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

Opportunity Spotlight: NYU Stern Berkley Scholars

Hello! Welcome back to the blog. Over the last several weeks we’ve focused on MBA deferred admissions programs such as HBS 2+2, UVA Darden Future Year Scholars, Stanford GSB Deferred Admission, and Yale SOM Silver Scholars. These  programs have been specifically designed for students who are finishing up their undergraduate degrees, but who would like… Continue reading

University of Virginia Darden School of Business: Future Year Scholars Program

Hello! Welcome back to our blog. Over the last few weeks we’ve been focusing on those of you who are still in undergrad and who want to get your MBA. Both Yale Silver Scholars and the HBS 2+2 programs offer students the opportunity to secure their place in business school, while also offering them time… Continue reading

Opportunity Spotlight: The Consortium

Hello and welcome back! Last week we spotlighted UCLA Anderson and showed you the flexibility it offers to tailor your education. For this week, we’re shifting directions and want to talk to you about options for financing your education at UCLA Anderson. UCLA Anderson has many types of financial aid, and offers a wide variety… Continue reading

Classes I took at Harvard Business School

The great thing about going to a top MBA program is how much flexibility there is to customize the curriculum to your specific educational desires. The first year of business school at many of the top schools is comprised of core classes, and then your second year is primarily comprised of elective courses. If you are thinking about… Continue reading

Why Artists, Social Activists, Entrepreneurs, and Other Interesting People Should Get an MBA

I had no idea what an MBA was merely eight months before I was accepted into Harvard Business School. It sounds crazy, but it’s true. My only plan post-graduation from college was “go live in Africa.” I had been awarded a generous fellowship from Rotary International to study in Ghana, and that was the extent… Continue reading