Twelve Gates Gallery

Author: Sarah DeGraaf

Author: Sarah DeGraaf

admin September 23, 2019

Whether you do or don’t receive a scholarship to help with the cost of your MBA, here are some financing recommendations to consider well in advance of starting the admissions process: Don’t start applying to programs under the assumption that you will receive a scholarship….

One of the biggest hurdles to confront when considering an MBA is the cost. Most full-time programs publicize significant scholarships offerings, but applicants should know that earning one of these awards is extremely competitive and certainly not the norm for most MBA candidates. The main…

Admissions officers will often tell you to go ahead and apply to their programs, even when your test score is at the low end of their GMAT range. To some degree this is worthwhile advice; you can’t get in if you don’t apply. But applying…

Should I take the GMAT or GRE for business school? Most top programs now accept either the GMAT or the GRE, with no preference for one over the other. So the first consideration should be whether you think you want to apply to other types…

It can be hard to know whether an MBA will be beneficial to your career. In another post I discuss how to determine if an MBA is the right degree for the future role you want. But what if you don’t know what that role…

Talk to people! I cannot emphasize this enough. If you think there is a career or role you want, whether short- or long-term, talk to as many people as you possibly can who are in or have done the job. Chances are you will learn…

There are multiple ways to get an MBA: quit your job and go full-time for one or two years; or pursue the degree through a format that lets you keeping working, like a part-time or executive MBA program. But how do you choose? The answer…