Do Business School Admissions Need an Overhaul? There have been a few articles published lately about MBA Admissions Consulting. One such article published in Bloomberg Businessweek, Business School Admissions Needs an Overhaul, proposed that the entire admissions process for graduate business school be changed. The author, Alex Fleming, goes so far to propose that essay…
The Essay Expert looks forward to providing value to MBA and EMBA applicants in two major ways: 1) by offering MBA admissions consulting services and 2) by sharing interesting and useful information in our MBA Admissions Blog. This blog is a forum to discuss issues of concern to MBA and EMBA applicants. We look forward…
Are you a talented professional with amazing accomplishments, but who is getting nowhere applying for jobs through job boards? If so, you are not alone, and you are fighting an uphill battle. The fact is, job seekers get only a 1-3% response rate from the major job boards. That means you might have to send…
Is your high school senior stuck or struggling with his or her personal statement for college? Here are 3 tips to help any applicant start writing.
Everyone is saying to post your resume to Google… so how do you do it?
I received this question from one of my subscribers, and will answer it soon. But first, are you an online job seeker? If so, I have some important recommendations for you. Seriously… keep reading!
LinkedIn announced on October 10 that it was rolling out yet a new feature that will change the face of what it means to follow a company on LinkedIn: Company Status Updates. Here are some ideas of how you might use this new feature to your advantage.
If you have a moral issue relating to the use of college essay consultants or M.B.A. admissions consultants, this article will address at least some of them. Read where The Essay Expert draws a moral line, and what the NYT and WSJ have to say on the topic.
I recently write something very important: a rhyming wedding toast/roast. Read a bit about what transpired from sharing it and a few things you might learn from my experience.
A New York Times article on September 9, 2011, To Earn an ‘A,’ Set the Alarm Clock Early, reported that early morning classes correlate to higher grades. Can business owners and job seekers take away a lesson from this study?
Have you ever accepted an offer for a job or school admission that you thought you would love and ended up hating? Or discovered you didn’t fit as well as you thought you would in a job or a school? What’s your advice for students facing these decisions?