Archives: December 2010

MBA Application Essay: What's Been Your Tougest Challenge?

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on December 30

Reader R Malhotra asked: "What are the different/ best ways of addressing the essay topic: 'what has been the toughest challenge you have ever faced'? Would be great if you...

How Has The MBA Job Search Changed?

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on December 20

Many B-school applicants have been asking about the MBA job search and how it's changed due to the recession. We reached out to Jack Oakes, assistant dean for career development...

What Makes UNC Kenan-Flagler Unique?

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on December 14

UNC Kenan-Flagler Dean Jim Dean explains why a prospective student should consider applying to his school. Click here to visit Kenan-Flagler's Full-Time MBA profile. Do you have questions about b-school...

How Can B-Schools Stay Ahead Of The Teaching Curve?

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on December 10

Commenter Acekard2i asks, "I'm a potential business student, but I have a question. Business trends and methods of communication are changing rapidly these days - proof in the pudding being...

Does Undergrad Institution Matter When It Comes To MBA Admissions?

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on December 08

A reader emailed me recently and asked if the reputation of a student's undergraduate institution plays a major role in being accepted to a top MBA program. We reached out...

Mediocre Grades, Lofty Career Goals

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on December 07

Commenter Darknight asked 'What can a person who has a degree from a mediocre institution, with mediocre grades/GMAT, working at a mediocre firm but having far-fetched career goals do to...


Trying to find out if business school is for you? Then you've come to the right place. BusinessWeek editors Geoff Gloeckler and Louis Lavelle ask top b-school experts all your pressing questions--about strategies for getting in to a top program, landing a job at graduation, and everything in between. Check back often: new questions are added all the time.

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