Category Archives: Guest Blogs

Making Your Business School Decision

Guest post by Samantha Bonning, MBA student at Chicago Booth, Class of 2012. Firstly, congratulations! You have multiple offers for b-school. Now what? Two recent events have made me reflect recently on the b-school decision. One directly, which was Admit … Continue reading

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Make sure you know this before taking the GMAT

Guest post by Conrad and the 2minuteGMAT Team. One of the most important tips that we can give GMAT takers is how MBA programs review their GMAT scores.  Most applicants do not know that MBA admissions team review GMAT scores … Continue reading

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Top Posts of 2010

The year ends, and the top 10 lists begin.  So as 2010 draws to a close, here’s a redux of our top 10 most popular, most discussed blog posts of the year. From what happened to the winners of the … Continue reading

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Make your weakness a strength

Guest post by Stacy Blackman Consulting. One of the most feared business school essay questions is, “Talk about your weaknesses.”  This can appear to be a trick question: you have to write an honest answer, however you are afraid to … Continue reading

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Interview Techniques: The STAR Method

Guest post by Stacy Blackman Consulting. When I was attending Kellogg and going through on-campus interviews for my summer internship, I learned about a technique called the STAR method.  Even to this day, I consider the technique to be one … Continue reading

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Aiming for a post-MBA career change?

Guest post by MBA Crystal Ball. If you are hoping to use your degree to change careers, then it can be quite a roller-coaster ride.  Here are a few basic principles to keep in mind to make the entire process … Continue reading

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How to manage your recommenders

Guest post by Stacy Blackman Consulting. The other day I spoke with a client who believed that poor recommendations were the primary reason she was not accepted into an MBA program last year.  She had specifically selected her recommenders and … Continue reading

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