Alumni, #AfterMyMBA

#AFTERMYMBA: Alumni experience at Estée Lauder

Posted by TheMBATour on 19 April 2017 / 0 Comments

Ever wonder what it's like to work at one of the world's largest cosmetic companies? Carolina Cheung is taking us inside her day-to-day life as a Presidential Management Associate at Estée Lauder's Toronto office. Carolina, who has quite the following on her lifestyle focused Instagram (20k+ to be exact!), knew her passion for the cosemetics industry paired with her MBA from the University of Toronto, Rotman would take her to her dream job. 

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Alumni Profile: Georgia Tech, Maggie Lovatt

Posted by TheMBATour on 06 April 2017 / 0 Comments

After multiple years in the workforce, MBA graduate, Maggie Lovatt, returned back to school to discover new career opportunities. At Georgia Tech's Scheller College of Business, Maggie viewed her MBA experience as her new "full-time job." She shares how she leveraged on campus opportunities, learned to love networking, and successfully converted a summer internship at Goldman Sachs into a post-grad career.  

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Webinar: Strengthening Your MBA Profile

Posted by TheMBATour on 05 April 2017 / 2 Comments
Looking for an edge in the application process?  Join and The MBA Tour, Wednesday, April 12, 2017 @ 7:00PM EDT for an exclusive webinar, Strengthening Your MBA Profile. 
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Current MBA Student

Student Insight: Advice for International MBA Students

Posted by TheMBATour on 04 April 2017 / 0 Comments

Do you ever find yourself staring at a map dreaming of places you haven't yet been? Perhaps there's a plane ticket that you can't make the leap to purchase. Maybe, it's just the weekly #TravelTuesday reminders on social media that are giving you the urge to make a move. An MBA could be your opportunity to travel and learn abroad.

In a recent 2016 report surveying prospective MBA students, The Graduate Management Admissions Council found that 57% of applicants hope to study internationally. Whether your coming from India to the US or moving from Peru to Spain, the transition isn't always easy.

Current UC Riverside A. Gary Anderson School of Management MBA student, Jojo Chen, shares her experience relocating from China to California and provides advice on how to make the most of your MBA abroad.

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Alumni Profile: Mercer University, Brittany Figlow

Posted by TheMBATour on 31 March 2017 / 0 Comments

Choosing an MBA program can be a challenge. Brittany Figlow, an MBA alumna of Mercer University's Stetson School of Business, explains the factors she considered when selecting a a b-school. She also advises future applicants on how an MBA can help advance your career path. 

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Guest Post

6 Tips for a Persuasive MBA Goals Essay

Posted by Linda Abraham, on 28 March 2017 / 0 Comments

Most schools want to know why you’re pursuing an MBA, and why you want it from their school. Truthfully, even if the programs didn’t ask this question, it’s one you should ask yourself. You need to have the answer before you invest your time and money in an MBA program.

Your job, when writing your goals essay, is to connect your specific goals with the mission or strengths of your target MBA program. You also have to demonstrate that your goals are based in your experiences.

The following tips will help you show that Target School X is the bridge between where you’ve been and where you want to go. And bridging that gap is the essence of a persuasive goals essay.

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Current MBA Student

Student Insight: 4 Key Factors in Choosing an MBA Program

Posted by TheMBATour on 24 March 2017 / 0 Comments

Location, scholarships, program length, class size...there are countless factors to consider when choosing the best MBA program for you. It's important to narrow down your list of key decision makers early on in your research and application process to help you apply efficiently to business schools. Current UC Riverside A. Gary Anderson School of Management MBA student Jordan Cullen discusses his 4 key factors in choosing an MBA program. Learn about his experience at Anderson and follow his advice for finding the program that fits you best.

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Alumni Profile: William & Mary, Nicole Berner

Posted by TheMBATour on 23 March 2017 / 0 Comments

Sharing her MBA experience at William & Mary's Mason School of Business, Nicole Berner discusses the importance of alumni networks. She also explains the unique opportunity Mason's Executive Partners program provides for career growth and development. 

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Celebrate March Madness with #MBAMondays (Giveaway)

Posted by TheMBATour on 08 March 2017 / 3 Comments

It’s that time of year again when the study sessions get longer, the books get heavier and the exam prep sessions pile up. But don’t stress! The MBA Tour is giving you your weekly dose of #MondayMotivation with an exciting Instagram giveaway, the perfect cure to those study jitters.

Every Monday in March on Instagram, from March 13-27, The MBA Tour is giving away a US $100 Amazon gift card to one lucky winner.

Each contest period runs for one week, from Monday to Sunday.

Entering is easy.

  1. Follow @TheMBATour
  2. Like the contest post
  3. Post a motivational comment
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Guest Post

R3 Admissions: The Alternative Facts

Posted by Eric Allen: Admit Advantage & Admit.Me on 08 March 2017 / 0 Comments

You are THAT person: last to the team meeting; last to make the final boarding call; last to the party. If this sounds like you, maybe you’re trying to figure out if round 3 actually affords applicants a viable MBA admission opportunity. It may seem like an easy answer for admissions experts – the general convention is to wait until next year, but this may not ring true for every applicant. Before procrastinators around the world start feverishly completing applications, let me make it abundantly clear that round 3 is not ideal for most candidates. That being said, I want to take some time to address some alternative facts should you decide to take a shot at round 3 admission:

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