Tips for attending MBA fairs

April 10, 2015 By Marc Zawel, Posted In MBA Admissions

You’ve agonized over schools. You’ve picked apart different programs. You’ve made lists and lists of requirements. However, there’s only so much you can learn about a school or program online. Attending an MBA fair is a good next step in the process. Attending MBA fairs will allow you to learn more about programs you are […]

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Pros and cons of applying early decision

April 10, 2015 By Marc Zawel, Posted In Applying Early

For students beginning to think about college admissions, there is a lot of work to be done, from visiting and researching schools to taking standardized tests and building a strong admissions portfolio. Another consideration is whether to apply Early Decision. First, what is Early Decision? Early Decision is a binding contract with a chosen school, […]

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Balancing grad school with family commitments

April 6, 2015 By Marc Zawel, Posted In Grad Admissions

Two years of grad school can, at first glance, seem an impossible task for students thinking of starting a family — and especially for those who already have children. Graduate school is a big commitment, as is the full-time job of raising children, managing a household and juggling other jobs. Whether you’re a recent college […]

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Does legacy matter in college admissions?

March 24, 2015 By Marc Zawel, Posted In College Admissions

When filling out college applications, among listing qualifications and GPA, your child will also have to check a box indicating if someone in your family attended the school. Why? Legacy admissions. Legacy admissions is the practice of giving preference to an applicant who has parents or other family members who graduated from the particular school. […]

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Four questions to ask during an MBA interview

March 24, 2015 By Marc Zawel, Posted In MBA Admissions

For MBA admissions interviews, most applicants usually prepare responses for questions they expect to receive from the interviewers. However, applicants often miss the fact that the questions they ask during and at the end of an interview can be equally – if not more – important. Here are four questions to ask during an MBA […]

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