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Get MBA-Ready with The MBA Tour this Winter


Thinking about applying for your MBA in 2017? Learn how attending an MBA Tour event can help you in achieving your goal. Registration is now open (and free!) for our North America Tour: January 28-February 6.

 

MBA Student Profile: SMU Cox, Sherrie Johnson


Sherrie Johnson, a 2nd year Full-Time MBA Student at SMU Cox School of Business, explains how her entrepreneurial motivations led her to make a career switch from engineering and pursue an MBA. She also shares her advice for prospective students.

 

Alumni Profile: UConn, Armond Hodge


Armond Hodge earned his MBA from UConn School of Business. He discusses how his MBA experience has helped shape his career in finance and shares his advice for future MBA applicants!

 

Alumni Profile: Georgia Tech, Jake Sisley


Jake Sisley, an MBA from Scheller College of Business at Georgia Tech, shares how he utilized Scheller's innovative MBA coursework and Career Services to make a succesful career switch.

 

Alumni Profile: William & Mary, Audrey Wobst Stanley


Audrey Wobst Stanley earned her MBA from William & Mary. Now a Management Consultant at Deloitte, she shares her "dos and don'ts" with prospective students.

 

Alumni Profile: Chicago Booth, Anna Pione


Previously shared by Chicago Booth, Anna Pione, MBA '15, explains how her MBA prepared her for her job at McKinsey & Company.

 

Alumni Profile: Boston College, Kevin Killelea


Previously published by Boston College, Kevin Killelea, an alumnus of BC's Carroll School of Management, shares how his MBA helped him advance his career in financial services. He also provides advice for future students regarding the importance of MBA internships.

 

DON'T QUIT YOUR DAY JOB, 4 WAYS TO FIT IN TEST PREP WHILE WORKING FULL-TIME


Are you a working, adult professional with their eyes set on getting your MBA degree? If so, one of your biggest challenges when applying will be finding the time to study for entrance exams while you’re working full-time. But it can be done! Magoosh shares a few ways you can make sure you’re able to prepare for your entrance exams while still meeting your work responsibilities.

 

ALUMNI PROFILE: UCLA, Nick Babikian


Nick Babikian explains how he used his MBA from UCLA Anderson to transition from Engineering to Investment Banking and provides advice for future students on utilizing a school's career resources.

 

ALUMNI PROFILE: St. John's, Matthew Wyatt


Matthew Wyatt received his MBA from St. John's Peter J. Tobin College of Business. Hear his advice to future MBA applicants about being an international student.

 

ALUMNI PROFILE: Syracuse, Qing Xia


Originally from China, Qing Xia discusses earning her MS in Finance abroad at Syracuse University's Whitman School of Management.

 

ALUMNI PROFILE: Chicago Booth, Jefferson Kohler


Previously shared by Chicago Booth, Jefferson Kohler, MBA '15, discusses how his degree helped him land his dream job at Diageo.

 

ALUMNI PROFILE: Syracuse, Nupur Gokhale


Originally from Bangalore, India, Nupur Gokhale talks about her experience earning her MBA abroad at Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University.

 

ALUMNI PROFILE: SMU Cox, Annette Gore


Annette Gore, MBA alumna from SMU Cox School of Business, shares her MBA experience.

 

ALUMNI PROFILE: Boston College, Akshay Joshi


Previously shared by Boston College, Akshay Joshi, BC MBA, discusses how his experience at Boston College's Carroll School of Management landed him his job on Wall Street.

 

ALUMNI PROFILE: Chicago Booth, Katie Thaeder


Katie Thaeder, MBA '15 from Chicago Booth, uses the skills she learned at Booth in her job everyday. Previously shared by Chicago Booth, hear Katie speak to the benefits of her MBA education.

 

ALUMNI PROFILE: St. John's, Granit Limanni


Granit Limani received his MBA from St. John's Peter J. Tobin College of Business. Now, he uses his knowledge and international business skills in the company he co-founded, Entermedia.

 

ALUMNI PROFILE: Syracuse University, Amal Mehic


Amal Mehic earned her MBA from Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University after coming from a civil engineering background.

 

ALUMNI PROFILE: Georgia Tech, Luisa Calderon


Luisa Claderon, MBA from Scheller College of Business at Georgia Tech, came to Georgia from Mexico City to earn her degree. Here she gives advice to students thinking of going abroad for their MBA.

 

ALUMNI PROFILE: WILLIAM & MARY, MAYBELLINE MENDOZA


Maybelline Mendoza earned her MBA from William and Mary. Now, she uses her skills as a Business Leadership Associate at Coca-Cola!

 

ALUMNI PROFILE: SMU COX, KARI STRICKLAND


Kari Strickland, MBA alumna from SMU Cox School of Business, tells about her MBA experience.

 

¡THE MBA TOUR VIENE A AMERICA LATINA ESTE AGOSTO!


Considering an MBA? The MBA Tour is coming to Latin America this August. Meet top admissions directors in a city near you!

 

ALUMNI PROFILE: UCLA, JOVANNA YOUSSEF


Jovanna Youssef earned her MBA from the Anderson School of Management at UCLA. Here she gives advice to future students.

 

ALUMNI PROFILE: CHICAGO BOOTH, JAVIER VALENTI


Previously shared by Chicago Booth, Javier Valenti, MBA '15, gives his perspective on getting his MBA to switch careers.

 

6 TIPS FOR MBA ADMISSIONS SUCCESS


So, you want to get your MBA? Make sure to follow The MBA Tour's 6 tips for admissions success!

 

ALUMNI PROFILE: BOSTON COLLEGE, KEVIN HARVEY


Previously shared by Boston College, Kevin Harvey, BC part-time MBA '16, tells about his experience at Boston College.

 

ALUMNI PROFILE: UCONN, SARA TREVISANI


Sara Trevisani earned her MBA from the UConn School of Business. Now she's sharing her advice for future applicants and business students.

 

THE UNCONVENTIONAL MBA: CHLOE CHAPMAN


Chloe Chapman, MBA '15 from William and Mary, is following her passion of bringing sustainable energy to developing Asia with Empower Generation. Here is the story of her Unconventional MBA!

 

ALUMNI PROFILE: SYRACUSE, CHUCHU XU


Originally from Suzhou, China, Chuchu Xu discusses earning her MS in Finance abroad at Syracuse University's Whitman School of Management.

 

ALUMNI PROFILE: BOSTON COLLEGE, LAUREN PROZELLER


Previously shared by Boston College, Lauren Prozeller, BC MBA '15, gives her take on the MBA program and how it helped her to grow as a person.

 

ALUMNI PROFILE: ST. JOHN'S, JOHN MUSTO


John Musto received his MBA from St. John's Rome, Italy campus and is using his degree and international expertise at Francis Ford Coppola Winery.

 

ALUMNI PROFILE: UCLA ANDERSON, TIFFANY LU


Tiffany Lu, a rising second year MBA student at UCLA Anderson School of Management, gives first-hand advice from the perspective of a current MBA student.

 

ALUMNI PROFILE: SMU COX, CLAYTON BELL


Clayton Bell, MBA alumnus from SMU Cox School of Business, gives advice about working hard during the MBA experience to pursue a new career path.

 

JOIN #THEMBATOURCHAT TWITTER CHAT ON JULY 7 at 12pm ET!


Have application and admissions questions? Join The MBA Tour and featured business schools on Thursday, July 7 at 12pm ET, 9am PT on Twitter for #THEMBATOURCHAT.

 

ALUMNI PROFILE: WILLIAM & MARY, LINCOLN PUFFER


Alumnus Lincoln Puffer discusses how to balance your personal life with the academic demands of an MBA.

 

ALUMNI PROFILE: GEORGIA TECH, NASIA HAQUE


Nasia Haque, an MBA graduate from Georgia Tech, discusses how her MBA led her to her dream job at Disney.

 

STUDENT PROFILE: UC RIVERSIDE, SHAHID MOHAMMED


Shahid is a graduating MBA student at UC Riverside. Originally from Hyderabad, India. Shahid gives his perspective on getting an MBA abroad.

 

THE EUROPEAN MBA: GLOBAL MIND FOR A GLOBAL WORLD


European MBA programs attract a highly diverse student body and as a result can offer an advantage to their students in a world that has become increasingly global.

 

MEETING ADMISSIONS DIRECTORS: HOW TO MAKE A GREAT IMPRESSION


Meeting Admissions Directors face-to-face can be intimidating, but if you prepare ahead and follow these tips it will easily become second nature.

4 Ways an MBA Abroad Can Help You Get Hired


Pursuing your MBA outside of your home country adds extreme value to your candidacy when searching for a job after graduation. Here are 4 key benefits that will help you stand out among the applicant pool.

How European MBA Programs Can Give You an Edge


Want to stand out? International experience and a global mindset will help distinguish you in the ever crowded workforce. Learn how a European MBA allows you to obtain an international education and a get a leg up in the global workplace.

The Unconventional MBA: From the Nonprofit World to the Private Sector


Born in California, but raised in Colombia, Ann Marie Steffa decided to return to the US to pursue her MBA after 5 years in the nonprofit sector. She spoke with The MBA Tour about her Unconventional MBA experience. Read part one of our conversation with Ann Marie!

Alumni Profile: Queen's University, Smith School of Business


From Kolkata to Kingston: MBA alumnus, Souvik, reflects on his decision to move from India to Canda to pursue his MBA and the benefits of a hands-on curriculum.

THE UNCONVENTIONAL MBA: TELLING YOUR STORY


If you come from an unconventional background, you may be wondering how to best convey your experiences and knowledge in a way that demonstrates your potential to an MBA Admissions Committee. Mary Pat Jacobs, Director of Apply Point Admissions Consulting, shares her tips for successfully telling your unique story.

COURTNEY'S 5 TIPS FOR PROSPECTIVE MBA STUDENTS


Courtney Cannon-Booth, a current MBA student (Class of 2016) at Boston College's Carroll School of Management and a Senior Community Investment Specialist at Comcast, shares her top 5 tips for prospective MBA students.

NEW YORK- EUROPEAN BUSINESS SCHOOLS EVENT ON JUNE 20


Have you considered pursuing your MBA in Europe? With improving currency exchange rates, flexible program options, and access to the global business world, doing your MBA in Europe is a smart business decision!

THE UNCONVENTIONAL MBA: FROM SCIENCE TO ENTERTAINMENT


In the first post of our newest blog series, The Unconventional MBA, Dilani Rabindran shares how her MBA allowed her to transition from undergrad scientist to entertainment executive.

A NEW BLOG SERIES: THE "UNCONVENTIONAL" MBA


From unique undergrad majors and work experience, to creative career paths and industries, in our new blog series we're exploring the world of the "unconventional" MBA.

ALUMNI ADVICE: FINDING AN INTERNSHIP


Summer is around the corner! While thoughts of beach vacations may come to mind, current MBA students are focusing on one thing: securing an internship.

APPLYING FOR YOUR MBA IS A MARATHON, NOT A SPRINT


Applying for your MBA, like running an marathon , is not for the weak. It takes extreme hard work and determination. Here's how to tackle the challenge.

ALUMNI PROFILE: SCHELLER COLLEGE OF BUSINESS- GEORGIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY


Liz describes her experience at Scheller College of Business and how it has benefitted her personally and professionally.

5 Ways to STAY SANE WHILE WAITING FOR AN AMDISSIONS DECISION


Congratulations, you've submitted your application! Now what? If you find yourself checking your email or mailbox multiple times a day looking for that decision letter, it's time to start taking action.

ADVICE FROM ADMISSIONS DIRECTORS: COMPENSATING FOR AN APPLICATION WEAKNESS


Every applicant will have an aspect of their application which they wish could be improved but can't be retroactively fixed. We asked Admissions Directors for advice.

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN: SUMMER & FALL 2016 EVENTS!


6 Tours, 50+ cities. Will we be in your city? Meet Admissions Directors from top b-schools from around the world. Register free!

TOP TIPS FOR MEETING AN MBA ADMISSIONS OFFICER FACE-TO-FACE


Meeting Admissions Officers can be intimidating, but if you prepare ahead and follow these tips it will easily become second nature.