Author Archives: Roger Chen

How to Look Like a Leader (Even if You Don’t Think You Are)

“Oh, crap! I was never involved in any extracurricular activities during college. I don’t have any leadership experience to show. Now I have to talk about all this leadership stuff in my b-school apps. What do I do?” Not having … Click to continue

The 5 Least Obvious—but Most Dangerous—Mistakes to Avoid in Your B-School Applications

By now you’ve heard about some of the more obvious mistakes to avoid when you apply to a business school. We’d like to talk about some of the least obvious yet most dangerous mistakes you can make in your business … Click to continue

Why Getting an MBA from a Top Program is Worth $1 Million Dollars

You might be skeptical if an MBA is worth the $100K+ investment in tuition, not to mention the opportunity cost of lost income. I had those same doubts, but now a couple years after graduating, I can tell you why … Click to continue

From B Student to Harvard Business School: How to Overcome a Low GPA

The role of your GPA in a business school application is important, but doesn’t carry as much weight as it does for a law or medical school application, where raw intellectual horsepower is seen as the strongest indicator of success. … Click to continue