Are MBA Admissions Consultants Worth the Cost?

Note: In this article, we’ll primarily focus on MBA applicants considering working with MBA admissions consultants. However, here at The Art of Applying, in the spirit of our founder who is a joint degree graduate of Harvard Business School and Harvard Kennedy School, we work with applicants to top business schools as well as other… Continue reading

Harvard Business School’s “HBX,” provider of “HBX CORe” is now Harvard Business School Online

As many of you may already know, Harvard Business School Online is an online learning platform that provides engaging, immersive courses that can help MBA applicants get up to speed before applying to business school and professionals of all levels advance in their careers. Formerly HBX, Harvard Business School Online has recently rebranded as they… Continue reading

How to Organize Your Grad School Personal Statement and Application Essays

Photo credit: rawpixel Organizing ideas and life experiences into essays is one of the biggest concerns that our students have at The Art of Applying® — and for good reason. When you’re writing about your life, the order in which things happen and the significance of what you’ve experienced makes perfect sense to you. A… Continue reading

Visiting the University of Texas at Austin McCombs MBA Program

Written by Dylan DaCosta, Head of Enrollment for The Art of Applying® Earlier last month,  the full-time employees at The Art of Applying® had our second team retreat of the year in Austin, Texas. Our Founder and CEO Kaneisha Grayson treated us to fancy dinners (she finds it hilarious that I call the last meal… Continue reading