Guest Post, The Unconventional MBA

The Unconventional MBA: From Science to Entertainment

Posted by Dilani Rabindran on 04 May 2016 / 0 Comments

In the first post of our newest blog series, The Unconventional MBA, Dilani Rabindran shares how her MBA allowed her to transition from undergrad scientist to entertainment executive. 

Dilani Rabindran

MBA, DeGroote School of Business, McMaster University.
 Manager of International Marketing and Sales, Tribal Arts Productions

Most people are confused as to why I pursued my MBA, and my current roles as a South Indian film production executive and columnist, when they hear that my undergraduate degree is in Genetic Biology, with a minor in Mathematics and Statistics from McMaster University. I can’t blame them – my path is nothing short of avant-garde.

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Introducing...a New blog series! The "Unconventional" MBA

Posted by Stephanie Millner on 03 May 2016 / 0 Comments

From unique undergrad majors and work experience, to creative career paths and industries, in our new blog series we're exploring the world of the "unconventional" MBA. 

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Advice from Alumni

Alumni Advice: Finding an Internship

Posted by Stephanie Millner on 20 April 2016 / 0 Comments

Summer is around the corner! While thoughts of beach vacations may come to mind, current MBA students are focusing on one thing: securing an internship. 

A summer internship is an extremely important component of your MBA. It allows you to apply the knowledge you've gained and make connections that could lead to a full time position post graduation. Internships also allow you to test the waters of a career or field in which you are interested. 

MBA interns aren't fetching coffee and filing papers, far from it. These internships come with high salaries and lots of responsibility. So how does one go about getting that internship offer? We asked MBA alumni to provide us with their advice. 

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Applying for your MBA is a Marathon, Not a Sprint

Posted by Stephanie Millner on 18 April 2016 / 0 Comments


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Alumni Profile: Scheller College of Business- Georgia Institute of Technology

Posted by Sarah Swan on 11 April 2016 / 0 Comments

Liz describes her experience at Scheller College of Business and how it has benefitted her personally and professionally.

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Application, Tips

5 Ways to Stay Sane While Waiting for an Admissions Decision

Posted by Stephanie Millner on 08 April 2016 / 0 Comments

Congratulations, you've submitted your application! Now what? 

After countless months of GMAT prep, essay writing, interviews, and school visits you finally have some time on your hands--which can be the last thing you want while waiting for an admissions decision. If you find yourself checking your email or mailbox multiple times a day looking for that decision letter, it's time to start taking action.

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Advice from Admissions Directors: Compensating for an Application Weakness

Posted by Sarah Swan on 29 March 2016 / 0 Comments


First thing first: don't panic! No one is perfect. Every applicant will have an aspect of their application which they wish could be improved but can't be retroactively fixed: additional work experience, a higher GPA, a gap in their resume. So what is one to do? Back in October we had a #TwitterChat and asked Admissions Directors to provide students with advice on how to compensate for application weaknesses.  


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REGISTRATION NOW OPEN: 2016 Summer and Fall Events!

Posted by The MBA Tour on 25 March 2016 / 0 Comments

Registration is Now Open for our Summer and Fall Events! 

Are you thinking about applying to Business School this year? If you're considering pursuing an MBA, you don't want to miss The MBA Tour in a city near you! Meet Admissions Directors from top international Business Schools. Our MBA Conferences offer a variety of unique 1:1 and group MeetUps, admissions panels, school presentations, GMAT strategy sessions, and more. Best part, registration is completely free! For more information, find your city below and click on the link!

Want to know more about our events? Watch this video: 

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Top Tips for Meeting an MBA Admissions Officer Face-to-Face

Posted by TheMBATour on 01 March 2016 / 0 Comments

You’re dressed in your best business attire, you have a flawless resume in hand, and you’re ready to network! Yet, when you approach the booth for your dream school your mind draws a blank. What do you say? How do you make the best first impression?

 Meeting Admissions Officers face-to-face can be intimidating, but if you prepare ahead and follow these tips it will easily become second nature.

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The MBA Tour is Coming to Latin America this March!

Posted by The MBA Tour on 09 February 2016 / 2 Comments

Considering an MBA?

Now that you’ve decided an MBA might be the next step to reaching your future goals, it’s time for 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 an 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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