The Touch MBA Admissions Podcast
About This Show
Get an inside look at how top business schools assess candidates. Interviews with Admissions Directors & students from the world's top ranked MBA programs. Strategies and tips on how to craft a successful application. Straight talk on how to find and get into your target MBA programs.
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#103 Advice for MBA Reapplicants with Neethling McGrath, Columbia MBA '19
Neethling McGrath, an Admissions Edge Member, shares the ups and downs of applying, reapplying and getting into his first choice: Columbia GSB.Neethling shares what he did differently the second time around and what he believes were the factors for his application successTo those of you who got dinged and are re-applying to top programs, this episode is for you.Neethling applies the first time (5:15)Gets dinged form his 2 schools, now what? (9:50)How Neethling focused his career goals and improved resume (14:20)How to reach out to current students, faculty and admissions (19:11)Dealing with space constraints in reapplicant essay (25:40)Neethling's reflections and lessons learned (29:34)About Our GuestNeethling McGrath got his Bachelors in Electronic Engineering and Masters Degree in Music Technology from Stellenbosch University in South Africa. Before pursuing his MBA, he worked as a consultant for KPMG Management Consulting focusing on telecommunications, technology and media. A recording engineer, Neethling has also recorded live concerts, bands and solo performers.Episode summary, links and more at: http://touchmba.com/advice-for-mba-reapplicants-neethling-mcgrath-columbia
Rated 5 out of
Soh King Lin
Helps me understand MBA admissions perspective
Listening to multiple interviews with Admissions Directors has helped me understand what they are really looking for and how I can improve my application. A good complement to attending MB infosessions.
Date published: 2015-06-10