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Whether you’re looking for Excel hacks, targeted GMAT support, or a breakdown of the MBA admissions process, we’ve got your back. Our bloggers, made up of MBAs and professionals in the field, have compiled the best MBA advice into quick, no-nonsense, bite-sized blog posts. The deal doesn’t get much sweeter than this.

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  • Books

    Make the School You Want, Want You

    A mythbusting, thoughtful approach to every aspect of the process, geared not at mere positioning and posturing, but towards authenticity and compelling honesty. Good at showing how to take risks, and reap rewards.

    From Profile Building to Essay Writing

    A well-reviewed, comprehensive guide to MBA admissions. One of the better ones available.

  • Websites

    GMAT Club MBA Forum

    A wide variety of forums on every type of MBA and GMAT prep topic, searchable by individual school. Not necessarily authoritative, and any claims made should be double-checked, but there is a lot of information here.

    The FT Global Business School Rankings
    From the Financial Times, these rankings cover business schools around the world. It can be searched by a multitude of different parameters. Also includes average alumnus salary three years after graduation.
    Interview Tips and Experiences Forum
    This is a wide-ranging, extremely useful forum for tips and questions about the interview process, including extensive lists of potential questions.
    Preparing for your MIT Sloan Interview
    The MIT Sloan interview is different from other admissions interviews. Kindly, however, MIT has provided the structure of the interview for all to read.
    The Official Overview of the Exam
    A summary of the GMAT’s format and timing from the test writers.
  • Articles

    How to Apply to Business School

    A four-part series from The Economist, this is a no-nonsense guide compiled by former directors of MBA admissions at Wharton, Chicago, and many others. It covers most aspects of the MBA application process, including essays, resumes, recommendations, and the GMAT. Strongly recommended.

    Confessions of An MBA Ranking Guru
    An instructive, revealing article from the man who created the very first MBA ranking list.
    Seven Commonly-Asked Business School Interview Questions
    From MBA.com, makers of the GMAT, these seven questions are the most likely to crop up in an interview. Any interviewee needs to have prepared solid, compelling answers to each one of these.
    Ten Tips for Acing the MBA Interview
    A common-sense but useful list.
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