 0 Comments

Sara Trevisani earned her MBA from the UConn School of Business. Now she's sharing her advice for future applicants and business students. 

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Alumni

Alumni Profile: UC Riverside, Jojo Chen

Posted by TheMBATour on 22 August 2017 / 0 Comments

Jojo Chen, MBA alumna of UC Riverside's A. Gary Anderson Graduate School of Management, discusses her non-traditional MBA background, and how her MBA program helped her convert a summer internship at SolarMax into a post-grad career.   

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Alumni

Alumni Profile: Georgia Tech, Ricky Schwartz

Posted by TheMBATour on 17 August 2017 / 0 Comments

At Georgia Tech's Scheller College of Business, Ricky Schwartz leveraged opportunities inside and outside the classroom, and successfully positioned himself for career success.  

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Alumni

Alumni Profile: Boston College, Kevin Barry

Posted by TheMBATour on 15 August 2017 / 0 Comments

Kevin Barry, MBA alumni of Boston College Carroll School of Management, discusses the unique aspects and greatest assets of his MBA program, how his business school degree helped propel his career at S&P Global. He also shares his "dos and don'ts" for prospective students.

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Guest Post, MBA Essay, Ask an Expert

Pretend They’re Your Uber Driver: Tell Admissions Officers Your Whole Story

Posted by Amanda Gharghour: Admit.Me on 11 August 2017 / 0 Comments

An optional essay is always “optional,” so if you have the opportunity to showcase yourself further on your application--DO IT! It can be a valuable and additive component to your application; however, you must use it to your advantage in the right way.

Many optional essays are open-ended, asking you to include anything additional that you believe the admissions committee should know about you. Some ask specific questions that, if relevant to you, should be addressed. For example, you may be asked about your relocation plan if you are choosing a part-time MBA that is far from where you live currently. If it applies to you, then answer it. In these cases, the optional essay is really only “semi” optional.

In general, keep the following in mind when approaching the optional essay, especially for open-ended cases:

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Alumni

Alumni Profile: SMU Cox, Michael Orr

Posted by TheMBATour on 10 August 2017 / 0 Comments

At SMU Cox, MBA alumni Michael Orr says that the most surprising aspect of his MBA program was the level of personal growth he experienced during the two years. Michael was able to leverage his professional experiences, position himself for success, and develop a "deeper sense of self".

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