Category: admissions

Five Tips from a Part-Time BC MBA Student

Meet Courtney Cannon-Booth, a part-time BC MBA student and Executive Assistant to the CEO at Celtra. Here, she shares her advice for prospective students, covering everything from researching MBA programs to the importance of class participation. (This post was originally published on August 26, 2016.) As a working professional and part-time BC MBA student, I often get a lot

Tips for Admissions Success

When you sit down to craft your admissions application, think about it like we do, holistically.  You want to make sure that each element of your application flows and represents you. With that in mind, here are some tips from the admissions committee on how to prepare the strongest application. Essays If you’ve been thinking about

What to Do Before You Start Your MBA

Once you have finally made the big decision of where to earn your Full-Time MBA, a new set of priorities seems to come out of nowhere. Let’s start with a just a few to make your transition from work-life to student-life a little easier. Here’s what to do before you start your MBA. Re-visit Campus

Writing Our Essays? Get an Edge with These Tips

Here a few points we’re looking for when it comes to these Boston College-specific essay questions. Required Essay: Please discuss how you plan to achieve your short and long term career goals following graduation from Boston College. What challenges will you face and how will you leverage your academic and professional experiences to achieve these

Companies Offering Tuition Reimbursement for Your MBA

If financing your part-time MBA is a concern, consider this unique benefit: as a working professional, you’ll have a steady income and the possibility of receiving tuition reimbursement from your employer. According to lists compiled by Business Insider, CNBC, and the Balance,  there are a host of companies that help employees finance their MBA in the form of generous tuition reimbursement plans. With

Making the Big Decision

Congratulations! All your hard work paid off. You’ve been admitted to multiple MBA programs. But now that you find yourself in this enviable position, the real hard work begins. Now you have to choose which MBA program is for you. Receiving an offer of admission to any MBA program is a significant achievement. It means