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  2. When applying for MBA at top schools in the US and UK, do the online courses add weight to the application? I have some very good scores in courses from good universities in US in mathematics and statistics. One of them is from Harvard (edx) and all the s ...

    33 comments17 Jun 2020 -

  3. Not sure if anybody has started a similar thread yet but I was wondering if anybody applied to a top-25 business school and heard back yet. I figured I start this post in case other applicants were anxious like me. Basically, I envision this thread as pla ...

    122 comments15 Mar 2014 -

  4. Ask Accepted: What are my chances?

    Business School and GMAT

    Hello Wall Street Oasis Members, I'm the founder of Accepted.com and have been advising applicants to top business schools since 1994. Accepted.com has been on the web since 1996. Patrick Curtis invited me to respond to questions here. So if you have ...

    108 comments27 Jan 2014 -

  5. Marathon as Bschool Resume Booster

    Business School and GMAT

    So I'll be applying to MBA programs in the next year or so. I'm looking for opportunities to look like a "well-rounded" candidate for top 15 schools. I'm going to be blunt: will completing a marathon be a favorable addition to my ...

    40 comments16 Mar 2013 -

  6. For 72 hours only I am pleased to announce that the Clear Admit Harvard Business School guide will be FREE for download on the Clear Admit site! Read the post on the Clear Admit blog to receive the code to check out this 48-page, critically acclaimed guid ...

    21 comments9 Sep 2014 -

  7. Clear Admit is excited to offer applicants one FREE school guide to Columbia Business School. Available for immediate download, each Clear Admit School Guide offers informative and detailed profiles of leading business schools; the definitive guide to CBS ...

    12 comments6 May 2020 -

  8. What is considered a "Promotion"?

    Business School and GMAT

    What is considered a Promotion? I've read people say that they received 3 promotions within three years, what does that mean exactly and how can you actually prove to MBA admissions that these were actually promotions and not just lateral moves withi ...

    18 comments21 Sep 2012 -

  9. Hi everyone: I'm a current MBA applicant (looking to apply in R1 in September 2016) with a desire to use MBA to transition into a path to become a "good investor". I worked for 2 years as a macro investment analyst, 1 year as a credit inves ...

    12 comments12 Feb 2016 -

  10. Semi-target state school from reputable BIG 10 school with finance major (Indiana, OSU) 2 years work experience at reputable Bulge Bracket Bank and group (BAML / CS / Barclays) 2 years work experience at reputable MM PE Shop 3.7+ Undergrad GPA 740+ GMAT C ...

    7 comments6 May 2020 -

  11. I need advice from those who are in PE /have done MBA. Did you/did you consider having an MD from your banking days to write you a letter of recommendation when applying for MBA? I personally think it's useless but I wanted to get advice from those w ...

    6 comments11 Feb 2018 -

  12. As the title suggests, what would look better on an MBA application to a top ~25 school: 4-5 years of corporate finance work experience at one or two F500 firms, or 2 years of corp fin and 2 years of work as an operations analyst (middle office/consulting ...

    6 comments11 Jan 2018 -

  13. I have an offer to join a MM private equity firm on their operations team doing reporting and analysis of the portfolio companies. The role slowly grows into more of a consulting-type role out at the portfolio companies providing various financial service ...

    5 comments6 May 2020 -

  14. Free Clear Admit resume guide

    Business School and GMAT

    We're offering a free Clear Admit resume guide to help you gear up for the 2014- 2015 MBA admissions cycle. Use the code FREERESUME14 at checkout to redeem your free guide between now and Friday, June 20 at 11:59 pm EST. Let me know if you have quest ...

    5 comments20 Jun 2014 -

  15. 'under review' vs 'wait-listed'

    Business School and GMAT

    Hello fellow chimps What is the difference between my MBA application status to an MBA school still being 'under review'- many weeks post interview and the status being 'wait listed'? I want to know which status type is closer in terms ...

    3 comments6 Apr 2017 -

  16. So, I recently got the WSO Business School Bible, and after making it through the 520-page book this week, I am honestly surprised to say how good it was. I have never used any of the WSO guides (mainly because they did not exist when I was doing banking ...

    3 comments31 May 2012 -

  17. I applied to Kellogg and messed up badly on its video essay. I misread other websites and thought that I had 3 tries for each answer. I didn't like the first two questions and gambled on the third. I started answering but it was pretty bad. I even st ...

    3 comments13 Jan 2014 -

  18. Hi, I'm a prospective MBA applicant. I was wondering why people take the GRE instead of the GMAT when applying to b-school. Is there any consequences in doing that? For example, can you still get a scholarship? You don't really affect the school ...

    2 comments9 Nov 2018 -

  19. How Many Jobs is Too Many Pre-MBA?

    Business School and GMAT

    Didn't see much discussion around this topic. How many jobs (not counting internal transfers) is too many before applying to an MBA program? Obviously this depends on context like age, type of job, and more, but, is 2-3 the sweet spot assuming 3-6 ye ...

    2 comments6 Sep 2018 -

  20. You're invited to 7 Steps to MBA Acceptance in 2020, a live webinar which I will present on Wednesday March 13 at 10 AM PT/1 PM ET. I'll be discussing steps you should take between now and the summer to optimize your application in fall and wint ...

    1 comment13 Mar 2019 -

  21. Hello All, Looking for some help in transitioning into IB / PE. Biology major from non-target (California state school), 3.4 GPA.. Taken accounting courses and intermediate econ courses at JC and Cal state GPA 4.0. Surely, I need to get into a killer MBA ...

    6 May 2020 -

  22. Do you want an HBS MBA?

    Business School and GMAT

    What is Harvard seeking in its applicants? You'll find out at Wednesday's live webinar. Learn everything you need to know about acing the HBS application during our upcoming webinar,* Get Accepted to Harvard Business School. mba</abbr>/har ...

    1 comment18 Jun 2018 -