What’s The Rush? Round 1 vs Round 2 For MBA Applicants

By - Aug 23, 23:39 PM   Comments [0]

Right now, most of my clients are scurrying about trying to complete their round 1 applications.  Many of them will be ready to submit for round 1, but there are a handful of clients I’ve suggested wait until round 2, and we’ve discussed whether or...

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How To Answer Stanford’s WMM Essay?

By - Aug 23, 01:11 AM   Comments [0]

By Danielle Marom, Senior Application Consultant at Aringo:   Stanford’s Graduate School of Business’ celebrated (did I hear ‘dreaded’) What Matters Most essay (herein WMM) has both stumped and challenged applicants over the years. This question is (arguably) the furthest thing from a ‘traditional’ b-school question (though...

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Simplifying GMAT Exponent Questions

By - Aug 21, 13:33 PM   Comments [0]

Consider the following example: 28 x 46 x 320

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Cornell’s Johnson School Posts Fall 2016 MBA Essay Prompts

By - Aug 21, 05:19 AM   Comments [0]

The Johnson School of Management at Cornell University has announced the required and optional essay questions that are part of the 2015-2016 MBA application. The school has fine-tuned the application process this year in an effort to help candidates convey their strengths and attributes. “We’ve refined...

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GMAT Question of the Day (August 21)

By - Aug 21, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math Which of the following sets has the standard deviation greater than the standard deviation of set X={-19, -17, -15, -13, -11} A={1, 3, 5, 7, 9} B={2, 4, 6, 8, 10} C={1, -1, -3, -5, -7} A. Set A only B. Set B only C. Set C only D. Sets A, B...

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London Business School Profile

By - Aug 21, 01:00 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% London Business School describes itself as drawing strength from “the hunger and dynamism of London”, with access to incredible cultural diversity and some of the most successful businesses in the world. It’s certainly true that the school is a place for students who...

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One of the Toughest Choices You Will Have to Face On Test Day

By - Aug 21, 00:05 AM   Comments [0]

To begin this article, I have to give you some bad news – you’re probably NOT going to get an 800 on the GMAT. Shocking news, I know – but if we pull together, you should be able to survive the horror of that realization....

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USC Marshall Fall 2016 MBA Application Deadlines, Essay Questions

By - Aug 20, 14:29 PM   Comments [0]

The online application is now live at the USC Marshall School of Business, so we’re sharing the  2015-2016 application deadlines and required MBA essays for the upcoming admissions season. Round One Application deadline: October 19, 2015 Notification begins: December 18, 2015 Round 2 Application deadline: January 8, 2016 Notification begins: April...

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Columbia MBA Class Of ’17: More Women, Internationals, U.S. Minorities

By - Aug 20, 12:37 PM   Comments [0]

Columbia Business School posted its incoming MBA class profile. Here's the scoop: What does the data show? Pretty much steady state with marked improvements in class diversity. And there's both good news and bad from an applicant perspective. The most noteworthy change is a 12.5% increase in the female...

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Why Applicants Should Consider A School’s Soft Skills Training

By - Aug 20, 10:41 AM   Comments [0]

You need a lot more than an advanced degree to climb the old career ladder. Corporate recruiters are looking for newly minted MBAs to show leadership potential, ability to work in diverse teams, and communication skills. These tools in the MBA toolbox fall under the...

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