With the release of first-round interview invitations and the subsequent increase in pressure on MBA candidates, we are presenting a five-part series with our friends at mbaMission to help applicants decompress and thoughtfully manage the MBA interview process. In this third entry, mbaMission founder Jeremy Shinewald explains what you should do if you find yourself “stumped” by a question your interviewer asks.
In our first entry in this series, we were very clear that admissions interviewers are not seeking to stump you. Still, regardless of the interviewer’s approach, many business school applicants still worry that, during their interview, they may be asked a single challenging question — and a fair one at that! — which leaves them awkwardly silent and that such a moment will be the symbolic end to their candidacy at the target school. READ MORE
Read Part 1: Your Interview Actually Wants to Know About You!
Read Part 2: What is the Interviewer's Approach?
The last few years were tough on all of us, and we’ve all dealt with our own hardships differently. Now that most schools have returned to being in person full-time, some students might be struggling with transitioning away from the comforts of remote, virtual learning.
Student loan debt is a harsh reality for nearly 50 million college graduates in America. There was a time when a college degree all but promised a living wage and a middle-class lifestyle, but with the cost of education and cost of living constantly on the rise, it is becoming increasingly difficult for college graduates to achieve financial independence as they struggle to make regular student loan payments that essentially equate to a month’s rent in some cases.
Getting back into the swing of school life can be challenging after a long summer of beach days, pool days, late nights with friends, or even just your summer job. With summer coming to its inevitable end, we thought it would be the right time to share some tips on how to make your transition back to study mode as seamless as possible.