B-School Tips

When it comes to applying for graduate school, academics are only one piece of the puzzle. Beyond your undergraduate GPA and standardized test performance, an effectively constructed application will help you stand out in the prospective b-school crowd.

Your performance on the GMAT or GRE is an important indication of potential success in a rigorous graduate program. Because it has such an impact on admissions decisions, you’ll spend weeks, or even months, preparing for your entrance exam. And despite all that preparation, mistakes are inevitable. There are, however, ways to minimize mistakes. Consider the following tips to improve your likelihood of success on test day.

They’ve been called beauty contests, brag-a-thons, and a head-scratching mess, but you’re still not likely to find a business school dean who says rankings are worthless. Which rankings? The ones bequeathed by publications like Bloomberg Businessweek and U.S. News & World Report. Here are some insights on weighing the numbers from two W. P. Carey deans.

Not sure what to include in a qualifications summary? Here are some tips to help build a winning written account for your grad school application.

You crushed the GMAT. You aced the interview. Congratulations, you did it! But since we know you are probably already planning how to best prepare for day one, let us offer some advice from current students.