Does "leadership" really matter to your MBA candidacy?

By - May 19, 09:31 AM   Comments [0]

We're very pleased to share this guest post by Caryn A. Levine. A dual-degree graduate of Kellogg’s MMM Program, Ms. Levine earned both an MBA and an MEM (Masters in Engineering Management) at Northwestern University. She is a Senior Admissions Consultant at The MBA Exchange.   As...

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Managing Your GMAT Prep Stress: Anticipation

By - May 19, 07:12 AM   Comments [0]

Anticipate Test Day with a stress management strategy. Photo Credit: Stephen Poff via Compfight cc Life after college isn’t easy. That’s why this week and next we’ll be focusing in on some tips for alleviating and managing your GMAT prep stress. If you’re like most prospective business...

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The 12 Steps on How to Apply to Business School Series – Step 4: Your Academic Record – GMAT, GPA, and GRE

By - May 19, 07:05 AM   Comments [0]

An MBA emphasizes studying business and often the “M” in MBA, which stands for “Master’s”, is overlooked. Any self-respecting business school will want to ensure that you have the academic aptitude to handle a graduate degree. You’ll need to be skillful in math, critical reasoning/logic,...

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Tuesday Tips: 2015 Harvard Business School MBA Application Essay Tips

By - May 19, 06:10 AM   Comments [0]

This year Harvard Business School has decided to continue with one open-ended essay. The question has changed slightly and focused emphasis on the case method and your interaction with classmates. The HBS admissions director blog notes that the “optional” element was dropped because: “this season,...

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Wharton 2015-2016 MBA Application and Notification Deadlines

By - May 19, 05:09 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% The Wharton application deadlines for the 2015-2016 application cycle are out. Here are the facts you need to know: There are three rounds. All application materials have to be submitted online by 5pm EST.  Applicants, particularly internationals, are encouraged to apply in round 1 and...

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Tuesday Q&A: Can getting an MBA help your networking opportunities?

By - May 19, 03:00 AM   Comments [0]

Question: Can getting an MBA help your networking opportunities? Answer: Yes, of course, this is one of the main keys to going to a great MBA program. Again it is critical to go to a program with smart kids, good networking opportunities, good contacts, etc. Nothing would...

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GMAT Question of the Day (May 19)

By - May 19, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math This year, the sum of ages of the Perkins family members is 78. Currently, there are 4 members: husband, wife, daughter, and son. The husband is 4 years older than the wife. The daughter is two years older than the son. If the husband is...

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Yale SOM 2015-2016 MBA Application Deadlines

By - May 18, 10:42 AM   Comments [0]

While the online application won’t go live until early July, Yale School of Management‘s Director of Admissions Bruce DelMonico has previewed the upcoming application deadlines for the MBA Class of 2018. Round 1 Application Deadline: September 16, 2015 Decision Release: December 7, 2015 Enrollment Deadline: February 12, 2016 Round 2 Application Deadline:...

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Lessons learned: two AWA pitfalls to avoid

By - May 18, 09:19 AM   Comments [0]

Last week, I had the privilege of grading essays written by 51 finalists for our Brightest Minds MBA Scholarship Contest.

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Should I Reapply To B-School? And To Which Programs?

By - May 18, 05:35 AM   Comments [0]

This time of year, we gets lots of  reapplication queries. Should I reapply? To which programs should I reapply? Let me give you a few tips on successful MBA reapplication: 1. Coldly and objectively analyze your profile. Do you have competitive qualifications for the schools you applied...

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