Guide to MBA Essays and Interviews in Europe and Asia

2021-2022 Essays Prompts for MBA Programmes in Europe | The Red Pen

2021-2022 Essays Prompts for MBA Programmes in Europe

When it comes to putting together your MBA application for business schools in Europe, one of the most crucial elements is the essay. The MBA essay serves as a way to tie together all your experiences, show the admissions committee who you are beyond your test scores and demonstrate how you are a good fit …

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MBA Interview Preparation Part 5 - 6 General Interview Tips | The Red Pen

MBA Interview Preparation Part 5 – 6 General Interview Tips

5th in a 5-part series on MBA interviews The MBA interview is one of the most nerve-racking parts of the MBA application process and a critical factor in the admissions decision. Below, we offer some general tips to help you navigate the MBA interview process: 1) Understand the different formats: Most MBA programmes follow a …

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Should I Use American English or British English When Applying to University? | The Red Pen

Should I Use American English or British English When Applying to University?

The English language curriculum set by the Indian boards has evolved over time, differing from the curriculum in international schooling systems such as the US or the UK–upon which the Indian curriculum was originally modelled. Differences in American English, British English and Indian English cover spelling, usage of active/passive voice and specific expressions and idioms. …

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MBA Interview Preparation Part 4 - How to Thank Your Interviewer | The Red Pen

MBA Interview Preparation Part 4 – How to Thank Your Interviewer

4th in a 5-part series on MBA interviews By the time you’ve finished your final interview, we are sure you would have heaved a huge sigh of relief, thrilled to be done with this long and exhaustive MBA application process. But before you close the door on your application, there is one last thing you …

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MBA Interview Preparation Part 3 - Admissions Committee and Alumni Interviews | The Red Pen

MBA Interview Preparation Part 3 – Admissions Committee and Alumni Interviews

3rd in a 5-part series on MBA interviews Different institutes conduct interviews in different ways and knowing the format for these interviews beforehand can help you prepare more efficiently. While all interviews aim to learn more about you–your personality, motivations and whether you would thrive in that programme–the style and focus of alumni interviews are …

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MBA Interview Preparation Part 2 - Preparing for a Team-Based Interview | The Red Pen

MBA Interview Preparation Part 2 – Preparing for a Team-Based Interview

2nd in a 5-part series on MBA interviews While most MBA programmes interview applicants one-on-one, some schools follow a different interview style. The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and Ross School of Business, for example, use a team-based interview format, where four to five candidates are assessed simultaneously on their ability to work …

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MBA Interview Preparation Part 1 - ‘Tell Me About Yourself’ | The Red Pen

MBA Interview Preparation Part 1 – ‘Tell Me About Yourself’

1st in a 5-part series on MBA interviews ‘Tell me about yourself.’It’s a simple question, right? Yet, more often than not, several applicants trip over this interview staple. And, because it’s usually the first question asked, it sets the tone for the whole interview. In the event of fumbling the answer, it can potentially derail …

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10 Tips to Ace College Interviews | The Red Pen

10 Tips to Ace College Interviews

You might be getting ready for your interview with admissions officers, other university representatives or alumni in preparations for your studies abroad. While the purpose of the interview is to help a university better understand where you may fit into the campus environment, it is also a wonderful opportunity for you to ask questions, convey …

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