Getting into a good U.S. business school can be challenging. There are many steps to the application process, and competition is fierce. International students sometimes have additional hurdles to cross to complete every step. The key is to begin preparing as soon as possible. Here are a few other MBA admissions tips to help international students succeed.
If you're looking for a fast-paced, well-respected MBA program with a focus on entrepreneurship, the Acton MBA in Entrepreneurship may be of interest. This is an intense 12-month program with a student/faculty ratio of 2:1. Classroom participation is mandatory, and case studies are an important part of the curriculum. Read more about the Acton MBA in Entrepreneurship.
MBA My Way recently posted a Buzzfeed-style list on Beat The GMAT, an MBA social network, that includes 10 ways you know you're a b-school applicant. Be sure to check it out if you have time. The list is fun (and spot on!)
The tax deadline is approaching, which means a lot of people are looking for last minute tax deductions. One thing that most people disregard is MBA tuition. After all, you can't write it off..or can you? If you tried, you wouldn't be the first student to do so. There are cases in which MBA students have deducted their MBA tuition on their taxes and successfully withstood an audit. There are also cases of MBA students who haven't been so lucky. If you are thinking about taking the deduction, check out this article on MBA tax deductions.