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MBA at Stanford?

These days, even 15-year-olds tell me confidently about their plans for a career in business. But do you know what it’s really like at the world’s top MBA programs–or what it takes for international students to get admitted? Why not find out today?...

A midnight message

This message is for all of my dear students and friends who are struggling with end-of-semester projects, papers and exams. Some of you may actually be looking forward to this time of reckoning. After all, you studied hard all year and just can’t wait to walk into...

Your Extended Essay is college prep

“I can’t talk to you this week, Dr. Corcoran! I can’t even think about college, because I’m too busy working on my Extended Essay/Facharbeit /Senior Thesis!” Wait a minute! Whether you are a student in the International Baccalaureate...

Asking for a letter of recommendation

The teacher looks up. Hovering in the doorway is a student who looks almost sorry to be invited to sit down. “Dr. Corcoran, will you write me a letter of recommendation?” I make sure to smile warmly at the student, whose reason for choosing me is...

Accepted at your dream school? Stop! Read this!

  Will today be the day you hear that you have been accepted at your dream school? From now until the end of March, first-year applicants will be hearing from the colleges to which they applied. While you are doing your best to concentrate on your exams for the...