Veritas Prep, a GMAT prep and admissions consultancy firm, is offering a free profile evaluation to MBA applicants. Simply fill out a quick online form, and Veritas Prep experts will review your profile and contact you within a few days with a profile analysis and tips on how to improve your application. Get the free MBA applicant profile evaluation.
Between admissions consultants, essay services, and GMAT prep, there is no limit to what you can spend preparing for the MBA application process. Of course, there are also a lot of free resources out there that can help you with admissions. Here are 50 free tools for business school applicants.
GMAT prep courses can be expensive, but there are numerous ways to study for free. MBA.com offers free GMAT prep software to registered users (it's free to register.) The software includes 90 free practice GMAT questions, tools to make your own practice questions, two full-length practice tests with answers, a math review, and a step-by-step guide to GMAT prep. Get the free GMAT prep software.
Allen Grove, the About.com Expert on College Admissions, has posted a nice list of scholarships with December deadlines. The list includes more than 30 scholarships worth between $50 to $100,000. See the full list of scholarships with December deadlines.
Virtual study groups are a must for online students and can even help campus-based students meet up and complete homework assignments. With the right study group, you will be able to write better papers, understand new concepts sooner, and improve your grades. Get tips on how to form a virtual study group.
When it comes to education costs, there never seems to be enough financial aid to go around. A lot of students are forced into significant debt to cover business school tuition. Before you follow that path, you need to look for little ways to increase your financial aid package. Reducing assets, applying for fellowships, and strategically filling out the dreaded FAFSA are just a few of the things you can do. Find out more about each and get tips on how to get more financial aid for business school.
Round two deadlines at most top business schools are in early January. If you plan on applying, now is the time to get everything in order. Scott Shrum, author of Your MBA Game Plan, shared a few tips for About.com readers to help them get organized. Here are his tips for round two business school applicants.
Education Portal awards several academic scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students. If you are studying online, you'll definitely want to check out the organization's distance learning scholarships. There are two available in all. Each awards $500. To qualify, you must be pursuing your degree through a distance learning program. Financial need is not considered; winners are chosen based on academic performance and extracurricular activity. Read more about the scholarship for undergraduates and the scholarship for graduate students.
OnlineU.org recently posted rankings of the most affordable online colleges. Their lists include overall rankings and rankings of schools by subject. More than 140 colleges included in the rankings offer an annual tuition of less than $10,000. Some schools cost less than $5,000 per year! See all of the most affordable online colleges.
Nowadays, internships are a must. You have to get hands-on work experience while you are in school to increase your employment prospects after graduation. Of course, some internships are better than others. Check out this list of the best internships for 2014 to see which internships offer the best quality of life, compensation and benefits, interview process, career development, and full-time employment prospects.