The Applicants That Stand Out At Columbia Business School

By - May 19, 11:32 AM   Comments [0]

My observation as a former insider at CBS is that Columbia is looking to build a diverse class of high-achieving world citizens who’ve got a bit of grit. World Citizen  What do I mean by a world citizen? For a small fraction, it means applicants who are internationally...

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What One MBA Applicant Would Have Done Differently

By - May 19, 09:48 AM   Comments [0]

Something unique and completely unexpected arrived in my inbox this week. With the author’s permission and encouragement, I share this letter in the hopes that some of my blog readers might benefit from it…especially anyone on the fence about the value of working with an...

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Business Education Emphasizes Teamwork, Public Speaking

By - May 19, 09:30 AM   Comments [0]

Could a new app give MBAs more confidence in their speaking? From MBA applicants narrowing their focus to analytics and Big Data bringing big opportunities—catch all the trending stories for future business leaders. Narrower focus in business education A new survey released by the Graduate Management Admission Council,...

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Global Experience: What Schools Want

By - May 19, 08:26 AM   Comments [0]

The following is adapted from our original article, Global Experience: What Schools Want in Poets and Quants.   More and more MBA programs are emphasizing the value of international experience in applicant profiles. Extensive international experience can help their application stand out to any business school,...

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HBS 2016-2017 Application Strategy Webinar

By - May 19, 05:00 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% Harvard Business School’s round one deadline is fast approaching and we are hosting a webinar on June 7th to help applicants prepare for it. 4 Ways Our June Webinar Will Increase Your Odds of a Successful HBS Application 1. Review of Essay Question You will...

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Who Are YOU to the Adcom?

By - May 19, 03:35 AM   Comments [0]

I read a Forbes article yesterday titled Why 'Results-Oriented Professional' Is The Worst Personal Brand that was so relevant to our work at Vantage Point that I had to share it. The term “personal branding” gets thrown around a lot, especially in MBA application strategy....

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GMAT Question of the Day (May 19)

By - May 19, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math A box contains 10 tablets of medicine A and 15 tablets of medicine B. What is the least number of tablets that should be taken from the box to ensure that at least two tablets of each kind are among the extracted? A. 12 B. 15 C. 17 D....

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5 Myths about applying to top MBA programs, busted!

By - May 18, 14:09 PM   Comments [0]

As you begin the arduous process of putting together your MBA applications, you might wonder which of the conventional wisdom you hear from your friends or read on the Internet is actually true. Many times different sources lead you in different directions causing additional angst....

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GMAT questions involving fractions: How to solve them quickly

By - May 18, 11:33 AM   Comments [0]

There are some questions involving fractions that certainly seem very difficult at first glance. You need a systematic method to solve such questions.

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HBS 2016 Grad Reflects on Her Experience as a Harvard MBA

By - May 18, 11:31 AM   Comments [0]

What’s it like to be about to graduate from Harvard Business School? Listen to today’s episode for an insider perspective. [0:38] Meet Anndrea Moore, a member of HBS’s class of 2016. She graduated from the University of Cincinnati in 2010 with a degree in Marketing and...

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