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

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 2017-2018 application season. We will post the 2018-2019 deadlines once they are available. Source: Johnson Cornell MBA 2017-2018 Essay Questions: Note: We will post the 2018-2019 essay topics once they become available 2017-2018 Cornell Johnson Essay Topics Essay 1 At Cornell,… 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: 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

School Spotlight: University of Chicago Booth School of Business

University of Chicago Booth School of Business Admissions Highlights: 2017-2018 Application Deadlines: Booth 2017-2018 Full-Time MBA Essay Questions: NOTE: These are the questions from the 2016-2017 application season. We will post the new ones once they are available. 2016-2017 Chicago Booth Full-Time MBA Essay Question: View this collection of shared Booth moments. Choose the moment that best… 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

Closing the Loop When Your Network Pulls Through

Guest Post from Gabrielle, Blogger for The Art of Applying  If you haven’t already read Parts One and Two of this series on signs it’s time to look for a new job and how to tap your network to help in the process, you may want to check them out before reading this third, and final,… Continue reading

How to Tap Your Network to Help With Your Job Search

Guest Post from Gabrielle, Blogger for The Art of Applying  I’m fortunate to have learned a lot about the power of networking very early on in my career. When I graduated from college in 2006, I used the following steps to get my first job at Disney: Apply for 70-80 entry-level positions and get zero responses… Continue reading

4 Signs It’s Time to Look for a New Job

Guest Post from Gabrielle, Career Coach and Consultant; Founder of  I remember it like it was yesterday. I’d be peacefully asleep, dreaming of some blissful nonsense and then — BEEP BEEEP BEEEEEEP — the shrill sound of my old-school alarm clock would pull me from my reverie at 6:30am. I’d lay there for a… 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