The Touch MBA Admissions Podcast

By Darren C. Joe

Get an inside look at how top business schools assess MBA applicants. Interviews with MBA Admissions Directors and students from the world's top-ranked MBA programs. Discover what makes each b-school unique. Strategies and tips on how to craft a successful MBA application. Straight talk on how to get accepted to MBA programs like Harvard, Wharton, Insead, LBS and many, many more.

  1. 1.
    #177 How I Got into the Wharton MBA / MA Lauder Joint Degree Program with Hunter Dong
    56:41
  2. 2.
    #176 Use the 5 Senses to Make Your MBA Application Stick
    28:51
  3. 3.
    #175 AGSM MBA Program & Admissions Interview with Dr. Michele Roberts
    53:09
  4. 4.
    #174 Mannheim MBA Program & Admissions Interview with Kai Stenzel & Sofia Syed Nasir
    56:57
  5. 5.
    #173 The Business School (formerly Cass), City, University of London MBA Program & Admissions Interview with Alex Jones
    51:18
  6. 6.
    #172 Melbourne MBA Program & Admissions Interview with Anastasia Georgiou
    49:16
  7. 7.
    #171 3 Positioning Strategies for Job Hoppers
    22:33
  8. 8.
    #170 Nanyang MBA Program & Admissions Interview with Gilbert Chua
    47:05
  1. 9.
    #169 CEIBS MBA Program & Admissions Interview with James Kent
    1:01:09
  2. 10.
    #168 Live the Questions
    28:25
  3. 11.
    #167 Breaking into Vietnam, Venture Capital & Professional Sports with Henry Nguyen, Founding Owner, Los Angeles Football Club & Kellogg MBA '00
    1:37:58
  4. 12.
    #166 Inside the Sofaer Global MBA with Manuel Fajardo '20
    37:41
  5. 13.
    #165 How is Covid-19 Impacting B-Schools? Dirk Hopfl Shares IE Business School's Response
    24:50
  6. 14.
    #164 Inside the Virginia Darden MBA with Tawan (Tina) Suvapatrachai '18
    51:37
  7. 15.
    #163 How I Got Into Harvard Business School with Graciela Brewer
    1:26:12
  8. 16.
    #162 Don't Trust Your Gut for Career Decisions with Dr. Gleb Tsipursky
    50:39
  9. 17.
    #161 The Evolving Professional MBA with Chris Healy
    56:18
  10. 18.
    #160 Experience Does Not Equal Performance
    13:31
  11. 19.
    #159 What's Up with the HKU MBA?
    1:03:56
  12. 20.
    #158 Quantless in Cornell with Gregory Wool, Cornell Johnson MBA ‘'21
    1:03:01
  13. 21.
    #157 Management Consulting & Student Life at Insead with Massine Bouzerar '19J
    53:55
  14. 22.
    #156 Three Questions to Ask Before You Make a Career Move with Gary Lo
    56:51
  15. 23.
    #155 Five Takeaways from MBA Tour Panel in Ho Chi Minh – “Preparing Your Application: Advice from Admissions Directors”
    22:19
  16. 24.
    #154 Management Leadership for Tomorrow (MLT) & The Consortium What You Need to Know with Cristian Molina Cornejo, Tuck MBA '21
    1:06:32
  17. 25.
    #153 The US MBA Experience as an International Student with Ikechukwu Edeagu, UNC Kenan-Flagler MBA '‘19
    1:14:35
  18. 26.
    #152 Kishōtenketsu
    16:14
  19. 27.
    #151 City University Hong Kong MBA Program & Admissions Interview with Christoph Schneider
    45:49
  20. 28.
    #150 Behind the Scenes of an MBA Employment Report
    55:38
  21. 29.
    #149 Wisconsin MBA Program & Admissions Interview with Betsy Kacizak and Brad Chandler - “"Focus Creates Advantage"
    59:17
  22. 30.
    #148 Starting a Business during your MBA with Sheela Lal, Michigan Ross MBA '19
    29:54
  23. 31.
    #147 ASB MBA Program & Admissions Interview with Sean Ferguson - "An Action-Learning Based Curriculum"
    1:02:34
  24. 32.
    #146 The Three Ps of Performance
    19:32
  25. 33.
    #145 IMD MBA Program & Admissions Interview with Dean Seán Meehan - Be on Companies' Leadership Radars Mixdown 1
    53:30
  26. 34.
    #144 The Pros and Cons of Doing an MBA Outside the US + Assessing a B-school’s Entrepreneurship Offering with Eddy Zakes, IESE MBA ’17
    1:13:56
  27. 35.
    #143 Alliance Manchester MBA Program & Admissions Interview with Chris Healy
    55:14
  28. 36.
    #142 York Schulich MBA Program & Admissions Interview with Imran Kanga - "One of the most customizable programs in the world"
    43:22
  29. 37.
    #141 The Mindset to Make a "3D" Career Change - From Wastewater Engineer to Luxury Brand Manager with Laura Pan, SDA Bocconi MBA '18
    1:05:20
  30. 38.
    #140 RSM MBA Program & Admissions Interview with Brandon Kirby
    1:19:28
  31. 39.
    #139 Breaking into Energy & Sustainability (as an MBA)
    1:03:49
  32. 40.
    #138 MBA Resume Do's and Don'ts (Plus Templates!)
    22:19
  33. 41.
    #137 From Stand Up Comic to MBA Student with Rob O'’Reilly, USC Marshall MBA '20
    52:16
  34. 42.
    #136 Military to MBA to Management Consulting with Alex Tuininga, Harvard MBA ’'18
    1:08:00
  35. 43.
    #135 Michigan Ross MBAs Reflect on Their First Year & Discuss the Journey Ahead
    33:13
  36. 44.
    #134 Successful MBAs, Leadership & High Performing Teams with Prof. Randall S Peterson of LBS
    41:48
  37. 45.
    #133 Breaking into Media & Entertainment (as an MBA)
    57:05
  38. 46.
    #132 How to Show Quant Skills (outside your GPA & GMAT)
    25:17
  39. 47.
    #131 The Quick & Easy Way to Effective MBA Interviewing
    21:27
  40. 48.
    #130 Breaking into CPG (Consumer Package Goods) as an MBA
    48:50
  41. 49.
    #129 Breaking into Brand Management (as an MBA)
    47:50
  42. 50.
    #128 How I Got Into Insead
    52:43

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