Thursday, 9 May 2019
Your MBA Game Plan: Proven Strategies for Getting into the Top Business Schools
Your MBA Game Plan: Proven Strategies for Getting into the Top Business Schools by Omari Bouknight, Scott Shrum
Business is a natural extension of all professions. Whether the occupation we pursue is in fashion, banking, technology, or healthcare, business permeates the fabric of the workplace. Perhaps this was never more evident than during the Internet craze of the late 1990s, when having an innovative business plan in the Silicon Valley became ascliché as having a ground-breaking movie script in Hollywood. While the subsequent economic downturn sent the majority of business plans to the trash, our entrepreneurial spirit and industrial mentality has remained undiminished. Indeed, the number of applications that were sent to top business schools during the 2002–2003 season reached an approximate 100,000 applications, an increase of more than 30 percent over the number of applications submitted a few years prior.