School Spotlight: Cornell SC Johnson College of Business

Cornell SC Johnson College of Business Admissions Highlights:  Application Deadlines Note: These are the deadlines from the 2016-2017 application season. We will post the 2017-2018 deadlines once they are available. Source: http://www.johnson.cornell.edu/Programs/Full-Time-MBA/Admissions Johnson Cornell MBA 2017-2018 Essay Questions: Note: We will post the 2017-2018 essay topics once they become available 2016-2017 Cornell Johnson Essay Topics Essay 1 At… Continue reading

School Spotlight: Harvard Kennedy School

Harvard Kennedy School Admissions Highlights: Overview of Degree Programs Master in Public Policy (MPP): The two-year MPP program provides future public leaders with the conceptual framework and practical skills necessary to succeed in public service. The MPP core requirements are built upon strong foundations in three methodological areas: analysis, management, and leadership. Master in Public Administration/International… Continue reading

School Spotlight: Yale School of Management

Yale School of Management Admissions Highlights: 2017-2018 Application Deadlines: Source: http://som.yale.edu/programs/mba/admissions Yale SOM 2017-2018 Essay Questions: Round 1 Application deadline: September 13, 2017 Decision release: December 6, 2017 Round 2 Application deadline: January 4, 2018 Decision release: March 27, 2018 Round 3 Application deadline: April 18, 2018 Decision release: May 17, 2018 Essay prompt: Describe the biggest… Continue reading

Consultant Spotlight: Marcus from Harvard Graduate School of Design

Bio of Marcus from Harvard Graduate School of Design Marcus is a third year student at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design pursuing dual masters degrees in architecture (MArch I) and urban planning (MUP). Marcus was selected as one of twelve students from graduate schools across Greater Boston to receive the Rappaport Summer Public Policy… Continue reading

Consultant Spotlight: Elisa from Cornell Johnson School of Business and School of Industrial Labor Relations

Bio of Elisa from Cornell Johnson School of Business and Cornell School of Industrial Labor Relations Elisa has an MBA and Masters of Industrial Labor Relations from Cornell’s Johnson School of Business and Cornell’s School of Industrial Labor Relations. Elisa focused on Marketing during her MBA and Organizational Behavior during her time at ILR, combining her interests… Continue reading

Consultant Spotlight: Jamal from University of Chicago Booth School of Business

Bio of Jamal from University of Chicago Booth School of Business Jamal holds an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, where his concentrations were finance and entrepreneurship. He is a 2011 Management Leadership for Tomorrow MBA Prep Fellow. At Chicago Booth, Jamal was a leading member of the Investment Management Club,… Continue reading

Consultant Spotlight: Mario from Yale School of Management

Bio of Mario from the Yale School of Management Mario holds an MBA from the Yale School of Management, where he focused on asset management and economics. He was a Joseph C. McNay Fellow in Finance, Consortium Fellow, and Robert Toigo Fellow. While at Yale SOM, he co-led the Black Business Alliance and served as a… Continue reading

Consultant Spotlight: Catherine from Stanford Law School & Stanford History Department

Bio of Catherine from Stanford Law School & Stanford History Department Catherine has a JD from Stanford Law School and is currently a PhD Candidate in the History Department at Stanford, where she studies human rights movements in the Arab world. Her studies at Stanford are supported by a five-year fellowship, and she has won… Continue reading

Recap of the 2017 SXSWedu Conference & Festival in Austin

Guest Post from Renata, Executive Assistant for The Art of Applying  Hi, I’m Renata. I’m Kaneisha’s Executive Assistant, and this is my second guest post for The Art of Applying blog. Today’s post is about me and Kaneisha’s experience at the SXSWedu Conference & Festival in Austin. Last week, Kaneisha and I spent part of our work… Continue reading

Consultant Spotlight: Lin from Harvard Kennedy School & UCLA Anderson School of Management

Lin has both a MPP from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government and a MBA from UCLA Anderson School of Management. He was a Public Policy and International Affairs Fellow at Harvard and a member of the UCLA Anderson Honor Society (top 15%). He received full-tuition scholarships at both institutions. Lin received his BS from… Continue reading